Performance by Kevin McManus

ISE magazine's monthly column about performance (June 2021)

Building a value stream atlas

Of all Lean tools, the value stream map has become my favorite. Perhaps this is because I have strong visual communication preferences. Maybe value stream maps help appease both the industrial and systems engineer in me, providing both micro and macro views of the pipeline between supplier and customer. My affection for value stream map may have simpler roots, however.


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