Researcher Simon Wardley derived the Pioneer, Settler, Town Planner (PST) concept from Robert Cringely's Accidental Empires as an organisational model for how to support repeated, long-term innovation. It transforms traditional organizational structures into cell-based organizational structures.
https://leadingedgeforum.com/publication/the-future-is-more-predictable-than-you-think-a-workbook-for-value-chain-mapping-2336/Topographical maps have been essential throughout history in helping communicate location, identify resources, and dictate movement across physical landscapes for centuries. Simon Wardley is an expert in a different kind of mapping — the kind that helps businesses to succeed in a shifting landscape of technology and value. It’s through these strategies that Wardley has revolutionised how businesses map their processes, in order to create more effective and efficient business structures.