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How do different software stack up to the needs of Systems Mapping

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Systemic Features Description Plectica Whimsical Kumu Mindmap (various) Miro Orgpad.com Insight Maker milanote.com
OVERALL RATING   B+ C+ C+/B- C- C C+ C C+
Di The ability to identify objects (cards, shapes, etc) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Dio The ability to contrast identities with others (antonym networks, etc) N N N N N N N N
R The ability to make relationships between identities Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Rar The ability to create action reaction variables at terminal ends of relationships Y/N N Y/N Y/N N N N N
Self R The ability to relate identity to self N N N N N N N N
RD1 The ability to label (distinguish) relationships Y Y Y/N Y/N Y N N N
RD2 The ability to create the same type of identity/object on a relationship as anywhere else Y N N N N N N N
RDS The ability to create a systematized set of part-whole identities on a relationship Y N N N N N N N
R confusion A condition where relational lines are confused with part-whole belonging/containment (this item should be Yes) N Y/N Y/N Y Y/N N N N
Spw The ability to create part-whole systems Y Y/N N Y/N Y/N N N Y/N
Nesting (Spw) The ability to nest part inside parts inside parts Y Y/N N Y/N Y/N N N N
Prefab Perspectives A feature in which a map can be viewed from different pre-determined perspectives (e.g., asignee, scheme, etc) N Y Y Y Y N Y N
Ppw The ability to take point-view Perspectives Y N N N N N N N
Perspective annotation The ability to annotate perspectives Y N N N N N N N
Full blown P taking The ability to see how a map changes from any given identitiy in the map N N N N N N N N
Fractal D The ability to create identities (cards, shapes etc) at any level anywhere in map as a universal simple rule/function Y N N N N N N N
Fractal S The ability to create hierarchical structures (part-whole nestedness) at any level anywhere in map as a universal simple rule/function Y N N N N N N N
Fractal R The ability to relate anything to anything else at any level anywhere in map as a universal simple rule/function Y Y N N Y N N N
Fractal P The ability to see the system from any identitiy/node in the system at any level anywhere in map as a universal simple rule/function Y N N N N N N N
Fractal DSRP The ability to operate at D,S,R, or P function on any D,S,R,P object Y N N N N N N N
Other non-cognitive features Other cool features like zoom, cut and paste, layout, templates, etc Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Other social features Other cool features like synchronous mapping, sharing, commenting, etc. Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y
Aesthetic The aesthetic is elegant, simple, clean, etc. Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y
Clean Code The code isn't wonky or buggy Y Y Y Y/N Y Y N Y
Modeling The ability to do some form of modeling (e.g., "press run" modeling) N N Y N N N Y N

 

 

Systemic Features Description Thortspace Mural
OVERALL RATING   B Coming soon
Di The ability to identify objects (cards, shapes, etc) Y  
Dio The ability to contrast identities with others (antonym networks, etc) N  
R The ability to make relationships between identities Y  
Rar The ability to create action reaction variables at terminal ends of relationships N  
Self R The ability to relate identity to self N  
RD1 The ability to label (distinguish) relationships N  
RD2 The ability to create the same type of identity/object on a relationship as anywhere else N  
RDS The ability to create a systematized set of part-whole identities on a relationship N  
R confusion A condition where relational lines are confused with part-whole belonging/containment (this item should be Yes) N  
Spw The ability to create part-whole systems Y (n=3)  
Nesting (Spw) The ability to nest part inside parts inside parts Y (n=3)  
Prefab Perspectives A feature in which a map can be viewed from different pre-determined perspectives (e.g., asignee, scheme, etc) Y/N  
Ppw The ability to take point-view Perspectives N  
Perspective annotation The ability to annotate perspectives N  
Full blown P taking The ability to see how a map changes from any given identitiy in the map N  
Fractal D The ability to create identities (cards, shapes etc) at any level anywhere in map as a universal simple rule/function Almost  
Fractal S The ability to create hierarchical structures (part-whole nestedness) at any level anywhere in map as a universal simple rule/function Almost  
Fractal R The ability to relate anything to anything else at any level anywhere in map as a universal simple rule/function Almost  
Fractal P The ability to see the system from any identitiy/node in the system at any level anywhere in map as a universal simple rule/function N  
Fractal DSRP The ability to operate at D,S,R, or P function on any D,S,R,P object N  
Other non-cognitive features Other cool features like zoom, cut and paste, layout, templates, etc Y  
Other social features Other cool features like synchronous mapping, sharing, commenting, etc. Y  
Aesthetic The aesthetic is elegant, simple, clean, etc. Ugh.  
Clean Code The code isn't wonky or buggy Y/N  
Modeling The ability to do some form of modeling (e.g., "press run" modeling) N