System Context Diagram Example: Sales Order System

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

What is System Context Diagram?

A context diagram is typically included in a requirements document which are used early in a project to get agreement on the scope under investigation. It must be read by all project stakeholders and thus should be written in plain language, so that the stakeholders can understand items. The objective of the system context diagram is to focus attention on external factors and events that should be considered in developing a complete set of systems requirements and constraints.

How to draw a System Context Diagram?

You can use Visual Paradigm's easy online System Context Diagram tool to create System Context Diagram. To do this:

  1. Create a blank System Context Diagram.
  2. The symbols available are placed on the left of the System Context Diagram editor, under the palette. Drag and drop the System Context Diagram shapes you need onto the diagram and connect them with connectors.
  3. Save your finished work (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access, or to export your diagram as image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your co-workers.

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