Fragments from imaginary dialogues
“What is ModelStorming?”
“ModelStorming, or MStorming, is brainstorming with mental models.
I like to do it with mind-mapping.
The first phase is analog, using pencil and paper. I write a model in the middle of the page, and then start generating compound models based on it.
The second phase is digital, using a mind-mapping program – in my case, Scapple [<link]. The nice thing about digital mind-mapping is that you can rearrange and organize the branches.
The result is something like this: