The Value Stream Mapping Process

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. Other organizations use value stream mapping as a key portion of their lean efforts.

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Value Stream Maps are used in lean manufacturing methodology to analyze and identify the process improvement opportunities that are available.




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