Microsoft Visio is the leading business diagramming application worldwide, and is part of the Office 365 eco-system. It therefore has all of the document management and security credentials that goes with Microsoft 365 environment. But Visio is much more than just diagramming because it is a complete data visualization application, due to its smart shapes and programming interface. All of Visio shapes are controlled by their ShapeSheet, which contains formulas just like a worksheet in Excel, and can be edited in much the same way. If that is not enough, then there are application programmers interfaces (API) that can be utilised in Visio add-ins and applications, and even in web pages.
Custom Visio templates can speed up productivity dramtically, and really embody your busness requirements and corporate branding.
Visio documents and shapes can be linked to data so that they always reflect the one truth by automatically updating the text, icons, databars, colors, and more, if necessary.
This will enable you to visualize your business in an intelligent and insightful way, that has never been previously possible. We can show you how to ensure that you are creating and utilizing these Visio data graphics in the most efficient manner.
Visio for Web can now be integrated in SharePoint pages or Teams to ensure that everybody can benefit from a visual interactive dashboard.
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If you are one of the increasing number of Power BI users that have discovered that the Visio Visual gives you the great ability to include Visio diagrams in your dashboard, then you may have come across the following error, ‘We can’t open your file in Visio because it exceeds the shape count limit’ in…
Microsoft Ignite 2019 at the huge Orange County Conference Conference Center in Orlando is over for another year. 30,000 attendees over 6 days, and I have seen my first sunlight today since I arrived in Florida last Saturday! So, it is time to review just what was announced about Visio, and how much Visio is…
A series of 6 videos by Harry Miller from 2009 showing off various aspects of Visio!
Get a free downloadable guide to accessibility in Visio desktop and for the web and watch a webcast!
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