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Software for Value Stream Mapping


Many software packages are available to assist or automate the mapping process. At Strategos, we find they have limited usefulness. They are too complex and slow for the original work and inhibit the mapping team. Attention is diverted from the process to the mechanics of the software.  

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This example is from David Sly and prepared on ProPlanner. ProPlanner is a process planning and engineering solution to Create, Document, Manage and Access detailed manufacturing process information.

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The Strategos Guide To Value Stream and Process Mapping goes far beyond symbols and arrows. In over 163 pages it tells the reader not only how to do it but what to do with it. More info...

Strategos Guide to Value Stream & Process Mapping