Resources are drawn in blue in the above diagram.
An input resource is a resource used or consumed by an activity. Draft documents and parts are examples of input resources.
An output resource reflects what is produced or transformed by an activity. Approved documents and final products are examples of output resources.
Additionality, you can describe support resources, used by activities to transform or produce an output resource. Employees and organization departments are examples of support resources.
Finally, resources can have states. A state indicates how a resource is progressively transformed. For example, a document can have a draft state, an under approval state, and an approved state.
Processes and activites
Activities are drawn in yellow in the above diagram. They describe operations applied on resources, to create or transform a resource.
Processes and activities can be breakdown into a set of more detailed activities, that will explain step by step how the activity is executed. You are not limited to the number of detailed view levels.
Processes can be yours, or external to your company, so that you can modelize your suppliers’ processes and align them with your own processes.
Even if SyReach Process uses its own diagram language, elements are completely configurables.
You’ll be able to:
- use diagram views, that display consistent informations on process modeling, costs simulation, times simulation… and even create your own views,
- customize each resource and activity displayed information.
Diagrams are created in a few clicks. Just drag a resource from the resources catalog, or click to create and activity.
Once your processes grow, you’ll need to reorganize your activities in more breakdown views: Just select activities to group, and use the ‘group’ feature: A new diagram will be created with selected activities, and integrated into your current diagram.