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Title: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: LavanyaM on May 19, 2016, 05:02:07 pm
Flowcharts are the pictorial representation of program.
Flowcharts are a means to help design a program and figure
out what the program need to do how to do it before you sit
down to code.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: MadhaviL on May 19, 2016, 09:18:10 pm
Sometimes it's more effective to visualize something graphically that it is to describe it with words. That is the essence of what flowcharts do for you. Flowcharts explain a process clearly through symbols and text. Moreover, flowcharts give you the gist of the process flow in a single glance.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: Swathi894 on November 09, 2016, 01:04:09 am
Well, Flowcharts, as its name says, describes the end to end flow of a particular activity. It is one among the many types of pictorial diagrams that represent an algorithm, workflow that show the process flow with the help of boxes of various kinds, placed in an order and connected with arrows.
This diagrammatic representation provides a solution model to a given activity that would be faster and smoother.
The purpose of  flowcharts is to effectively communicate how a process works or should work. They are visually stimulating hence,grabs quicker attention and provides a better understanding.
Understanding Key areas,Basic flows, alternate flows and ends will be quick and clear. Hence, provides efficiency and avoids wastage of time.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: vardhini on December 10, 2016, 07:45:13 pm
Flow chart is a  pictorial representation.
Gives visual Clarity.
One of the biggest benefits of a flowchart is the tool's ability to visualize multiple progresses and their sequence into a single document.
Stakeholders throughout an organization can easily understand the workflow while finding out which step is unnecessary and which progress should be improved.
Advantages Of Using FLOWCHARTS:
•   Communication: Flowcharts are better way of communicating the logic of a system to all concerned or involved.
•   Effective analysis: With the help of flowchart, problem can be analysed in more effective way therefore reducing cost and wastage of time.
•   Proper documentation: Program flowcharts serve as a good program documentation, which is needed for various purposes, making things more efficient.
•   Efficient Program Maintenance: The maintenance of operating program becomes easy with the help of flowchart. It helps the programmer to put efforts more efficiently on that part
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: Ankita on January 07, 2017, 02:00:40 pm
Flowchart shows complete flow of system through symbols and diagrams. It is important, because it makes the system easy to understand for developers and all concerned people. It is easy to understand the process just by looking at it even for the laymen.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 170416102 on April 19, 2017, 07:17:58 pm
A flowchart is a type of diagram that represents an algorithm, workflow or process, showing the steps as boxes of various kinds, and their order by connecting them with arrows. This diagrammatic representation illustrates a solution model to a given problem.

Flowcharts are used in analyzing, designing, documenting or managing a process or program in various fields.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: YeswanthPM on June 01, 2017, 01:23:58 pm
a diagram that shows step-by-step progression through a procedure or system especially using connecting lines and a set of conventional symbols
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: gajananinderf@gmail.com on June 07, 2017, 10:22:18 pm
Flowchart is an important tool in the sense that it effectively communicates different steps involved in a process in a sequential way or manner.
It can be used to understand the development and improvement process.
Flowcharts are also called as process flowchart or functional flowchart or business process mapping.
Flowcharts are useful in different fields such as in Academics ( e.g., to understand a scientific process), in Marketing (e.g., to draw strategic plan for sales), in Business (e.g., to develop a business plan), in Manufacturing (e.g., to illustrate manufacturing process or Standard Operating Procedure-SOP), in Engineering (e.g., to represent system flow)
 
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 170123204 on July 07, 2017, 12:26:18 pm

Flow chart is a  diagram representation.
Gives visual Clarity.
One of the biggest benefits of a flowchart is the tool's ability to visualize multiple progresses and their sequence into a single document.
Stakeholders throughout an organization can easily understand the workflow while finding out which step is unnecessary and which progress should be improved.
Advantages Of Using FLOWCHARTS:
•   Communication: Flowcharts are better way of communicating the logic of a system to all concerned or involved.
•   Effective analysis: With the help of flowchart, problem can be analysed in more effective way therefore reducing cost and wastage of time.
•   Proper documentation: Program flowcharts serve as a good program documentation, which is needed for various purposes, making things more efficient.
•   Efficient Program Maintenance: The maintenance of operating program becomes easy with the help of flowchart. It helps the programmer to put efforts more efficiently on that part
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 170422303 on July 07, 2017, 03:46:17 pm
From business analysis point of view, flowchart helps in "visual representation of the sequential flow and control logic of an application or software. Flowcharts are a non-UML process modeling tool often employed by business analysts.

Flowcharts have several important benefits, including:

* Graphical format makes them easy to read and understand, even by non-technical team members.
* Allows for a team to document current processes as well as future processes.
* Can be created at varying levels of detail depending on the project phase and purpose
* Can be leveraged for other analysis techniques, such as use cases
* Allows a team to identify potential problem areas where a process is known to break and therefore may lead to process and system
   improvements
* Can serve as a valuable training and communication tool
*Can show parallel processes by function (i.e. swim lanes)
*Can be easier for novice analysts to implement in comparison with the more rigorous UML format
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 172732205 on July 09, 2017, 10:34:20 am
Each flow chart is concerned with one particular process or system. ... Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 171035406 on August 27, 2017, 04:32:05 pm
A flowchart is a tool for analyzing  processes, programs or systems. It has become an imperative part of developing an information system. A flowchart depicts the flow of operation through a program or process by dividing the system or process into events/activities and presenting the logical relationship between them.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: Pranjal Dutta on August 29, 2017, 04:35:54 pm
Flow Chart is nothing but the pictorial representation of the flow of activities or actions in a Business Process or in a System. The flow chart is represented by different types of boxes (rectangle, oval, diamond) and connecting arrows. Flow chart tool is widely used to describe the various models, processes, flow of information in given system/programs and is acceptable world-wide, since it is easily understandable even by laymen irrespective of language boundaries.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 111222333 on September 19, 2017, 03:59:31 pm
A Flowchart is a diagram that graphically represents the structure of the system, the process flow, algorithm, or the sequence of steps and decisions to be made. For easy depiction various symbols are used (specific shapes and graphic symbols) which are linked by lines and directional arrows. The most commonly known shapes are rectangle or box, rounded box, diamond, circle.
Flowchart is a convenient way to observe the follow the process from beginning to end, it lets improve the work of process, highlight the key elements and detach not essential or even excessive steps. The Flowcharts can represent different levels of detail: High-Level Flowchart, Detailed Flowchart, and Deployment or Matrix Flowchart. They are incredibly useful for programmers when developing the programs of any complexity and on any high level language.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1172904607 on October 15, 2017, 10:16:11 am
Hi,
 One of the first things to ask when making a flowchart is, "what is its purpose?" The answer to this question will help you create the type of flowchart that best suits your needs.

Some of the common uses of flowcharts include:
•   Planning a new project
•   Documenting a process
•   Modeling a business process
•   Managing workflow
•   Auditing a process
•   Mapping computer algorithms
•   Data management
•   Chemical and process engineering
Once the use of the flowchart is known, the next step is to select the best type of diagram to represent it. This could be a basic flowchart, a swimlane flowchart, a value stream map, or any of several other types.

Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps.

A flowchart is a pictorial or graphical representation of a process. Flowcharts are used in many industries including entertainment, engineering, physical sciences and computer programming. The purpose of all flowcharts is to communicate how a process works or should work without any technical or group-specific jargon.

