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By Steve Trautman October 12, 2017

Before It's Too Late

Using Emergency Knowledge Transfer to Manage Talent Risk

We’ve detailed how to use Emergency Knowledge Transfer (EKT) to mitigate talent risks in previous posts. My knowledge transfer team recently helped a client facing the challenge of the unexpected...

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By Steve Trautman October 30, 2014
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Knowledge Transfer Planning, Emergency Knowledge Transfer (EKT), Consistency in a Workforce, Skill Development Plan (SDP), 20 Test Questions

By Steve Trautman October 30, 2014

Talent Risks CAN be Measurably Assessed and Managed – a Practical List

A common misconception I often find myself debunking is that risks related to “the people part” of business are somehow less quantifiable and manageable than other types of business risks. As we have begun...

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By Steve Trautman July 1, 2014
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Topics: Offshoring, Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Outsourcing, Reorganizations & Mergers, Skilled Worker Shortage, Onboarding, Aging Workers

By Steve Trautman July 1, 2014

Knowledge Transfer in Your Workplace

12 Transitions Made Easier for Employees Today...and Tomorrow

Having a knowledge transfer process embedded in the culture of your workforce enables employees to transition less painfully from out-of-date job roles and ways of doing things to new roles, tasks, and...

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By Steve Trautman March 31, 2014
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Reorganizations & Mergers, Change Management, Best Practices

By Steve Trautman March 31, 2014

Tip for Better, Faster Knowledge Transfer

It’s Not What People KNOW, It’s What They Know How to DO

DEFINITION: A knowledge silo is a specific knowledge domain or area of expertise within a given job role or function. Common examples include skills, tools, processes, systems and platforms, standards,...

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By Steve Trautman February 27, 2014
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Knowledge Transfer Planning, Best Practices, Onboarding

By Steve Trautman February 27, 2014

Come and See! – Quick and Clear Knowledge Transfer Videos

We've recently created a YouTube channel of knowledge transfer videos that feature our work. We've kept them short and sweet and it's a great way to see Steve in action!

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By Sonja Gustafson March 4, 2013
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Speaking & Events, Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Free Resources & Tools, Knowledge Transfer Workshop (KTW)

By Sonja Gustafson March 4, 2013

Knowledge Transfer Strategy in Practice [KT Strategy Series, 6 of 9]

I am a knowledge transfer consultant for The Steve Trautman Co. who has led two kinds of knowledge transfer projects: those with the benefit of an articulated organizational knowledge transfer strategy and...

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By Teresa Canady February 28, 2013
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Knowledge Transfer Planning, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Best Practices, Consistency in a Workforce, Skill Development Plan (SDP)

By Teresa Canady February 28, 2013

How Long Have You Been Worried about Your Aging Worker Problem?

Very interesting data came in from a client today. My consulting company is working with this client to help develop project managers who can handle €500 million manufacturing projects. The client has an...

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By Steve Trautman November 9, 2012
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Workforce Risk Management, Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Skilled Worker Shortage, Common KT Misconceptions, Aging Workers, Knowledge Transfer Workshop (KTW)

By Steve Trautman November 9, 2012
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