The Wardley Mapping Canvas

The Wardley Mapping Canvas provides just the right amount of visual structure to help mapping practitioners make quick progress and have a better learning experience while building their first maps. The canvas has been added to the official RealtimeBoard template library (yay!). However, at Map Camp 2018, someone very helpful (whoever you are, please say hello so Continue reading The Wardley Mapping Canvas

Intro to Wardley Mapping

A hard truth of decision-making is that complete information will never be available. We use tools, techniques, shorthands, and experience-laden aphorisms to fill in the gaps, but they remain inadequate in addressing uncertainty. Our individual coping mechanisms are bespoke, strange, and inconsistent. We struggle with self-contradiction over time. Decisions made tomorrow will unfold differently than Continue reading Intro to Wardley Mapping

The Five Focusing Steps for Human Systems

I don’t normally read textbooks just for fun. Ok, that’s not true. I wouldn’t normally read this textbook just for fun. It is, however, excellent reference material and worth a skim every once in a while. The textbook is Bill Dettmer’s The Logical Thinking Process, which aims to articulate and standardize the practices described by Continue reading The Five Focusing Steps for Human Systems