Swimlane Visio Template and Examples

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I want to make my own swimlane diagram in Lucidchart.

Importing your existing swimlane diagrams from Visio into Lucidchart is easy. If you still use Visio, we'll still show you how to download a swimlane template for Visio to get started. You can also access and edit the same template with Lucidchart, a free Visio alternative available online.

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Make a swimlane diagram in Lucidchart

Swimlanes are valuable tools for evaluating business process flows and identifying roadblocks within them. Drawing them in Lucidchart is effortless. Simply drag out a swimlane shape, and then label each lane so that it corresponds to a team or individual involved in the process. Draw your flowchart inside a swimlane shape, matching up each step in the process to its corresponding lane. To get started on swimlanes in Lucidchart, try filling out one of our free templates below.

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Swimlane diagram example

Swimlane Diagram Example

More swimlane template examples

When you join Lucidchart, you gain access to our extensive community library, which includes a variety of diagramming templates and examples. Check out the links below for more swimlane templates, or explore the library to find ERD, UML, process flows, org charts, BPMN, circuit diagrams, and more. No matter what your diagramming needs, Lucidchart can help you illustrate your thoughts.

Basic Horizontal Swimlane

Basic Vertical Swimlane

Swimlane for Ordering Process

Additional Resources

  • How to Create a Swimlane Diagram in Word
  • What is a Swimlane Diagram
  • How to Make a Swimlane Diagram in Excel
  • How to Create a Swimlane Diagram in PowerPoint

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