Understanding information flow!
What is Information Flow?
Using information flow process, product managers and product owners can communicate the vision for the product to the entire company before anyone begins working on tactical details.
Here’s some frameworks to use to understand the the information and get it across:
✨ Functional flow diagram
A cross-functional flowchart reveals who does what and when in a grid-like diagram organized into sections. It goes beyond a basic flowchart to show the relationships between functions (such as a stakeholder or department) and phases (such as milestones) in a process.
Templates: Flowchart symbols
Examples: PGR Workflow
✨ Data flow diagram
A data-flow diagram is a way of representing a flow of data through a process or a system. The DFD also provides information about the outputs and inputs of each entity and the process itself.
Templates: Data flow diagram
✨ Data Model
Data models are visual representations of an enterprise’s data elements and the connections between them. By helping to define and structure data in the context of relevant business processes, models support the development of effective information systems.
Templates: Lucidchart- Data Model
Examples: Module Data Mappings