Cross-Functional Flowchart Example: Pizza Place Cross Functional Flowchart

The best way to understand Cross-Functional Flowchart is to look at some examples of Cross-Functional Flowchart and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Cross-Functional Flowchart example below using Visual Paradigm's online Cross-Functional Flowchart tool.

Understanding Cross Functional Flowcharts

Cross functional flowcharts enable you to illustrate how a process flows between departments within an organization. For example, you can depict how a new product is developed within the company, and how the different departments are involved in this process. The fact that you have two dimensions to a cross functional flowchart differentiates it from other flowcharts. Here is the steps listed below for creating a swimlane flowchart:

  1. Identify the different people or job functions involved in the process and list them on the left or above the poster or whiteboard;
  2. List the steps in the process through brainstorming and write them on the post paper;
  3. Discuss these steps one by one, and stick stickers on the appropriate swimming lanes;
  4. Use this result to stimulate discussions on how to improve your workflow.

How to draw a Cross-Functional Flowchart?

Want to create a Cross-Functional Flowchart? Try Visual Paradigm, a top-rated online diagramming software that features all the Cross-Functional Flowchart tool, symbols, examples and templates you needed.

  1. Create a Cross-Functional Flowchart.
  2. Form your Cross-Functional Flowchart by dragging the shapes you need from the palette onto the diagram. Connect them with connector lines.
  3. Save your finished work (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your work into image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your co-workers.

Powerful Online Swimlane Software

VP Online's powerful flowchart tool supports numerous flowchart diagrams. You can use cross-functional flowchart to show the relationship between a business process and the functional units responsible for that process. The cross functional flowchart tool comes with a rich set of cross functional flowchart symbols and features, which helps you create professional flowcharts in a snap. Plus, you can access your flowcharts anywhere because VP Online is entirely cloud based.

VP Online offers a rich set of ready-made cross-functional flowchart templates that make you start quickly. Following are few of them. Click on a template to view it, or click Edit to start editing - no prior registration required! More templates are available in the cross functional flowchart maker.

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