Every year Électricité de France (EDF) nuclear power plants are required to shut down for maintenance. Minimizing downtime is key to maintaining revenue and needed power. To speed the restart process, the company’s R&D department worked with Microsoft partner
ShareVisual to deploy a dynamic diagram solution based on Microsoft Visio Professional 2013. Engineers can now diagrammatically visualize startup process information across multiple databases, saving time on the plant’s restart.
The Latin America marketing team for Microsoft Office implemented a dynamic dashboard solution to visualize sales performance from a variety of perspectives. Built on Microsoft Visio Professional 2013, the solution combines data from multiple sources and
publishes visualizations of it through Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. Now, the group saves 300 labor hours a month creating reports, and stakeholders have immediate access to actionable performance information.
Hypothekarbank valued the business agility that enabled it to customize banking services for its regional customers, but the mortgage bank needed better insight into these nonstandard processes. It used Microsoft Visio 2013 and Microsoft SharePoint 2013
to help manage mortgage requests and visualize the approval process. Now, Hypothekarbank can meet customers’ needs, monitor its business processes, increase efficiency, and reduce its operating costs.
T-Systems wanted to better serve its public-sector customers by streamlining workflow design and simplifying forms management. The company used Microsoft Visio Professional 2013 to develop a solution to model, design, and manage workflow definition diagrams
for municipal projects. T-Systems customers can now define and manage forms much more easily with fewer errors, and the average time to design a form has been reduced by a factor of 10.
IT firm IOZ uses Microsoft Visio in its business process diagramming tool to drive business: 40 percent of new business includes Visio and Visio Services components that generate an incremental 40 percent of consulting revenue per engagement. In the first
year, IOZ reported a nine times return on its investment. IOZ uses the tool to create business process diagrams that customers store on SharePoint sites and revise through real-time collaboration.
IT Services der Sozialversicherung (ITSV) provides IT services for the Austrian social security department. To support its needs, ITSV created a risk management system with Microsoft Partner Network member process4.biz. To optimize, it upgraded the process4.biz
solution to Microsoft Visio 2013. ITSV now effectively monitors risks in coordination with processes, supports better collaboration among staff, and expects a time savings of 50 percent.
Deliver Australia works with local partners to provide transport solutions across the Australian continent. Its business runs on a Microsoft Office 365 and Windows Azure cloud infrastructure. The company sought a process diagramming tool and chose Microsoft
Visio 2013 because it works in a cloud environment. Now, Deliver Australia and its partners can co-author transport process diagrams to better serve customers, who can track their deliveries by viewing dynamic diagrams with near real-time information. By using
Visio 2013 for data visualization, Deliver Australia has boosted its competitive advantage and improved its relationships with both its customers and partners.
As part of its continuous effort to increase efficiency, ABB Switzerland—which provides industrial power and automation products—searched for a new process diagramming solution. Specifically, the company needed an application that provided support for both
the Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) and Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) 2.0 standards. ABB Switzerland executives were eager to evaluate the latest release of Microsoft Visio. They sought to take advantage of numerous product enhancements designed
to make it easier to create and share diagrams. After participating in an early adoption program for the technology, the company deployed Visio Professional 2013. ABB Switzerland now uses Visio 2013, together with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 to enable
employees to collaboratively create BPMN 2.0-compliant diagrams—60 percent faster than before.
GIEOM wanted to expedite the deployment of its Graphical Intelligent Electronic Operations Management (GIEOM) solution, which uses business process visualization diagrams to help banks optimize operations. The company added value to the solution by using
the simultaneous coauthoring features within Microsoft Visio Professional 2013 to collaborate on customers’ business process diagrams, reducing time-to-benefit by 50 percent while significantly improving marketability.
Malik uses the Malik Viable System Model® (VSM®) for organizational restructuring. To simplify this complex process, Malik included Microsoft Visio Professional 2013 diagramming software. Experts and customers simultaneously coauthor Visio diagrams that
link to organizational data stored in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. Visio 2013 adds value to the VSM solution, Malik VSMinteractive® (VSMi®), improving customer results and time-to-benefit.