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Kevin Taylor MS-IPT, CSM

Project Manager at Message Agency

Work experience

Jan 2014Present

Project Manager

Message Agency
I am proud to part of the team at Message Agency. We specialize in high-end Drupal websites; we are experts at developing clean and sophisticated sites that are both easy to navigate and truly engaging. As the project manager I help guide the discovery process to meet our clients' needs, coordinate project schedules, track and manage open items and issues across the project life-cycle, support our customer experience. Wearing my Certified ScrumMaster hat I am helping Message Agency further adopt Agile project management practices and identify ways to manage risk through iterative prototyping.
May 2013Jan 2014

Program & Business Engagement Manager

Siemens Healthcare
Coordinated the roll-out of a new business consulting model for a team of 12 training consultants based in the United States and India; roll-out was supported through MS OneNote to support asynchronous collaboration across time zones. Delivered high-level design Knowledge Management solution allowing 8 - 10 software development teams facilitate transfer of technical knowledge and expertise to 12 different functional areas of the company during the product development life cycle.
Oct 2012Jan 2013

Training and Performance Improvement Consultant

American Friends Service Committee
Used rapid-prototyping to develop program planning training content in SharePoint and supported deployment to 100+ program directors and staff across the USA, South America, Africa, and Asia. Developed formative and adaptive analysis plan to guide development of AFSC’s knowledge management strategy as it evolves over the next 5 years. Partnered with internal consulting team of 4 program planning subject matter experts to help translate in-house training needs assessment into training products for the 250+ AFSC staff members spread through-out the USA, South America, Africa, and Asia.
Mar 2012Sep 2012

Continuing Education Officer

Temple University
Partnered with 20 fundraising experts to identify and prioritize training needs for a division with 170+ employees. Managed roll-out for a 2-day collaborative training seminar for 170+ employees across the Institutional Advancement Division; including the creation of instructor guides, learner support materials, training evaluation survey, and intranet content. Conducted needs assessment, policy analysis, content analysis, information architecture design, and organized 5 stakeholder teams (approx. 24 people) for a wiki-based knowledge management strategy driving a division intranet on the Google Sites platform.

Education

20002009

Masters

Boise State University
- VP of the American Kenpo Club from 2005 - 2009. - Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a MS in Workplace Learning & Organizational Performance Improvement (i.e., IPT). - Taught multiple university level guest lectures and lead multiple research efforts.
20002005

BS

Boise State University

Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Skills

ADDIE

Nonprofits

Workshop Facilitation

E-Learning

SharePoint

Program Management

Adult Education

Curriculum Design

Data Analysis

Public Speaking

Program Development

Change Management

Process Improvement

Blended Learning

Leadership Development

Needs Analysis

Employee Training

Analysis

Instructional Design

Program Evaluation

Management

Strategic Planning

Drupal

Training

Performance Improvement

Salesforce.com

Organizational Development

Leadership

Kanban

Certified Scrum Master CSM

Project Management