This page contains the reading/watching list for the FLEX Essentials course. We will be putting it out in advance to some extent so people who want to get a jump start on the course can. However, the course is not in the reading/watching but in the community and exercises and interactions with the instructors.
Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Understanding Your Situation
Week 3: Understanding the Steps Required to Go From Concept to Realization
In order to understand the steps we need to take we need to understand where we are going.
Week 4: Creating Visibility
Why seeing the value stream is so important (7 min video). This also gives a good representation of what a value stream is.
Value Stream Mapping Valuis an activity that catalogs the steps in the work producing a product or delivering a service. It reveals where the interfaces are between activities, as well as the times involved in and between process steps.