Flowchart Example: Vacuum Robot


This flowchart shows how a vacuum robot is programmed to clean a room or house, and take different actions when corresponding stages occurs. This diagram uses processes, decisions, output and document for demonstration.

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What is Flowchart?

A flowchart is a visual blueprint of a process or workflow. Flowcharts depict the flow of steps in a process. Steps and decision points of a process are linked by directional connectors that show the flow direction. The simple layout makes it easy for anyone to rationally follow through the process from beginning to end.

Usage of Flowchart?

Flowchart is one of the most widely-used diagram in our day-to-day life and here is just a few examples listed as follows:

  • Project Planning - Flowcharts are especially useful in mapping out a new project. Sequences in a project having an order of steps and accompanying decisions are best visually shown by a flowchart.
  • Process Documentation - Having a reference in doing a process makes it easier to replicate results and have the same preferred results every time. This is also important in developing improvements in the process
  • Workflow Management - Integration of a process would be easier as setting standard procedures for processes achieves a consistent and quality desired result.

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