In this video, learn how to use value stream mapping symbols in order to interpret and create value stream maps, both value-added and non-value-added, that are required to transform a customer requirement into a delivered good or service.
- [Instructor] Please note that some symbols we will cover … are from lean for a factory setting versus lean IT. … I present them here for the sake of completeness … and because they can be adapted. … For example, you can adapt symbols for shipping products … for use in shipping code … and deploying infrastructure as code. … The customer symbol shows external and internal customers. … The outside sources or supplier symbol … shows external sources and suppliers. … A process box shows an area of flow, … and you must label it. … A data box indicates use … of an information technology system. … The cross-dock symbol shows materials not stored, … but being moved from inbound trucks … to shipping lanes for outbound trucks. … The warehouse symbol shows materials … placed in storage locations, … binned for pickup for later outbound shipment. … Plane, train, truck, and boat shipments, … be sure to mark these with their frequency. … The inventory symbol shows inventory. … Be sure to cite count and time. …
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