Hi, I’m Scott M. Graffius



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I'm an agile project management practitioner, consultant, award-winning author, and international speaker. My expertise spans project, program, portfolio, and PMO leadership inclusive of agile, traditional, and hybrid approaches. I'm honored that content from my books (Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions and Agile Transformation: A Brief Story of How an Entertainment Company Developed New Capabilities and Unlocked Business Agility to Thrive in an Era of Rapid Change), speaking engagements, and more have been featured and used by businesses, governments, and universities including Gartner, Deloitte, Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Project Management Institute, SANS Institute, Ford, Qantas, Atlassian, Bayer, the National Academy of Sciences, the United States Department of Energy, the United States Army, the IEEE, the New Zealand Ministry of Education, Tufts University, Texas A&M University, Warsaw University of Technology, University of Waterloo, National University of Ireland Galway, Loughborough University London, and others. Thinkers360 named me a top thought leader and influencer in four domains: Agile, Change Management, Digital Transformation, and GovTech. My full bio is available here.

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I Deliver Dynamic and Engaging Sessions at Conferences and Other Events around the World


    • 14 OCT

      The Journey to Happier and More Productive Agile Teams

      Frug'Agile Agile Conference Armenia 2021
      location_on πŸ‡¦πŸ‡² Armenia | And Virtual access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 5 OCT

      Navigate the Phases of Team Development with Speed and Agility for Happier and More Productive Teams

      Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) "IEEE Day 2021" Event
      location_on πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ New York City, New York, United States | Livestream access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 17 SEP

      10 Ways to Score and Prioritize Project Proposals Based on Multiple Factors, Including Strategic Alignment (Edition for Private Event in Rio de Janeiro)

      Private event
      location_on πŸ‡§πŸ‡· Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | And Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 11 SEP

      Navigate the Phases of Team Development with Speed and Agility for Happier and More Productive InfoSec Teams

      BSides Newcastle England 2021 InfoSec Conference
      location_on πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Newcastle, United Kingdom | And Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 2 SEP

      10 Ways to Score and Prioritize Project Proposals Based on Multiple Factors, Including Strategic Alignment (Edition for Private Event in New York City)

      Private event
      location_on πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ New York, New York, United States | Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 1 SEP

      Want Happier and More Productive Teams?

      Agile Trends Gov 2021 Conference
      location_on πŸ‡§πŸ‡· SΓ£o Paulo, Brazil | Simulcast access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 4 AUG

      Team Development Workshop

      Private event
      location_on πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Dallas, Texas, United States access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 20 JUL

      Navigate the Phases of Team Development with Speed and Agility for Happier and More Productive Tech Teams

      Private event
      location_on πŸ‡­πŸ‡° Hong Kong | Virtual access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 13 JUL

      10 Ways to Score and Prioritize Project Proposals Based on Multiple Factors, Including Strategic Alignment

      Project Management Institute Florida Suncoast Chapter
      location_on πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Clearwater, Florida, United States | Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 21 JUN

      DevOps and Team Leadership

      Private event
      location_on πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Las Vegas, Nevada, United States | Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 16 JUN
      June

      10 Ways to Score and Prioritize Project Proposals Based on Multiple Factors, Including Strategic Alignment

      Project Management Institute Central Virginia Chapter
      location_on πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Richmond, Virginia, United States | Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 20 MAY
      June

      Navigate the Phases of Team Development with Speed and Agility

      Private Event
      location_on πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡ͺ Stockholm, Sweden | Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 13 MAY
      June

      But First, the Team!

      DevOps Pro Europe 2021 Conference
      location_on πŸ‡±πŸ‡Ή Vilnius, Lithuania | Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 11 MAY
      June

      10 Ways to Score and Prioritize Project Proposals Based on Multiple Factors, Including Strategic Alignment

      Project Management Institute Southwest Virginia Chapter
      location_on πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Roanoke, Virginia, United States | Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 10 MAY
      June

      Practical, Actionable, Evidence-Based Guidance to Leverage in Agile Implementations, Transformations, and Improvements

      Private Event | Encoure Session
      location_on πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom | Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • 29 APR
      June

      Navigate the Phases of Team Development with Speed and Agility

      Project Management Institute Luxembourg Chapter
      location_on πŸ‡±πŸ‡Ί Luxembourg | Online access_time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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    Gartner Featured Content from My Book, Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions


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    Additional Information


    My blog presents news, tips and more on the intersection of project management with business and technology.
    I regularly speak at in-person and virtual online conferences and other events around the world on project, program, portfolio, and PMO management inclusive of agile, traditional, and hybrid approaches.
    Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions™, a professional services firm, helps organizations strengthen their project management capabilities and realize their strategic objectives and business initiatives. Connect on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
    A fantastic agile transformation experience and result with a client organization in the entertainment industry was the inspiration for my first book, Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions. Check out the digital media kit and blog. Connect on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn.
    Agile Transformation: A Brief Story of How an Entertainment Company Developed New Capabilities and Unlocked Business Agility to Thrive in an Era of Rapid Change, my second book, provides a revealing behind-the-scenes account of an actual agile implementation at a global entertainment company. Connect on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
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