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Sep 4 2019   7:07PM GMT

SIPOC diagram

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A SIPOC (suppliers, inputs, process, outputs, customers) diagram is a visual tool for documenting a business process from beginning to end prior to implementation. Continued…

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“Two tools are useful when doing a value stream map: a SIPOC (suppliers, inputs, process, outputs, customers) diagram, or a visual representation of the business process from start to finish, and a voice-of-the-customer (VOC) document.” – Gary Case

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