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You might not realize how much time you spend sharing data and information with your team. But trust me. It’s a lot. And that’s exactly where draw.io can help. draw.io has features that allow you to easily edit and update diagrams to visually convey all that information, so it’s easy to understand, always up-to-date, and quickly accessible to everyone in your organization. 

Here’s just one way draw.io will make life easier for those of you toiling away in the insurance industry:

Data flow diagrams

The insurance game is, among other things, a conduit for massive amounts of raw information. Data flow diagrams are one great way to tame, organize, and share this information with those who need to stay in the know.

Simply put, a data flow diagram (DFD) is a way to map the flow of information for any system or process. Defined symbols and short text labels are combined to show inputs, outputs, and storage points of data as well as the routes between each destination. 

Data flowcharts can be of the simple hand-drawn-on-a-napkin variety, or they can be in-depth, multi-level DFDs that progressively tunnel into the depths of how data is handled. Whether analyzing an existing system or modeling a new one, a DFD can visually express things that defy simple verbal explanations. DFDs have remained popular for years because they work well for both technical and non-technical audiences.

Video proof

But we said that draw.io could make your life easier, so let’s put our money where our mouth is. Here’s how draw.io can make DFD creation a breeze.

And now it’s your turn! Play around with the skills we’ve shown you so far and see what you can come up with.

Custom libraries

Oh, and one more thing. Once you’ve created your masterpiece, you never have to recreate it. Just create a custom library or a custom template for it and have it at the ready whenever you need it (you can even share it with your team in Confluence).

Just the beginning

Of course, Data Flow Diagrams are just one way that draw.io can make life easier in the insurance game. Look for our next posts to learn about Entity Relationship Diagrams and more.

For more information on how draw.io can help find the answers you need, visit our YouTube Channel, or book a free demo to learn more about the limitless possibilities of draw.io!