Data Flow Diagram Template

About the Data Flow Diagram Template

  • What is it?

    A data flow diagram maps out the flow of information for a system or process.
  • What’s the purpose?

    The purpose of a data flow diagram is to graphically represent the flow of information for a system.
  • Who uses it?

    Data flow diagrams are used by systems analysts and information systems professionals to document how data moves within a system.
  • Best practices

    Each process should have at least one input and one output; all processes should link to another process or data store; each data store should have at least one data flow in and one data flow out