Norman Taylor

Basic

Owner, Strategic IT Portfolio Management Executive, Praxis P3M3 Consulting

Concord, United States of America

Skills

PMP
Solutions
Efficiency
Transformation
Performance
Project
Management
Consulting
PMO
Business
Leaders
Portfolio
Practices
Operational
Comprehensive
Process
Improvement
Program
Training
Competency
Development
Information
Technology
Security
Legal
Discovery
Container
Shipping
Medical
Pharmac
Pharmaceutical
Risk
Finance
Budget
Balancing
Forecasting
eDiscovery
Engineer
MBA
eBusiness
Business Intelligence
Business Analysis
Business Process Management
Project Management
Change Management
Risk Management
Healthcare IT
Healthcare
Enterprise Architecture
Software Deployment
IT Governance
Corporate Governance
IT Security
Network Security
Information Technology
Information Security
Insurance
Manufacturing
Pharmaceuticals
Records Management
Retail Management
Transportation
Operations
Operations Management
Operational Excellence
Portfolio Management
Portfolio-Management
Project Portfolio Management
Program Management
Process Management
Process Improvement
Process Optimization
Process Engineering
Turnaround
Turnaround Management
Turn Around
Turnaround-Management
Reporting
Daptiv
Microsoft Office
MS Project
Project Manager
Projectmanagement
Strategy
Strategic Planning
Business Planning
Project Planning
Financial Planning
IT Consulting
Management Consulting
Consultant
Business Consultant
Strategy Consulting
Business Consulting
IT Transformation
Business Transformation
Transformation Management
Vendor Management
Client Management
IT Infrastructure
Infrastructure Management
Instructional Design
Instructor
Public Speaking
Best Practices

Timeline

Professional experience for Norman Taylor

  • Current 7 years and 6 months, since May 2014

    Strategic IT Portfolio Management Executive

    Praxis P3M3 Consulting

    Founding Partner

  • 3 years and 8 months, Oct 2010 - May 2014

    eDiscovery Management Consultant

    McKesson Corporation

    Provided strategic project management consulting servs. to McKesson, a pharmaceutical company, Corporate Litigation Group righting, guiding and deploying a new eDiscovery Program and EDRM software solution. Successfully architected new eDiscovery policies and procedures. Successfully implemented and deployed a $3M+ Autonomy HP Solution. Managed all vendor, internal IT, and interdepartmental relationships. Launched in April 2014 fully supporting the EDRM lifecycle from Litigation Hold to Review & Production.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Oct 2007 - Oct 2010

    Director Project Management Office

    Ports America

    Consolidated 3 PMOs into one enterprise PMO with new standards, processes, methodologies and metrics suiting new stevedore container shipping transportation business model fully supporting its aggressive growth strategies. Managed $200M project portfolio tracking and managing budgets by line item and monthly cost\time\schedule estimates and variance reports reducing budgetary overruns by 15%.

  • 5 months, Jun 2007 - Oct 2007

    Director of Operations

    Stacks and Stacks

    Managed a $23 mil budget for a major online retailer housewares provider. Reduced shipping costs negotiating long term major shipping contracts shipping based upon standardized product weights and dimensions. Implemented EDI converting vendor supply, shipment, and order info from fax/e-mail to EDI resulting in order accuracy and faster order fulfillment. Managed implementation of MAS 200 Financial/ERP & HighTower POS reducing outages related to custom in house developed applications.

  • 1 year, Jul 2006 - Jun 2007

    Director Deployment and Training

    Bioscrypt

    Managed tech sales support for VeriSoft Access Manager a unified identity framework allowing config of logical access components using physical access credentials (smartcards, biometrics, virtual tokens.) Developed a Channel Sales/Client/Support training program covering use cases, installation, configuration, trouble shooting and an RFP db increasing product knowledge by 40%, channel sales by 30% & reducing com barriers by 40%, sales cycles by 25% & support calls by 30%.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jul 2004 - Jul 2006

    Director of Training Programs

    Tony La Russas Animal Rescue Foundation

    Utilizing a 3000 sq ft indoor training space and a 5000 sq ft external space and other ARF facilities. Designed and built a World Class training center for TLR-ARF. Starting from the ground up built a training organization that lacked structure, organization, revenue, consistency, and marketability. Built a World Class training facility. Leading to revenue generation of over $100k per year and increasing client intake over 100%.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Oct 2002 - Jun 2004

    Strategic IT Portfolio Management Consultant

    Praxis P3M3 Consulting

    Founding Partner

  • 4 years and 1 month, Oct 1998 - Oct 2002

    Director of Project Management

    Micromuse

    implemented an Enterprise PMO including new standards, processes, methodologies, metrics, & hired, trained, and managed a project management staff of 30 employees. Managed a $212M project portfolio aligning internal development efforts with external customer project demands, optimized resource availability and efficiency, shortened product delivery cycles. Leading to increased market share from less the $2M to over $212M and clients from less than 50 to over 1400.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Oct 1996 - Oct 1998

    Project Manager

    Edge Information Systems

    Manage multiple technical network integration projects insuring customer satisfaction, expectations, and P&L goals are met. Manage group of highly skilled engineers insuring training, certifications, time-sold, revenue generation, customer satisfaction, and personal goals are achieved.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Oct 1994 - Oct 1996

    Network Administrator

    Risk Management Solutions

    Manage, support, and deploy network infrastructure and technologies: IT, MS Windows, Novell, hubs, routers, switches, fiber, LAN, WAN.

  • 4 years and 1 month, Oct 1990 - Oct 1994

    Network Administrator

    Syva/Syntex

    Manage, support, and deploy network infrastructure and technologies: IT, MS Windows, Novell, hubs, routers, switches, fiber, LAN, WAN.

  • 2 years and 1 month, Oct 1988 - Oct 1990

    System Test Engineer

    Amdahl Corporation

    System Engineer testing of 5890 and 5990 Mainframe Computer Systems and Software.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Oct 1987 - Oct 1988

    System Test Engineer

    Applied Materials GmbH

    Systems Engineer testing of Wafer Chip Manufacturing Equipment.

Educational background for Norman Taylor

  • 2 years and 1 month, Oct 2000 - Oct 2002

    E-Business

    University of Phoenix

    eCommerce, Statistics, Finance, Web Design, CRM, ERP, SCM, Project Management, Organizational Structure and Management, Strategic Innovative Design, Effective Communication and Change Management.

  • 3 years and 1 month, Oct 1984 - Oct 1987

    Electronic Engineering Technology

    DeVry Institute of Technology

Languages

  • English

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Wants

Discussions regarding implementing PMO's
P3M3 tools
balanced scorecard approaches
reporting
and selecting appropriate KPIs.
Discussions regarding saving or turning around troubled programs and/or projects.
Discussions regarding opportunities or those seeking help and/or assistance.
Discussion regarding Strategic and Innovative P3M3 design
deployment
associated change/communication management and righting troubled deployments.
Discussions regarding Oxcart A-12.
Discussions regarding P3M3
PMO
PMP
PMI training
curriculumn development and design
in an effort to train: Executive
the PM Professional
and non-PM Professionals.
Interested in Employment and Career Opportunities.
Networking and conecting with other like minded professionals.

Interests

Soccer
Coaching
PMP Training
Sailing
Yachting
Hiking
Camping
Hunting
Fishing
Dog Training
Music
Acting
Singing
Dancing
Composing
Recording
Being the "Best Dad" Possible

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