What It Is Used For
- To visually show the steps in a process.
When to Use It
- To understand a process.
- To document a process.
- To understand how the steps in a process relate to each other.
- To help identify process steps and decisions points that can be eliminated or improved.
- The detail that should be put into a flowchart depends on how it will be used.
- A flowchart that will be used as a training document needs much more detail than one used for workflow analysis purposes.