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Technology Guide 'Agile Scrum' Wins Medalist Honors in New Apple Independent Book Awards

"Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions" by Scott M. Graffius was chosen as a Medalist Winner in the Technology category of the New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing.

Book Synopsis
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 framework. The book 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 and drives competitive advantage.

About the Author
Scott M. Graffius, PMP, CSP, CSM, CSPO, ITIL, LSSGB is a technology leader, project management expert, consultant, international speaker, and author. He founded and is CEO of Exceptional PPM and PMO Solutions, an Inc. Verified Business, which helps organizations better solve their problems and capitalize on opportunities via world-class project management related services. Results include faster delivery speed, improved on-budget performance, higher satisfaction, and more. A fantastic agile transformation experience with a client in the entertainment industry was the inspiration for Scott's book. He 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, Scott 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 markets, as well as experience spanning 20 countries.

About the New Apple Book Awards
The Annual New Apple Book Awards for Excellence in Independent Publishing was established to honor the creative achievements of the unsung self-published books fighting for their place among the more than one million books released annually. Any English language book published within the last three years, currently available for sale by an independent author or small press that met the Awards' guidelines was eligible for entry. One book was chosen in each category as the Medalist Winner receiving the highest honors. In addition, the judges were permitted to choose up to three Official Selections for category distinction. A complete list of winners can be found at

Contact Information
To find out more about "Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions," visit To find out more about the New Apple Book Awards, visit

"Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions"
Author: Scott M. Graffius
Publishing House: Self-Published
ISBN: 978-1533370242
Author Website:
Twitter: @AgileScrumGuide

Scott M. Graffius is available for public appearances, signings, interviews and blog tours. Contact the author at

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