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By Steve Trautman October 12, 2017

Cultivating Innovation - Using Knowledge Transfer to Present Ideas that Make an Impact

 Over the past two decades doing talent risk management and knowledge transfer work, I’ve discovered a recurring problem many organizations face in their quest for innovation. They recognize the need to...

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By Steve Trautman December 30, 2015
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Planning, Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), 20 Test Questions, Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog

By Steve Trautman December 30, 2015

When Is It Right to Transfer the LEAST Amount of Knowledge to Peers?

Knowledge Transfer & Change Management

We helped a client with a big insight this week that I wanted to share. This client of our knowledge transfer firm is undertaking a big IT transition, moving support work from one part of the organization...

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By Steve Trautman August 28, 2015
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Planning, Change Management, Best Practices

By Steve Trautman August 28, 2015

Help IT Build a Culture of Innovation

We are pleased to welcome this guest blog post from our business associate, Dan Roberts, President & CEO of Ouellette & Associates. As a leading provider of innovative IT training and solutions, Ouellette &...

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By Sonja Gustafson July 21, 2015
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Topics: Innovation in a Workforce, Best Practices

By Sonja Gustafson July 21, 2015

Make Your Boss More Useful To You

Nearly all of us have worked for a well-meaning, relatively capable leader who does his or her best each day but still falls short. It is not their fault, really. They are the manager, but that doesn’t mean...

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By Steve Trautman March 3, 2015
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), 20 Test Questions

By Steve Trautman March 3, 2015

"GET YOUR GREEN ON"

7 Ways to Celebrate Knowledge Transfer Success (Part 1)

How do you recognize and reward successful knowledge transfer? Over the years we’ve seen managers get pretty creative in how they publicly celebrate mentors and apprentices for their achievements together: ...

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By Sonja Gustafson December 11, 2014
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Best Practices

By Sonja Gustafson December 11, 2014

The Myth of the Knowledge-Hoarding Expert Unwilling to Mentor Peers

DEFINITION: A mentor is an expert (“subject matter expert,” “SME,” “domain expert,” “pro,” “guru,” “go-to person,” “rock star,” “buddy,” “genius,” etc.)—in any industry or line of work—who has unique,...

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By Steve Trautman July 21, 2014
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Change Management, Best Practices, Common KT Misconceptions

By Steve Trautman July 21, 2014

New Case Study Available

"The proof is in the pudding," they say, and that is why I love case studies. They are a fantastic way to get a flavor of how actual knowledge transfer challenges get solved in the trenches at our client...

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By Sonja Gustafson June 26, 2014
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Topics: Offshoring, Outsourcing, Best Practices, Consistency in a Workforce

By Sonja Gustafson June 26, 2014
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