Compare Visio vs. iGrafx

iGrafx is ranked 11th in Business Process Design with 2 reviews while Visio is ranked 4th in Business Process Design with 8 reviews. iGrafx is rated 8.6, while Visio is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of iGrafx writes "Pre-defined templates and data analysis functions assist us with performance enhancements". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Visio writes "Provides Key Collaboration With Other Microsoft Applications Like SharePoint and Excel". iGrafx is most compared with Visio, ARIS BPM and Bizagi, whereas Visio is most compared with Bizagi, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect and Visual Paradigm. See our Visio vs. iGrafx report.
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Pros
This product fulfills ninety percent of our needs, and we're happy as users of it.Web diagramming and RACI have helped expedite the process, capture, and ownership initiatives of our organization.It has simplified compliance with regulations and company standards.

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The Data Objects are hyperlinked to the Standard Operating Procedures, Letters, and Forms.I enjoy the fact that I can go into detail with Visio. In shared communications, I can inspect for any fault in my processes.It is easy to learn and implement.Putting details into the process flow and being able to link other objects into the diagrams are very helpful features.Visio has improved our organization through an essential collaboration with the other Microsoft applications like SharePoint and Excel. So basically in the earlier days, what used to happen, a majority of the organization captured all the as-is process, the time and motion data in the form of Excel and then they used to create process diagrams using other freeware applications. Collaboration allows easy and convenient sharing with other stakeholders, that is really helpful with Visio.The most valuable feature is the ability to draw models quickly.The diagramming and swimlane features allow for separating business functions.We can easily add templates to SharePoint for collaboration.

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It would be helpful to be able to do more analytics and generate reports on historical documents that have already been uploaded to the server.I would love to see a template and shapes for customer journey mapping.

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The Auto-Align has improved significantly from the previous release; however, it still jumbles the model if your process diagram has a fair degree of complexity.Transferring data was one of the issues that I expected Visio to have resolved. I use the older version.It does not integrate well with other solutions.I would like to be able to present diagrams in multiple ways, such as a Swimlane diagram.The one particular thing which I would like to see improved is in comparison to other products in the market, and is still lacking in Visio, is publishing on a web application. For example, there is a freeware application business process modeling tool, Bizagi.I would like to see included in the next release is the implementation of web publishing.I would like to see traceability. It doesn't have it. You cannot find one object amongst several sheets of Visio diagrams.It could use easier custom icon sets.

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The cost of the software is reasonably priced.It has a lower price point than the competition.

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11th
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3,849
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8.5
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13,872
Comparisons
12,272
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8
Average Words per Review
455
Avg. Rating
7.8
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Overview
iGrafx business process management and analysis solutions empower organizations to achieve maximum performance. iGrafx captures and communicates the alignment of strategy, people, processes and technology, and unites the entire organization around delivering business value. iGrafx delivers strategic and operational decision support to enable our customers to become and remain world class competitors.Microsoft Visio is an advanced diagramming solution that helps IT professionals simplify, connect, and share information. Visio provides tools and resources for interpreting, acting upon, updating, and sharing complex information about IT processes, infrastructure, and applications - effectively and efficiently.
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Sample Customers
Multinational BankThomas College, Hamburg Port Authority, Portigon AG, Conseil G_n_ral du d_partement des Hautes-Alpes, AAA Auto a. s., Commonwealth Financial Network, ICA, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm38%
Manufacturing Company11%
Healthcare Company9%
Mining And Metals Company9%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm33%
Recruiting/Hr Firm11%
Manufacturing Company11%
Logistics Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company14%
Government10%
Media Company10%
Financial Services Firm9%
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