Towards Burja Mapping

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Burja Mapping

This post contains a new kind of strategic mapping, similar to Wardley Mapping, but concerned more with the complexity of human power dynamics. I am tentatively calling it Burja Mapping, or, if you prefer a…

Why Map Power?

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Burja Mapping

In my last post, Towards Burja Mapping, I proposed a new kind of strategic mapping, Burja Mapping (or power mapping, or empire mapping). Burja Mapping combines Samo Burja’s Empire Theory with a form of mapping…

Foundations of Burja Mapping

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Burja Mapping

Now that we’ve given a more thorough account of why Burja Mapping is useful as a complement to other forms of strategic thinking, let’s dive deeper into the details of combining mapping with Empire Theory.

On the Use and Abuse of SWOT Diagrams

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Burja Mapping

In my previous posts, I’ve discussed Burja Maps as a complement to Wardley Maps and other tools for assessing the strategic landscape. Juxtaposing different kinds of analyses (or the same tool used in multiple contexts)…

Mapping Moneyball

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Burja Mapping

In this post, I’ll show you you how I might apply Empire Theory and Burja Mapping to a more or less “real world situation.” I have so far typically applied these tools to situations related…