A flowchart is a type of diagram that represents an algorithm, workflow or process, showing the steps as boxes of various kinds, and their order by connecting them with arrows. This diagrammatic representation illustrates a solution model to a given problem.

Advantages Of Using FLOWCHARTS: Communication: Flowcharts are better way of communicating the logic of a system to all concerned or involved. ... Proper documentation: Program flowcharts serve as a good program documentation, which is needed for various purposes, making things more efficient.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1170220109 on October 18, 2017, 05:13:49 pm
Flow Chart is concerned with one particular process or system. Flowcharts are an important tool  for the improvement of process. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 171034206 on October 25, 2017, 09:58:25 pm
A flowchart is a formalized graphic representation of a logic sequence, work or manufacturing process, organization chart, or similar formalized structure. The purpose of a flow chart is to provide people with a common language or reference point when dealing with a project or process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 171036906 on November 11, 2017, 09:26:18 am
Few importance of flow charts for organisation:

Workflow Management and Continuous Improvement

Workflows don't manage themselves. To ensure that you are meeting your customers' needs, you need to take control of your business processes. The first step to workflow management is to define the current state of your processes by creating an "As-Is Flowchart". That allows you to analyze your processes for waste and inefficiency. After you have identified areas for process improvement, you can then craft new flowcharts to document the leaner processes.


Programming

Information technology played a big influence on the use and spread of flowcharts in the 20th century. While Dr. W. Edwards Deming was advocating their use in quality management, professionals in the data processing world were using them to flesh out their programming logic. Flowcharts were a mainstay of procedural programming, however, and with the advent of object oriented programming and various modeling tools, the use of flowcharts for programming is no longer as commonplace as it once was.

That said, even with in the scope of object oriented programming, complex program logic can be modeled effectively using a flowchart. Moreover, diagramming the user's experience as they navigate through a program is a valuable prerequisite prior to designing the user interface. So flowcharts still have their place in the world of programming.


Troubleshooting Guides

Most of us have come across a troubleshooting flowchart at one time or another. These are usually in the form of Decision Trees that progressively narrow the range of possible solutions based on a series of criteria. The effectiveness of these types of flowcharts depends on how neatly the range of problems and solutions can fit into a simple True/False diagnosis model. A well done troubleshooting flowcharts can cut the problem solving time greatly.


Regulatory and Quality Management Requirements

Your business processes may be subject to regulatory requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), which requires that your accounting procedures be clearly defined and documented. An easy way to do this is to create accounting flowcharts for all your accounting processes.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1171625709 on December 27, 2017, 12:50:38 pm
Flowcharts are important too use in modelling diagrams. Advantages and Disadvantages of Flowchart

Advantages Of Using FLOWCHARTS:
•   Communication: Flowcharts are better way of communicating the logic of a system to all concerned or involved.
•   Effective analysis: With the help of flowchart, problem can be analysed in more effective way therefore reducing cost and wastage of time.
•   Proper documentation: Program flowcharts serve as a good program documentation, which is needed for various purposes, making things more efficient.
•   Efficient Coding: The flowcharts act as a guide or blueprint during the systems analysis and program development phase.
•   Proper Debugging: The flowchart helps in debugging process.
•   Efficient Program Maintenance: The maintenance of operating program becomes easy with the help of flowchart. It helps the programmer to put efforts more efficiently on that part

Disadvantages Of Using FLOWCHARTS:
•   Complex logic: Sometimes, the program logic is quite complicated. In that case, flowchart becomes complex and clumsy. This will become a pain for the user, resulting in a waste of time and money trying to correct the problem
•   Alterations and Modifications: If alterations are required the flowchart may require re-drawing completely. This will usually waste valuable time.
•   Reproduction: As the flowchart symbols cannot be typed, reproduction of flowchart becomes a problem.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1171429410 on January 01, 2018, 01:00:30 pm
Flow chart plays a vital role for the success of the project. The flow chart can be basically defined as the pictorial representation of activities going to take place in the proposed solution from starting till end. Flow chart comprises of flow of activities with decisions to be taken by the user. The Flow chart makes easy to understand the different events going to take place step by step for every individual involved in the project. The flow chart can be shown to client and it provides better understanding for the project.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1171921109 on January 21, 2018, 09:14:52 pm
Some of the common uses of flowcharts include:

Planning a new project
Documenting a process
Modeling a business process
Managing workflow
 
Auditing a process
Mapping computer algorithms
Data management
Chemical and process engineering
Once the use of the flowchart is known, the next step is to select the best type of diagram to represent it. This could be a basic flowchart, a swimlane flowchart, a value stream map, or any of several other types.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1173025809 on January 22, 2018, 05:45:05 pm
A flowchart is a type of diagram that represents an algorithm, workflow or process.
The Business Analysis Body of Knowledge defines a flowchart as a "Visual representation of the sequential flow and control logic of a set of related activities or actions." They are often employed by Business Analysts as a non-UML process modelling tool.
The major importance of Flowchart are -
1. Process Documentation.
2. Workflow Management and continuous improvement.
3. Programming.
4. Troubleshooting Guides.
5. Regulatory and Quality Management Requirements.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1172540411 on February 07, 2018, 05:11:39 pm
Flowchart
A flowchart is a graphically representation of the structure of process or the step-by-step solution of the problem. 
The Flowchart describes the data flow through an information processing systems.
A Flowchart helps to known wither the work of the process can be improved, allows to find the important  elements of the process and remove steps that are not necessary.
The Flowcharts can have the different levels of detail. The following types that have their strengths and weaknesses:
•   High-Level Flowchart displays the entire system, the most important activities of the process. It also identifies the changes that take place in the process. It is a simple flowchart to construct.
•   Detailed Flowchart represents all the steps, activities that take place in the process. It is a detailed picture of the process that allows to define the problems and the areas of ineffectiveness that must be reworked and improved.
•   Deployment or Matrix Flowchart is a flowchart in the form of a matrix that shows the participants of the process and the flows of steps between them.
         Some main standard symbols are:
•   Rectangle or box is used for representing the activity inside a process.
•   Rounded box is used for representing the event that occurs automatically and causes the next action.
•   Diamond is used for representing the decision point
•   Circle is used for representing the point at which the flowchart connects with another process.
•   Flow lines are used to show the progression or transition from one step to another.
Importance
The Flowcharts are very useful for the programmers, it helps to write the programs of any complexity and on the any high level language.
The Flowcharts allows to programmers simply understand the logic of the complex problems and explain their solution to other people.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1171948312 on February 13, 2018, 04:14:29 pm
Flow chart is a pictorial representation of process which will help us to improve the process. By representing in graphical representation the team can identify the elements of process and understand the interrelationship among the different steps in it.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1180650901 on March 25, 2018, 11:00:45 pm
Flow Chart :

itz very important ta have a flow chart not only that flow chart should be made in such a way where layman can understand ,
Basically
Flowcharts explain a process clearly through symbols and text. Moreover, flowcharts give you the gist of the process flow in a single glance
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1172831810 on April 07, 2018, 04:36:20 pm
Flowcharts are visual diagrams or maps of a process. A good flowchart provides a step-by-step description of the process using standardized symbols connected by lines and arrows that illustrate the relationships between steps. Flowcharts aren’t just for computer programmers. They are useful tools for managing business operations, ranging from accounting procedures and manufacturing systems to supply and delivery processes. Creating accurate flowcharts can be a lot of work, but the benefits make it worth the time and energy.


