The data that is being used in Visio does not have to exist in SharePoint, and can be external. It gives organizations the ability to take complex processes and create a storyboard out of them, which is a pictorial representation of a process. When processes are converted to storyboards, they can be evaluated and improved in an agile fashion.
This equates to leaner, more efficient processes, which ultimately equates to better decision making, happier customers, and informed vendors and suppliers. The end result will be new and repeat business and cost savings.
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