Value Stream Mapping Example: Current State Value Stream Map

Description:

This is a Value Stream Map example. It shows how materials and information flow as goods are produced in response to market demand. It helps companies discover how to re-arrange resources for higher efficiency.

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What is Value Stream Mapping?

Value-stream mapping is a lean-management method for analyzing the current state and designing a future state for the series of events that take a product or service from its beginning through to the customer with reduced lean wastes as compared to current map. A value stream focuses on areas of a firm that add value to a product or service, whereas a value chain refers to all of the activities within a company.

How to perform Value Stream Mapping?

Value Stream Maps can be easily created using a quality VSM diagram software like Visual Paradigm Online:

  1. Create a Value Stream Map.
  2. Drag and drop the symbols you need from the palette onto the canvas. Connect them with proper connector lines.
  3. Once your diagram is complete, you can save it (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your work into image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your co-workers.

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