Value stream mapping is a lean-management method for analyzing the current state and designing a future state for the series of events that take a product or service from its beginning through to the customer. Visio is truly a great value stream map software, but its price is not that great. Its expensive price keeps most common users away and leads them to look for alternative to it. And our value stream map software is exactly a great alternative to Visio.
As one of the best visio alternative with affordable price, Edraw value stream map software can run on Windows, Mac and Linux. Drag-and-drop interface makes diagram drawing much easier and even a green hand can create professional diagrams in minutes. And diagram sharing is also quite easy which can be finished with one button.
Download Value Stream Map Software to Create Maps on Mac, Windows, Linux:
Follow below simple steps and create your value stream map with just a few clicks.
Step 1. Run Edraw, go to File menu > New > Business Diagram, then double click the icon of Value Stream Mapping under templates window to open a new drawing page. Or if time is limited, users can also get started quickly by opening a pre-made value stream map example.
Step 2. Drag the value stream map shapes you need from left libraries and drop on the drawing page.
Step 3. Switch to left libraries again and drag proper connectors to connect shapes.
Step 4. Navigate to Page Layout and choose the theme from built-in themes that matches your topic best.
Step 5. Click Save or Export & Send under file menu to save the diagram as default .eddx format or export it to commonly-used file formats for sharing conveniently is up to yourselves.
As a full-suite tool, Edraw is capable of creating various diagrams such as uml diagrams, workflow, flowchart, floor plan, fishbone diagram, network diagram, org chart, data flow and so on except for value stream map.