A graphical representation of a system showing the system’s processes, data stores, and the flows of data into and out of the processes and data stores.
Used by auditors and managers to understand a system and to analyze a system
Depicts a system’s infrastructure.
Depicts the sequence of activities performed as the business events flow through the
Includes the operations process and management context for a system. Labels on flows of data describe the nature of the data but not how the data are
Presents a logical and physical rendering of the who, what, how, and where of information and operations processes.
Processes are labeled with nouns.
Processes are labeled with verbs
Provides a complete picture of a system by combining the physical and logical aspects of
11. Represents what activities the system is performing, but not how, where or by whom.
12. Specifies where, how, and by whom a system’s processes are accomplished.