Scott M. Graffius of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions to Serve as Subject Matter Expert Reviewer of Content for PMI EMEA Congress
05 October 2018
Scott M. Graffius to Serve as Subject Matter Expert Reviewer of Content for Project Management Institute Europe, Middle East and Africa Congress 2019
LOS ANGELES, California, October 5, 2018 — Scott M. Graffius, CEO of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions™, will serve as a subject matter expert reviewer of content for the Project Management Institute (PMI) Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Congress 2019. The conference will be held from May 13-15, 2019 at the Convention Centre Dublin in Dublin, Ireland. For more information on the event, visit https://www.pmi.org/emea-congress.
About Scott M. Graffius
Scott M. Graffius, PMP, CSP, CSM, CSPO, ITIL, LSSGB is a project management expert, consultant, international speaker, and author.
He is the CEO of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions™, a management consulting firm with expertise in project management. Graffius is a former vice president of project management with a global, publicly traded provider of diverse consumer products and services over the Internet. Before that, he ran and supervised the delivery of projects and programs in public and private organizations with businesses ranging from e-commerce to advanced technology products and services, retail, manufacturing, entertainment, and more. He has experience with consumer, business, reseller, government, and international markets.
A fantastic agile transformation experience and result with a client in the entertainment industry was the inspiration for Graffius’ book, Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions. It helps technical and non-technical teams develop and deliver products in short cycles with rapid adaptation to change, fast time-to-market, and continuous improvement—which supports innovation while driving competitive advantage. The book, which was published in 2016, has since garnered 17 first place awards. Scott and his publication have been featured in Yahoo Finance, the Boston Herald, NBC WRAL, the Dallas Business Journal, the PM World Journal, BookLife by Publisher’s Weekly, Innovation Management, and additional media outlets. A trailer, high-resolution images, reviews, a detailed list of awards and more are available at: https://agilescrumguide.com.
Graffius holds six professional certifications: Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB), and IT Service Management (ITIL). He is a member of the Scrum Alliance, the Project Management Institute, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the IEEE Computer Society, the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, the IEEE Internet of Things Community, and the IEEE Consultants Network.
He has also been actively involved in the development of professional global standards. Graffius was a member of Project Management Institute (PMI) standards team which produced the Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures—Second Edition. Scott was a contributor and reviewer of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge—Sixth Edition, a contributor and reviewer of The Standard for Program Management—Fourth Edition, a subject matter expert reviewer of content for the PMI Global Congress 2016, and a judge for the PMI 2015 Professional Education Provider of the Year Award. He is currently engaged as a subject matter expert reviewer of content for the PMI EMEA Congress 2019.
Graffius regularly speaks at conferences and other events in the United States and internationally where he delights audiences with presentations on agile, traditional, and hybrid project, program, portfolio, and PMO management. He integrates and includes professional standards, best practices, and his first-hand experience with successful implementations. Graffius uses everyday language and vibrant visuals to make complex topics clear and understandable, and he provides audiences with practical information they can use. His upcoming and past appearances are listed at http://scottgraffius.com/publicspeaker.html.
Additional information is available at: http://Exceptional-PMO.com/who_we_are/bio.
About the Project Management Institute
The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading association for those who consider project, program or portfolio management their profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than three million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. The PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the project management profession through globally-recognized standards, certifications, communities, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses and networking opportunities.
About the PMI EMEA Congress 2019
The PMI is passionate about helping its members to bring about positive change. PMI EMEA Congress 2019 will give attendees the concepts, skills and behaviours needed to make a difference. Over three days, attendees will hear innovative keynotes and cutting-edge global perspectives on fast-moving project management profession. Attendees will leave with skills they can apply straightaway to solve your challenges and develop their careers. The conference will be held from May 13-15 at the Convention Centre Dublin in Dublin, Ireland.
About Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions™
Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions provides client organizations with advisory, training, speaking, embedded talent, and facilitative consulting services to help them advance their agile project, program, portfolio, and PMO management capabilities to best realize their strategic objectives and business initiatives, making them more competitive and valuable. Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions™ confidently backs its services with a Delighted Client Guarantee™. To learn more, visit https://www.Exceptional-PMO.com.
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