Learning how to draw flowcharts can become a valuable skill when doing business analysis and re-engineering.
A flowchart can enable the person who understands the process to effectively communicate rules and guidelines using symbols, directional arrows and flow diagrams. Flowcharts have been used for over 50 years to transfer knowledge allow others to understand complex processes logic paths.
Analyzing a flowchart enables the reader to logically follow the sequence of steps, specific rules and paths they should take when certain situations are encountered. More complex flows can be broken down into basic procedural maps and then connected together. This can help the reader visualize and follow the entire process by linking the smaller processes together.