May 26, 2015

How Process Maps Set the Stage For Change

Process Maps typically help us describe the current state of a whole process, albeit with just a slice. No judgments are made; we're simply describing what we see. Weƒ're not trying to convince anyone of anything. But when we cross the line to advocate for change, we need new types of maps and tools.
May 20, 2015

How to Finish Your Value Stream Map Analysis

How can you use a value stream map so you can begin to propose possible solutions?
August 26, 2013

What Is Business Process Mapping?

Process mapping is about communicating your process to others so that you achieve your management objectives.
August 24, 2013

How to Use Work Flow Diagrams and Rendered Process Maps

Work Flow Diagrams and Rendered Process Maps translate abstract UML symbols of squares and diamonds into graphical images, which tell a more complete story.
August 17, 2013

What Are Swim Lane Process Maps?

Swim Lane Maps show roles, hand-off of information, and responsibilities that help teams work together.
August 14, 2013

Document Maps and Value Stream Maps

Document maps are rich in data detail but can lack activity details. Activity maps or value stream maps provide sufficient details for process improvement, but not as good for process training.
August 3, 2013

What Is a Process Map?

Process maps visually describe the flow of activities of a process and are not limited to a single business department or function.