Value Stream Mapping Software
that you won't outgrow
Value stream mapping tools should be easy enough to quickly learn
and should be powerful enough to be worth learning.
Why invest the money and time
to learn value stream mapping software that looks easy at first...
but then you quickly outgrow as you and your team
learn enough to start asking better questions?
Why this value stream mapping sofware?
We answer that question for the Value Stream Mapping template
Value Stream Mapping Tools
to empower your teams
to see waste, and make it visible and obvious to everyone
and to sytematically eliminate waste in ANY process
Value Stream Mapping tools
to Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control your value stream — not just draw it
All of the templates on this page are included in the Lean Toolkit
Value Stream Map template
Easily draw a value stream map in familiar Excel
using the value stream mapping symbols
And when you're ready to analyze and manage your value stream
this is a value stream mapping tool that you won't outgrow
Supply Chain Value Stream Map
Anyone who has attempted to manage a value stream map beyond their own 4 walls knows that the math and charts are different.
Visio wouldn't know the difference — because the symbols are the same —
Again... rather than working late to try to program these different formulas and charts yourself... your Systems2win lean value stream templates come with ALL of the tools that you will never outgrow.
Learn more —
2 Learn Value Stream Mapping
Self-paced learning quiz
With one glance — (when they "bring it back green")
and the supervisor hasn't spent all day training each learner
Takt Time Calculator
Product Family Matrix
aka Product Quantity Product Rounding PQPR Matrix
To identify product families —
You will then create one value stream map per product family,
and then (optionally) use the very powerful features of your Systems2win Value Stream Map template to analyze multiple scenarios for different products or offerings within that Product Family — all on one drawing!
| Value Stream Design Guidelines
Fill-in-the-answer templates to remind your team to ask all of the right questions
to ensure that your team will Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control
Value Stream - Basic Design Guidelines
Questions and online training to design your value stream for stability and flow.
Lean Flow is the primary reason for doing value stream mapping.
Stability is required for flow.
If your goal is anything other than achieving stability and flow,
Value Stream Design - Volume and Mix
Questions and online training to design your value stream to handle variable rates of demand.
All Systems2win guideline questions are equally applicable to production and service value streams.
Value Stream Design - Shared Processes
Questions and online training to optimize shared resources in your value stream.
With training for how to handle several types of shared processes in both production and service environments.
|Value Stream Mapping Team and Event Planning|
Your team leaders can choose from several excellent choices for a
Define Performance Evaluation Criteria and Ideal Profile for each team role
Rather than starting with a blank page...
Value Stream Plan
To manage clearly-defined objectives, goals, measures, responsibilities, and deadlines.
The ideal way to hold people accountable for results
Value Stream Event Planning templates
To plan your Value Stream Mapping Events, use the same familiar suite of templates that you use to launch and manage any type of Process Improvement Team.
If you don't yet own your licensed Sytems2win templates,
In addition to the dozen trial templates that have a 60-trial period,
you also get another dozen free templates — with no expiration.
You can use your new lean management templates for the rest of your career
as our free gift to you.
Hoshin Planning X Matrix
To develop & implement strategic plans and unique competitive advantages
benefiting from input & ownership from all levels of the organization —
Bookmark = LearnVSM
Learn Value Stream Mapping
Self-paced Learning Quiz
We don't want to oversell self-paced learning, because nothing can replace the value of having an experienced (internal or external) consultant to get your team off to a great start — especially if no one on your entire value stream team has ever done value stream mapping before.
But once your team gets established...
whenever a new member joins your team,
are you really going to bring back that consultant for another few weeks of training?
"Bring it back green"
That's when you will truly appreciate the value of your Systems2win self-paced learning quiz.
Whenever a new member joins your value stream team,
you email them the 2LearnVSM.xls template with the instructions to "bring it back green".
The self-paced learning quiz contains questions about value stream mapping,
and has links to online training & videos where the learner can find the answers.
Then when they "bring it back green"...
with one glance, you can have confidence
that you now have a more valuable team member
and you didn't spend your valuable time training them.
When you own this suite of value stream mapping software,
you also own a suite of Lean tools
to drill deeper to better understand the problems revealed by your value stream map,
and a full suite of Lean Leadership tools
to systematically coach your people to actually solve them