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By Steve Trautman October 17, 2018

NEW BOOK! Do You Have WHO It Takes?

Available for Pre-Order

We’re finally here! Steve Trautman’s new book will publish on June 6th—and you can pre-order copies today.

Be one of the first to get his newest ideas for helping organizations like yours get a handle on...

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By Sonja Gustafson June 1, 2017
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Topics: definition of talent risk management, new book, do you have who it takes, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, Skilled Worker Shortage, managing talent risk

By Sonja Gustafson June 1, 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 transfer, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog, Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Skill Development Plan (SDP), big picture questions, Talent Risk Management

By Steve Trautman August 19, 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 transfer, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), knowledge silos, Best Practices, Talent Risk Management

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

Getting Aligned

The Key to Prioritizing and Reducing Talent Risk

When assessing and managing talent risk and preparing for knowledge transfer, we work to uncover data like who’s the expert, how many employees do we have that are capable of that work, how many employees...

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By Steve Trautman March 23, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Workforce Risk Management, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Skilled Worker Shortage, Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer

By Steve Trautman March 23, 2016

Beyond Job Shadowing

A Better Way to Replicate Your Top Talent

We at the Steve Trautman Company have long asserted that while traditional job shadowing has been a common practice for transferring skills from the knowledgeable employee to a new hire, there are inherent...

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By Bridget Jennings February 26, 2016
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Skilled Worker Shortage, Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog

By Bridget Jennings February 26, 2016

What Is a Knowledge Transfer Workshop?

Knowledge Transfer Tools Defined

Definition: the Knowledge Transfer Workshop is a two day “how-to” workshop, delivered to your identified mentors, apprentices, and, if desired, their managers, providing 15 proven tools & techniques that...

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By Steve Trautman January 25, 2016
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Topics: 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, Knowledge Transfer Workshop (KTW), Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles

By Steve Trautman January 25, 2016
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