Analysis data

In modelers defining an activity, it is possible to capture analysis metrics.

Analysis metrics are defined in the details panel ( ) of an element under the Time, Cost, Value and Quality tabs of elements defining how things are done (activity).



Lag Time

Elapsed time from the completion the preceding activity to the start of this one.

Processing Time

Elapsed time from the start of the activity to its completion.

Time values can be expressed in days, hours or seconds.



Fixed cost

Cost not dependent on the level of goods or services produced by the business.

Variable cost

Cost that change in proportion.

Cost values are numeric and expressed in the unit of the user choosing.




The value of this activity has not been specified yet.

Value Adding

Essential to the production and delivery of the product or service to meet the customer’s needs and requirements.

Value Enabling

Necessary precursors to Value Adding activities. Required by law or regulations to allow the Value Adding activities to be carried out.

Non-Value Adding

Do not add value to the customer and do not meet the criteria for a Value Adding activity.


Yield (%)

The proportion of results conforming to specifications compared to the number of raw inputs.

The yield is represented by a number between 0 and 100.

Analysis overlays

In the overlay ( overlay ) right side panel, there is an option to turn on each of the analysis overlays.

The custom attributes overlay stack the analysis values at the bottom of graphical shapes that have them defined.