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By Steve Trautman October 12, 2017

Can Knowledge Transfer Programs Succeed with Employees Who Bill Hourly?

A Quick Q&A

A structured knowledge transfer program intentionally moves critical knowledge and skills from employee to employee on the job. One marker of a good knowledge transfer program is versatility—the process...

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By Steve Trautman September 26, 2014
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Common KT Misconceptions

By Steve Trautman September 26, 2014

Are Our People Really Our Most Important Asset?

Managing Talent Risk, Part 2

Last week’s post to this blog introduced the topic of managing talent risk and busted three common misconceptions around that. Let’s take on another.

As business leaders, you manage many risks...

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By Steve Trautman June 3, 2014
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Change Management, Consistency in a Workforce, Skilled Worker Shortage

By Steve Trautman June 3, 2014

Knowledge Transfer Solution 'Soup to Nuts' – What Implementing 3-Step Knowledge Transfer throughout an Enterprise Looks Like

If you’re like many companies facing a massive IT transformation, the prospect can be daunting. Recently one of our clients, a Fortune 500 retailer, faced a massive IT transformation when upgrading their...

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By Teresa Canady April 30, 2014
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Planning, Change Management, Consistency in a Workforce, Onboarding

By Teresa Canady April 30, 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

The 5-Minute Meeting Plan

A Tool for Busy Subject Matter Experts Who Transfer Knowledge

Much of our work in the field of knowledge transfer is what my colleague Sherryl Christie calls “setting the stage.” We help our clients assess their workforce risk, figure out who holds critical knowledge...

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By Steve Trautman September 19, 2013
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Best Practices, Free Resources & Tools

By Steve Trautman September 19, 2013

Tip: Ask for an Elevator Speech for Knowledge Transfer

I recently had a great experience working outside Paris with a group of project managers from nineteen countries around the world. They are transferring knowledge on how to build half billion Euro (and up)...

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By Steve Trautman July 26, 2013
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Planning, Change Management, Best Practices

By Steve Trautman July 26, 2013

7 Hallmarks of a Good Knowledge Transfer Strategy

KT Strategy Series, Sidebar E

I want to help you become a better consumer of your options for building and assessing a knowledge transfer strategy. As I said at the start of this blog series, people throw the term strategy around in...

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By Steve Trautman April 16, 2013
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Free Resources & Tools

By Steve Trautman April 16, 2013
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