Visio Alternatives and Competitors

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SandraSheppard
Real User
Lead Business Analyst at a media company with 10,001+ employees
Dec 03 2019

What is most valuable?

For me, the features I find most valuable are definitely in the Collaboration Hub. That is something that we are developing. We are getting more users on there and becoming more familiar with it. The… more»

How has it helped my organization?

For me, one of the main improvements in our organization has been the removal of duplication. We have business analysts across the organization and the business areas that are the ones that are… more»

What needs improvement?

One thing I'd like to see changed and improved — bearing in mind we do not use the full functionality — is custom reporting. One thing that I found is in order to get us mobilized, get the processes… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Personally, I've spent a lot of time working in Visio. I've only been at the BBC for five years and then my previous employer worked in Visio. Going back a bit further, I did a piece of work with an… more»

What other advice do I have?

One of the important things for us when we were looking at solutions, was the ease of use. A lot of other solutions out there were just like Visio. The interface for Signavio is good. It is easy to… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I can't remember exactly which solutions we were evaluating before we chose Signavio. There were five on the shortlist. We purposely went with a consultant to use their consultancy experience to help… more»
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Review of MEGA International
Consultant
IT Consultant at a sports company with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 19 2019

What is most valuable?

The IT portfolio is the most useful feature. The IT portfolio management is becoming more advanced and more easy for the IT management to generate revenue, to see the gaps within management with the portfolio management application… more»

What needs improvement?

The solution is really expensive. I sent this same feedback six months ago. I told them they have a lot of opportunities in the Middle East to fill the small and medium businesses niche, even using the cloud. But, the product is very, very… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The solution is very expensive, and the company constantly directs users to their professional services, which also costs money.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Previously, I just used Excel and Visio.

What other advice do I have?

We don't use the solution on a large scale. We mainly just use it in the IT department. We're using the on-premises deployment solution. Originally, about two years ago, we set up the solution, then we froze work on it. Recently we started… more»
Real User
Change Management Specialist, Finance & Control at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
Nov 30 2019

What is most valuable?

The business process discovery is excellent. The diagram or blueprinting functionality of the solution are very good. It's quite easy. You can link the sub-processes and get a big overview of the whole process then.

What needs improvement?

In relation to sub-process links, the design is poor. On one process you can link back, but the system doesn't link it to the activity directly. It's not that obvious to people, and because of this, they have to read the different notes to find out more. The font size is really, really small and… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

This solution is currently replacing Microsoft Vizio or other office tools such as PowerPoint, Word, or Excel within our organization.

What other advice do I have?

We use the cloud deployment model with IBM as the provider. If you are planning to use the tool wisely, it's a good idea to name conventions, terminology, and structures around doing so right at the beginning. Considering how you will use the tool will help ensure it won't get too messy. During the… more»
Hossein-Razavi
Consultant
Consultant at avina
Nov 13 2019

What is most valuable?

I find Bizagi so user-friendly. I also think that its modeling abilities are great and it's easy to teach them to new users.

What needs improvement?

I think that they could improve their update process. Some of the process mining techniques could be added to Bizagi. I think that they can improve their simulation abilities to include more elements of the BPMN.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I think that its price is reasonable.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I previously worked with Microsoft Visio, but I think that Bizagi outperforms it. I am also trying to learn how to work with ProcessMaker. I think the main competitive advantage of Bizagi is its user-friendly environment that allows you to… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would absolutely recommend Bizagi for many people. I would rate it as eight out of ten.
PeterLammering
Real User
Operations Manager at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Nov 18 2019

What do you think of Visio?

What is our primary use case?

I like to use Visio because it gives me a quick view of the things I had to put in a model for a company. I don't use it as an interface, though.

What needs improvement?

Something that needs to improve is the interface interaction with other tools.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Visio for around ten years now.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The program is very stable. I've had no issues with it.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution is scalable.

How are customer service and technical support?

I don't use technical support. I only use the documentations, the scheme and the use of the symbols.

How was the initial setup?

When I work at companies, they've already…
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