Communication and Training

Flowcharts improve communication. For example, when a change is made in a manufacturing process, an updated flowchart allows everyone affected to easily see the change and how it fits into the overall production system. For training purposes, flowcharts enable new employees to more easily understand how each step moves an entire process forward to completion.


Documentation and Compliance

An important benefit of flowcharts is that they provide documentation of a process. This is useful when problems arise because flow charts let you trace the process from one step to the next. This lets you easily identify when the problem took place. The flowchart also provides guidance for managers overseeing operations and helps ensure compliance with policy and regulations. For example, managers can reference a flowchart of accounting procedures to verify that bookkeeping activities are being conducted according to generally accepted accounting principles.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: Satish kumar Gajula on April 24, 2018, 06:10:36 pm
A flowchart depicts the flow of operation through a programme or process by dividing the system or process into events/activities and presenting the logical relationship between them. A flowchart is a tool for analysing processes, programs or systems
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1172540611 on April 29, 2018, 05:05:11 pm
The Advantages of flow chart are;

1.Communication:
   Flow chart is the better way of communicating the logic of a system to all concerned or involved.
2. Effective Analysis:
   With the help of flowchart, problem can be analysed in more effective way therefore reducing cost and wastage of time.
3. Proper documentation: Program flowcharts serve as a good program documentation, which is needed for various purposes, making things more efficient.
4. Efficient Coding: The flowcharts act as a guide or blueprint during the systems analysis and program development phase.
5. Proper Debugging: The flowchart helps in debugging process.
6. Efficient Program Maintenance: The maintenance of operating program becomes easy with the help of flowchart. It helps the programmer to put efforts more efficiently on that part
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1182057301 on May 19, 2018, 02:19:46 pm
Importance of Flow chart:
Communication: Flowcharts are better way of communicating the logic of a system to all concerned.
Effective analysis: With the help of flowchart, problem can be analyzed in more effective way. 
Proper documentation: Program flowcharts serve as a good program documentation, which is needed for various purposes. 
Efficient Coding: The flowcharts act as a guide or blueprint during the systems analysis and program development phase. 
Proper Debugging: The flowchart helps in debugging process.
Efficient Program Maintenance: The maintenance of operating program becomes easy with the help of flowchart. It helps the programmer to put efforts more efficiently on that part .
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1182057301 on May 21, 2018, 07:56:57 am
The flowcharts' importance lies in the fact it is a tool and the importance of any tool is to help perform a job. Creating a flowchart can help develop a more comprehensive understanding of how information, data, and ideas flow together. It can also simplify these same components into an easy to understand representation of a complicated structure.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1180364903 on June 22, 2018, 09:27:17 pm
A flowchart is a pictorial or graphical representation of a process. Flowcharts are used in many industries including entertainment, engineering, physical sciences and computer programming. The purpose of all flowcharts is to communicate how a process works or should work without any technical or group-specific jargon.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1181472704 on June 25, 2018, 07:55:36 am
A flow chart, or flow diagram, is a graphical representation of a process or system that details the sequencing of steps required to create output. A typical flow chart uses a set of basic symbols to represent various functions, and shows the sequence and interconnection of functions with lines and arrows. Flow charts can be used to document virtually any type of business system, from the movement of materials through machinery in a manufacturing operation to the flow of applicant information through the hiring process in a human resources department.

Each flow chart is concerned with one particular process or system. It begins with the input of data or materials into the system and traces all the procedures needed to convert the input into its final output form. Specialized flow chart symbols show the processes that take place, the actions that are performed in each step, and the relationship between various steps. Flow charts may include different levels of detail as needed, from a high-level overview of an entire system to a detailed diagram of one component process within a larger system. In any case, the flow chart shows the overall structure of the process or system, traces the flow of information and work through it, and highlights key processing and decision points.

Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps. Flow charts may also be used to gather information and data about a process as an aid to decision making or performance evaluation. For example, the owner of a small advertising agency who hopes to reduce the time involved in creating a print ad might be able to use a flow chart of the process to identify and eliminate unnecessary steps. Though flow charts are relatively old design tools, they remain popular among computer programmers working on systems analysis and design. In recent years, many software programs have been developed to assist business people in creating flow charts.

CONSTRUCTING FLOW CHARTS
Flow charts typically utilize specialized symbols. Some of the main symbols that are used to construct flow charts include:

A round-edged rectangle to represent starting and ending activities, which are sometimes referred to as terminal activities.
A rectangle to represent an activity or step. Each step or activity within a process is indicated by a single rectangle, which is known as an activity or process symbol.
A diamond to signify a decision point. The question to be answered or decision to be made is written inside the diamond, which is known as a decision symbol. The answer determines the path that will be taken as a next step.
Flow lines show the progression or transition from one step to another.
Constructing a flow chart involves the following main steps: 1) Define the process and identify the scope of the flow diagram; 2) Identify project team members that are to be involved in the construction of the process flow diagram; 3) Define the different steps involved in the process and the interrelationships between the different steps (all team members should help develop and agree upon the different steps for the process); 4) Finalize the diagram, involving other concerned individuals as needed and making any modifications necessary; and 5) Use the flow diagram and continuously update it as needed.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1181280005 on July 31, 2018, 02:18:08 pm
Flowchart is a pictorial representation which include all physical activity, end user activity and system prespective activity.
Each step in the process is represented by a different symbol and contains a short description of the process step. The flow chart symbols are linked together with arrows showing the process flow direction.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1181279905 on August 27, 2018, 07:29:16 pm
flow chart is pictorial representation of process. it helps the team member to get the clear idea about elements and process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1180793807 on October 16, 2018, 11:07:19 pm
flow charts are an important aspect in making or building of any project. it gives the way how any project or the idea should be flowing. which means it gives the idea of how the application or any software should be made so as to have a proper functioning of the software.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1181278405 on December 04, 2018, 05:48:33 pm
A flow chart basically depicts  the business analysis process flow, which included he following:
1-Gathering the background information
2-Identifying stakeholders
3-Clear understanding of business objective
4-Evaluating the options
5-Defining scope
6-Planning of delivery
7-Defining project requirement
8-Implementing support through SDLC
9-Evaluating value added by project
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1182198007 on December 04, 2018, 11:19:59 pm
A flowchart is a diagram that shows a continuous flow of materials or steps to (WIP), work in process. Basically it shows the process, steps or task for something to be completed from beginning to end.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1182916109 on December 14, 2018, 01:41:27 pm
IMPORTANCE OF FLOW CHART:
Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps.
1. Process Documentation / Training Materials
2. Workflow Management and Continuous Improvement
3. Programming
4. Troubleshooting Guides
5. Regulatory and Quality Management Requirements
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1181103608 on January 23, 2019, 11:21:48 am
Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1191940001 on March 29, 2019, 09:19:38 pm
    A flowchart is a good way for communicating a long process , in a short and crisp way.
    It's diagrammatic representation helps to provide a better understanding of a business process or a solution.
    It helps to represent the flow of a process in a proper way.
    With the help of a flowchart, it is easy to analyze a problem, if any , in a shorter time.
    A flowchart acts as a blueprint during system analysis and program development phase.
    It helps in program debugging.


Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1192452402 on April 26, 2019, 10:15:53 pm
Most important use of flowcharts are to depict through images how a process is performed from start to finish, typically in sequential order. process flow diagram is often used in training to document an existing process or to evaluate the efficiency of that process
When to Use a Flowchart
To develop understanding of how a process is done.
To study a process for improvement.
To communicate to others how a process is done.
When better communication is needed between people involved with the same process.
To document a process.
When planning a project.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1191656503 on May 11, 2019, 01:59:45 pm
Flow chart shows complete flow of system through symbols and diagrams. It is important because it makes the system easy to understand for developers and all concerned people.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1191648502 on May 12, 2019, 06:47:39 pm
Flowcharts are the pictorial representation of a program. Different types of shapes are used to represent a flow of a program. A rectangle is used to write the processing for eg: calculations as a+b, A oval is used to write the start and stop of the program, A parallelogram is used to enter the input values. Flowcharts minimize the complexity of a big program and it is understandable even to a person with non IT knowledge.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1190538101 on October 04, 2019, 07:20:21 pm
A flow chart, or flow diagram, is a graphical representation of a process or system that details the sequencing of steps required to create output.
Flow charts can be used to document virtually any type of business system.Each flow chart is concerned with one particular process or system. It begins with the input of data or materials into the system and traces all the procedures needed to convert the input into its final output form
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1192809009 on December 13, 2019, 01:48:14 pm
A Flowchart shows the complete flow of the system through symbols and diagrams. It is important as it makes the system easy to understand for developers as well as nontechnical stakeholders
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1190686707 on December 14, 2019, 11:48:05 am
A flow chart, or flow diagram, is a graphical representation of a process or system that details the sequencing of steps required to create output. A typical flow chart uses a set of basic symbols to represent various functions, and shows the sequence and interconnection of functions with lines and arrows. Flow charts can be used to document virtually any type of business system, from the movement of materials through machinery in a manufacturing operation to the flow of applicant information through the hiring process in a human resources department.

Each flow chart is concerned with one particular process or system. It begins with the input of data or materials into the system and traces all the procedures needed to convert the input into its final output form. Specialized flow chart symbols show the processes that take place, the actions that are performed in each step, and the relationship between various steps. Flow charts may include different levels of detail as needed, from a high-level overview of an entire system to a detailed diagram of one component process within a larger system. In any case, the flow chart shows the overall structure of the process or system, traces the flow of information and work through it, and highlights key processing and decision points.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1192357311 on December 17, 2019, 05:41:00 pm
The flowchart helps us to understand the process from one step to another step. It gives a clear understanding of how the application works with the integration of other applications or other servers and gives a specified output.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1192283906 on December 23, 2019, 12:49:51 pm
Flowcharts are important because it visually represents the entire flow of project which makes the development team to develop the project easily. By showing graphically and representing it, it becomes easy to study about the flow from start to end process, as it is in a systematic way.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1191214910 on December 29, 2019, 07:55:37 pm
Flow chart shows the system
The process will be sequence
There will be no any Gap between it
Once from the first step to second step it proceed
It will not go to previous
They are very  serious meeting  will go through before the flow chart
Because there will not any changes after once it has started/processed
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1181698407 on March 30, 2020, 07:09:31 pm
Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1200474101 on April 01, 2020, 09:48:45 pm
Human tendency always focuses on pictures, visual representation rather than documentation.
When we are building a new system, if we have the overview of the system in diagrammatic representation, it helps the teams to identify the different elements of the process and relationships within the steps.
Therefore, Flowchart is a visual representation of the system that becomes easy while developing a new workflow/system/software.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1200473401 on April 06, 2020, 09:45:16 am
A flowchart is a diagrammatic representation for a sequence of activities. The purpose of a flow chart is to provide people with a common language or reference point when dealing with a project or process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1200684702 on May 22, 2020, 02:09:55 pm
A flowchart is a diagram that describes a process, computer algorithm or system. It is very easy to draw, It helps us to understand Logic of given problem. They are used in multiple fields to document, plan, study, improve and communicate complex processes.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202990202 on May 30, 2020, 11:18:00 am
Flow chart gives pictorial representation of the direction in which a system functions
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202894803 on June 04, 2020, 10:52:37 pm
the flowchart helps to understand the workflow of the system, It also helps to identify the steps required to build a system.
it is a combination of diagrams , connecting lines and directional arrows.

Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202988902 on June 18, 2020, 03:38:47 pm
Top Benefits of Flowchart
1. Visual Clarity
One of the biggest benefits of a flowchart is the tool's ability to visualize multiple progresses and their sequence into a single document. Stakeholders throughout an organization can easily understand the workflow while finding out which step is unnecessary and which progress should be improved.

2. Instant Communication
Teams can use flowcharts to replace meetings. Simply clarifying progresses offers an easy, visual method to help team members instantly understand what they should do step by step.

3. Effective Coordination
For project managers and resource schedulers, the benefits of a flowchart include the ability to sequence events and reduce the potential for overburdening team members. Eliminating the unnecessary steps help to save time and resources.

4. Efficiency Increase
Efficiency increases are a significant benefit of flowcharts. The flowchart lists each step necessary to perform a process. The flowchart helps a designer remove unnecessary steps in a process, as well as errors. The flowchart should only include the steps that are requirements to reach the endpoint of the process.

5. Effective Analysis
With the help of flowchart, problem can be analyzed in more effective way. It specifically shows what type of action each step in a process requires. Generally, a rectangle with rounded edges defines the beginning or end of the process, a diamond shape shows the point at which a decision is required, and a square block shows an action taken during the process. A flowchart may also include symbols that show the type of media in which data is stored, such as a rectangle with a curved bottom to show a paper document or a cylinder to symbolize a computer hard drive.

6. Problem Solving
Flowcharts break a problem up into easily definable parts. The defined process displayed by the flowchart demonstrates the method of solving a complex problem. A flowchart reduces the chance that a necessary step for solving a problem will be left out because it appears obvious. In this way, it reduces cost and wastage of time.

7. Proper Documentation
Digital flowcharts serve as a good paperless documentation, which is needed for various purposes, making things more efficient.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1190953011 on July 17, 2020, 12:42:21 pm
Talking about flow chart in Business Process Model, it gives step by step event of flow of requirements giving visual clarity to the developers. Flow chart gives a systematic reference of the objectives that has to be implemented.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1192168612 on July 31, 2020, 05:03:09 pm
Flow Chart is a pictorial representation of processes. It gives detailed picture of the processes of the organization.
It is clear and easy to understand and better way to represent the logic through boxes.It gives visual clarity of the processes.
It uses various shapes to represent different types of actions or steps in a process. Line and arrows show the sequence of steps and relationship among them. Through use of Flowchart, the problem can be analyzed in effective way.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202408606 on September 07, 2020, 09:49:35 pm
a flow chart is a pictorial represtation of the documentation. flow chart gives the pictorial view which is more easy to understand the process  within less time
The flowchart lists each step necessary to perform a process. The flowchart helps a designer remove unnecessary steps in a process, as well as errors. The flowchart should only include the steps that are requirements to reach the endpoint of the process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1200111407 on September 16, 2020, 02:10:45 pm
Flowcharts are the Graphical representation of program.
Flow chart models the entire business case flow whereas activity diagram shows the system involved.
Flowcharts are a means to help design a program and figure
out what the program need to do how to do it before you sit
down to code.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202908006 on September 19, 2020, 01:07:32 pm
Importance of Flow chart:

Flow chart is defined as a pictorial representation of an Algorithm (or) program.
This contains the flow of a program by which the user can understand effectively and easily.
It has a basic flow in which it contains the functionality of a product that how it should be functioned and how the software should behave in order to meet its goal.
The flow chart contains sequence of steps by which the user can understand the functionality if the software.

