How to Create Org Charts in draw.io for Confluence

An Org Chart is a diagram that visually represents the structure or reporting/relationship hierarchy of an organization. Org charts can be structured in a variety of ways and are useful as a management and planning tool or even as a personnel directory. You want to show work responsibilities and reporting relationships, allow employees to [...]

2021-05-07T14:49:31+02:00April 21st, 2021|draw.io, feature, learning, use cases|

Need a quick org chart?

In the advanced library of draw.io, there are 4 auto-layout containers at the end of the library. There are vertical/horizontal tree/flow layout. When you connect shapes within these containers they are automatically laid out. Ideal if you want to create a quick org chart. Vertical tree layout container animation

2016-08-03T23:42:57+02:00August 3rd, 2016|feature|

Organization Charts and Mind Maps in draw.io

Reading Time: 7 min It is now much easier to add shapes and manipulate tree diagrams in draw.io. You can quickly build mindmaps, organization charts and mindmaps with special keyboard shortcuts and other useful features.

2020-04-17T09:30:54+02:00June 1st, 2017|feature, learning|

How visualizing your sales funnel can transform your organization

Studies have shown that interactions with any employees in your company can have a major effect on customers when it comes time to decide who they want to do business with (or who to stop doing business with). In fact, interactions with frontline employees are so influential that 64% of customers report avoiding specific [...]

2021-05-10T08:51:45+02:00February 25th, 2021|Atlassian, customization, draw.io, learning, productivity, use cases|

Increase productivity with Gantt charts in draw.io

Ahhh multitasking, the sometime red-headed step-child of productivity and efficiency.  There are many die-hard fans of being able to juggle multiple tasks at once, but some say, multitasking is the ultimate productivity killer.  We're not here to give you life advice, just tips on diagramming so naturally at draw.io we have a way to [...]

2020-06-17T15:41:21+02:00June 17th, 2020|productivity|

draw.io Training – Exercise 2: Edit a diagram – change the colors

Reading Time: 8 min Once you know how to create a draw.io diagram, and add draw.io diagrams to Confluence, the next step is to edit one!

2021-05-12T15:00:12+02:00May 12th, 2021|learning|

draw.io Training – Exercise 8: Add links and tooltips

Reading Time: 8 min You can add links so that when a viewer clicks on a shape or a line of text in your diagram, they can be taken directly to another page or diagram. And you can add tooltips, so when a viewer hovers their mouse over a section of the diagram, they will be shown additional information in a tooltip.

2021-05-12T17:01:57+02:00May 11th, 2021|learning|

Taming Large Diagrams for a More Streamlined Overview

We like to talk about the power of visualization in the dissemination of information. And diagrams are a great way to do that. But sometimes you’ve got a lot of information to impart. So how do you manage those big diagrams? How do you ensure that users get all of the information without losing [...]

2021-05-10T09:16:41+02:00May 5th, 2021|customization, draw.io, feature, learning|

Taming Requirements Engineering Headaches With UML

All professions are unique in the particular frustrations that they thrust upon their practitioners, and software development is no exception. The same physically intangible nature of software that makes it more difficult to recognize risks and requirements can also contribute to a general perception that software development is easier than it actually is. The [...]

2021-04-22T12:30:07+02:00March 5th, 2021|draw.io, feature|