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TITLE: Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions
AUTHOR: Scott M. Graffius
IMPRINT: CreateSpace
COPYRIGHT DATE: 2016
PUBLICATION DATE:
2016
RETAIL PRICE: $19.95 US
ISBN-10: 1533370249
ISBN-13: 978-1533370242
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TITLE: Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions
AUTHOR: Scott M. Graffius
IMPRINT: Amazon Digital Services
COPYRIGHT DATE: 2016
PUBLICATION DATE:
2016
RETAIL PRICE: $4.95 US
ASIN: B01FZ0JIIY
PAGES: 156 (148 pages prior to update)
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Long-form copy
Easily employ Scrum, the most popular agile project management and delivery framework …

Scott M. Graffius, an expert in project delivery, released a book to help teams successfully manage projects and deliver products in short cycles with rapid adaptation to change, fast time-to-market, and continuous improvement. It’s called Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions.

There are a variety of frameworks supporting the development of products and services, and most methodologies fall into one of two broad categories: traditional or agile. Traditional practices engage sequential development, while agile models involve iterative and incremental deliverables. Organizations are increasingly embracing agile to best meet their business needs and successfully manage projects.

Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions provides those interested or involved in innovation, project management, product development, software development or technology management with an authoritative roadmap to easily and quickly implement Scrum, the most popular agile project management and delivery framework. It helps teams deliver products in short cycles with rapid adaptation to change, fast delivery time, and continuous improvement—which drives competitive advantage.

Reactions to the book have been incredibly positive. Honors include 11 first place awards in national and international competitions.


First Place Winner
Business-General Category
5th Annual Beverly Hills International Book Awards

First Place Winner
Technology Category
5th Annual Beverly Hills International Book Awards

First Place Winner
Business Category
2016 London Book Festival

First Place Winner
Business Category
Fall 2016 Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards

First Place Winner
Informational (Business) Category
2017 Feathered Quill Book Awards

First Place Winner
Technology Category
2016 New Apple Book Awards

First Place Winner
Technology Category
2017 Independent Press Award

First Place Winner
Technology Category
11th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards

First Place Winner
Business Category
2017 Pacific Rim Book Festival

First Place Winner
Green/Conscious Business Category
2017 Bookvana Awards

First Place Winner
Technology Category

2017 Book Excellence Awards

“Recommended.”
The US Review of Books

“The book is excellent.”
Readers’ Favorite

Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions is an all-inclusive instruction guide that is impressively 'user-friendly' in tone, content, clarity, organization, and presentation.”
Midwest Book Review

“A-type personalities (those inclined to avoid instruction manuals) and non-readers will rejoice upon discovering this guide which makes getting started with Agile Scrum a breeze.”
Literary Classics Book Reviews

Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions is a must-have for a project manager wanting to introduce Scrum to the organization.”
— Edward Raibick, PM World Journal

“Scott's well-reviewed book details how to apply Agile Scrum to your business' project development and team management.”
BookWorks

“A clear and authoritative roadmap for successful implementation,
Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions, is strongly recommended.”
BookViral

The manner in which Scott presents this material is exemplary.
Amazon.com Hall of Fame and Top 100 Reviewer

“Excellent book. Well written with colorful diagrams which makes understanding the concepts much easier.”
Amazon.com Top 500 Reviewer


The book is for anyone involved or interested in the management of projects via Agile Scrum, including those with no prior experience. It's also for those already using Agile Scrum, in roles such as Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Development Team members (business analysts, technical architects, designers, developers, testers, etc.), customers, end users, agile coaches, executives, managers and other stakeholders. For those already using Agile Scrum, this book can serve as a reference on practices for consideration and potential adaptation.

Get this book today and start practicing Agile Scrum right away!

http://scottgraffius.com/agile.html
https://agilescrumguide.com
Short-form copy
Easily employ Scrum, the most popular agile project management and delivery framework …

Scott M. Graffius, an expert in project delivery, released Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions to provide those interested or involved in innovation, project management, product development, software development or technology management with an authoritative roadmap to easily and quickly implement Scrum, the most popular agile project management and delivery framework. It helps teams deliver products in short cycles with rapid adaptation to change, fast time-to-market, and continuous improvement—which drives competitive advantage.

http://scottgraffius.com/agile.html
https://agilescrumguide.com
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Bio:
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Scott M. Graffius is a technology leader, project management expert, speaker, consultant, and an award-winning author.

