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Value Stream Mapping: 8 Steps to Get You Started

Posted September 30, 2020 in Cutter Business Technology Journal
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Value stream mapping (VSM) is a Lean manufacturing method used to analyze and manage the flow of materials/information/product to be able to bring a product to a customer. This Advisor proposes an eight-step VSM exercise to help team members all get on the same page.
About The Author
Catherine Louis
Catherine Louis is an independent Agile coach and founder of CLL-Group and PoDojo. Her specialties include Agile transitions in the scope of large, multinodal-solution, high-reliability systems, with large teams of several hundred to several thousand R&D employees. Ms. Louis focuses on leadership training, offering a unique Certified Agile Leader workshop based on her experience leading a large (over 2,000 developers) transition from phased-… Read More
Karen Smiley
Karen Smiley is an Agile analytics R&D leader with more than 25 years’ experience developing and managing data-driven scientific applications, systems, and services. Her industrial experience spans the full software-hardware development lifecycle in small startups to large global enterprises. Ms. Smiley and her teams have solved technical problems and improved development processes across the domains of healthcare, steel manufacturing,… Read More
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