Feedback after attending the course: you must attend! Seeing how and why Francesco makes software design decisions is super helpful in improving how you make your decisions!
Do you want to understand the real value of software development processes? How to effectively apply product management practices to your software product? Do you want to learn software design principles and practices in order to reduce the complexity of your software system?
Very often, concepts, practices and principles of product management and software engineering are learned in an abstract way. If we don't understand the essence of those concepts and tools, we end up experiencing them as an imposition. We find ourselves in a methodological cage. That brings us to applying processes and practices in a "distant" way and only because "this is how the team works."
The Software Production Explained (SPE) Seminar Series has been created to develop your product management and software design and development skills and enable you to grow your software product in a fast and sustainable way.
The goal of these seminars is not only to show how to properly apply a certain process, principle or practice but also to explain why and how they can help reduce the complexity of a software product from a business and technical point of view.
As a result of each seminar, you'll be more aware of your product management and software design and development skills. You'll be able to apply a product management or software design principle, practice or tool. You will always be stimulated to see software production principles and practices from a different perspective and increase your awareness.
Develop new skills to flatten the cost of change of software production.
Software Production Explained (SPE) is series of 2,5-hour seminars.
In every seminar, Francesco Cirillo explains a topic related to product management or software design and development. Often, confusing and controversial topics will be discussed, such as TDD and emergent design, how to write effective User Stories, how to split them, how to choose among similar software design patterns, what Agile development really is.
In the Software Production Explained seminars you have learned about software development processes, use cases, user stories, software design principles and patterns, and tool functionalities. In the Software Production Practice workshops you have applied what you have learned to concrete cases first hand.
It is now time to put all this knowledge together and apply it to develop a real software product.
The seminars will mainly focus on two different aspects:
The aim of these seminars is to develop your product management and software design and development skills.
You will not only learn how to apply a certain principle or practice in the correct way
In every seminar, Francesco Cirillo shares with you his way of using a certain process, principle, practice or tool. This allows you to develop awareness about the topics presented and immediately be able to enhance your software development productivity.
We recommend that you combine this series of seminars with:
|Mentoring||Software Production Mentoring You & Me||If you want to apply what you have learned to your individual or team real context and needs.|
|Workshop Series||Software Production Practice (SPP) Workshops Series||if you want to apply what you have learned first hand.|
|Workshop Series||Software Production Adventures (SPA) Workshops Series||if you want to apply what you have learned to flatten the cost of change on a real software product.|
The Software Production Explained (SPE) series is structured in 2,5-hour seminars for no more than 20 participants.
This training activity can be offered live online, onsite in your company and in-house in our offices. Private tuition and large-group discounts are also available.
Who is it for
This training activity is aimed at Product Developer, Software Developers, IT Managers, Coaches.
At the moment, the course is offered in English and Italian (Choose your course).
Remote Training Preparation
Please do the following at least one day before the course is scheduled to start.
Materials and benefits
You will receive the material used during the session at the end of each adventure episode.
Here's the list of seminars which are part of this series, organized by levels.
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.
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