Nobody Cares About Your Precious Framework

Nobody Cares About Your Precious Framework

I like Wardley Mapping. It’s captured my attention for the last five or so years, and I know I’ve still hardly scratched the surface of what’s possible. As you can imagine, I am overjoyed when other people take interest, and I love it when I get to support them as...
Getting Stuck Is Problem #1

Getting Stuck Is Problem #1

Valerie Freitas asks: Might free form brainstorming of words, with no constraints of current [maps] or questions that might lead the team in certain directions, be beneficial at the start? Then both non-technical and technical ideas / associations might be encouraged...
A Spectrum of Decision Making 

A Spectrum of Decision Making 

Over the years, I’ve been asked repeatedly to explain what Wardley Mapping is. Since it’s a big practice, with lots of ways to slice and dice it, I like to try out new answers whenever I get the chance. One explanation I’ve been playing with recently is centered on...
Do “Objective” Wardley Maps Exist?

Do “Objective” Wardley Maps Exist?

Jan Rezac asks: Are there any “objective” Wardley Maps, or is it always “subjective” to the team, time, and place? What should I do to understand where the “objective” position of a component is? How do I challenge the team to understand that their “custom...
Principles First

Principles First

I’ve been asking event list members for questions, and Jason Luchtefeld, DMD responded with a suggestion to do a deep dive into Simon Wardley’s Doctrine graphic. Since I’ve been teaching quite a bit about the topic lately, it seems like the perfect...