Chapter 9: Mapping the Future State (VSM Step 6)
- The phases are:
Phase 1- Customer Demand
Phase 2 – Continuous flows
Phase 3 – Leveling
- To analyze customer demands for your organization's products or services to include quality objectives and lead time.
- To improve flows so that our customers receive the right products or services, at the right time, and with the right features in the correct quantities.
- To distribute work evenly across product lines, reduce waiting times, and eliminate batch processing (also known as working toward achieving single-piece flows).
- Calculate Takt time by dividing net available operating time by the number of products required over time. Takt time is a measure of how often the value stream needs to deliver its products or service in order to meet customer demands. For example, a Takt time of 0.5 of a minute means the value stream must produce a new item every 30 seconds to keep up with customer demand.
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