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What is actually the Pomodoro® Technique

What is actually the Pomodoro® Technique

And how to effectively and fully use it?




Francesco Cirillo
2 hours

About the lecturer

Francesco Cirillo

Francesco has worked at the forefront of the software industry for more than 30 years.

In a career spanning startups, corporations and freelance consulting, he has mentored thousands of professionals, developers, managers and software teams.

In the 1990s he worked as a Senior Consultant and Mentor for Sun Microsystem, expert in Software Architectures and Software Development Processes and Java and Object-Oriented Evangelist.

Francesco is one of the pioneers of agile methods. He started working on XP and TDD in 1999. He was chosen by Kent Beck as reviewer of the second edition of the book Extreme Programming Explained.

He created the Anti IF Campaign in 2007 to raise awareness in the international community of developers to apply good design principles.

Francesco has been developing RRP, a new method of software development, since 2008.

He has been running the Software Design Training Programme since 2019.

Francesco created the Pomodoro® Technique, a renowned time-management tool used by millions of people all over the world, while a university student looking for a way to get more done in less time.

Read the Francesco Cirillo's complete profile.

Event outline

  • The Pomodoro Technique - It's not just the timer (1 pomodoro)

    • What is the problem with time?
    • What is actually the Pomodoro Technique?
    • Values, Principles, 4+ Processes, Tools, 12+ Rules, 6 Objectives... Where is the timer?
  • Why the technique works (1 pomodoro)

    Values and principles behind the technique

  • How to apply it fully and with the best result ( 1 pomodoro)

    How to effectively and fully use it?

    • The Pomodoro® Core Process
    • The Pomodoro® Daily Process
    • The Pomodoro® Weekly Process
    • The Pomodoro® Team Process
    • The six objectives of the Pomodoro® Technique

    How to avoid common mistakes?

  • Question & Answers (1 pomodoro)

Upcoming sessions

coming soon

This event is available

live online mode on Zoom.

Who should attend this event?

  • Have you just heard of the Pomodoro Technique and would like to know more?

  • Do you use the Tomato Timer and would like to finally know what the technique really is, with its working processes and objectives to be achieved? And understand how to apply it fully?

This event is for you and for anybody interested in improving their productivity: Individuals, Families, Students, Professionals, Teams...


Ann Wilson
Ann Wilson

Special Education Teacher, Washington DC Public Schools

If you struggle with time, and with being organized around time, this is the course for you! It will require an investment of time, of leaving yourself open to new ideas, or trying on new habits, but the reward will change your life!


No prerequisites

Setup, materials, and tools

This event does not involve the delivery of any material.

Video recordings

Zoom events will not be recorded.

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