The below listed are some important benefits of a flowchart:


1. Visual Clarity

One of the biggest benefits of a flowchart is the tool's ability to visualize multiple progresses and their sequence into a single document. Stakeholders throughout an organization can easily understand the workflow while finding out which step is unnecessary and which progress should be improved.

2. Instant Communication

Teams can use flow charts to replace meetings. Simply clarifying progresses offers an easy, visual method to help team members instantly understand what they should do step by step.

3. Effective Coordination

For project managers and resource schedulers, the benefits of a flowchart include the ability to sequence events and reduce the potential for overburdening team members. Eliminating the unnecessary steps help to save time and resources.

4. Efficiency Increase

Efficiency increases are a significant benefit of flowcharts. The flowchart lists each step necessary to perform a process. The flowchart helps a designer remove unnecessary steps in a process, as well as errors. The flowchart should only include the steps that are requirements to reach the endpoint of the process.

5. Effective Analysis

With the help of flowchart, problem can be analysed in more effective way. It specifically shows what type of action each step in a process requires. Generally, a rectangle with rounded edges defines the beginning or end of the process, a diamond shape shows the point at which a decision is required, and a square block shows an action taken during the process. A flowchart may also include symbols that show the type of media in which data is stored, such as a rectangle with a curved bottom to show a paper document or a cylinder to symbolize a computer hard drive.

6. Problem Solving

Flowcharts break a problem up into easily definable parts. The defined process displayed by the flowchart demonstrates the method of solving a complex problem. A flowchart reduces the chance that a necessary step for solving a problem will be left out because it appears obvious. In this way, it reduces cost and wastage of time.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202638409 on November 21, 2020, 06:00:50 pm

The simplest answer to this question can be just explained in just five points of benefits.  And doesn?t need any explanation for them as they already state what their name means They are given as follows:-

Benefit 1: Improved Communication. Flowchart software empowers entire  teams to collaborate as they create, edit, and analyze flowcharts.

Benefit 2: Visual Clarity.

Benefit 3: Effective Analysis.

Benefit 4: Problem Solving.

Benefit 5: Documentation.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202015407 on November 26, 2020, 10:00:20 pm
A flowchart is used to diagramatically represent the many steps associated with a particular business scenario and/or a business solution in order to facilitate the understanding of a complex system. A flow chart can be understood by the Clients/Stakeholders and the Development and Testing Team alike. The importance of a flow chart is that it encapsulates the functionality of a given system and represents it diagrammatically such that it's easy to understand. The level of detail to be shown will depend on the audience. For instance, the Stakeholders may not need an understanding of the inner working of the system to be developed, however the development team might need a full depth understanding of the same in order to develop the system. The intricacy of the flow diagram needed in this case would be different, the development team would need detailed flow diagram, whereas the Stakeholders would need a less detailed flow diagram pertaining to their needs.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1192167912 on January 18, 2021, 08:21:14 am
Flow charts are pictorial representations of a Program/Software .It is used by professionals in various fields as it helps to visualize the process .It is used to depict both Simple as well as Complex statements into a Chart as it divides the the process for easier understanding.Flow charts can be used in any field to understand the process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202444210 on January 27, 2021, 12:02:02 pm
Flowcharts, as the name describes, are the graphical representation of the step by step procedure of components in a process. They clearly describe what is happening in any given point at any given time. Which drastically decreases the probability of errors. They also help the people easily understand the the Start point, the Process and the End point of the project.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202017407 on January 28, 2021, 07:07:35 pm
Flow Chart:
Flow chart is the pictorial representation of the process.
Flow chart starts from left to right or top bottom.
flow chart describe the process flow.
flow chart has different symbols and arrows.
Flow charts help in minimising the documentation,grab the attention and easily understable.
Flow chart help in simplify the complex process.
Error free documentation is prepared with the help of flow chart.
It also helps in explaining the complex process very easily. 
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1200697404 on March 19, 2021, 03:30:19 pm
Flow charts are an important tool, By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps.

Flowcharts are better way of communicating the logic of a system to all concerned or involved
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1200160509 on May 06, 2021, 10:43:05 pm
Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps. Flow charts may also be used to gather information and data about a process as an aid to decision making or performance evaluation.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1202147611 on May 07, 2021, 12:33:24 pm
A flowchart is a graphical representation of a process or a system that details all the sequence of events required to create an output. This helps one understand the relationship between a particular event and its impacts on a given outcome. It is also commonly known as a flow diagram. Though widely used in the field of software development, flowcharts are also now extensively used by business architects to understand complex business processes and provide the best possible solution

?   Standardizing a process: By documenting a process, a business can standardize it so that it?s always performed in the same, most optimal way, reducing confusion and inefficiency.

?   Training employees: The mapping also provides a standard training document for anyone to learn the process.

?   Improving a process: Once an existing process is mapped, it can be analyzed for bottlenecks and inefficiencies. Business Process Modeling can be used to model a better process.

?   Communication: Mapping provides visualization that may be much easier to understand than narrative text would be. This can help for interpretation and collaboration, either with an internal team or external team or consultants
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1212081703 on June 10, 2021, 03:54:57 pm
In any case, the flow chart shows the overall structure of the process or system, traces the flow of information and work through it, and highlights key processing and decision points. Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1212081803 on June 16, 2021, 01:20:03 pm
flow charts are the diagrammatic representation of the subject matter .

hierachial flowchart
control flowchart are digrammed by the BA
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1210179203 on July 25, 2021, 12:03:14 pm
A process flowchart is a graphical representation of a business process through a flowchart. It?s used as a means of getting a top-down understanding of how a process works, what steps it consists of, what events change outcomes
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1212282002 on July 29, 2021, 12:07:25 pm
A flowchart is a type of diagram that represents the workflow, showing the step by step process (order) involved in the project by connecting with arrows. This representation illustrates a solution model to a given problem and the IT team or Devops team can easily understand the flow of process and this helps in writing the program in a effective manner
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: M.Y.Mahendra Nad on July 31, 2021, 10:54:30 am
Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps. The main use of  picture of the separate steps of a process in sequential order. It is a generic tool that can be adapted for a wide variety of purposes, and can be used to describe various processes, such as a manufacturing process, an administrative or service process, or a project plan.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12105103106 on August 03, 2021, 09:02:26 am
A flow chart helps to visualize the types of processes by illustrating the sequence of activities from start to end. Each diagram includes actions, responsible actors for executing these actions, input and output for each step.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 1212778202 on August 28, 2021, 07:32:40 pm
Flowcharts are one of the effective ways of depicting the flow of set of activities or process. Flowcharts can be done as an initial draft to understand the flow of the business activities. BPMN rules can be also be applied to refine the flowchart with appropriate required practices.

There are certain BPMN elements in use like Events, Activities, Connectors, Swimlanes, Gateways, Blackbox & Whietbox pools, etc.

BPMN 2.0 (Business Process Modelling Notation) is the latest version that is in use.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12110103605 on September 06, 2021, 03:35:15 pm
A flowchart is a diagram depicting a process, a system or a computer algorithm.It is a diagrammatic representation of a solution to a given problem but more importantly,it provides a breakdown of the essential steps to solve the problem
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12111163010 on January 19, 2022, 01:34:29 pm
     When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help to identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data.

