Spaghetti Diagram

A Spaghetti Diagram is a process map that displays how people, material, or information move during a process. It shows efficiency opportunities related to transport and motion waste and has the purpose to untangle a process in terms of physical movement of people or...

Basic Process Map

Basic Process Mapping means writing each relevant step on a sticky note and putting it to the wall.Start by asking the Team “What is the start of the process?” and continue asking for the next steps until reaching the last step. In case you forgot a step,...

Process Mapping

Process Mapping means breaking a process down into a sequence of steps and visualizing them. It is a powerful tool to better understand, improve, document, and plan a process. Before you start mapping your process, get together your team, and make sure to be clear...

Value Stream Map

A Value Stream Map (VSM) is a process map that gives insights into the value creation process from order to delivery. It focuses on the process to the customer and is an ideal format to show relevant data at the place where they appear, e.g. the time and effort...

Swimlane Diagram

A Swimlane Diagram is a process map that shows who does what in a process. It is called as such because you add functional areas or responsible people of an organization that are involved in each process step to a flow chart. These functional areas look like swimlanes...