Identifying Waste in a Value Stream Map

Gather strategic information for future improvements and for measuring performance

Sorin Dumitrascu
Apr 10 · 3 min read
Identifying Waste in a Value Stream Map — abstract illustration
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When analyzing value streams, you’re trying to root out inefficiencies — in other words, you’re figuring out what doesn’t add value, or is wasteful.

Identify sources of waste