Apr 10, 2018

The new Pomodoro Technique Online Training Course

This online course started in September last year. I liked the idea of being a mentor to a small group of people motivated to improve their own productivity. I liked the idea of providing training on time management that was personalised and enabled each participant to gain confidence over time. I also wanted [...]

Apr 10, 2018

The New Anti-IF Software Design Online Course

This online course stems from the idea of enabling participants to learn, in a concrete and fun way, expand their software in a sustainable way and reduce the cost of change.

Aug 01, 2015

Pomodoro Technique Meet-Up Bryant Park - New York City - Sept 23rd 2015

Come and join us for our Pomodoro Technique Meet-Up in New York. This is the chance to meet directly the creator of the Technique, Francesco Cirillo, his team and other Pomodoro Technique enthusiast and discuss about productivity. We meet at the Library Terrace at 4 pm. Looking forward to meeting you! Francesco and the Pomodoro Technique Team

Mar 10, 2014

Things to do in your 5 minutes break

Congratulations! You’ve made it through a Pomodoro, and now it’s time for a short break. Since short breaks only last five minutes, and you’ll soon be diving into another Pomodoro, you should refrain from doing anything during your break that requires significant brain power. Also avoid thinking about what you’ve accomplished so far. These short […]

Feb 13, 2014

The Magic Suitcase

The metaphor of the suitcase has helped many teams improve their processes and increase their results.

Feb 13, 2014

The Agile Movement and Practices

This interview was carried out by Wiki@Home with Francesco Cirillo during the Italian Agile Day 2007 held in Bologna on the 23 November 2007.

Feb 13, 2014

Education of an Extreme Programmer

Benefits and personal initial successes, and also applicability, cultural resistance, difficulties in terms of approach, and future prospects: an up-close look at Extreme Programming in Europe by an Extreme Programmer.

Feb 13, 2014

I don’t want to be motivated by anyone but myself

This week a tough topic emerged from working with my new team: motivation.

Feb 13, 2014

When a Pair Goes Pear Shaped

Pair programming somtimes goes pear shaped. Such a case may come up when the pair is grappling with technological issues. It happened with a team I’m mentoring.

Oct 23, 2013

Ignore the Unicorn: Pomodoro for those with A.D.D.

For those with ADD, boring tasks are like a kiss of death.

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