Open Q&A and Retrospective

"What is Agile? How to write User Stories for my product? How to choose the next test? How to reduce the complexity of my Software System? How to apply TDD?"

In these live online events, Francesco Cirillo will answer your questions about product management and software development.

A different topic will be discussed in each session based on the most frequently asked questions received.

Here you can find the next sessions of this event series:

Take your software production skills to the next level

About this Series of Events

What is an "Open Q&A and Retrospective"?

  • Open Q&A and Retrospective is a series of 1,5-hour live online events where Francesco Cirillo answers questions on product management and software development.
  • Every event will focus on a particular topic of software production: User Stories, Design Patterns, Software Development Process, TDD, etc.
  • The topic to be discussed will be chosen on the basis of the most frequently asked questions.

As a result of each event, you will have concrete insights to be immediately applied to improve your software design skills.

Who is it for?

Ideal for Product Managers and Developers, Software Developers, Business and Technical Coaches, Technical Leaders and IT Managers.

How to get your question answered by Francesco?

You can post your question here

Event Info

Event Format
Intensive highly-interactive 1,5-hour event for no more than 20 participants.

Delivery Options
Offered live online.

Requirements
No previous knowledge is needed.

Language
The event is offered in English.

Remote Training Preparation
Please do the following at least one day before the course is scheduled to start.

  • Upgrade Zoom to the most recent version.
  • Check audio, video, and screen sharing on Zoom.

Materials and benefits
No material is supposed to be delivered.

RELATED COURSES, PROGRAMMES AND CERTIFICATIONS

If you are interested in this event, you might also be interested in the following activities:

Type Activity Why
Event Series Software Production Let's Learn Toghether
Seminar Series Software Production Explained (SPE)
Workshop Series Software Production Practice (SPP)
Adventure Series Software Production Adventures (SPA)

About the Lecturer

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 Events

Here you can find the next sessions of this event series:

Can't make it on any of our dates?

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Testimonials

Carlo Garatti
Carlo Garatti

CEO, Caplab

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!


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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...