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By Steve Trautman October 12, 2017

Provide a Clear Cost-Benefit Analysis in Your Knowledge Transfer Strategy

KT Strategy Series, 7 of 9

Your knowledge transfer strategy should include a clear cost-benefit analysis for the change you want to make from your organization’s knowledge transfer status quo to a program that meets your defined...

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By Steve Trautman March 19, 2013
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Topics: Outsourcing, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Innovation in a Workforce, Change Management, Generational Gaps/Differences, Skilled Worker Shortage, Onboarding, Aging Workers

By Steve Trautman March 19, 2013

Start by Framing the Talent Problem [KT Strategy Series, 3 of 9]

Last week in our Knowledge Transfer Strategy blog series, we answered the important question of why organizations need and benefit from a knowledge transfer strategy. Now, let’s look at the first step of...

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By Steve Trautman January 9, 2013
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Skilled Worker Shortage

By Steve Trautman January 9, 2013

Why Have a Knowledge Transfer Strategy?

KT Strategy Series, 2 of 9

Before continuing in this blog series, let’s answer a simple but important question: Why does an organization need a knowledge transfer strategy—why should we care enough to dedicate time and energy to this...

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By Steve Trautman December 6, 2012
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Change Management, Best Practices, Consistency in a Workforce, Skilled Worker Shortage, Common KT Misconceptions, Free Resources & Tools, Onboarding, Aging Workers

By Steve Trautman December 6, 2012

What Is a Knowledge Transfer Strategy? [KT Strategy Series, 1 of 9]

Lots of people use the word strategy very loosely. The word gets thrown around in business like people put salt on food. For some, a strategic plan is a one-page bulleted list; for others, it’s a 40-page...

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By Steve Trautman December 6, 2012
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Outsourcing, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Reorganizations & Mergers, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Innovation in a Workforce, Change Management, Best Practices, Consistency in a Workforce, Generational Gaps/Differences, Skilled Worker Shortage, Common KT Misconceptions, Free Resources & Tools, Onboarding, Aging Workers

By Steve Trautman December 6, 2012

We Are Launching a 2013 Blog Series on Knowledge Transfer Strategy

As you know, I’ve spent two decades working in the field of knowledge transfer and run a consulting company that focuses on solving talent management problems through knowledge transfer. It is only in the...

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By Steve Trautman December 6, 2012
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Outsourcing, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Reorganizations & Mergers, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Innovation in a Workforce, Change Management, Best Practices, Consistency in a Workforce, Generational Gaps/Differences, Skilled Worker Shortage, Common KT Misconceptions, Free Resources & Tools, Onboarding, Aging Workers

By Steve Trautman December 6, 2012

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

Beyond Competency Models -- Knowledge Transfer Is the Next Generation of Best Thinking in Talent Management

Competency models have been considered the best way to assess talent risks drive employee development for nearly 20 years. The trouble is that competency models alone do not actually solve talent problems...

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By Steve Trautman October 31, 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

By Steve Trautman October 31, 2012
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