Create flowcharts, network diagrams, org charts, floor plans, engineering designs, and more using out-of-the-box shapes and templates. Increase productivity with the familiar Office experience and make advanced diagramming easier than ever.
Create anything visually
Easily translate your work into professional diagrams that meet industry standards with the help of ready-made templates and 250,000 shapes in the Visio ecosystem.
Get started easily
Perform common flowcharting activities with ease, thanks to the familiar Office experience. Begin sketching out ideas using a pen or finger, or get tips from the pre-crafted Starter Diagrams.
Collaborate easily on diagrams
Collaborate the way you want. Work together on the same diagram at the same time, chat via Skype for Business, or quickly annotate using a pen or finger.
Collaborate easily on process design and use out-of-the-box templates that conform to industry standards (BPM, EPC, Six Sigma, and more). Share your process models in a browser across the organization and benefit from increased visibility and compliance.
Define processes efficiently
Design processes with built-in templates and the standard notation of your choice, whether it’s
BPMN 2.0 or
Preconfigured validation rules check your models against best practices to increase model accuracy.
Collaborate on process models
Bring teamwork to process optimization with familiar co-authoring and collaboration tools. Chat with stakeholders via Skype for Business within the context of process models.
Easily add comments, work together on the model, or annotate using a pen or finger.
Increase process visibility and compliance
Surface information like cost or risk level directly on a process map, or link a policy diagram to a process step.
Share data-linked process diagrams across your organization to increase transparency and compliance, and keep everyone in sync with process KPIs.
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Communicate operational insights effectively by surfacing live data on top of real-world processes and plans. Easily share one version of the truth, helping everyone stay aligned.
Bring diagrams to life with data linking
Quickly overlay data on top of an IT network, manufacturing plant, or complex process, to gain operational insights in the most meaningful way. As your underlying data refreshes, your diagrams and data visualizations update automatically.
Customize visualizations easily
Surface data patterns the way you want. Choose from default data graphics for icons, color, and text, or easily create your own visualization by configuring Visio smart shapes.
Communicate one version of the truth
Easily share data-linked diagrams with anyone across your organization in a browser. Keep everyone in sync with operational insights visualized on top of real-world processes and plans.
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