eVSM Application Examples

eVSM is a set of templates made for helping you improve value streams. This page provides a list of these improvement applications, example maps created using them and “step by step” guides so you can see how to use them.

Value stream mapping application example for supply network, analyses for lead time, risk, and total cost of ownership

Quick Mix Manufacturing

Supports plant level mixed model manufacturing value streams.

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Discrete Parts Manufacturing

Quick Manufacturing supports plant level mapping of discrete parts and assemblies in industries like automotive, electro-mechanical, and medical equipment.

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Value stream mapping application example for manufacturing, value stream improvements for  plant level mapping of discrete parts and assemblies in industries like automotive, electro-mechanical, and medical equipment.
Value stream mapping application example for supply network, analyses for lead time, risk, and total cost of ownership

Supply Network

Quick Supply Network models inbound and outbound supply for a product. Includes analyses for lead time, risk, and total cost of ownership. Maps can be overlaid onto geographic views for additional insight.

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A3

The A3 Wizard create A3 Reports in Visio with a starter template and a dedicated stencil of standard shapes from eVSM.

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value stream mapping application example create A3 Reports in Visio with a starter template and a dedicated stencil of standard shapes from eVSM.
Kanban calculator examples to calculate kanban sizing and quantities for continuous improvement

Kanban Calculator

The Kanban Wizard is used to calculate kanban sizing and quantities.

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Continuous Processing

Quick Processing supports plant level mapping of chemicals or food processing.

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Quick Processing value stream map example for chemical or food processing
"Quick Transactional pro tutorial and examples for transactional value stream mapping  includes concepts of decisions, loops, splits, merges, shared resources across activities, resource balancing charts, and activity based costing.  "

Transactional Mapping

Quick Transactional Pro supports transactional value streams and includes concepts of decisions, loops, splits, merges, shared resources across activities, resource balancing charts, and activity based costing.

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Customer Journey Mapping

A visual representation of the experience your customers have with your products and services. Allows ideation and prioritization to move the customer experience to one that build loyalty, a long term relationship and long term revenue

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Customer journey value stream map example for customer experience and increased revenue, ideation prioritization
value stream map example for quick manufacturing, VSM for supply chain, logistics, and distribution, calculate demand, cost, and lead time for continuous flow

Manufacturing Network

Quick Manufacturing Network supports supply chain, logistics, and distribution value stream mapping for discrete parts and assemblies that allows calculation of demand, cost, and lead times.

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Quick Processing Network

Quick Processing Network supports supply chain, logistics, and distribution value stream mapping of chemicals and food processes that allows calculation of demand, cost, and lead times.

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 Quick Processing Value stream map application example for chemical or food processes, calculation of demand, cost, and lead times.
Health Care value stream map example and tutorial, VSM for shared resources, resource balancing charts

Healthcare

Quick Healthcare supports value stream mapping for healthcare. It includes concepts of divergent flow, shared resources across activities, resource balancing charts, and activity based costing.

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Quick Warehouse

Quick Warehouse supports warehouse process mapping. 

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Warehouse process Value Stream mapping for continuous improvement
VAlue Stream map example and tutorial for Manufacturing Critical-path Time (MCT), QRM (Quick Response Manufacturing)

Manufacturing Critical-path Time (MCT)

Quick MCT supports calculating and charting MCT, the QRM (Quick Response Manufacturing) metric with "lead time" type components.

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Quick Time

Quick Time measures time (VA and NVA) associated with the value stream. It has no other variables.

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Value Added (VA) and Non Value Added (NVA) Quicktime VSM examples and tutorial
Value Stream Map examples for standard work chart creation, manual, machine, and walk times

Standard Work Combination

The Standard Work Wizard allows layout of standard work with manual, machine, and walk times and creates a standard work chart.

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Spaghetti Charting

The Spaghetti Wizard allows you to draw paths on a floor plan and then export a Path Report with distances to Excel. 

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Value Stream mapping spaghetti chart example and tutorial, how to export path reports to excel
Manufacturing Multi-station calculator for quick manufacturing tutorial and example

Manufacturing Multi Station Calculator

The Manufacturing Multi Station Wizard calculates the properties of an equivalent machine that has the same capacity as multiple machines with differing properties. Designed to be used with Quick Manufacturing.

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Processing Multi Station Calculator

The Processing Multi Station Wizard calculates the properties of an equivalent machine that has the same capacity as multiple machines with differing properties. Designed to be used with Quick Processing.

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Processing Multi-station calculator for quick processing tutorial and example
 POLCA (Paired-cell Overlapping Loops of Cards with Authorization) example and tutorial, Kanban variation

POLCA

The POLCA (Paired-cell Overlapping Loops of Cards with Authorization) Wizard is a variant of Kanban, suitable for companies which produce many different and/or customized products.

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Facility Time Pro Wizard

The Facility Time Pro Wizard allows direct specification by each weekday of times, shift patterns, and related costs. Summary values from the wizard can be used on production maps.

Example Tutorial

Facility time value stream mapping example and tutorial for production maps
Plant milk run vsm for material replenishment at work stations example and video

Plant Milk Run

Plan one or more milk run routes to provide materials replenishment at workstations at fixed time intervals. It estimates the route time. You can then add or remove stops, change the route geometry, and couple/decouple loading and unloading operations.

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EPEI Calculator

The EPEI Wizard calculates the min possible and actual EPEI (Every Part Every Interval) intervals for multiple products going through a single station with differing demands and lot sizes.

Example Tutorial

Value stream map example and tutorial for EPEI (Every Part Every Interval) for multiple products
Event circle visualization for value stream mapping and continuous improvement

Event Circle

The Event Circle Wizard allows you to visualize all the transactions in a given pathway or process.

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Quick Changeover

Allows analysis of converting a line or machine from running one product to another with calculation of walk times, work times, and separation of internal and external work components. Also computes cost of product capacity lost during changeover. Supports changeover work content from multiple staff. Generates C/O work chart with timings.

Example Tutorial

Value stream map example and tutorial for EPEI (Every Part Every Interval) for multiple products

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