A tool that shows the inputs, activities and outputs from a process:
A series of activities aimed at the conversion of inputs into value added outputs:
Often used as a synonym for Flowchart, although some authorities distinguish between the two. Process maps have more detail and include a timeline.
SIPOC stands for "Supplier Inputs Outputs and Customers". A SIPOC Diagram is created during the 'Define' phase of a Six Sigma project to ensure that the Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs and Customers have been identified and are agreed by all the team members.