maturity mapping in action

Wardley on Attribution

Simon Wardley  @swardley From Twitter 7th December 2018 X : How do we attribute you? Me : I'm not fussed. I don't care about attribution. It's nice if people occasionally mention it. ... I'm only fussed about keeping mapping open for everyone, to include as many people as possible. Think of it like "pay it forward" ... I gave this gift freely so others can benefit, if you build upon it then do the same. X : But what if we call it "Smith Mapping"? Me : Will it be creative commons, share alike? X : Yes Me : Then…
Mapping Maturity: create context specific maturity models with Wardley Maps informed by Cynefin

Mapping Maturity: create context specific maturity models with Wardley Maps informed by Cynefin

When organisations and teams are looking to understand how good they are and where they should look to improve they often reach for the latest maturity model. The use of maturity models to perform assessments is also an approach adopted by consultants. Whether that’s a health check or a 4 stage stepped model there are a few problems to be aware of. Most, if not all, maturity models are context free. They presume to know what is universally good in order to give you a clear way of assessing your current capability and then plotting a path to perfection. But…

Mapping Maturity: create context specific maturity models with Wardley Maps informed by Cynefin

This article was first published by Chris McDermott on Medium 11th May 2018 When organisations and teams are looking to understand how good they are and where they should look to improve they often reach for the latest maturity model. The use of maturity models to perform assessments is also an approach adopted by consultants. Whether that’s a health check or a 4 stage stepped model there are a few problems to be aware of. Most, if not all, maturity models are context free. They presume to know what is universally good in order to give you a clear way…