A draw.io success story – Marcel Grossert, a solution architect

 Marcel Grossert started his career as an Enterprise Architect, but today, in his role as a certified "Professional Cloud Architect" (AWS, GCP), he mainly provides consulting services to international pharmaceutical companies. Marcel has been working in the software sector for almost 30 years and has gained valuable knowledge during this time (have a look [...]

Change your visualization habits with draw.io in presentations!

Presentations have the power to change the world! You would never think of spending a holiday in a tent, but after the keynote presentation of the new iPhone, you grab your sleeping bag and head to the Apple Store a week before the actual launch. At the same time, we all have listened to [...]

By |2020-09-01T09:50:18+02:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: draw.io, use cases|Tags: , , , , |

5 of my favorite draw.io features: A designer’s insight

Julie Andrews once sang about her favorite things, and today, one of our team's designers, Diana Schweitzer, would like to do the same thing.  Well, ok, perhaps not in a song, but she would like to share a few of her most used features to add efficiency to her everyday tasks.  You might not [...]

By |2020-07-21T11:17:34+02:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: use cases|Tags: , , , , |

Onboarding with draw.io in HR part 3: Orientation

By now, you've taken a look at how visualization in onboarding can help streamline many of the processes involved in hiring.  The job application-to-onboarding process is a lot like dating.  There is a whole series of socially acceptable steps that go into taking one date into a full-blown relationship.  In last week's post, we [...]

Onboarding with draw.io in HR part 2: Induction

Settling in: Induction Last week we spoke about the 1st step of the onboarding process: Preparation.  That means that the employee has arrived for their first day of work.  You've used draw.io to create a flow chart to map out all the tasks necessary.  And because you've planned and prepared well, the new hire felt [...]

Onboarding with draw.io in HR part 1: Preparation

All aboard the onboarding train! Almost everyone reading this has applied for a job and gone through the whole interview-to-job acceptance process.  What do you remember the most about your experience as a new hire?  Have you had more negative or positive experiences with onboarding? They say that there is no second chance for [...]

By |2020-10-08T13:55:07+02:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: onboarding, use cases|Tags: , , , , , |

AdNovum Informatik AG: A Gliffy Mass Importer Case Study

What better way to show you the advantages of making the switch from Gliffy to draw.io than to give you insight into our customer’s journey. Back in 2017, we had the opportunity to show AdNovum Informatik AG how to make diagramming work for them with draw.io AdNovum Informatik AG is a software development and IT security [...]

By |2020-04-08T13:13:23+02:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: gliffy migration, use cases|Tags: , , |

Exploring BPMN shape libraries in draw.io

You will never hear anyone say "No thanks, I don't need to optimize any of our processes so that we can work more efficiently and productively".  That means we all have occasion to take a closer look at our internal workflows and see how we can streamline them.  BPMN diagrams in draw.io can help [...]

By |2020-10-01T08:31:01+02:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: use cases|Tags: , , , |

draw.io diagrams for Software Development processes

For those of you out there that are involved in software development, have you ever thought about using draw.io diagrams for software development processes? In order to better document and work through the process of optimizing an app for Linchpin Intranet in Confluence, the Linchpin team used draw.io diagrams to help them stay on [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:59:33+02:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: use cases|Tags: |