Thought Leader and Influencer


Scott M. Graffius has been named a thought leader and influencer; he's been involved in the development of professional standards; he's spoken at conferences and other events around the world; and his content has been used and featured by businesses, professional associations, government agencies, and universities in publications, online media, and more.

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Videos of Scott M. Graffius Speaking at Conferences Around the World

The following examples are where the respective event organizers recorded the session and made the video available to the public (note: this is not common). Details on all of Graffius's speaking engagements and workshops are here.











































This list above is not exhaustive. Details on
all of Graffius's speaking engagements and workshops are here.

Scott M. Graffius Featured by Others in Videos and Podcasts



In their countdown timer (video) for conferences and other events, Advance Agility included a quote by Scott M. Graffius

Scott M. Graffius's Agile Transformation listed as "Good Read" in talk at Agile of the East Conference 2019

BeeBole featured content from Scott M. Graffius in their webinar on KPIs

Scott M. Graffius's Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions included in Tanya and Sunny Singh's Books to Grow Your Tech Career


Scott M. Graffius' content was featured in a talk at the House of PMO's 'PMO Conference 2022'

Scott M. Graffius quoted in talk at CFO South Africa Event in 2021

Dutch professional football team FC Utrecht leveraged Scott M. Graffius's 'Phases of Team Development' content at a training session for coaching staff

Scott M. Graffius quoted in talk at National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) Event in 2020


Scott M. Graffius quoted in talk at RSA Conference 2020


Scott M. Graffius quoted in talk at SANS Cloud Security Conference 2021

Scott M. Graffius quoted in a presentation by SmartLyte


Scott M. Graffius quoted in talk by Autom8 Now in 2020

Scott M. Graffius' visual content featured in getNextIT's Agilität Besser Verstehen (in English: Understand Agility Better) video on YouTube

Scott M. Graffius quoted in NHD Podcast, Episode 17


Scott M. Graffius quoted in Polymash Podcast (Podcasting Strategy Show), Episode 9

Excerpt from Scott M. Graffius' 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 featured in "Agile HR Workplace Culture" video by LearnTor

Content from Scott M. Graffius' AgileScrumGuide.com platform referenced in the French-language podcast, TheCheneCast

