Imagine you are analysing a value stream and instruct your team to create a VSM (Value Stream Map) for any kind of administrative or software development process. When you return a couple of hours later, all you see is a giant flow chart. “That’s not a VSM, that’s a Flow Chart”, you might say. But usually you…
Graphic: 7 types of waste in services/IT
A simple illustration of the 7 types of waste in Lean Services: Overproduction, Handover, Searches/Movement, Overprocessing, Waiting, Backlog, Errors.
Graphic: 7 types of waste in manufacturing
A simple illustration of the 7 types of waste in Lean Manufacturing: Overproduction, Transport, Movement, Overprocessing, Waiting, Inventory, Defects.