Let's Build a
Joe Schmetzer •
Split into groups of no more than 6 people
Warm up: Introduce yourselves!
What do you do?
What are your hobbies, interests?
Something unusual about yourself?
Decide/elect a value stream expert
Build the Value Stream
Name the stream (e.g. Add a Feature to Geronimo)
Start at the end (what is the value?)
Start a loop:
Ask the question:
What must happen to allow this?
Write that down on a card
For each card:
How many people?
It is value add or overhead?
What about queues? Add them in!
Big Visible Value Stream
Waste, Inefficiencies, Delays?
Improvements can Fund Themselves!
Standard economic measure:
Toyota Improvement Kata
The Improvement Kata
, by Mike Rother