is an emanation of, and benefits from, MG Taylor®
Corporation; a pioneer, with a unique track record in designing
environments, tools, and processes to maximize organizational
performances. The roots of MG Taylor Corporation are grounded
within the knowledge worker trend which started at the end
of the nineteen sixties.
knowledge sharing and management.
AND GAIL TAYLOR,
the founders of MG Taylor Corporation and knOwhere, Inc.,
created a practice to research, refine and test their credentials,
ideas, methods, and systems by doing real work with a variety
of clientele. Between 1980 and 1998, MG Taylor has facilitated
hundreds of Design Events, encompassing a wide variety of
projects, ranging from excruciating labor disputes to global
mergers and enterprise-wide transformation strategies.
out more about MG Taylor Corporation.
Timeline of knOwhere: Idea to Action
MG Taylor Corporation formed to research and develop
processes, tools and environments. MG Taylor Mission
Statement: The mission of the Taylor Management Centers
is to provide individuals and organizations with new
ways of working, and to redesign and re-equip the
workplace to operate effectively in the Information
1982 MG Taylor Corporation built its first environment,
called the Anticipatory Management Center.
Worked with the FAA and 13 airlines to help them find
solutions to long flight delays (several hour delays
were common, because of congestion, not weather)
Working for Acacia in Washington D.C., Matt and Gail
Taylor created a Navigation Center to help the
company recreate itself. Their last project with Acacia
was the design of the Navigation Center in Orlando,
now owned by CNL Group, Inc.
General Motors, National Car Rental, Capital Holding
Corporation developed in-house environment.
First strategic military client: MG Taylor transferred
its system integration, knowledge management, and
facilitation processes to Arnold Engineering and
Development Center. These methods were coupled with
an MG Taylor designed collaborative environment.
Today, AEDC, is licensed and facilitates strategic
alliance initiatives with both public and private
partners, suppliers and the community.
NASA Langley Strategic Navigation Center was created
to support organizational transformation.
Ernst and Young, AT Kearney, CSC Index approach
MG Taylor to partner in developing the methodologies
for knowledge management and accelerated solutions.
MG Taylor Corporation partners with Ernst and Young
and licenses them to do DesignShops® and establish
Accelerated Solution Environments.
The first knOwhere opens in Hilton Head, South Carolina
Leaping the Abyss: Putting Group Genius to Work:
a book about the MG Taylor processes, tools, and
The October edition of Fast Company Magazine features
MG Taylor Corporation, the knOwhere environments,
and its founders in an article titled Group Genius.
knOwhere, Inc. formed to replicate and expand MG
Taylor Corporation's unique methodologies through
a series of knOwhere stores.
second knOwhere opens in Palo Alto, California.
knowhere has succesfully integrated itself into
Silicon Valley, helping organizations such as HP,
Agilent, EA.com, Kaiser Permanent and multiple others
unleash their Group Genius.
knOwhere and MG Taylor co-design "Idea Labs"
for the World Economic Forum in DAvos Switzerland.
View the results at www.bridgethegaponline.com