AGILE TRANSFORMATION Snags Additional Awards from BookAuthority; Trailer Updated



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Soon after 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 was released earlier this year, BookAuthority named the ebook/Kindle format of the publication a winner in multiple categories, including Best Scrum Ebooks of All Time. Agile Transformation is also available in print, and BookAuthority recently honored the paperback as a winner in multiple categories, including Best Project Management Books of All Time. Thank you to BookAuthority for the recognition! The short (30-second) trailer for the book was updated to highlight the two awards listed above. Details and the refreshed trailer are available here: https://www.facebook.com/AgileTransformationBook/videos/450537145587506/. You’re invited to check them out.

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About Author Scott M. Graffius

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Scott M. Graffius, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, CSM, CSPO, PMP, ITIL, LSSGB is a project management expert, consultant, speaker, and author. He is a Principal Consultant and the CEO of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions, a professional services firm, where he helps clients strengthen their project management capabilities and realize their strategic objectives and business initiatives. Before that, he ran and supervised the delivery of projects and programs in public and private companies with businesses ranging from e-commerce to advanced technology, manufacturing, entertainment, and more. Scott and his award-winning book on agile project management, Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions, have been featured in Yahoo Finance, the Boston Herald, Learning Solutions, Informa, Innovation Management, and additional media publications. His second title, 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, was published in April 2019. BookAuthority named it one of the best new books on Scrum. Scott regularly speaks at conferences and other events around the world. Additional information is available in his bio.

Connect with Scott on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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About Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions

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Shifting customer needs are common in today's marketplace. Businesses must be adaptive and responsive to change while delivering an exceptional customer experience to be competitive.

There are a variety of frameworks supporting the development of products and services, and most approaches fall into one of two broad categories: traditional or agile. Traditional practices such as waterfall engage sequential development, while agile involves iterative and incremental deliverables. Organizations are increasingly embracing agile to manage projects, and best meet their business needs of rapid response to change, fast delivery speed, and more.

With clear and easy to follow step-by-step instructions,
Scott M. Graffius's award-winning Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions helps the reader:

  • Implement and use the most popular agile frameworkโ€•Scrum;
  • Deliver products in short cycles with rapid adaptation to change, fast time-to-market, and continuous improvement; and
  • Support innovation and drive competitive advantage.

Hailed by Literary Titan as “the book highlights the versatility of Scrum beautifully.”

Winner of 17 first place awards.

Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions is available in paperback and ebook/Kindle in the United States and around the world. Some links by country follow.



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About
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

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Thriving in today's marketplace frequently depends on making a transformation to become more agile. Those successful in the transition enjoy faster delivery speed and ROI, higher satisfaction, continuous improvement, and additional benefits.

Based on actual events,
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 provides a quick (60-90 minute) read about a successful agile transformation at a multinational entertainment and media company, told from the author's perspective as an agile coach.

The award-winning book by
Scott M. Graffius is available in paperback and ebook/Kindle in the United States and around the world. Some links by country follow.



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About BookAuthority

BookAuthority curates the books recommended by the world's most successful CEOs, business leaders, and domain experts such as Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, and David Allen. Only the very best books are featured on BookAuthority. To keep BookAuthority's site objective and unbiased, ratings are calculated purely based on data. BookAuthority uses a proprietary technology to identify and rate the best nonfiction books, using dozens of different signals, including public mentions, recommendations, ratings, sentiment, popularity and sales history. BookAuthority does not accept requests to feature books, nor does BookAuthority conduct business with publishers or authors.
BookAuthority has been featured on CNNForbes and Inc. The preceding information is based on content from BookAuthority.org.

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Scott M. Graffius Delighted Audiences at 82 Conferences and Other Events Across 24 Countries

BY SCOTT M. GRAFFIUS | ScottGraffius.com

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Scott M. Graffius is an agile project management practitioner, consultant, multi award-winning author, thought leader and influencer, and highly sought-after international keynote speaker. Content from his books, talks, and more have been featured and used by businesses, professional associations, governments, and universities. Select examples include Microsoft, Oracle, Project Management Institute, IEEE, National Academy of Sciences, United States Department of Energy, Yale University, Tufts University, and others.

