The FlowStorming Workshop template introduces and guides you through a process for value stream modelling and improvement.
Outcomes of a FlowStorming Workshop
Reveal points of misunderstanding, confusion, frustration by visualizing and modelling a team's entire value stream
Improve collaboration and reduce coordination costs by making handoffs to other teams explicit
Draw attention to activities that help or hinder delivering value to customers.
Understand the cost that specialists have on your value stream's performance
Target improvement efforts where they make the biggest impact
How does it work?
The FlowStorming Workshop is useful for creating a shared understanding of your team's value stream and improving how you work.
After getting an introduction to FlowStorming, the template guides you through the following steps:
Brainstorming of all the activities your team members do
Creating a consolidated timeline
Identifying pivotal events and workflow stages
Adding details including specialists, external teams, and dependencies
Adding hot spots where things aren't working and opportunities for improvement
Swarming on problems