The official blog of Adam Mattis

Welcome to the official blog of Adam Mattis. Through the years I have learned a lot, broken even more, gained insight to the world, and have built and tested some pretty cool things. This blog serves as a consolidation of those experiences for your enjoyment, enlightenment, and for my own record. Enjoy!

Ugly, ugly, MVPs.

In 2018 I started a company focused on 3D printing carbon fiber road racing bicycles. My goal was to produce the first 3D-printed bike to

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SAI Cribs

[MY HOME OFFICE] – Riffing off of the old MTV show “Cribs”, the Scaled Agile, Inc. team has started our own version of the show for a

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Speedland SL:PDX

Don’t build 💩.

A philosophical review of the Speedland SL:PDX. The Ford Pinto was a vehicle born of crisis. A combination of tighter emissions standards, a fuel shortage,

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Do you know ABC?

How the Business Agility Value Stream will prepare you to win in the post-digital economy with AI, big data, and the cloud. Introduction At the

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9/11 Memorial

Reflections on 9/11.

A friend of mine asked me to record my reflections on 9/11 for a 20th-anniversary project that she is working on.  Here is the result.

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Why SAFe Hurts.

Why do some people find SAFe to be helpful in empowering teams while others find implementing the Framework painful? To be honest, both scenarios are equally valid.

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If you enjoy the official blog of Adam Mattis, check out some of the contributions I have made to others:
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