Scott M. Graffius Featured by Others in Publications and Online Media


  1. Content by Scott M. Graffius included in a publication of the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA)
  2. Team development content by Scott M. Graffius featured in a presentation by Adobe at DesignOps Summit 2021
  3. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a post by AidasInc
  4. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a post by Agile42 International GmbH
  5. Scott M. Graffius quoted by AgileCoach.ee
  6. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a post by Agile Scaling Experts
  7. Scott M. Graffius's content (translated to Spanish) featured in a presentation by Agile Wise Corp.
  8. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an AJR article
  9. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by ALLAGIS
  10. Scott M. Graffius's content featured (in French) by Amadium
  11. American Management Association features Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' in a course on leadership
  12. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in the Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute's APH Quality Handbook
  13. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in APAC CIO Outlook article
  14. Scott M. Graffius's content was referenced in "Application of Agile and Scrum in Education," a paper at Tendenze Attuali Della Moderna Ricerca Scientifica (Current Trends in Modern Scientific Research Conference)
  15. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in an article by Ascendix
  16. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in an article by Avion
  17. The Beacon (Volume 25, Issue 7; August 2021) included an event with Scott M. Graffius
  18. Scott M. Graffius was featured in a post by Being Agile LLC
  19. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a post by Berteig Consulting
  20. Content from Scott M. Graffius included in an article from BMC Software
  21. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a presentation at Boston University's Idea Conference 2023
  22. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in a post by technology journalist, Adrian Bridgwater
  23. Article by Brights features a quote from Graffius on the MVP
  24. Buffer’s article on 9 ways to grow your following on 𝕏 has a hyperlink to Graffius' ‘Lifespan (Half-Life) of Social Media Posts’ research
  25. Center for Direct Marketing featured content from Scott M. Graffius
  26. CEWEP 10th Congress (Berlin, Germany) featured research by Scott M. Graffius
  27. With a license from Scott M. Graffius, Cisco uses Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' work
  28. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted by Change Management Review
  29. Chakor Software Company featured content by Scott M. Graffius
  30. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by CHRO
  31. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a presentation by Cisco, delivered at DX Summit
  32. CloudVane article incorporated quote from Graffius on metrics
  33. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Coach Agile
  34. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in an online article in Spanish, "Coaching—Por Qué Nos Sirve a Todos"
  35. Scott M. Graffius's content featured by CodeMonk
  36. Scott M. Graffius quoted in a post by Code Work (The Code Work)
  37. Scott M. Graffius quoted in a Computer Weekly article
  38. Constructor Institute Switzerland features content by Scott M. Graffius (published via AgileScrumGuide.com)
  39. Scott M. Graffius's content included in an article by Consultport
  40. ContentStudio linked to research by Scott M. Graffius in their article on mastering the art of using Pinterest for blogging
  41. Content from Scott M. Graffius heads up Chapter 8 of the book, Conquering Cash Flow
  42. Scott M. Graffius's content included in a blog post by Coupler.io/Railsware
  43. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in CreativeStack's article (episode 3)
  44. Scott M. Graffius's content included in an article by CSDN (note: article is in Chinese)
  45. Cyber Instincts AB featured content by Scott M. Graffius
  46. Dagen featured Graffius' Phases of Team Development in a post
  47. Content from Scott M. Graffius included in a post by darey.io
  48. Content from Scott M. Graffius included in the book, Data Governance Success
  49. DBI Services, a Swiss IT services firm, wrote about presentations delivered at DevOpsDays Geneva, which included a talk by Scott M. Graffius
  50. Scott M. Graffius's content featured by DBK Advisory
  51. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a DDI Development article
  52. European aerospace company Deimos Space used Graffius' material in an interactive training workshop
  53. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article by Deloitte's HashedIn Technologies
  54. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Digital Defined
  55. Content about Scott M. Graffius featured in a post by DigitalDisrupting.com
  56. Content from Scott M. Graffius included in a Digitpost (DigiTechnoPost) article
  57. Scott M. Graffius's content was featured by Dot Consulting AG
  58. Scott M. Graffius quoted in a DueDash Capital Networks GmbH article
  59. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted by DX Innovation Institute
  60. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a DZone article
  61. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in an Edge Conquers article
  62. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted in an online article from Educations Media Group AB (Sweden) on FindCourses.com
  63. Scott M. Graffius's content was featured in a presentation by the English Institute of Sport
  64. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article by Enlab
  65. Erste Bank featured content by Scott M. Graffius in their training
  66. Scott M. Graffius referenced by Brazil-based software development firm Etus
  67. A division of the EU's European Commission used Graffius' work
  68. FINAT -- the association for the European label industry -- used Graffius’ ‘Phases of Team Development’ work at their 2024 Summit
  69. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article by FindCourses.com (EMG – Educations Media Group AB, Stockholm, Sweden)
  70. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted by Flexie Solutions
  71. Ford featured work by Scott M. Graffius
  72. Scott M. Graffius's content was quoted in a Forum on Workplace Inclusion presentation
  73. Scott M. Graffius's content featured by Founder Success Hub
  74. FSU College of Medicine featured Scott M. Graffius' work
  75. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article by Function Point
  76. In its Regulations and Syllabus (page 245), Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) includes Scott M. Graffius's first book in reference materials for its IT Project Management course
  77. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Gartner
  78. Scott M. Graffius quoted in a post by Gearóid Hardy & Associates
  79. Geekflare article features content by Scott M. Graffius
  80. Scott M. Graffius quoted in a post by GetxInstitute
  81. GitHub / LeadingEng Conference / GitHub featured Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' Work (also: LeadingEng)
