The role of Visio

Although it is considered part of the Microsoft Office Suite, it is actually delivered separately, and it's now part of Office 365 (online). As the company puts it, Visio's lemma is Complexity made simple, and it lets you build all sort of diagrams, which can even update dynamically (as the original data changes), covering hundreds of possible diagramming scenarios.

You can also use it in conjunction with Microsoft Project and other related tools, and its capability to import and incorporate external information makes it a perfect solution to integrate data from other sources and convert it into a useful diagram:

The role of Visio

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