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Value Stream Mapping

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Value stream mapping solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with templates, samples and vector stencils for drawing the Value Stream Maps (VSM) in lean manufacturing practice. Read more
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Lean Value Stream Map

Lean Manufacturing tool is a new Value Stream Mapping solution found in the ConceptDraw Solution Park. 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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Value Stream Mapping Symbols

VSM symbols are the best for a production process designing. The entire Value Stream Mapping method uses a graphical representation of the manufacturing process, factors' pros and cons, that all stakeholders can easily understand. Value Stream Mapping is a graphical technique that provides possibilities to improve analysis of a manufacturing process, at the stage of the transferring information or materials that required to deliver a product or service to the customer. Read more

Value Stream Mapping for the Lean Office

Value Stream Mapping for the lean office is a tool that uses a flow diagram to document in great detail every step of a manufacturing process. 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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Value-Stream Mapping for Manufacturing

Create value stream maps - for value stream analysis and value stream management, material and information flow mapping, using our quick start templates included with ConceptDraw. Read more

Value Stream Management

The Value Stream Mapping solution found in the ConceptDraw Solution Park continues to extend the range of ConceptDraw PRO v9 into a business graphics tool that can be used to document processes in any organization. Read more

Sections of the Value Stream Map

The Value Stream Mapping solution extends ConceptDraw PRO software with a new library that contain vector objects, samples and templates. Read more

Value Stream Diagram

The new Value Stream Mapping solution found in the ConceptDraw Solution Park continues to extend the range of ConceptDraw PRO into a business graphics tool. Read more

Value Stream Mapping Template

Use ConceptDraw PRO extended with Value Stream Mapping solution for document processes with professional designed Value Stream Mapping template. Read more

What is Value Stream Mapping?

Value stream maps (VSM) are an essential tool for organizations applying Lean methods. Read more

Quality Engineering Diagrams

Create Quality Engineering Diagrams (value stream maps) - for value stream analysis and value stream management, material and information flow mapping, using our quick start templates included with ConceptDraw. Read more

Best Value Stream Mapping mac Software

Create value stream maps - for value stream analysis and value stream management, material and information flow mapping, using our quick start templates included with ConceptDraw. Read more

Value Stream Mapping Examples

ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software supplied with Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is ideal for drawing Value Stream Maps and includes variety of value stream mapping examples. Read more