Drew Mattke - Professional Technical Designer
 
 
2005-09-09
 

Public speaking is more vital a skill than ever before

Joining Toastmasters
Does the old venerable institution still have something to offer 21st Century knowledge workers?

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2005-08-18
 

Agile development- a better way of producing code?

Agile Development Process
Overview of methods spiced with Drew's take on the process and its effectiveness. A work in progress.

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Drew Mattke, Technical Design Director







 
   
   
 
 
 

Here on my personal business site, learn more about me as a professional than a one-page resumé can impart. You'll also discover some insights that I am happy to share with you. These topics bring together elements of Design, Technology, and Business — with some random thoughts that tie back in ways you might not expect.

To help you with your consideration for hiring me, be sure to review my Dossier.
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Innovation vs Comfort of legacy systems

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A while back, a friend of mine recounted to me a nugget of wisdom from an old client who said, "you know what 'legacy system' means to me? It means that it works."...

 

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Death by Meeting

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Do all meetings have to be deadly boring, time-wasting, and pointless?
Of course not, yet so many people resign themselves to believing so and do little to break the cycle.
Read some thoughts on the topic...

 

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Design, Business, TechnologyÖ on balance

Balancing design, business and technology

Why isnít every piece of technology wildly cool and perfect for users? Sometimes itís because design considerations were neglected, but often itís the result of realistic compromises driven by business or technology factors. Find out how this plays out.

 

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I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
— Thomas Jefferson
     
                         
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