Value Stream Mapping Made Easy
SmartDraw's templates make value stream mapping fast and easy. That's because SmartDraw's value stream mapping templates use exclusive automated drawing technology. Just open a VSM template, click to add symbols, and type. It's that simple. SmartDraw inserts connecting lines and arrows for you. Add, move or delete a shape and everything realigns, automatically keeping your diagram perfectly formatted for you. And SmartDraw includes professionally designed styles and themes so you get a custom, presentation-quality value stream map the first time... and every time.
A SmartDraw Value Stream Mapping Template is Just the Beginning—Look at What Else You Get
- Automatic Formatting
Just click simple commands and SmartDraw builds your value stream map for you, automatically. Add or remove shapes, and your diagram automatically reformats. SmartDraw value stream maps are always presentation-ready and make you look like a pro... every time.
- Eliminate 3 of the 8 steps in Value Stream Mapping
SmartDraw automation reduces the eight "best practice" steps typically associated with value stream mapping to only five, as shown in this flowchart:
- Symbols Specific to Value Stream Mapping
You get dozens of symbols unique to value stream mapping representing suppliers, processes, shippers, inventory, and more. Symbols used in Lean Manufacturing and Lean Enterprise processes, such as Kanban signals and Kaizen bursts, are also included.
- Free Support
Have a question? Give us a call or drop us an email. SmartDraw has friendly, trained experts ready to help you, absolutely free.
More than Just Value Stream Mapping Templates
SmartDraw provides templates for a wide variety of flowcharts, including:
- Workflow diagrams
- Business process mapping
- Process flowchart diagrams
- Process chart mapping
- Swimlane diagrams
- And many more
And with SmartDraw, you get about 2,000 templates and examples for more than 70 different types of diagrams—mind maps, org charts, data charts, and floor plans, to name just a few.