Value-Stream Mapping for Manufacturing
Value Stream Mapping is a Lean Manufacturing tool that use a flow diagram to document in great detail every step of a manufacturing process. Many organizations use value stream mapping as a key portion of their lean efforts. This graphical representation of a process is a powerful tool that helps in the diagnosis of process efficiency and allows companies to develop improved processes. Many lean practitioners use Value Stream Mapping as a fundamental tool to identify waste, cut process cycle times, and implement process improvement.
Pic.1 Value stream map (VSM).
This sample VSM flowchart shows the value stream in a manufacturing, production control and shipping processes.
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In any unclear situation create a workflow diagram. Workflow diagrams help to understand processes, find bottlenecks and fix the process. When you create workflow diagram using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software you are able to focus on thinking, not drawing, that makes you as effective as possible.
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UML Apartment Plan. This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the UML Class Diagram library of the Rapid UML Solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
This sample show the detailed plan of the apartment and is used by building companies, design apartments, real estate agencies, at the buying / selling of the realty.
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SWOT analysis is an effective method of business planning, the question is how to do it. The most obvious way is to make a SWOT analysis in a Word document, which is not very convenient. Luckily, you can use software like ConceptDraw DIAGRAM that has features and templates made especially for SWOT analyzing.
A SWOT Analysis is a manager's means of the strategic planning. It is used to define and classify considerable internal moments (strengths and weaknesses) and external forces (opportunities and threats) a business faces. You can use ConceptDraw MINDMAP to determine and organize factors utilized for SWOT analysis, and represent them in the SWOT matrix using ConceptDraw DIAGRAM. Using mind maps empowers you to explore and rank a lot of data engaged for SWOT analysis as well as recognize the relations between various pieces of information.
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Using ConceptDraw quality mind maps is a perfect addition to quality visualization in your company.
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The Total Quality Management Diagram solution helps your organization visualize business and industrial processes. Create Total Quality Management diagrams for business process with ConceptDraw software.
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Users can create Value Stream Mapping Presentations using presentation mode in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.
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Use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with Value Stream Mapping solution to create your own VSM diagrams.
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This sample shows the Flowchart that displays the process of the achievement the consensus, in other words solving for the acceptable solution.
This Flowchart has start point. The rectangles on it represent the steps of the process and are connected with arrows that show the sequence of the actions. The diamonds with yes/no shows the decisions. The Flowcharts are widely used in marketing, business, analytics, government, politics, engineering, architecture, science, manufacturing, administration, etc.
Picture: Example Basic Flowchart. Flowchart Examples
Activity Network and Project Evaluation and Review Technique, or PERT, charts are a way of documenting and analyzing the tasks in a project.
This diagram is constructed as part of the process in creating a schedule of corrective actions. The Activity Network Chart (PERT) shows the logical connections and consequence of tasks to be performed. It displays the time period for problem solving and the implementation of all activities through the critical path.
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Accounting Data Flow from the Accounting Flowcharts Solution visually describes the financial accounting process, shows the accumulated information about transactions and events for creating the balance sheet and the final income statement.
Accounting Flowcharts Solution contains also a wide variety of templates and samples that you can use as the base for your own Accounting Flowcharts of any complexity.
Picture: Accounting Data Flow from the Accounting Flowcharts Solution