Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions CEO Scott M. Graffius Leading Talk on Strategic Alignment at PMI Southwest Virginia

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Scott M. Graffius to Lead Discussion on Ensuring Project Investments Align with Organizational Strategic Objectives

LOS ANGELES, California, February 18, 2021
— Scott M. Graffius, CEO of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions, will lead a session on ensuring the alignment of project investments with organizational strategic objectives at an event of the Southwest Virginia Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI-SWVA). His talk, “10 Ways to Score and Prioritize Project Proposals Based on Multiple Factors, Including Strategic Alignment,” will be conducted as an online event on May 11, 2021, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

This session will help attendees develop and enhance the contributions they make to their organization by being able to: (1) Understand the benefits of scoring and prioritizing project proposals based on strategic alignment and other key factors; (2) Identify selection and prioritization criteria appropriate for their unique organization, leveraging the flexible framework and some or all of the 10 factors presented during the talk; and (3) Put the practical, actionable information presented to use; during the session, an example project proposal will go through the process, step-by-step; and attendees will receive a summary “cheat sheet” digital download that they can reference as a guide to help implement or improve this process at their organization.

To learn more and to register for the PMI-SWVA event, visit

About Scott M. Graffius


Scott M. Graffius, PMP, CSP-SM, CSP-PO, CSM, CSPO, ITIL, LSSGB has generated hundreds of millions of dollars of business value in aggregate for the organizations he has served. He is an agile project management practitioner, consultant, award-winning author (
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), and international speaker. His expertise spans project, program, portfolio, and PMO leadership inclusive of agile, traditional, and hybrid approaches. Content from Scott's books, speaking engagements, and more have been featured and used by businesses, governments, and universities including Gartner, Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Ford, Qantas, Atlassian, Bayer, the National Academy of Sciences, the United States Department of Energy, the United States Army, the New Zealand Ministry of Education, Tufts University, James Madison University, Santa Clara University, Brigham Young University, Texas A&M University, Virginia Tech, and others. Thinkers360 named Scott a global top thought leader and influencer in three domains: Agile, Digital Transformation, and GovTech. His full-length bio is available at https://www.scottgraffius.com/bio.html.

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.
About the Southwest Virginia Chapter of the Project Management Institute

The Southwest Virginia Chapter of the Project Management Institute was founded in 2003 to serve the southwestern part of Virginia including the metro areas of Roanoke, Lynchburg, Blacksburg, Lexington, Martinsville, Danville, and Bristol. The Chapter's mission is to foster a community of project management excellence in Southwest Virginia. To learn more, visit https://pmi-swva.org.

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