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By Steve Trautman April 10, 2018

Managing Talent Risks When Executives Transition

Developing a Strong Ecosystem Through Knowledge Transfer

I’ve been meeting with a lot of executives lately dealing with top leadership transitions. In the next few blogs, I’m going to talk about how knowledge transfer can help executives manage talent risk at the...

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By Steve Trautman November 3, 2015
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Change Management, Consistency in a Workforce, Skill Development Plan (SDP)

By Steve Trautman November 3, 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

NEVER GET ON A PLANE WITHOUT A PLAN – Using Knowledge Transfer to Ensure Efficient Use of Travel for Training

Recently, a client of my knowledge transfer consulting firm was expressing his frustration with having to routinely fly his division’s experienced technical employees out to other domestic offices,...

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By Steve Trautman January 29, 2015
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Planning, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Skill Development Plan (SDP), 20 Test Questions, Onboarding

By Steve Trautman January 29, 2015

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

Pretending vs. Confidence in Knowledge Transfer

Why Employees Designated as Mentors and Apprentices Come to Love Test Questions

Steve Trautman has once again asked me to act as guest blogger to share a recent client story that pointedly illustrates a substantial advantage of our 3-step knowledge transfer process over typical forms...

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By Stacey Dickinson December 11, 2013
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Topics: Skill Development Plan (SDP), Common KT Misconceptions

By Stacey Dickinson December 11, 2013

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
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