July 2014

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  • Value stream

    VDML roots: Value Stream

    A value chain has been described as “a [disaggregation of] a firm into its strategically relevant activities in order to understand the behavior of costs and the existing potential sources of (competitive) differentiation” Porter(1985). A value stream has been described as “an end-to-end collection of activities that create a result for a ‘customer’ who may […]

  • VDML roots: (Business) Capabilities

    In recent years, considerable attention has focused on capability mapping. A capability map defines a hierarchy of capabilities required for the enterprise to deliver the desired results along with assessment of the importance and performance of these capabilities. The capability map is analyzed to identify those capabilities that require improvement—often called a capability “heat” map. […]

  • VDML roots: Value Networks Analyses

    Value Network Analysis (VNA) is an integrative modelling technique for analysis of business activity (Allee 2003, 2008). It defines the specific Roles in a collaboration and their interactions that create value through the exchange of Deliverables. Roles and deliverables are made visible through visual graphs. Analyses include cost/benefit, value realization, perceived value and internal and […]

  • VDML roots; detailed description about the sources being used

      You can find in subsequent posts  the alignment with Value Delivery Modelling Language (VDML) concepts of: Value Networks Capability map Value Stream Cube Business Model Resources, Events, Agents (REA) Possession, Ownership, Availability (POA) e³value VDML Support for BMM Strategic Planning VDML for Balanced Scorecard and Strategy Map VDML Relationship to BPMN The VDML team of the […]