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Relationship Charts visualization capabilities that you miss with CRM 2015 Hierarchy Visualizations

C4CRM Relationships Chart tool goes beyond capabilities of Dynamics CRM 2015 built-in Hierarchy Visualizations and eliminates critical limitations in the visualization that many CRM projects face.

Hierarchy Visualizations released in CRM 2015 brought a new way to visualize the relationships between records but only of the same entity type.

However, did you know that with C4CRM Relationship Charts released in 2006, you can see and create any and all logical relationships and connections between any types of entities?

Let’s take a closer look at the differences between Built-In Hierarchy Visualizations functionality and Relationship Charts:

Feature

Relationship Charts

CRM 2015 Hierarchy Visualizations

Display hierarchical relationships between records of the same entity type

Display hierarchical relationships between records of different entity type

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Display non-hierarchical relationships between records of the same entity type

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Display non-hierarchical relationships between records of different entity type

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Built-In Hierarchy Visualizations limits you to see only hierarchical relationships between records of the same entity type, while Relationship Charts allows you to see any and all logical relationships between all entities (for example cross team relationships, responsibility relationships, ownership relationships, project relationships, etc.).

Built-In Hierarchy Visualizations displays four attributes per a chart node. Relationship Charts leverages multi-page concept that allows you to see almost an unlimited number of attributes.

When you work with big hierarchies that contain more than 4 levels the Zoom functionality becomes very important. The whole picture can be seen at quick glance. Hierarchical Visualization limits you to 4 levels of hierarchy shown at once.

Feature

Relationship Charts

CRM 2015 Hierarchy Visualization

Create new or modify existing relationships on the chart

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Built-In Hierarchy Visualizations only displays relationships existing in CRM, Relationship Charts not only displays existing relationships in CRM but allows you to create new or modify existing relationships and connections in CRM on the go.

Feature

Relationship Charts

CRM 2015 Hierarchy Visualization

Visualize Microsoft Dynamics CRM connections (including custom connections)

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Visualize Microsoft Dynamics CRM built-in relationships(1:M)

Visualize Microsoft Dynamics CRM built-in relationships(1:M)

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Visualize relationships stored in Custom Entities

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Built-in hierarchy visualizations displays 1:M relationship only. Relationship Charts is capable of displaying logical relationships stored in any possible way including Dynamics CRM connection, CRM custom entity, one to many and many to many relationship.

Feature

Relationship Charts

CRM 2015 Hierarchy Visualizations

Export as a picture to png format

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Export to pdf format

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It is great to have a chart in CRM, but if you like to insert it into a PowerPoint presentation or send it by email you will need to export the diagram in a format that will not require the recipient to have Dynamics CRM. Relationship Charts can be exported to PDF or an image (PNG). Hierarchy Visualizations 2015 lacks this functionality.

Feature

Relationship Charts

CRM 2015 Hierarchy Visualizations

Add new Activities directly from a chart

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The key idea is that Relationship Charts allows people to truly “work” with data without “leaving” the chart. You are looking at a contact and you want to schedule a call – you can do it right there with just one mouse click.

Hierarchy Visualizations does not allow you to add new activities directly from a chart.

Feature

Relationship Charts

CRM 2015 Hierarchy Visualizations

Bring related entities to the chart

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Relationship Charts allows you to click at a chart node (card) and use the context menu to bring related entities to the chart. This functionality gives an easy way to explore data in CRM by sequentially brining related entities to the chart.

Related entities cannot be brought to the chart with the help of Hierarchy Visualizations.

While navigating through hierarchy using Hierarchy Visualizations is straightforward task but you still need to click on each hierarchy node to see the whole structure. Relationship Charts allows you to see the whole structure within a couple of mouse clicks. Moreover special generation templates functionality allows you to automatically generate the charts that will contain entities of different entity types based on their relationships

Hierarchy Visualizations functionality is available in a separate window. Many users complain about the need to open too many windows just to see pertinent information. Relationship Charts can be embedded into CRM forms providing users with an easy way to get the data they need immediately.

Relationship Charts is a powerful tool for users to be more productive in CRM!

Relationship Charts supports Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015, 2013, 2011, 4.0 and 3.0

See Relationship Charts in action and how it makes CRM easy to use – GET FREE TRIAL now!

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