Tag: VSM

Value Stream for Business Travelers

Value Stream for Business Travelers

The more I travel, the more I find myself observing how business travel (particularly flying) is a lot like application development. Process the flow of travelers (business value) through a system much like ideas flow from inception to delivery.  When reviewing the processes of  the business traveler (delivery), I keep asking myself why the system has…

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Intro to Value Stream Mapping

Intro to Value Stream Mapping

I’m in the process of doing a Current State Value Stream Mapping (VSM) for the PMO. The big questions are, based on the current state, are there areas we can improve? Can we eliminate any waste (or increase efficiencies) from our current processes? The answer to both questions is YES.  Everyone should be reviewing there processes on…

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