Glossary A glossary of common terms used in Wardley Mapping. Name Description Context Our purpose and the landscape Environment The context and how it is changing Situational awareness Our level of understanding of the environment Actual The map in use Domain Uncharted vs Transitional vs Industrialised Stage Of evolution e.g. Genesis, Custom, Product, Commodity Type Activity, Practice, Data or Knowledge Component A single entity in a map Anchor The user need Position Position of a component relative to the anchor in a chain of needs Need Something a higher level system requires Capability High level needs you provide to others Movement How evolved a component is Interface Connection between components Flow Transfer of money, risk & information between components Climate Rules of the game, patterns that are applied across contexts Doctrine Approaches which can be applied regardless of context Strategy A context specific approach A legend of Wardley Mapping notations. Continue Learning THE BOOK Simon Wardley has written a free book. Read here. ONLINE COURSE Follow this guided intro and make your first Wardley Map. Enroll here.