New integrations: making Lucidchart work wherever you do

Posted on by Emily Bell

It’s been an exciting December at Lucid Software. Lately, we’ve put a huge amount of focus on making sure Lucidchart works wherever you do. We want you to be able to access your diagrams anywhere, including within the tools you already use. With this in mind, we’ve made some powerful updates to our Confluence and JIRA integrations. Be sure to check them out if you haven’t yet.

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5 essential rules to scaling any business

Posted on by Jacob Shumway

Nothing can make growing a business easy. But these strategies, shared by Zenefits’ CRM manager, can make it more manageable.

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Since its launch in 2013, more than 10,000 companies have begun managing employee benefits through Zenefits. Unsurprisingly, keeping up with demand for its free HR software hasn’t been easy. And perhaps no one is more familiar with those challenges than Gram Bischof, who optimizes Salesforce use across the entire company.

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What are the ingredients of effective collaboration?

Posted on by Jacob Shumway

This is a guest post by Chelsey Lang, a Social Media and Marketing Executive for Clearvision.

If there was a definitive answer to “how do we collaborate effectively?” the world would be a much simpler place. Unfortunately, a lot of the time it boils down to “it depends.” Collaboration depends on the people involved, their requirements, the software they use, and the methods of communication they prefer.

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Beyonce vs. Michael Jackson. Taylor Swift vs. Katy Perry. Vote for your fave in our Songtacular Flowdown!

Posted on by Jacob Shumway

Who that knew flowcharts and pop music are the perfect combination?

Several years ago, a Lucidchart fan created this video, which breaks down the Beatles’ classic “Hey Jude” into a flowchart set to music. It was all kinds of awesome and quickly got attention on the web. We loved it so much that we’ve decided to continue the trend by adapting some additional hits into the flowchart format, starting with “Roar” by Katy Perry.

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Top 10 Google Apps for Work extensions to replace MS Office

Posted on by Jacob Shumway

Try as it might, even Google can’t do everything perfectly. While Google Apps for Work has become the productivity suite of choice for over five million businesses, including Lucid Software, it has yet to match the intricate functionality of its desktop forerunners, some of which enjoy as much as a 25-year head start on their cloud-based replacements.

Top 10 Google Apps for Work extensions to replace MS Office

Believe it or not, the first version of Microsoft Word appeared in 1983 as Multi-Tool Word for the now-obsolete Xenix operating system.

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Introducing presentation mode: a better way to present your diagrams

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Over the past year, our team discovered something: Lucidchart users don’t always show off their diagrams within Lucidchart. Instead, they typically export documents as PNG or JPG files, add them to Microsoft Word or PowerPoint, and present to their supervisor or co-workers.

While we’re pleased that our export options are so popular, we want to save people those extra steps. After surveying users, we saw a need to make Lucidchart itself a great presentation tool. That’s why we developed our brand new presentation mode.

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