Practice Workshop Series

Do you want to apply principles, practices and processes directly and on real cases being assisted by Francesco Cirillo? Face and solve the same problems you would find at work?

Time Management and Project Management techniques, Use Case Modeling, User Stories, User Experience, TDD, Design Patterns, DDD... You want to apply a practice or process you have read in an article or a book, watched in a video or a leant in a course. Everything seems clear and you feel ready to use it at work. But when you are going to apply it on your own context, something doesn't work.... Who can you ask for help? How to get effective answers?

The Practice Workshop Series has been created for you to apply productivity, product management and software development techniques, practices and processes to real challenges with the assistance of an experienced mentor.

As a result of each hands-on workshop, you will learn how to apply a particular process, practice or pattern to a solve a real challenge; manage time pressure; take small incremental steps.

Here you can find the next session of this series of workshops:

Apply what you learn to real evolutionary challenges

About this Workshop Series

Series of 3,5-hour practice workshops on business management, process improvement, product management and software development.

  • In each workshop, Francesco Cirillo presents a challenge related to the application of a practice or process of business management, process improvement, product development or software design and development.
  • The challenges to be solved are taken from real problems that we have encountered in the growth of our team, in the development of our products, in the organization of our projects.
  • Examples of challenges are: organizing and prioritizing tasks and goals in an adaptive way, writing effective User Stories, splitting User Stories, designing UX, applying TDD and emergent design to develop a story, implementing software design patterns, etc.

Participants work on the challenge and at any time they can ask for Francesco Cirillo's advice to get feedback about their solutions.

In our Practice Workshops you apply to concrete cases first hand what you have learned in our Training Courses. In fact, each workshop refers to one or more Training Courses.

Who is it for?

Practice Workshops are aimed at Product Managers, Owners and Developers, Software Architects, Designers and Developers, Business and Technical Coaches and Managers. Perfect for newbies, as well as experienced profiles.


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About the Trainer

Francesco Cirillo

Francesco Cirillo 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 to develop the XP community in Europe and as reviewer of the second edition of the book Extreme Programming Explained.

In 2000 ha created XPLabs, the first company in Europe to offer comprehensive services on XP: software development, training and consulting.

In 2007 he created the Anti-IF Campaign to raise awareness in the international community of software developers to apply good design principles to grow software in a sustainable way.

Since 2008 Francesco stopped actively working on Agile Methods and started to develop RRP, a new method of software development.

In 2013 he created Cirillo Consulting based in Berlin to offer professional training and consulting on productivity and software development.

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

Read the Francesco Cirillo's complete profile.


Upcoming Sessions

Here you can find the next sessions of this series:

Can't make it on any of our dates?

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Useful Resources

Pomodoro® Web App

The Pomodoro® Timer Web App will be your time tutor and help you stay focused so you can get more...

Pomodoro® Sheets

To help you get started, check out the official templates of the Pomodoro Technique that you can download and print....

Pomodoro® Training Programme

Interruptions and procrastination are one of the most dangerous productivity killers. How to deal with the Predator while we're working...


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Pomodoro® Web App

The Pomodoro® Timer Web App will be your time tutor and help you stay focused so you can get more...

Pomodoro® Sheets

To help you get started, check out the official templates of the Pomodoro Technique that you can download and print....

Pomodoro® Training Programme

Interruptions and procrastination are one of the most dangerous productivity killers. How to deal with the Predator while we're working...