Free Diagram Template: Block Org Chart

By Carole Snitzer on Oct 23, 2012 in Tips and Tricks
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Once a month, we post a free, downloadable Gliffy template here on the Pirate (B)log. This month, we’re offering a block org chart for you to download. Looking for a better way to describe project staffing? Our very own Todd created this chart to outline the resources we needed for two different projects. The names…

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Check out Tools 4 Agile Teams 2012

By Carole Snitzer on Oct 10, 2012 in Latest & Greatest
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Gliffy is proud to sponsor the Tools 4 Agile Teams 2012 conference on Thursday, November 8, 2012, in Wiesbaden, Germany. Tools 4 Agile Teams 2012 is all about agile software development, and the tools (like Gliffy!) that support those agile teams. At the conference, there will be eight specialist talks, followed by a 24-slot Open…

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Diagram tips: Setting a background image

By Carole Snitzer on Oct 09, 2012 in Tips and Tricks
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Some of the best diagrams we’ve seen don’t stop at placement, text, and connectors. In fact, they don’t even stop with the diagram. That’s because great diagram designers add a little something that’s worth considering: they add a background image. And here’s how it works! Using a Gliffy shape as a background image The simplest…

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The Road to HTML5: Showing our True Colors

By Carole Snitzer on Oct 02, 2012 in Latest & Greatest
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Here at Gliffy we are eating, sleeping, and breathing HTML5. So it wasn’t too much of a surprise when we came in this morning to find our friendly neighborhood robot Djedi all dressed up to fight the good fight for better in-browser applications. If you haven’t had a chance yet, head over to preview.gliffy.com to…

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Is Your Data Safe Online?

By Zack Kushner on Sep 27, 2012 in Latest & Greatest
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Online security is an important part of modern life. With all your personal details living on your smartphone and beaming around between various servers, one’s got to stay vigilant. But how secure can data be once it’s left your hands? In the name of science, research, and honesty, Gliffy has developed this handy flowchart to…

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GliffyHack! Fall 2012 GliffyToon Drawing Contest

By Carole Snitzer on Sep 20, 2012 in Latest & Greatest
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According to my calendar, this Saturday, September 22, is the first day of fall. (At least, it is here in the northern hemisphere. Happy spring to all you antipodeans!) In celebration of the season, we’re holding a Fall-themed Drawing Contest, and all Gliffy users are welcome to enter! Here’s how it works Open up Gliffy…

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