Allen Evitts

Freelance Content Writer & Manual Writer

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Location:United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/allenevitts
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Allen Evitts
PMP, Master of Communications
http://www.linkedin.com/in/allenevitts
Program Manager * Project Manager * Technical Writer * Business Analyst

Project Management Highlights
• Managed successful projects in multiple IT disciplines and with different technologies.
• Application development (20 years): successfully guided multiple projects under the SDLC methodology
• Successfully used Agile and other iterative methods to deliver web and non-web based software projects.
• Well versed in theory and practical application of PMBoK with dozens of successful projects
• Successfully managed procurement projects including unique development and COTS products;
• Managed multiple successful efforts involving COTS applications including PeopleSoft, SharePoint, Vehicle Property Tax Systems, Email Apps, KANA, JD Edwards, Articulate, SmartDraw and Captivate
• Expert at managing remote teams bring maximum efficiency out of communication technologies
• A communication expert who applies advanced communication techniques to build successful projects
• Expert at Scope definition, WBS creation, EVM, Quality management, Risk management, Procurement management and Stakeholder management.
• Successfully managed budget, scope and schedule through all stages of a project
• Experienced with technologies including Mainframe, Web based, UNIX, Linux, with much integration experience.
• Experienced with data conversion and migration including all phases of ETL (Extraction, Transformation & Load).

Project Management Experience, includes
• AB Evitts & Associates, Raleigh, NC – 07/10 - Present
Project Manager, Talent Development Consultant, Instructor
o Client companies including Bureau of Public Debt, US Treasury Dept., Bureau of Fiscal Service, USMC, US Coast Guard, PepsiCo, Honda Airplane, and Syngenta
o Managed several curriculum development projects.
o Managed the deployment of COTS products to workforce including Articulate and Captivate
o Wrote and developed material for inclusion in (Request for Proposal) RFP process.
o Developed and implemented marketing plans increasing yr. over yr. revenues by 150%.
o Wrote technical and non-technical material for presentation and participant guides.
o Used and managed content for various platforms and tools including Articulate, Captivate and Blackboard
o Partnered with several training groups including Tanden, LLC, Global Knowledge, and Beacon Training.
o Taught PMI based curriculum including Project Management Basics, Communications and Leadership Skills for Project Professionals, Advance Project Management Tools & Techniques, Earned Value Analysis and Management. Risk Management for Project Managers, Scope, Schedule and Cost Management, Negotiating Skills for Project Professionals, Project Mgmt. Professional (PMP) Prep, Project Quality Management, Becoming the Agile PM
• Vehicle Property Tax/Car Registration Combination Project (HB1779), NCDOT, Raleigh 05/11 – 03/12
o Managed Program incorporating 4 distinct projects through initiation and planning, including a procurement effort for the COTS statewide vehicle property tax system and the requirements elicitation
o Created standard project management documents including Project Management Plan with sub plans for Communications, Scope, Cost, Procurement, Time, Quality, Risk, etc.
o Managed onboarding of staff and coordinated vendors keeping the program under budget and on scope.
o Supported e-commerce solution for the registration/vehicle property tax effort.
o Used standard PMBoK tools and techniques to assure success.
• DSL Provisioning Projects, AT&T, Atlanta, GA – 07/09 – 07/10
o Successfully delivered multiple projects that came in on scope, on time and on budget using SDLC.
o Excellent communication track record with internal teams and external customers
o Used PMBoK to guide project management activities for oversight and coordination of hardware, software and infrastructure upgrade
o Used the ITUP and PRISM processes to coordinate projects with governance
o Developed Web based solutions to reporting problems prototyping Agile methodology for group.
• Commission Systems, AT&T, Atlanta, GA – 02/07 - 08/08
o Successfully delivered multiple projects on scope, on time and on budget within SDLC standards, including integration of legacy systems with PeopleSoft.
o Excellent communication track record with internal teams and external customers
o Used PMBoK to guide project management activities for oversight and coordination of hardware, software and infrastructure upgrade using SDLC framework.
o Used the ITUP and PRISM processes to coordinate projects with governance
o Oversaw hardware, infrastructure and data center upgrades to support software testing and development.
• Data Warehouse (Portfolio database) Project, Atlanta, GA – 10/01 - 03/02
o Gathered requirements and created data models for the combination of ~100 databases into a singular date warehouse with multiple data marts.
o Supported PMBoK based processes and utilized tools and techniques from the PMBoK.
o Supported Six Sigma project in process and supported quality assurance efforts.
• GPS Deployment Program, BellSouth, Atlanta, GA -- 01/00 – 09/01
o Successfully delivered program with multiple projects that came in on scope, on time and on budget.
o Used PMBoK to guide project management activities for oversight and coordination of hardware, software and infrastructure upgrade including web based viewing and reporting using SDLC.
o Planned, analyzed, developed and implemented software development and infrastructure changes
o Coordinated with engineers, architects, facility managers and SMEs for requirement elicitation and documentation, requirements management, implementation of technologies in datacenter and on vehicles
o Planned, analyzed and implemented data center strategy that included hardware and software installation
o Coordinated with engineers, architects, facility managers, technicians, vendors and SMEs for all vehicles, central office, call center, infrastructure and data center modifications.
• Y2K Enterprise Wide Integration Testing, BellSouth Cellular Corp (BSCC), Atlanta GA 6/98 – 01/00
o Successfully managed the enterprise wide testing effort connecting hundreds of applications together to validate the Y2K readiness of BSCC information technology
o Used PMBoK to guide project management activities for oversight and coordination of hardware, software and infrastructure upgrades
o Coordinated with vendors, contractors and engineers to meet project milestones and objectives
Skills (2) Rating
Content Writing
Manual Writing