He founded and is CEO of
Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions, a consultancy specialized in project, program, portfolio, and PMO management inclusive of agile, traditional, and hybrid frameworks. He leverages his expertise, professional standards, and industry best practices to help companies achieve significant business results, such as strategically aligned initiatives, faster time-to-market, upgraded on-time delivery, improved on-budget delivery, higher satisfaction, and greater competitive advantage.

Graffius is a former vice president of a provider of diverse consumer products and services over the Internet including social networking and internet access. Before that, he worked in organizations with businesses ranging from advanced technology products and services to business services, retail, e-commerce, manufacturing, and entertainment. He has experience with consumer, business, reseller, government, and international customer markets, as well as international experience spanning 20 countries.

He has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a focus in Human Factors. His credentials include Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB), and IT Service Management Foundation (ITIL) certifications. He is a member of the Scrum Alliance, the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the IEEE Computer Society, the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, the IEEE Broadcast Technology Society, the IEEE Consultants Network, and the IEEE Internet of Things Community.

Graffius has been active in the development of professional global standards through engagements with the Project Management Institute. He was a member of PMI standards team which produced the
Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures—Second Edition. Select recent examples include contributor and reviewer of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge—Sixth Edition, contributor and reviewer of The Standard for Program Management—Fourth Edition, subject matter expert reviewer of content for the PMI Global Congress 2016, and judge for the PMI 2015 Professional Education Provider of the Year Award.

Graffius released Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions to provide those interested or involved in innovation, project management, product development, software development or technology management with an authoritative roadmap to easily and quickly implement Scrum, the most popular agile project management and delivery framework. Reactions to the book have been incredibly positive. The Midwest Book Review wrote, “Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions is an all-inclusive instruction guide that is impressively 'user-friendly' in tone, content, clarity, organization, and presentation.” Honors include 11 first place wins in national and international competitions: the 5th Annual Beverly Hills International Book Awards (for Business-General, and for Technology), 2016 London Book Festival (for Business), Fall 2016 Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards (for Business), 2017 Feathered Quill Book Awards (for Informational), 2016 New Apple Book Awards (for Technology), 2017 Independent Press Award (for Technology), 11th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards (for Technology), 2017 Pacific Rim Book Festival (for Business), 2017 Bookvana Awards (for Green/Conscious Business), and the 2017 Book Excellence Awards (for Technology).

Graffius resides in Los Angeles, California.
Bio:
Short-form copy
Scott M. Graffius founded and is CEO of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions, a consultancy specialized in project, program, portfolio, and PMO management inclusive of agile, traditional, and hybrid frameworks. He leverages his expertise, professional standards, and industry best practices to help companies achieve significant business results, such as strategically aligned initiatives, faster time-to-market, upgraded on-time delivery, improved on-budget delivery, higher satisfaction, and greater competitive advantage.
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Praise

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Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions is an all-inclusive instruction guide that is impressively 'user-friendly' in tone, content, clarity, organization, and presentation.
Midwest Book Review
“A-type personalities (those inclined to avoid instruction manuals) and non-readers will rejoice upon discovering this guide which makes getting started with Agile Scrum a breeze.”
Literary Classics Book Reviews
Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions is a must-have for a project manager wanting to introduce Scrum to the organization.”
Edward Raibick, PM World Journal
“The book is excellent.”
Readers’ Favorite
“A clear and authoritative roadmap for successful implementation, Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions, is strongly recommended.”
BookViral
“Scott's well-reviewed book details how to apply Agile Scrum to your business' project development and team management.”
BookWorks
The manner in which Scott presents this material is exemplary.”
— Amazon.com Hall of Fame and Top 100 Reviewer
“Excellent book. Well written with colorful diagrams which makes understanding the concepts much easier.”
Amazon.com Top 500 Reviewer
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