Flow Chart Diagram

Getting to know the Flow Chart Diagram



Introducing the Flow Chart Diagram

The Flow Chart Diagram is a strategic diagram that allows the steps in a process, workflow or algorithm to be ordered in a sequence and displayed graphically. The steps are modeled as rectangles and choices are modeled as diamonds, there are inputs and outputs and data stores available for modeling the things that are consumed, produced and stored by the process.

Where to find the Flow Chart Diagram

Main Menu: Extensions | MDG Technologies... (Ensure 'Strategic Modeling' is enabled)

Main Menu: Diagram | New... | Strategic Modeling | Flow Chart

Project Browser context menu: Add Diagram... | Strategic Modeling | Flow Chart

Usage of the Flow Chart Diagram

The Flow Chart Diagram can be used for visualizing, analyzing and communicating about the steps and outcomes in workflows, processes and computer algorithms.

Options for the Flow Chart Diagram

Flow Chart Diagrams can have nested Activities allowing hierarchies to be defined. Responsible parties can be defined by the use of swim lanes.

The Flow Chart Diagram (like any diagram) can be viewed as an element list which makes working with the element's properties easier.

Diagram Filters can also be used when presenting the diagrams to draw attention to parts of the diagrams and the diagrams can be presented as hand drawn or in a whiteboard style by changing the properties of the diagram.

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Flow Chart Diagram