How To create Value Stream Map (VSM)
The new Value Stream Mapping solution found in the ConceptDraw Solution Park continues to extend the range of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM into a business graphics tool that can be used to document processes in any organization. Simply put timeline objects from library and continue to create diagram. After that put it to specific place object that illustrates processes of the production. Many organizations use value stream mapping as a key portion of their lean efforts.
Pic.1 Value Stream Map template.
This Value Stream Map template explains the meanings of the VSM design elements.
This template is contained in the Value Stream Mapping solution from the ConceptDraw Solution Park. It helps you to create VSM diagrams using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software.
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Use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with Value Stream Mapping solution to create your own VSM diagrams.
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While creating flowcharts and process flow diagrams, you should use special objects to define different statements, so anyone aware of flowcharts can get your scheme right. There is a short and an extended list of basic flowchart symbols and their meaning. Basic flowchart symbols include terminator objects, rectangles for describing steps of a process, diamonds representing appearing conditions and questions and parallelograms to show incoming data.
This diagram gives a general review of the standard symbols that are used when creating flowcharts and process flow diagrams. The practice of using a set of standard flowchart symbols was admitted in order to make flowcharts and other process flow diagrams created by any person properly understandable by other people. The flowchart symbols depict different kinds of actions and phases in a process. The sequence of the actions, and the relationships between them are shown by special lines and arrows. There are a large number of flowchart symbols. Which of them can be used in the particular diagram depends on its type. For instance, some symbols used in data flow diagrams usually are not used in the process flowcharts. Business process system use exactly these flowchart symbols.
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Gant Chart is a graphical representation of tasks as segments on a time scale. It helps plan and monitor project development or resource allocation. The horizontal axis is a time scale, expressed either in absolute or relative time.
Picture: Gant Chart in Project Management
Easy charting software comes with beautiful chart templates and examples. This makes it easy to create professional charts without prior experience.
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Any project is a complex system which rarely goes without some problems, even the most minor. But the success of the project mostly depends from the ability effectively solve appearing problems. There are many methods for problem solving, one of the most effective is the use a Fishbone diagram to attack complex problems.
Use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming software with Fishbone Diagrams Solution to attack any complex problems with fishbone diagrams graphic method. Construct Fishbone diagram to help users brainstorm and break down a complex problem.
Picture: Use a Fishbone Diagram to Attack Complex Problems
You need to draw a Functional Flow Block Diagram? You are an artist? Now it doesn't matter. With Block Diagrams solution from the "Diagrams" area for ConceptDraw Solution Park you don't need more to be an artist to design the Functional Flow Block Diagram of any complexity.
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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 DIAGRAM! ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Timeline Diagrams Solution from the Management Area is the best timeline diagrams software
Picture: Project Timeline