Organization Chart Component

An organizational chart displays a relationship hierarchy that forms the internal structure of an organization or company. The employees are represented by boxes including photos and additional employee information like id, contact, email etc. Straight or elbowed lines link the levels together. a!orgChartDisplayField() component is used to create a clear visual depiction of the employee directory. It can display the hierarchy and ranks of different people, jobs, and departments that make up the organization in Appian.


  1. Show the structure of a business, government, or other organization.
  2. It helps to better understand how each member’s work fits into the organization's overall scheme.
  3. Supports leadership to efficiently manage growth or change.
  4. Improve lines of communication.

Features and Functionality:

  1. Theme Color - To add colors to the boxes and text making it more readable.
  2. Fields - To display additional employee information in the box.
  3. Zoom and shrink option - To zoom in and out of the organization chart to view it closer or farther.
  4. Node Data - To provide values to the fields defined.