Value-added in an information flow is new information -- when information is added or changed.
It is displayed in a flow chart with an Add/Alter symbol
with one exception -- the first time information is entered on
an Origination symbol
is used. The Origination symbol makes it easy to find new items that are created in a process.
You can quickly spot the Origination symbol in the center of the illustration.
Value-added in a manufacturing flow is a physical change to a product that takes it a step closer to
completion. It is represented with a Do symbol