Commercial open source gives customers the best of both worlds

We've made it our mission to disrupt the world of business diagramming - we want more people able to take advantage of the power of diagrams. That's one of the reasons why we made draw.io open source for building diagramming applications so that it is now the world’s most widely used browser-based end-user diagramming application. [...]

2019-05-06T15:00:20+02:00May 8th, 2019|draw.io|

UML diagrams – which diagram to use and why

The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a diagramming notation (language) that lets you visualize systems and software. Here is how to use the 14 different types of diagram and create them in draw.io.

2019-09-25T16:01:13+02:00October 26th, 2018|draw.io|

Your diagram data is private and secure with draw.io

When you work on a draw.io diagram, the data is stored on your local device - your diagram data is never sent to our servers. The draw.io servers also never see the data when you save your diagram - you will save it to the platform you are using - Atlassian Confluence or Jira, [...]

2019-09-06T18:35:05+02:00August 22nd, 2018|draw.io|

draw.io Privacy and Google Analytics

With the GDPR enforcement date of 25th May approaching, we’ve decided to make our privacy and data handling process as public and open as possible. Virtually all companies hide behind fuzzy text like “we employ industry standard practices”. They give you no idea whether your personal data is secure or who can use it. [...]

2019-07-17T20:19:38+02:00April 17th, 2018|draw.io|

Gliffy vs draw.io

One of the most common questions we get is "Why should we switch from Gliffy to draw.io?" There are many reasons why, and one of the most important (other than draw.io's unbeatable price), is that you'll save a heap of time every time you work with a diagram!

2019-07-17T20:20:38+02:00October 26th, 2017|draw.io|

What makes a good collaborative diagramming tool?

What things are important to consider when evaluating collaborative diagramming tools? See what aspects you should look at when picking a tool for your organization.

2019-07-17T20:11:32+02:00August 31st, 2017|draw.io|

Infographic: Why Diagrams Are Important

To go with our earlier blog post explaining why diagrams are so powerful and important, we've created a new infographic. You can use this to persuade your co-workers and management to make draw.io available to everyone in your company - you'll see increased productivity, collaboration and better problem solving, we're sure! Need some more convincing? [...]

2019-03-15T16:58:14+02:00June 29th, 2017|draw.io|

draw.io White Papers: Build a Case for Diagramming Within Your Company

Are you convinced that diagramming is both useful and necessary in your company, but your colleagues don't yet share your enthusiasm? You can use our white papers to support your case and help to convince them that draw.io will improve communication and collaboration in the company. We prepared two white papers for the recent [...]

2019-03-15T17:24:04+02:00June 14th, 2017|draw.io|

Better Onboarding with Diagrams

Onboarding, also referred to as induction, is a tough challenge, both for companies and for new employees. Faced with either providing or needing to quickly understand a mountain of information on a wide variety of topics, it's easy to feel overwhelmed on both sides of the fence. Staff turnover rates in many companies are increasing, [...]

2019-08-12T13:54:35+02:00April 13th, 2017|draw.io|

Why you need revision handling for your diagrams

Diagrams are too often hidden away on individual computers or on shared drives, and not included in the revision control process. draw.io for Confluence is different - because it is completely integrated with Confluence's version history function, changes to diagrams are tracked automatically, and you can compare and restore old versions of diagrams with ease.

2019-07-17T20:12:39+02:00April 6th, 2017|draw.io|