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By Steve Trautman October 12, 2017

Is Your IT Transformation Stuck?

I was recently visiting a major university. Their IT department is in “transformation” and it’s stuck. The new director has 167 people reporting to him. He and his second in command are dumbfounded because...

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By Steve Trautman August 19, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Skill Development Plan (SDP), Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, big picture questions

By Steve Trautman August 19, 2016

Here’s Why Internships Can Be a Disaster For Your Employment Brand

Internships are widely and erroneously believed to be a great way for front-line managers to get “cheap labor.” What many people don’t know is that intern programs are really a critical recruiting tool for...

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By Steve Trautman July 22, 2016
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Best Practices, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer

By Steve Trautman July 22, 2016

What to Do When Your People Don't "Get" the Big Picture

Over the past few years, I’ve been working with more and more clients to mitigate their talent management risk by directing them to look at The Big Picture Questions. I've talked about the Big Picture in ...

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By Steve Trautman July 14, 2016
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Topics: Best Practices, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, big picture questions

By Steve Trautman July 14, 2016

Expanded Family Leave Policies

How to Prepare for an Employee’s Extended Absence and Eventual Return

There’s a new phenomenon happening in corporations today where family leaves are being extended. While it’s common practice in other countries to offer extended leave, U.S. companies like Netflix, Facebook,...

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By Steve Trautman June 20, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, knowledge silos

By Steve Trautman June 20, 2016

What Can't Wait One Hour

Over the past twelve years, I’ve taught the Steve Trautman Company’s Knowledge Transfer Workshops hundreds of times to clients all over the world and in every industry imaginable. The workshop is an...

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By Todd Hudson May 20, 2016
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Topics: Best Practices, Knowledge Transfer Workshop (KTW), 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer

By Todd Hudson May 20, 2016

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU

Seeking Your Stories On Managing Talent Risk Well

As many of you know, for the last year or so I’ve been working on a new book called Managing Talent Risk. You can learn more about it here .Read More
By Steve Trautman May 2, 2016
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Topics: Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer

By Steve Trautman May 2, 2016

Making Mainframes Cool Again

[Originally Published April 15, 2016 InformationWeek.com]

Mainframe systems are still the backbone of much of today's IT infrastructure. Yet, finding IT talent to maintain these systems, and the COBOL and...

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By Steve Trautman April 23, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Skill Development Plan (SDP), knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer

By Steve Trautman April 23, 2016
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