  82. Scott M. Graffius was cited as a reference in "Building a Collaborative Relationship," a publication of the Global-Watch.com Network
  83. Scott M. Graffius's content was featured by Globility Coaching (Globality-Coaching Consultancy and Training / Bizz-Buzz.co.uk)
  84. GoDaddy article hyperlinks to Graffius' research
  85. Article by Gotch SEO Academy (GSA) links to Graffius’ research
  86. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Grow Predictably
  87. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by the Hasso Plattner Institute (Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Digital Engineering GmbH)
  88. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a presentation by the Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG)
  89. How Teams Work book references Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development'
  90. Scott M. Graffius's content included in an article by Humble Associates
  91. iCentra featured content by Scott M. Graffius
  92. IEEE Xplore publication "Exploring the Dynamics of Team Formation in Human-Artificial Intelligence Collaboration" featured Graffius' work
  93. Illumination featured content by Scott M. Graffius
  94. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted in article by Impala Intech
  95. Scott M. Graffius's company in verified profile by Inc.
  96. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Incubadora Despegue
  97. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article published by Informa
  98. InfoSecurity.US posted content by Scott M. Graffius
  99. Innovify featured content by Scott M. Graffius
  100. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by the Institute of Management Studies
  101. Scott M. Graffius cited in a paper — "How Romanian IT Companies Adopted Agile Practices" — presented at the International Conference on Informatics in Economy, published in the Proceedings of the IE 2020 International Conference
  102. International Institute of Learning named Scott M. Graffius in their article on agile, creativity, and innovation
  103. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article of the International Journal of Business Analytics and Intelligence
  104. Influencer Marketing article, item 24, has a link to Graffius' research
  105. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in post by the International Rhino Keeper Association (IRKA)
  106. Scott M. Graffius's content is featured in an article published by Innovation Management (Sweden)
  107. France-based Intuiti referenced Graffius' work in their story on media and the customer experience
  108. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a post by Invensis Learning
  109. Scott M. Graffius's content was featured again by Invensis Learning, here in an article on LinkedIn
  110. Scott M. Graffius quoted in a publication by ip-label
  111. IT Chronicles featured content from Scott M. Graffius (via his AgileScrumGuide.com)
  112. Study Program Handbook for Master of Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering at Jacobs University Bremen includes references to Scott M. Graffius’s content (published at his AgileScrumGuide.com platform)
  113. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted by Jedi Squad
  114. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in article by KeeVurds
  115. Excerpt from Scott M. Graffius's first book, Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions, heads up the Agile Innovation section of Dr. Harold Kerzner's book, Innovation Project Management: Methods, Case Studies, and Tools for Managing Innovation Projects
  116. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in an article by Kiwop
  117. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted in post by Knowledge Convey
  118. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted in online article by Knowledge Enthusiast
  119. Scott M. Graffius's content included in Kromatic's "Innovation Ecosystem Metrics"
  120. Scott M. Graffius quoted by Kushim
  121. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an artible by Kylas
  122. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in book, Leadership Worthy: How Leaders are Made by Bill Dellecker
  123. LeadingEng Conference / GitHub featured Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' Work (also: GitHub)
  124. Semiconductor manufacturing firm Lam Research features Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' IP
  125. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in a post by Lean Icon Technology & Training Africa
  126. Scott M. Graffius's content included in a Lean Journey post
  127. Lean Sherpas GmbH featured content from Scott M. Graffius
  128. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article published by Learning Solutions Magazine
  129. Content from Scott M. Graffius included in a post by LEARNTOR
  130. Level Up Coding article quoted Scott M. Graffius
  131. Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network (LTEN) featured Scott M. Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development'
  132. Graffius' Lifespan (Half-Life) of Social Media Posts research made a cameo in Trena Little's video on strategies with YouTube
  133. London South Bank University references content published at Scott M. Graffius's AgileScrumGuide.com
  134. Scott M. Graffius's content featured by Lumentii
  135. Dr. Robert W. Malone featured Scott M. Graffius' 2021 copyrighted content in Malone's 2022 book
  136. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Marc Ellis Training Academy
  137. Martech Zone / DK New Media covers Graffius' research
  138. Mastercard manager of products and solutions quoted Scott M. Graffius in an article
  139. Content from Scott M. Graffius's first book was featured in another author's book, Mastering Advanced Scrum
  140. Metricool referenced Scott M. Graffius' research
  141. Scott M. Graffius's content quoted by Midiática
  142. Scott M. Graffius's conent referenced by Mind Money Balance
  143. Mind the Product features an excerpt from Scott M. Graffius in their article on metrics
  144. Scott M. Graffius quoted by MKC Training
  145. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in an article by Mobile App Daily
  146. Scott M. Graffius quoted in Monkhouse and Company newsletter
  147. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a post by Motivation Excellence Inc.
  148. Content from Scott M. Graffius included in an article from Narcosa
  149. Scott M. Graffius quoted in a publication of The National Academy of Sciences
  150. National Park Service — part of the United States Department of the Interior — features Scott M. Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' work
  151. Nazarbayev University featured content by Scott M. Graffius
  152. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in a publication of NCCSIF/Rippleworx
  153. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article by Netsmartz
  154. Content from Scott M. Graffius included in an article from Nimble Ways
  155. Ofcom — the regulatory authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications, and postal industries of the United Kingdom — featured and used the work of Scott M. Graffius
  156. Scott M. Graffius' content was posted by Omnizant
  157. Content from Scott M. Graffius was included in a post by OpenSense Labs
  158. Scott M. Graffius's content featured (translated to Portuguese) by Opus Software
