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!

Adam Mattis

Dear Mrs. Douglas

Dear Mrs. Douglas, You may not remember me. I was in your 7th grade English class, many years ago. I was an unremarkable student. My writing was poor, I rarely turned in an assignment, I read none of the assigned literature, and my participation in class was limited to scribbling algorithms in my notebook.

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Spilled Coffee

What I Read in 2019

In preparing to write this post, I have come to realize that I slacked in 2019 in terms of reading. My reading list is much shorter than in years prior. Improvement opportunity for 2020? Certainly. Even so, I learned a lot of great things in 2019.

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SQ5 Pikes Peak

Every Business is a Digital Business

For several years, I have been warning my clients that Digital Transformation was not optional. Audi has accepted that challenge, and won. From text-based communications to video walkthroughs with service technicians, Audi is winning the customer-centricity game.

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Adam Mattis Guys Mills, PA

I’m Adam. I’m a Paratriathlete.

I’m Adam, and I am a paratriathlete. That was hard to type. One thing that many people do not know to look at me is that I am rated as 90% disabled by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Dachau Memorial

Dachau: A Photo Essay

During an acclamation day on a recent trip to Germany I took a drive to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial. There are no words to describe what I saw or how I felt, so I will do my best with photos.

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Adam Mattis Baltimore, MD

The Modern Recession

As the pace of business increases exponentially, so will economic cycles, and our lagging indicators for recession are no longer relevant.

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Jenelle Mattis with a flat outside of San Antonio, Texas

Objective Problem Solving

Often when something negative happens we are quick to formulate an idea about why “it” occurred. Unfortunately, our first thoughts are typically skewed based on our own bias.

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