With Microsoft Visio 2010, we could now easily graphically create a SharePoint workflow using the Microsoft SharePoint Workflow template. Below is the illustration.
The Microsoft SharePoint Workflow template provides us workflow actions, conditions, and terminators shapes necessary in creating SharePoint workflow. Below is the illustration.
As illustrated below, the same workflow could be exported to Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 for editing, management, and publication. The Visio drawing will be saved as Visio Workflow Interchange.
The Visio Workflow Interchange file shall be imported to Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to complete the exportation process.
Now, we could enjoy editing and managing our workflow using Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010.
And finally, we could easily publish it to our SharePoint site.