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Luka@lukaivicev - Co-Founder at Penta

What's a tool for mapping out processes?

Normally I use a MindMap like Coggle.it or PowerPoint, but I want something a bit more flexible for mapping out certain processes, like a decision tree, or steps to complete something. Does anyone have a tool in mind that does that well? Xcode does that pretty well on the Main Story Board, but I want something that's not Xcode (as I'm not mapping out an iOS app!) Thanks community :)
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