This video explains when you would use a functional flow diagram. It includes business scenarios that warrant the creation of the diagram and the intended audience.
- Have you ever been in a situation…when something that looks easy is harder than you expected?…We use assumptions, things that we believe to be true…to fill in our gaps of knowledge,…only then realizing what we don't know…once we have to do it ourselves.…Functional Flow Diagrams are one of the most overlooked…of the modelling diagrams because people make assumptions…on how information and activities flow…across and, externally, to and from our organizations.…
When you create a Context Diagram you've established…where your organization fits at the highest level.…Now, we can begin to explore each…of the interactions the organization has.…You look at each individual external entity…and the functions within your organization…that action or support these interactions.…The Functional Flow Diagram is a simple model…showing each functional area, or stakeholder,…internal to your organization and how they interact…in the logical overall flow of work.…
Starting with the external entity initiating the activity…your Functional Flow Diagram will then capture…
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- Using common modeling tools
- Determining when to use a particular modeling diagram
- Avoiding the pitfalls associated with each diagram
- Creating diagrams
- Leveraging key stakeholders