  Advantages of flow chart are

1.    Improved Communication. Flowchart software empowers entire teams to collaborate as they create, edit, and analyse flowcharts.
2.    Visual Clarity.
3.    Effective Analysis.
4.    Problem Solving.
5.    Documentation
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12126132607 on February 02, 2022, 11:58:20 am
Flow chart is a diagrammatic representation of a workflow or the process. It gives clear view from where the process is started and where it is ended. It also gives the clear understanding of the process in sequential way i.e. one step after the another. If the flow chart is effective then the process would be become simple to execute in real case scenario. It is widely used in manufacture, administration and the projects.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12125186412 on February 05, 2022, 06:40:51 pm
A flowchart is a graphical illustration of a process that allows its designers to see the inner workings and influences that can have a negative or positive effect on how the system works. Observing the illustration of the process enables you to immediately identify those areas in the mechanism that are functional, versus nonfunctional.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12125186612 on February 10, 2022, 10:01:10 pm
Flowchart is an important tool in the sense that it effectively communicates different steps involved in a process in a sequential way or manner.
It can be used to understand the development and improvement process.
Flowcharts are also called as process flowchart or functional flowchart or business process mapping.
Flowcharts are useful in different fields such as in Academics ( e.g., to understand a scientific process), in Marketing (e.g., to draw strategic plan for sales), in Business (e.g., to develop a business plan), in Manufacturing (e.g., to illustrate manufacturing process or Standard Operating Procedure-SOP), in Engineering (e.g., to represent system flow)
 
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12126132607 on February 11, 2022, 06:45:47 pm
Flow charts are important because

1.) It gives clear picture of process through pictorial representation.
2.) It illustrates the process one by one in sequential way.
3.) It helps to analyze and improve the process.
4.) It helps in easy communication wth clients/stakeholders.
5.) It helps in reducing the time to learn about process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12129160709 on February 12, 2022, 02:53:10 pm
Flow chart name it self indicates which is a flow of process and it will helps in clear understanding because it is always pictorial representation.. Flow chart helps designers to develop stage wise and according priority.. Flow chart always very understandable with less complexity.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12102149610 on February 19, 2022, 06:14:09 pm
Readability is probably the most important aspect of a flowchart. As the diagrammatic representation of a process, the flowchart aims to offer a visual description of a process to help us understand what is going on. However flowcharts can get a bit out of control and you can end up with something so complicated that it defeats the purpose of having one.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12217204101 on February 22, 2022, 02:29:02 pm
One of the major advantages of flowcharts is the ability to graphically represent business process models to analyze, improve and automate current processes. Flowcharts can help an individual to draw the process model in such a manner that it shows every step of a process in a clear and explicit manner.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12130164810 on April 16, 2022, 02:17:51 am
Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps.

The following are the benefits that flowchart can effect:
1. Visual Clarity.
2. Instant Communication.
3. Effective Coordination.
4. Efficiency Increase.
5. Effective Analysis.
6. Problem-Solving.
7. Proper Documentation.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12117192212 on April 28, 2022, 11:43:11 pm
Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of process. By providing a graphical representation, they help project team to identify the different elements of a process understand the interrelationship among the various steps.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12208202501 on May 14, 2022, 04:29:29 pm
Flowchart is a diagram representing a process, a system or a computer algorithm. It is a diagrammatic representation of the solution given problem. It breaks down into essential steps to solving problem.
Flowchart can help us to identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer a bigger picture of the process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12103112907 on May 16, 2022, 12:46:08 pm
Flowcharts is a diagrammatic representation with outlining the separate steps of a process in sequential order using with symbols. And it is diagrammatic representation of the solution to be given problem. When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help you identify its essential steps of the flow.

Readability is probably the most important aspect of a flowchart.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12215203601 on May 16, 2022, 06:18:55 pm
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help us to identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organizes the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12121168210 on May 16, 2022, 08:41:35 pm
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc

Flowcharts are used in designing and documenting simple processes or programs. Like other types of diagrams, they help visualize what is going on and thereby help understand a process, and perhaps also find less-obvious features within the process, like flaws and bottlenecks
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12219237003 on June 07, 2022, 03:03:20 pm
it helps to understand the exact logical flow of functionality which helps the developer to implement the correct logic through coding at the same time it makes the key stakeholder understand the functional requirements better way
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12219239203 on June 08, 2022, 04:38:41 pm
Flow charts help programmers develop the most efficient coding because they can clearly see where the data is going to end up. Flow charts help programmers figure out where a potential problem area is and helps them with debugging or cleaning up code that is not working.
The purpose of a flowchart is to document non-structured code. These days, it is never important, or even necessary, to draw a flowchart.Each flow chart is concerned with one particular process or system. Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12205210102 on July 02, 2022, 11:01:39 am
Lack of transparency is one of the main reasons for project failures whether it is clear domain knowledge for particular activities or irregular path which is not properly maintained from start to end.

Flowchart play an important role in project management which helps in improving the workflow efficiency and makes the project transparent. it helps in visualizing all types of processes and workflows in a project.

By using a flowchart to visually document the project, we can:
1)Illustrate the sequence of activities required for completing the project.
2)Highlight possible work flow issues
3)Finding out the areas where efficiency, quality or performance can be improved
4)Show high volumes of information on a single screen which allows us to handle large amounts of information
5)Assign different color schemes to different activities and processes thereby easing the interpretation of work.

Once the flowchart is completed, it is ready to help the project manager and team to analyze, edit, and implement specific project plans and objectives.

In other words, a flowchart is a graphical helper, designed to visualize the sequence of steps to follow during the project management process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12223255405 on July 02, 2022, 07:06:57 pm
Flow chart: Its the pictorial representation of the process. Its a visual representation of the process. It is easy to visualize the process rather than describing in words. It allows you to layout complex set of data into easier understandable format.
Uses of flow chart: Plan a project
                            Document the process flow
                            Manage workflow
                            Auditing a process
                            Mapping computer algorithms.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12205247103 on July 06, 2022, 05:54:08 pm
Flow charts are the graphical/pictorial representation of steps to be followed or will be followed during the process. It is made to understand or explain the process easily and in one glance.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12217236302 on July 13, 2022, 02:39:33 pm
Flow chart are important while designing and planning a process, it  can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type.
it is the visual representation of the flow of data, or activity in the given boundary and allows us to understand in the form of diagram pictures and graph.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12209252104 on July 18, 2022, 02:25:17 pm
Flowcharts: Flow charts represent the measure of the effort or the process which is order of steps to be carried out. Flowcharts display the actions, conclusion points, forking loops, similar paths, contributions, yields? It uses a exemplary called SIPOC, Supplier-Input-Process-Output-Customer, or the COPIS, Customer-Output-Process-Input-Supplier, exemplary. For instance, in the car manufacturing industry, the supplier delivers the raw materials as the input, the process manufactures the car which is the output and is used by the customer. The customer delivers the response which helps in refining the procedure and in turn the raw materials superiority from the contractors. The workflow rationality and the occurrence helps in predictable financial worth for conformance and non-conformance effort to bring the wanted production which in turn aids in guessing the rate of quality.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12209232002 on August 02, 2022, 04:25:01 pm
A flowchart not only helps you visualize all types of processes and work flows in a project, but also provides a shared language that improves team orientation.

But there?s more.

