Drew Mattke - Professional Technical Designer
 
 
2005-08-21
 

Blink

Blink :: by Malcolm Gladwell
Somewhat popular pop-psychology book with some interesting insights into decision-making and what influences our thought process.

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2005-08-30
 

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Blocking & Tackling :: MVC and the Enterprise Architecture
Large business sites (non-Internet companies) often hide the dirty secret that their architecture does not lend itself to true separation of logic from display.
Find out how doing the basics can yield higher return to the business than fancy tricks or cutting-edge innovation.

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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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Design for the Intended Audience

Know and design for your target users

It seems such an obvious concept. Why then are so many products put out that have few if any consideration for the poor sap that has to use it?

 

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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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The Web for Mobile Computing

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As hand-held devices get cheaper and more powerful, we see the convergence of nearly ubiquitous wireless access and the need to meet a whole new set of customer needs.

 

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A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
— Albert Einstein
     
                         
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