News Articles for the Lean Tools Category

May 9th 2016
May 2nd 2016

Value Stream Mapping for New Product Development

Value stream mapping (VSM) is a lean-management method for analysing series of activities typically starting from customer order to customer delivery. It’s use is extensive for manufacturing, but not so for New Product Development (NPD). But its benefit is likely to be even more for NPD than for manufacturing as identifying ‘waste’ is more difficult in NPD processes.… Read more

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