Computer Aided Data Acquisition and Analysis for Value Stream Mapping

  • Krzysztof Żywicki
  • Adam Hamrol
  • Paulina RewersEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 747)


The article presents original computer software designed to assist in data acquisition and analysis for the purpose of value stream mapping for one of tools of lean manufacturing concept. The AnaPro program uses the collected data about manufacturing processes to analyse product demand, material supplies or manufacturing processes, which is then used as a basis for creating current state maps. Furthermore, the program allows for preparing variants of future state maps through an analysis of turnover classification, product demand and methods of production flow control. The article describes functions of AnaPro with regard to value stream mapping and a practical example of the software application is provided.


Value stream mapping AnaPro software Analysis of manufacturing processes Lean manufacturing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krzysztof Żywicki
    • 1
  • Adam Hamrol
    • 1
  • Paulina Rewers
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and ManagementPoznan University of TechnologyPoznanPoland

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