You understand the value of documentation. That’s why you’re reading this. You know that documenting assets and processes is an important step towards building a more efficient, scalable business. But you also know that documentation is like anything else — the better it is, the more useful it is. The good news is that creating excellent documentation is easy. We’ve already discussed writing great process documents. Now we’re going to talk about creating great process diagrams.
There are a lot of reasons why there is value in creating process diagrams. Some processes are just easier to visualize. For some people, a wall of text is impenetrable, but a diagram is crystal clear. Whatever the reason, we know that some things just make more sense when rendered visually.