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Jun 17, 2017

The new Certified Pomodoro Technique Practitioner Course is now open!

The course includes the new content featured in the new edition of the Pomodoro Technique, including how to apply the Pomodoro Technique in a team, and how to reach complex goals.

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.

Dec 30, 2013

This Year, keep your resolutions!

2014 is just around the corner, which means it’s time to make extravagant, untenable oaths to yourself like “Next year, I’m going to volunteer five hours every day, become a professional floutist, master underwater basket weaving and only use Facebook to message friends!”

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.

Oct 11, 2013

Do something physical during your breaks!

More than many other factors, sitting for long stretches of time can dramatically affect your health. However, more and more researchers are realizing that light activities known as “non-exercise activity thermogensis” or NEAT can help you combat the effects of a sedentary lifestyle. How can you integrate NEAT exercises into your Pomodoro routine? Let’s take a look…