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Value Stream Mapping
Value Stream Mapping
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What is a Value Stream?

Compared to most ways of thinking about process, the value stream concern is "how we create and deliver value" rather than "how we do things".

It seems everyone in the Agile, DevOps and Tech scene are talking about Value... (More)

Where's the Value in a Value Stream Map? Part 1

You might be wondering how we get from a diagram showing steps and timing, to actually making a decision on what to do next. It's not always crystal clear, and it does get easier with context and experience, but in... (More)

What is a Value Stream Map?

I've always been a visual person, and used flow charts, swim lane diagrams and every other technique to analyze and share information. It's easy to look at a typical diagram and dismiss it as overly simplistic, idealistic or inaccurate. I'd... (More)

How is a Value Stream Map Different?

As DevOps, systems thinking and continuous improvement become more common knowledge, more and more people are looking beyond those foundations to how they can be best applied.

More and more, I see people wondering what Value Stream Mapping and Value... (More)