By using a flowchart to visually document your project, you can:

Illustrate the sequence of activities required for its completion
Highlight possible work flow issues
Find out about areas where efficiency, quality or performance can be improved
Show high volumes of information on a single screen thus allowing you to handle large amounts of information
Assign different color schemes to different activities and processes, easing their interpretation
Also, another good news is that project management flowcharts generally are easy to create.

Just use a standardized collection of symbols and shapes to view each step of the project, then connect them with arrows indicating the direction of the work flow.

Once completed, the flowchart is ready to help the project manager and team to analyze, edit, and implement specific project plans and objectives.

In other words, a flowchart is a graphical helper, designed to visualize the sequence of steps to follow during the project management process.

With this guide running, the project team will know what comes next and the process can run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Why use a project management process flowchart?
The purpose of any flowchart is to help to visualize the required steps, which is especially useful when managing a project.

Each diagram includes actions, who is responsible for executing those actions and the inputs and outputs for each step.

Furthermore, in some cases, the flowchart may also include a record of all project documents and other materials needed to perform the actions.

L?obiettivo del diagramma di flusso ? la chiarezza e la trasparenza.

The goal of the flowchart is clarity and transparency.

The wording used must be simple and free of unnecessary or expert jargon; the steps must be clear to everyone, whatever their level of specialization and knowledge.

For the same reason, already at the beginning of the project a consistent agreement must be found on how to ?build? a flowchart: for example, a square shape always represents an action, a hexagon the end point, a diamond a decision, etc.

Shapes themselves thus provide information about the stage of the process, and a single glance can tell the reader what kind of operation is taking place at a precise point.

The same applies to colors: these can be used, for example, to determine resources.

Whatever encoding is agreed upon, it will also be necessary to add a legend to the flowchart to identify the meaning of each shape and color, so as to avoid any kind of misunderstanding.

Once the flowchart has mapped the steps in each phase of the project and assigned ownership of responsibilities, everyone can fully understand their role and how they contribute to the whole.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12212216902 on August 03, 2022, 03:04:38 pm
One reason for the popularity of flowcharts is that they make it easier for users to communicate how they plan to implement business requirements for a new process or application. They also help you analyze a process from start to finish. That way, you can help ensure you don?t forget to account for steps covering critical inputs, outputs, and procedures.

Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12208195301 on August 04, 2022, 10:32:22 am
A flowchart helps to visualize all types of processes and work flows in a project & alos provides a shared language that improves team orientation.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12230256704 on August 06, 2022, 07:16:04 am
Flow charts are pictorial representations of a Program/Software.
It is used by professionals in various fields as it helps to visualize the process.
It is used to depict both Simple as well as Complex statements into a Chart as it divides the process for easier understanding.
Flow charts can be used in any field to understand the process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12217235602 on August 06, 2022, 11:50:23 am
Flowcharts help us to identify essential steps in designing and planning a process and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12202253104 on August 06, 2022, 02:26:23 pm
A data flow diagram describes how information is shared (routed) through the various elements of your system. IT provides you with information as to the various types for objects these elements will send and/or receive as the system is running. This will result, at design time, in decisions on the communication mechanisms, interfaces, operations, etc. In UML, data flows can be represented as parts of sequence diagrams or activity diagrams.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12230256704 on August 06, 2022, 03:59:37 pm
Flow charts are pictorial representations of a Program/Software. It is used by professionals in various fields as it helps to visualize the process. It is used to depict both Simple as well as Complex statements into a Chart as it divides the process for easier understanding. Flow charts can be used in any field to understand the process.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12228258603 on August 10, 2022, 11:27:14 am
A flowchart is a diagram depicting a process, a system or a computer algorithm. It is a diagrammatic representation of the solution to a given problem but, more importantly, it provides a breakdown of the essential steps to solving the problem.
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc.
Title: Re: What is Importance of flow chart
Post by: 12221277305 on August 11, 2022, 01:56:02 pm
A flowchart is a picture of the separate steps of a process in sequential order. It is a generic tool that can be adapted for a wide variety of purposes, and can be used to describe various processes, such as a manufacturing process, an administrative or service process, or a project plan.
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Post by: 12221266404 on August 11, 2022, 05:42:59 pm
The name itself says about it, flow of the process in a step by step sequential  procedure
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Post by: 12223223904 on August 13, 2022, 02:42:21 pm
Flow Chart helps to understand the exact logical flow of functionality.
Which helps the developer to understand and implement the correct logic through coding
Also, it makes the key stakeholder understand the functional requirements better way.
Flow chat gives more clarity in development and which help to improve speed with less error and save cost.

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Post by: 12202217304 on August 18, 2022, 10:56:30 am
Flowcharts helps you understand the flow of a process visually. It is a visual diagram with texts and symbols and helps you understand the flow of actions to be carried out.
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Post by: 12214265305 on August 18, 2022, 02:39:44 pm
The major benefit of flowchart in business analysis is the ability to graphically represent business process models to analyze, improve and automate current processes. Flowcharts can help a private to draw the process model in such a manner that it shows every step of a process in a clear and explicit manner.
Flowcharts are visual diagrams that use symbols to stipulate the separate steps of a process in sequential order. they're a tool that business users and programmers rely on for various purposes.
Some benefits of flow chart are - Easy to form , Communication becomes effective and straightforward to understand, Mistakes are often easily identified, Analysis becomes effective, Synthesis becomes effectual, Debugging becomes possible, Logics are often easily interpreted.
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Post by: 12210219503 on August 18, 2022, 03:12:23 pm
A flowchart is a graphical representation of a process or a system that details all the sequence of events required to create an output. This helps one understand the relationship between a particular event and its impacts on a given outcome. It is also commonly known as a flow diagram. Though widely used in the field of software development, flowcharts are also now extensively used by business architects to understand complex business processes and provide the best possible solution.
Sometimes it is more effective and easier to present something visually than through words. That is the essence of what flowcharts do for us when we use it in the Business Architecture. Flowcharts can explain highly complex business processes with symbols and text which are a lot easier to comprehend and digest quickly by a wider audience. Here are some of the more salient reasons to use flowcharts:
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Post by: 12212290205 on August 19, 2022, 01:39:56 pm
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc.
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Post by: 12221283105 on August 19, 2022, 01:50:14 pm
The flowchart shows the complete flow of the system through symbols and diagrams. It is important because it makes the system easy to understand for developers and all concerned people.

Also, it is for stakeholders to understand the functional requirements in a better way.
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Post by: pradip on August 19, 2022, 09:45:33 pm
A flowchart is a type of diagram that represents an algorithm, workflow or process, showing the steps as boxes of various kinds, and their order by connecting them with arrows. This diagrammatic representation illustrates a solution model to a given problem.

1. Graphical format makes them easy to read and understand, even by non-technical team members.
2. Allows for a team to document current processes as well as future processes.
3.Can be created at varying levels of detail depending on the project phase and purpose
4.Can be leveraged for other analysis techniques, such as use cases
5. Allows a team to identify potential problem areas where a process is known to break and therefore may lead to process and system
   improvements
6. Can serve as a valuable training and communication tool
7.Can show parallel processes by function (i.e. swim lanes)
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Post by: 12221283105 on August 20, 2022, 10:01:43 am
The flowchart shows the complete flow of the system through symbols and diagrams. It is important because it makes the system easy to understand for developers and all concerned people.

