Identify and Map the Value Stream
value stream identifies all those steps required to make
a product. Identifying value stream, the way value is
realized, establishes when and how decisions are to be made.
The key technique behind value stream is
mapping for a very specific reason: that of understanding
how value is built into the building product from clientís
point of view.
Flows are characterized
by time, cost and value. Resources (labor, material and
construction equipment) and information flows are the basic
units of analysis
strategic level, pull
identifies the real need to deliver the product to the customer as soon
as he needs it.
To achieve perfection
means constantly considering what is being done; how it is being done
and harnessing the expertise and
knowledge of all those involved in the
improve and change it. With
continuous improvement done and with
waste eliminated along the flow
process, perfection is the ultimate sweet reward that companies can