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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #30 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.

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« Reply #31 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.

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #32 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.

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #33 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.

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #34 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.

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #35 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

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #36 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.

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #37 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

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #38 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.

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #39 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.



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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #40 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.

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #41 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.

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #42 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.

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #43 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

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Re: What is Importance of flow chart
« Reply #44 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