  159. Scott M. Graffius's content was included in a post by Orli
  160. Scott M. Graffius's content was included in Parabol's "123 Great Agile Quotes to Inspire Your Team"
  161. Content from Scott M. Graffius in bibliography of PeopleCert's PeopleCert Scrum Master II
  162. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Personal Pivots
  163. Scott M. Graffius's content included in post by Plaky on project management quotes
  164. Scott M. Graffius's content included in a Plandek article
  165. PMI Budapest Hírek referenced Scott M. Graffius in their online publication via LinkedIn
  166. PPM Express quoted content from Scott M. Graffius in their article on SAFe
  167. Content from Scott M. Graffius included in an online article from Preezma Software Development Company
  168. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Prima Ressource in their presentation, Réussir une Transformation des Ventes pme B2B 2020 (in English: Succeed in a 2020 B2B Sales Transformation)
  169. Content from Scott M. Graffius (translated to Portuguese) featured by Pro4Tech
  170. Content from Scott M. Graffius (via AgileScrumGuide.com, the website for his first book) referenced in the book, Problem-Solving: Leaning on New Thinking Skills
  171. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) referenced research by Scott M. Graffius
  172. Scott M. Graffius is cited in the Project Management Institute's Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures—Second Edition as he was a member of the team that developed the standard publication (note: this is also covered in the Professional Standards section above)
  173. Scott M. Graffius is cited in Project Management Institute's A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge—Sixth Edition as he was a contributor and reviewer of the standard publication (note: this is also covered in the Professional Standards section above)
  174. Scott M. Graffius is cited in the Project Management Institute's The Standard for Program Management—Fourth Edition as he was a contributor and reviewer of the standard publication (note: this is also covered in the Professional Standards section above)
  175. Scott M. Graffius is cited in the Project Management Institute's The Practice Standard for Project Estimating—Second Edition as he was a contributor and reviewer of the standard publication (note: this is also covered in the Professional Standards section above)
  176. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article of the Project Management Institute, Luxembourg Chapter
  177. Prokatemia (Finland) referenced content by Scott M. Graffius
  178. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in QSM Software Almanac—Fifth Edition
  179. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Quotes Insight
  180. In an online article, French news and media company RiskAssur featured content from Graffius' Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions book
  181. Content from Scott M. Graffius included in a post by Right Management India
  182. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in book, Safety Metrics for the Modern Safety Professional
  183. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted in book, Sales Manager's Essentials: Practical Workbook for Success
  184. SalesRabbit quotes Scott M. Graffius in an article
  185. Scott M. Graffius's content featured by The Salvation Army
  186. Scott M. Graffius quoted by ScreenFrontier
  187. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted by Scrum Masters Inc.
  188. Scott M. Graffius quoted in book, Scrum Mastery: The Essential Guide to Scrum and Agile Project Management
  189. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article from Scrum Inc.
  190. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in a Scrum Viet post
  191. Security Boulevard posted content by Scott M. Graffius
  192. Seed Spot quoted Scott M. Graffius
  193. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in book, Selling is Hard, Buying is Harder
  194. The Skill Garage (TheSkillGarage) featured content from Scott M. Graffius
  195. Scott M. Graffius quoted by Skillioma
  196. Social Selling CRM article featured Scott M. Graffius' research
  197. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article in Software Quality Professional, "Becoming Agile with the Scrum Framework"
  198. Content from Scott M. Graffius quoted by Sprint Recruiting
  199. St. John Ambulance (UK) features Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' IP
  200. Scott M. Graffius's content featured by Statusbrew
  201. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Stickbundle Professional Training and Coaching
  202. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in a Subscript article
  203. In their article, TextaAI featured Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' work
  204. Content from Scott M. Graffius (translated to German) quoted by TI Communication
  205. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in an article by TopDevs
  206. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by Torrens University Australia
  207. Scott M. Graffius's content was featured in a presentation at the 2019 Transforming STEM Higher Education Conference
  208. United States Tennis Association (USTA) used Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' work published at AgileScrumGuide
  209. Content by Scott M. Graffius was quoted in a post by the 1174th Deployment and Distribution Support Battalion of the U.S. Army
  210. Scott M. Graffius's content is included in a publication of the United States Department of Energy (note: this version — accessible to the public — is marked "draft")
  211. Universal Agile featured content by Scott M. Graffius
  212. University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management features Scott M. Graffius' work
  213. University of Galway Ireland referenced Scott M. Graffius's content
  214. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in the SE Capstone Design Project Handbook, a publication of the University of Waterloo
  215. Verizon - Graffius' 'Phases of Team Development' featured in LinkedIn article by Verizon AD
  216. Victoria Fide Consulting featured Scott M. Graffius in an article on metrics and project success
  217. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a post by Workspace Infotech Limited
  218. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an article by innovation management platform company, Viima Solutions Oy
  219. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured in an article published by Virginia Tech
  220. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in Data Science Workshop at the Warsaw University of Technology
  221. Scott M. Graffius's content featured by Washington State University
  222. Scott M. Graffius's content featured by Waveaxis
  223. Scott M. Graffius's content featured in a Wisconsin (State of Wisconsin - Wisconsin Transition Improvement Grant) presentation
  224. Content from Scott M. Graffius featured by WP Support Team (WPSupportTeam.nl)
  225. Scott M. Graffius quoted in an online article by Wrike
  226. Yale University featured content by Scott M. Graffius (via his AgileScrumGuide.com platform)
  227. Scott M. Graffius's visual content featured in a video by Your SmartHome Family
  228. Xavier Degraux (Belgium) features content by Scott M. Graffius


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