Value Stream Mapping
Value Stream Maps visualize for a manufacturing plant the material and information flow required to deliver a product or service to customers. They are used in lean manufacturing methodology to identify and analyze the process steps and improve available opportunities. The new Value Stream Mapping solution found in the ConceptDraw Solution Park continues to extend the range of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM opportunities. It turns it into a business graphics tool perfect to document processes in any organization.
After reviewing the production steps on the map, the company can identify the handoff steps and strives to eliminate them. In most, these are defects or overproduction leading to wasteful spending on the raw materials and storage of the useless inventory. In software development, VSM helps reveal inefficiencies, reduce the number of steps, eliminate the need for rework. It helps to identify delays occurred for different reasons and waste befell from lack of internal documentation or partially completed work. Typically, the non-completed work includes the frozen money and requires more money and additional efforts to be finished, and don't bring profit.
Example 1. Value Stream Mapping in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
The powerful drawing tools, samples, template, and library of predesigned vector elements from the Value Stream Mapping Solution will help facilitate the value stream mapping process and analysis of information flows.
Example 2. Value Stream Mapping Diagram
This Value Stream Mapping sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software using the tools of the Value Stream Mapping Solution. An experienced user spent 20 minutes creating this sample.
Use the Value Stream Map Solution for value stream mapping and for successful creating your own professional-looking Value Stream Maps.
All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying, or converting to a variety of formats (PDF file, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and many more graphic formats) from the ConceptDraw STORE. The Value Stream Map Solution is available for all ConceptDraw DIAGRAM users.