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Manufacturing and maintenance solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with illustration samples, templates and vector stencils libraries with clip art of packaging systems, industrial vehicles, tools, resources and energy. Read more
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How Do Fishbone Diagrams Solve Manufacturing Problems

How do Fishbone diagrams solve manufacturing problems? Fishbone diagrams are successfully used in various fields of industries and manufacturing to analyze the set of possible causes and their effects. Fishbone diagram provides a process to clearly define the “Effect” and then puts you to thinking about the possible causes, based on the categories of common problems in manufacturing. ConceptDraw PRO application extended with Fishbone Diagrams solution lets you construct Fishbone diagrams and represent globally recognized standards for manufacturing 6 Ms and 8 Ms. Read more

Create a Value Stream Map

Use ConceptDraw PRO software extended with Value Stream Mapping solution to create your own VSM diagrams. Read more

Learn how to create a current state value stream map

Value Stream Mapping solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with templates, samples and vector shapes for drawing the current state value stream maps. Read more

How to Make a Timeline

Timeline is a type of diagram which illustrates the series of events in a chronological order on a linear timescale. How to make a timeline? It is convenient to use a modern powerful software. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Timeline Diagrams solution from the Management area is exactly what you need. Read more
"Value Stream Mapping (VSM):
– Special type of flow chart that uses symbols known as "the language of Lean" to depict and improve the flow of inventory information. ...
Value Stream Mapping ...
Provide optimum value to the customer through a complete value creation process with minimum waste in:
– Design (concept to customer);
– Design (concept to customer);
– Build (order to delivery);
– Sustain (in-use through life cycle to service)." [courses.washington.edu/ie337/Value_Stream_Mapping.pdf]
This sample Value Stream Map shows how customer value is created in the steps of manufacturing, production control, and shipping processes.
This VSM example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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Project Timeline

Project timeline is a type of chart which allows visually represent the chronology of works for the project, placing the key points of the project (milestones) on a timescale. You need to make professional looking project timeline? Create it with ConceptDraw PRO! ConceptDraw PRO extended with Timeline Diagrams Solution from the Management Area is the best timeline diagrams software Read more
"Value Stream Map (VSM)
1. A tool used to improve a process by identifying added value and eliminating waste.
2. A process map that follows the value creation process.
A. “strap yourself to the product (or service) and see where you go”
3. A process map with data added.
A. Times: processing, wait, cycle.
B. Quality: number of rejects.
C. Inventory.
D. Resources.
1) Number of people.
2) Space.
3) Distance traveled.
E. Whatever else is useful for analyzing the process." [ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-660j-introduction-to-lean-six-sigma-methods-january-iap-2012/lecture-notes/MIT16_660JIAP12_1-6.pdf]
This sample VSM flowchart shows the value stream in a manufacturing, production control and shipping processes.
This value stream mapping diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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Managing the task list

Four lessons explaining how to manage your task list in a Gantt chart. You will learn how to adjust your Gantt chart view, how to add/delete tasks or subtasks, how to change tasks hierarchy, how to show/hide subtasks. Read more

Value Stream Maps Visualize

ConceptDraw Value Stream Maps visualize for a manufacturing plant the material and information flow. Read more

Management Diagrams, Matrixes, Organizational Charts, decision making, scheduling, thinking ideas, problem solving, business planning, company organizing, SWOT analysis Management

This solution extends ConceptDraw PRO v9 and ConceptDraw MINDMAP v7 with Management Diagrams and Mind Maps (decision making, scheduling, thinking ideas, problem solving, business planning, company organizing, SWOT analysis, preparing and holding meetings Read more
Management Diagrams, Matrixes, Organizational Charts, decision making, scheduling, thinking ideas, problem solving, business planning, company organizing, SWOT analysis
"Value stream mapping is a lean management principle used to analyze and design the flow of materials and information required to bring a product or service to a consumer. Pioneered by Henry Ford in the 1920s, perfected by Toyota. At Toyota, it is known as "material and information flow mapping". It can be applied to nearly any value chain. ...
Value stream mapping has supporting methods that are often used in Lean environments to analyze and design flows at the system level (across multiple processes).
Although value stream mapping is often associated with manufacturing, it is also used in logistics, supply chain, service related industries, healthcare, software development, product development, and administrative and office processes." [Value stream mapping. Wikipedia]
This value stream map template explains the meanings of the VSM design elements.
This Value stream map template for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software is included in the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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Timeline Examples

ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software offers the Timeline Diagrams solution from the Management area which is rich for the timeline examples, samples, templates and ready-to-use vector shapes. Read more

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Timeline Diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw PRO diagramming software with samples, templates and libraries of specially developed smart vector design elements of timeline bars, time intervals, milestones, events, today marker, legend, and many other elements with custom properties, helpful for professional drawing clear and intuitive Timeline Diagrams. Use it to design simple Timeline Diagrams and designate only the main project stages, or highly detailed Timeline Diagrams depicting all project tasks, subtasks, milestones, deadlines, responsible persons and other description information, ideal for applying in presentations, reports, education materials, and other documentation. Read more
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