A detailed process map is used to thoroughly visualize a process, showing the intricate details of each step, including subprocesses.
What's the purpose?
The goal of a detailed process map is to create the deepest level of understanding of the process you're mapping. It's often used in Six Sigma methodology to identify inefficiencies and waste in a process.
Who uses it?
This type of flowchart is used by anyone who requires a deep understanding of how a process or system works.
To get the most thorough understanding of a process, get the individuals who own each step in the operation to contribute their input.