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Guide and Best Practices

A turtle diagram is a visual tool used to define individual processes. It helps map out the elements of a process during a process audit. It helps understand the processes under audit in terms of input/output, process owner, responsibilities, resources, measurement, competence, interactions with other processes, methods, and equipment. It is used at any organization that applies ISO standards.

How to Use the Turtle Diagram

  • Use a turtle diagram template from Creately before the analysis. You can use a pre-made template or create one from scratch while collaborating with your team online.
  • What: The first step is to identify what the process is. What does the process under audit do? Start by providing a brief description of the process and its functionality.
  • Inputs & outputs: Then identify the inputs you need to produce the expected results. These may include a collection of resources, equipment, information, etc. After, specify the output of the process.
  • How: Understand how the input is obtained or the steps of the procedure that transforms the inputs into outputs. This should describe the method, work instructions, or the procedure followed to produce the final result (i.e. product).
  • Suppliers & Customers: Who are the suppliers that provide the raw materials? They can be another company, or another department within your own company, or even your colleague. Who are the customers that will consume the output? Customers play an important role as they provide the output requirements.
  • How much: List down the user requirements. This entails what your customers expect from the output; its functionality, dimensions, attributes, etc. Your output requirements combined with the product design defines what your input requirements should be.
  • Who: Who owns and operates the process? Identify the owners and actors of the process.

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