Chapter 6. Visio and Visio Services

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Understand the historical background for Visio.

  • Discover what’s new in Visio 2010 and Visio Services.

  • Determine when and where you should use Visio Services.

  • Understand the architecture of Visio Services.

  • Understand Visio 2010 as an authoring tool for connecting to data in a database.

  • Know the available data source options.

  • Understand how to configure Visio Services, including security.

  • Know how to publish Visio diagrams to SharePoint Server 2010.


You can realize valuable insights by combining the well-established vector diagramming tools in Microsoft Visio with Microsoft SharePoint to create data-driven visualizations that display appropriate objects, ...

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