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The context diagram is a critical element of a Data Flow Diagram (DFD). What happens if the DFD developer neglects to include a data flow in the context diagram? How might you discover the missing flow, and how would you correct the error? Cite two to three pertinent scholarly or trade journal articles in support of your response regarding the DFD process. References must be cited following APA format, according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements . A data-flow diagram (DFD) is a graphic that shows the movement of data between external entities and the processed data within a system (Valacich, 2015). DFD’s can be used as analysis tools to help with identifying procedural redundancies and inefficiencies in gap analysis. If a DFD developer left out a flow, it may be noticed during gap analysis. Correctly inserting the flow may
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