You start with a first pass assessment to begin to understand your metrics, flows, and constraints to flow. The critical document to the first pass assessment was producing a rough Value Stream Map to document what you saw in order to communicate it to others. Now, we are going to use it in the second pass and final assessment to finish your value stream map analysis, to see the flow, and reduce the barriers to flow. Continue reading What is the Goal of Value Stream Map Analysis?
Effective businesses operate effective business processes that are a part of an effective management system. For effective business performance you need to avoid these common process mapping mistakes. Continue reading Do You Make the 7 Process Mapping Mistakes?