Mathias Rechtzigel

Developer, User Experience Designer, Digital Strategist

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Retrospective — October 2018
November 11, 2018

October 2018 was a fairly big month for me. Lots of stuff came together, lot's of stuff didn't come together quite as I imagined it would, but ultimately it was a really great month!

Retro – Week 3 / 4
September 17, 2018

"Experts" always claim that you should focus your efforts on an extremely small niche. I pivoted my project, but kept most of the functionality to attempt to solve one of the most frustrating parts of google design sprints -- the post it note exercises.

Retro – TrailGuide.io — Week #2
September 4, 2018

This week I worked on skilling up my Firebase and Firestore knowledge and pairing it with React. The project is coming together quite nicely and I hope to have a beta opened to the public in the next couple of weeks.

Retro – TrailGuide.io — Week #1
August 25, 2018

The first week of working on TrailGuide.io -- a tool that brings together documentation within organizations and allows managers and employees to better performance goals with each other.

Making my next big thing.
August 22, 2018

Building a tool that solves your own problems is great -- but what if you could build something that would help a wider audience? That's what I'm hoping to do with my next product -- Trailguide.io

Healtheducation.io v1 is Launched
August 16, 2018

Nearing the end of another two week sprint and I've launched another website! I was proud that I was able to figure out all of the devops stuff during my last deployment and this one was a breeze!

Shipping is perfection
August 15, 2018

After leaving my full time position at U.S. Bank I have shipped two products. Getting back into a weekly shipping schedule has done wonders for my mental health.

Why I choose weekly sprints for my own projects
August 10, 2018

In Agile one of the most important questions is "How long are my sprints?". Consistent sprints allow for your team to build weekly rituals that allow them to solve problems while facing consistent constraints. This post explains what my rituals are.

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