Also, it is for stakeholders to understand the functional requirements in a better way.
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Post by: 12212290205 on August 20, 2022, 10:22:11 am
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc
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Post by: Akshay Illurkar on August 20, 2022, 02:30:33 pm
When designing and planning a process, flowchart can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type. e.g. process, decision, data.
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Post by: 12228280605 on August 22, 2022, 05:35:13 pm
From business analysis point of view, flowchart helps in "visual representation of the sequential flow and control logic of an application or software. Flowcharts are a non-UML process modeling tool often employed by business analysts.

Flowcharts have several important benefits, including:

* Graphical format makes them easy to read and understand, even by non-technical team members.
* Allows for a team to document current processes as well as future processes.
* Can be created at varying levels of detail depending on the project phase and purpose
* Can be leveraged for other analysis techniques, such as use cases
* Allows a team to identify potential problem areas where a process is known to break and therefore may lead to process and system
   improvements
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Post by: 12221282305 on August 24, 2022, 04:30:10 pm
When planning and arranging a prepare, flowcharts can assist you recognize its fundamental steps and at the same time offer the bigger picture of the method. It sorts out the errands in chronological arrange and recognize them by sort, e.g. handle, choice, information, etc.
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Post by: 12206293705 on August 25, 2022, 04:35:24 pm
Flow chart will help you to know flow of the work and how the work has to be done
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Post by: 12201188601 on August 25, 2022, 11:43:42 pm
Flowchart shows complete flow of system through symbols and diagrams. It is important, because it makes the system easy to understand for developers and all concerned people. It is easy to understand the process just by looking at it even for the laymen.
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Post by: 12228281605 on August 26, 2022, 12:57:25 pm
Flowcharts are the pictorial representation of program.
Flowcharts are a means to help design a program and figure
out what the program need to do how to do it before you sit
down to code.
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Post by: 12205209702 on August 27, 2022, 09:35:08 am
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc.
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Post by: 12224218101 on August 31, 2022, 07:22:35 pm
Flow charts are an important tool for the improvement of processes. By providing a graphical representation, they help project teams to identify the different elements of a process and understand the interrelationships among the various steps
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Post by: 12225301906 on September 01, 2022, 03:58:29 pm
flowchart is aa diagram which describe a process of system or algorithm. flow chart can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. it organize the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type.
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Post by: 12202223104 on September 02, 2022, 11:47:35 am
Flowcharts can help an individual to draw the process model in such a manner that it shows every step of a process in a clear and explicit manner.
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Post by: 12203218202 on September 02, 2022, 02:54:59 pm
In any project, to make people or team member understand the main cause and the following sub-cause of the project, we need to show a flow chart that depicts the overall understanding of the project. It is a pictorial format, which becomes easy to grasp.
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Post by: 12218304606 on September 07, 2022, 07:00:37 pm
A flow chart is a pictorial representation of sequence of activities connected to each other through arrows with decision boxes and data boxes. They are used to represent/communicate complex processes in clear and easy-to-understand diagrams.
Some of the common uses of flowcharts include:
-    Planning a new project
-    Documenting a process
-    Modeling a business process
-    Managing workflow
-    Auditing a process
-    Mapping computer algorithms
-    Data management
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Post by: Wilson Allen on September 08, 2022, 12:13:59 pm
Flow chart helps in understanding the flow of the application. From looking at the flow chart we can make use cases and test cases as well. It also help in building data management flow.
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Post by: 12207348707 on September 09, 2022, 11:57:33 am
Flowcharts are the pictorial representation of program.
Flowcharts are a means to help design a program and figure
out what the program need to do how to do it before you sit
down to code.
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Post by: 12221275205 on September 15, 2022, 03:58:04 pm
Flow chart is a  pictorial representation.
Gives visual Clarity.
One of the biggest benefits of a flowchart is the tool's ability to visualize multiple progresses and their sequence into a single document.
Stakeholders throughout an organization can easily understand the workflow while finding out which step is unnecessary and which progress should be improved.
Advantages Of Using FLOWCHARTS:
•   Communication: Flowcharts are better way of communicating the logic of a system to all concerned or involved.
•   Effective analysis: With the help of flowchart, problem can be analysed in more effective way therefore reducing cost and wastage of time.
•   Proper documentation: Program flowcharts serve as a good program documentation, which is needed for various purposes, making things more efficient.
•   Efficient Program Maintenance: The maintenance of operating program becomes easy with the help of flowchart. It helps the programmer to put efforts more efficiently on that part
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Post by: 12116197312 on September 16, 2022, 01:39:10 pm
Benefit of flowcharts is that they show the activities that are involved in a project, including decision points, parallel paths, branching loops, and the overall sequence of processing by mapping operational details. A basic flowchart can help a project manager especially during the planning phase.
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Post by: 12227345606 on September 16, 2022, 11:30:07 pm

Flow chart describes end to end flow of particular activity. It provides us the basic flow of any project. It also gives sequential steps of any project along with basic and alternative flow.
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Post by: 12223224004 on September 17, 2022, 03:27:58 pm
The flow chart is a graphical representation of the system to be. flow chart plays an important role while starting the project.
it helps the IT team to understand what the system is going to be and how it is goings to work. so it became easy for developers to work accordingly and it helps to prioritize things and give them importance. the flow chart shows the flow of the system which things going to work and how the entire system will work.
so it becomes easy for stakeholders to get understand the process of the system.
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Post by: 12226232702 on September 19, 2022, 04:38:56 pm
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc
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Post by: 12217204701 on September 20, 2022, 08:10:02 am
A Flowchart is a diagram that graphically represents the structure of the system, the process flow, algorithm, or the sequence of steps and decisions to be made. For easy depiction various symbols are used (specific shapes and graphic symbols) which are linked by lines and directional arrows. The most commonly known shapes are rectangle or box, rounded box, diamond, circle.
Flowchart is a convenient way to observe the follow the process from beginning to end, it lets improve the work of process, highlight the key elements and detach not essential or even excessive steps. The Flowcharts can represent different levels of detail: High-Level Flowchart, Detailed Flowchart, and Deployment or Matrix Flowchart. They are incredibly useful for programmers when developing the programs of any complexity and on any high level language.
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Post by: 12221242902 on September 20, 2022, 08:13:19 pm
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organizes the tasks in chronological order and identifies them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc.
By using a flowchart to visually document your project, you can:

Illustrate the sequence of activities required for its completion
Highlight possible workflow issues
Find out about areas where efficiency, quality, or performance can be improved
Show high volumes of information on a single screen thus allowing you to handle large amounts of information
Assign different color schemes to different activities and processes, easing their interpretation
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Post by: 12202326007 on September 20, 2022, 08:20:10 pm
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help us to identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc
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Post by: 12214261904 on September 21, 2022, 03:41:19 pm
When designing and planning a process, flowcharts can help you identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the bigger picture of the process. It organises the tasks in chronological order and identify them by type, e.g. process, decision, data, etc.
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Post by: 12227345706 on September 22, 2022, 11:23:01 pm
Flowcharts are the pictorial representation of program.
Flowcharts are a means to help design a program and figure
out what the program need to do how to do it before you sit
down to code.
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Post by: 12212294605 on September 23, 2022, 10:58:39 am
Flowchart can helps to identify its essential steps and simultaneously offer the big picture of the process.
It organize the tasks in order and identify by the type of data
Flowchart can helps the programmers and developers to understand the potential problem area, where the data ends, Helps in debugging.