Information Flow Diagram Example: Organizational Hierarchy Information Flow

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

Information Diagram at a Glance

A customer needs to make an order. Customer first posts the order to the sales department. Customer's order details are then entered into a centralised database which can only be accessed by the warehouse (to make up the order); the goods are handed to the dispatch department with a delivery note attached to them for delivery. On delivery, the customer receives the goods and the delivery note (which are handled by a member of the dispatch department). Sales department creates an invoice which is posted to the customer; the accounts department then assesses a copy of the invoice from the centralised database. Customer is then required to post the payment to the accounts department.

How to draw an Information Flow Diagram?

You can easily create Information Flow Diagram using a quality Information Flow Diagram software like VP Online Diagrams:

  1. Create an Information Flow Diagram.
  2. Drag and drop the symbols you need from the palette onto the diagram. Connect them with proper connector lines.
  3. Once your diagram is complete, you can save it (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.

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