VALUE STREAM MAPPING
Creating Valuable Human Capital to drive Lean through Value Stream Mapping training
Value Stream Mapping is a lean tool that allows us to see the whole ‘end to end’ picture. This tool illustrates how an item or document or material flows through a business process from start to end.
The Current State Map is developed and it shows all the processes, material and information flows. Data on queues, waiting times or inventory are also shown along with all the wastes in the value stream.
A future state map is then developed using future state guidelines to create the future state map.
the required improvements and to re-design your business processes; and to build an implementation plan.
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Value stream mapping is a lean-management method for analyzing the current state and designing a future state for the series of process steps that take a product or service from its beginning through to the customer.
At Toyota, it is known as "material and information flow mapping". It can be applied to nearly any business process ranging from sales & marketing to operations and onto logistics and customer service in an organization...
Benefits of Value Stream Mapping?
Value stream mapping is often used at the outset of a lean program to identify the current process within an organization. These are often knwon as the primary value streams as opposed to the support value streams.
Value stream mapping is used to map information and materials through a business process – it captures real-world information about the value stream like Process Times, queue-lengths, the number of servers or employees at each stage, error rates, work volumes and so on ...
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