What We Do

Organizations need to realize their strategic objectives and business initiatives. Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions™ helps our clients achieve those needs through advisory, training, and facilitative consulting services related to project, program, portfolio, and PMO management. Our expertise spans agile (including Scrum and Kanban), traditional/waterfall, and hybrid development and delivery frameworks.
While every engagement is tailored, examples of business outcomes include:

  • Getting more projects done
  • Faster delivery and time-to-market
  • Improved on-budget performance
  • Better management of risks
  • Improved customer and stakeholder satisfaction
  • More consistent realization of business results
  • Greater competitive advantage

Our experience and expertise are highlighted below.

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Our Staff is Experienced in Diverse Industries and Businesses

  • Business Services
  • Computer Systems
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Consumer Products
  • Department Stores
  • E-commerce
  • Entertainment
  • General Merchandise
  • Internet Information Providers
  • Internet Service Providers
  • IT Services
  • Manufacturing
  • R&D
  • Retail
  • Social Networking
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Telecom
  • and more

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Our Staff has Delivered a Broad Spectrum of Projects and Programs

  • Ad platform
  • Advanced technology / R&D
  • Agile transformation
  • Android apps
  • Billing system
  • Busienss applications
  • Business continuity
  • CRM
  • Cloud migration / implementation
  • Content management
  • Data center
  • Database
  • Digital marketing
  • E-commerce (ecommerce)
  • Email
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • Firmware
  • Hardware
  • iOS apps
  • IT service
  • Information security
  • Infrastructure
  • Integration
  • Intranet
  • Legal / regulatory / compliance
  • Maturity improvements
  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Mobile apps for iOS and Android
  • OTT Over-the-Top video (standalone streaming)
  • Organizational change
  • Partnerships
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
  • Payroll
  • PMO standup / implementation
  • Process improvements
  • Research & Development (R&D)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance
  • Social media
  • Spin-off
  • TV Everywhere (authenticated streaming)
  • Web (including responsive and mobile-optimized)
  • and more

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Our Staff has Leadership, Technical, and Strategic Business Management Expertise

Infographics are available at Select Resources

  • Agile (Scrum and Kanban) development and delivery frameworks
  • Benchmarking
  • Best practices integration
  • Capacity planning
  • Change management
  • Collaboration
  • Communication management
  • Dashboards
  • Demand management
  • Development and delivery frameworks: agile, traditional and hybrid
  • Digital workflows
  • Financial management
  • Governance
  • Hybrid development and delivery frameworks
  • Issue management
  • ITIL IT service management
  • Kanban
  • Key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Knowledge management
  • Leadership and oversight
  • Metrics
  • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance
  • Performance management
  • Prioritization
  • Process and maturity improvements
  • Professional development and training
  • Program management
  • Project management
  • Project management as a service (PMaaS)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) standards and best practices
  • Project management office (PMO)
  • Project portfolio management (PPM)
  • Project recovery
  • Resource management
  • Risk management
  • Roadmaps
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance
  • Schedule management
  • Scope management
  • Scrum
  • Six Sigma
  • Software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Software Engineering Institute (SEI) standards
  • Software as a service (SaaS)
  • Stakeholder management
  • Standards alignment
  • Status reports including digital Information Radiators for agile environments
  • Strategic and tactical
  • Traditional/waterfall development and delivery frameworks
  • Vendor management
  • Work breakdown structures (WBS)
  • and more

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Public Speaking

Scott M. Graffius of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions
presents thought leadership on project, program, portfolio, and PMO management related topics of timely importance. He regularly speaks at private and public events in the United States and internationally.

Scott gave a talk on innovation and project management at a private meeting in London, United Kingdom on February 9, 2017. He was a guest speaker on agile project management at a public event of the Project Management Institute Los Angeles Chapter (PMI-LA) on July 25, 2017. Scott presented “Agile Scrum: An Overview (Originally) for The Board of Directors of an Entertainment Company” at three public PMI events: a meeting of the PMI California Central Coast Chapter (PMI-4C) on June 28, 2018; a meeting of the PMI California Inland Empire Chapter (PMICIE) on August 14, 2018; and a meeting of the PMI California Central Valley Chapter (PMI-CCVC) on September 13, 2018. Scott spoke at Techstars Startup Week, where he presented "Agile Scrum Helps Innovators, Disruptors, and Entrepreneurs Develop and Deliver Products at Astounding Speed Which Drives Competitive Advantage" to an audience of startups and others in the entrepreneurial community on October 4, 2018. He will also be speaking at Project World * Business Analyst World, which will be held in May 2019 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada.

Details on Scott’s background and experience are available in his
bio. For information on his availability, fees, pro bono work and more for speaking engagements, visit SpeakerHub.

👉 To request Scott to speak at your event, complete a request form.

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