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State Comparisons

Your Swim Lane Cross Functional Flowchart template (FunctionalFlow.xlsx)
and Value Stream Mapping template (VSM.xlsx)

allow you to simply click a button to Import Old State Comparison Data to compare side-by-side answers to the question:

"How much better is our new proposed state vs. the way we've been doing things?"

Value Stream Map

Cross Functional Flowchart


Things to notice


Your Systems2win templates are designed to make it truly easy for you to:

  1. Start out by making a simple flowchart drawing and then, when you're ready...
  2. Enter data to easily analyze the effects of proposed changes
Old State comparison data

How to use your

Import Old State Comparison button

  1. Make sure that the other sheet is displaying the Scenario that you want to import, and its data has been recalculated
  2. Click the 'Import Old State Comparison Data' button

    (in the Systems2win menu in the Excel Ribbon bar)

  3. Recalculate

For Value Stream Mapping analysis, it is so convenient to use Excel's Freeze Panes feature, that allows you to easily position your new and old state data right beside each other for easy comparison.

value stream analysis - compare old state

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