Principles

  • I value simplicity above all.
  • I believe that dogmatic one-fits-all decisions get you into trouble.

That said, it is sometimes very difficult to determine a product match, or whether to build a component yourself. Simon Wardley’s method of identifying and mapping value and maturity of components is very useful. It also provides further clarity on strategy and direction of a project. Here a very simple example of such a map. Wardley Map Example

More on Wardley Maps: Simon Wardley OSCON 2014 (13:09), Blog series.