Graffius delivers dynamic and engaging talks and workshops around the world on agile, project management, and technology leadership. To date, he has delighted audiences at 82 conferences and other events across 24 countries, including Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Here’s an abridged list of his engagements to date (most recent shown first):

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ | DevOpsDays Geneva 2022 Conference
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon 2022 Conference
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | BSides Vancouver 2022 Cybersecurity Conference
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๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต | Agile Nepal 2022 Conference
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | D.C. Cybersecurity Professionals
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๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | PMI Ireland
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๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท | PMI Greece
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI California Inland Empire
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๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ | PMI Budapest
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๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | Microsoft Teams Community Day 2022
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI Delaware Valley
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๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช | PMI UAE
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | Private event
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | DevOps Experience 2021 Conference
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๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฒ | Frug'Agile Conference Armenia 2021
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | IEEE Day 2021
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๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | BSides Newcastle England 2021 InfoSec Conference
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๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Agile Trends Gov Conference 2021
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI Florida Suncoast
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI Central Virginia
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๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น | DevOps Pro Europe 2021 Conference
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI Southwest Virginia
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๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡บ | PMI Luxembourg
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI Monterey Bay
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๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | PMI New Zealand
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI Southern Nevada
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | California Institute of Advanced Management
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๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง | Scottish Summit 2021 Technology Conference
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๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ | PMI Finland
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ConFoo Developer Conference 2021
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | DevConf CZ 2021 Conference
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI California Inland Empire
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI Alaska
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๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | PMI Netherlands
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๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ | Microsoft M365 Saturday Conference 2020
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๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท | IT Pro Dev Connections 2020 Conference
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๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ | Microsoft Community Conference 2020
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI Los Angeles
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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | Project World / Business Analyst World
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI California Inland Empire
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | Techstars Startup Week Conference
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI California Central Valley
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI California Inland
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI California Central Coast
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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | PMI Los Angeles
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His sessions are highly rated by attendees and organizers alike.

Committed to giving back, Graffius delivers a set amount of work pro bono (no charge) to non-profits and charities.

If you’d like to learn more, visit the public speaker section of his website here:
https://scottgraffius.com/publicspeaker.html.

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About Scott M. Graffius

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Scott M. Graffius, PMP, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, CSM, CSPO, SFE, ITIL, LSSGB is an agile project management practitioner, consultant, multi award-winning author, and international keynote speaker. He has generated over $1.75 billion of business value in aggregate for the organizations he has served. Graffius is the CEO and Principal Consultant at Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions™ and subsidiary Exceptional Agility™. Content from his 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), workshops, speaking engagements, and more have been featured and used by businesses, professional associations, governments, and universities. Examples include Microsoft, Oracle, Broadcom, Cisco, Gartner, Deloitte, EY, Project Management Institute, IEEE, SANS Institute, U.S. Soccer Federation, English Institute of Sport, Ford, Qantas, Atlassian, Wrike, National Academy of Sciences, United States Department of Energy, United States Army, United States National Park Service, New Zealand Ministry of Education, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Tufts University, Texas A&M University, Warsaw University of Technology, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, and others. Graffius has delighted audiences with talks and workshops on technology leadership and agile project, program, portfolio, and PMO management at 82 conferences and other events across 24 countries.

His full bio is available
here.

Connect with Scott on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


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About Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions

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Shifting customer needs are common in today's marketplace. Businesses must be adaptive and responsive to change while delivering an exceptional customer experience to be competitive.

There are a variety of frameworks supporting the development of products and services, and most approaches fall into one of two broad categories: traditional or agile. Traditional practices such as waterfall engage sequential development, while agile involves iterative and incremental deliverables. Organizations are increasingly embracing agile to manage projects, and best meet their business needs of rapid response to change, fast delivery speed, and more.

With clear and easy to follow step-by-step instructions,
Scott M. Graffius's award-winning Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions helps the reader:

  • Implement and use the most popular agile frameworkโ€•Scrum;
  • Deliver products in short cycles with rapid adaptation to change, fast time-to-market, and continuous improvement; and
  • Support innovation and drive competitive advantage.

Hailed by Literary Titan as “the book highlights the versatility of Scrum beautifully.”

Winner of 17 first place awards.

Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions is available in paperback and ebook/Kindle in the United States and around the world. Some links by country follow.



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About
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

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Thriving in today's marketplace frequently depends on making a transformation to become more agile. Those successful in the transition enjoy faster delivery speed and ROI, higher satisfaction, continuous improvement, and additional benefits.

Based on actual events,
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 provides a quick (60-90 minute) read about a successful agile transformation at a multinational entertainment and media company, told from the author's perspective as an agile coach.

The award-winning book by
Scott M. Graffius is available in paperback and ebook/Kindle in the United States and around the world. Some links by country follow.



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