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 approaches.
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 next.

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

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

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

Public Speaking

Scott M. Graffius of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions
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 content on professional standards, best practices, and his first-hand experience with successful implementations. Scott uses everyday language and custom vibrant visuals to make complex topics clear and understandable, and he provides audiences with practical information they can use.

Scott spoke at Techstars Startup Week and at events in London and Las Vegas. He also delivered talks at the Los Angeles chapter of the PMI, the California Central Coast chapter of the PMI, the California Inland Empire chapter of the PMI (two events), and the California Central Valley chapter of the PMI. Attendees have said “Scott is an amazing speaker,” “fantastic presentation,” and “highly recommended!” Scott’s upcoming appearances include the Project World conference in Canada, and more—to be announced.

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

For additional information, visit https://www.scottgraffius.com/publicspeaker.html.