Applying Workflow Diagrams to Understand the Processes of Task Management


Job management is experienced discipline delivering unique products and services through the creation, development and completion of jobs. Managing jobs is a complex endeavour and many approaches to consider. Some of these range from the APM Human body of Knowledge seventh edition — foundational requirements describing the concepts, features and actions of project supervision; Critical Chain Project Supervision (CCPM) – application of Theory of Limitations to preparing; and Good Six Sigma methodologies based upon the Cynefin framework.

Workflow diagrams can be a useful tool with regards to understanding the processes linked to completing a project. Using a work flow diagram can help you identify potential issues including bottlenecks and roadblocks, even though also aiding you determine how long it should take to finish each activity in your task. It’s important to remember that the purpose of a work diagram is usually not to recommend a set of rigid steps for everyone in your group to follow — instead, it ought to be a flexible document that can be improved as needed during the task lifecycle.