Other Resources

  • Excellent training DVDs are available from CRM Learning in Carlsbad, CA – www.crmlearning.com – as well as other training resource providers. While neither of the following two DVDs speak to Lean specifically, they are excellent supplements when exposing groups to Lean principles and tools:

  • IGrafx-logoTo create electronic versions of value stream maps for training and archiving purposes, we rely on iGrafx’s FlowCharter. Visit www.igrafx.com to download a 30-day trial version or purchase the software. When you enter your customer information, mention that you heard about FlowCharter from The Karen Martin Group, Inc.

    Metrics Based Process Mapping CD cover150x153This Excel-based tool is a user-friendly way to electronically archive manually created maps in team settings for easier storage and distribution across your entire organization. The electronic maps serve as standard work documentation for the improved process, enabling training, communication, and process monitoring activities.