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By Steve Trautman May 20, 2018

The Lost Piece of Enterprise Risk Management

Successful organizations are almost always led by executives who implement cohesive plans to mitigate possible risk, regardless of how bad or unlikely it may be. Enterprise risk management, also known as...

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By Sonja Gustafson August 29, 2017
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Best Practices, Skilled Worker Shortage, Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, managing talent risk, Leadership and Management, Risk Management, enterprise risk management

By Sonja Gustafson August 29, 2017

Why Competency Models Used for Talent Risk Management Are the Emperor’s New Clothes

Yesterday, during the i4cp webinar on Managing Talent Risk, I commented that it is time for competency models to be replaced with more targeted talent risk data that directly drives business (think: money,...

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By Steve Trautman November 11, 2016
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Topics: Outsourcing, Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Common KT Misconceptions, Free Resources & Tools, Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, knowledge transfer planning, managing talent risk

By Steve Trautman November 11, 2016

Here’s Why Internships Can Be a Disaster For Your Employment Brand

Internships are widely and erroneously believed to be a great way for front-line managers to get “cheap labor.” What many people don’t know is that intern programs are really a critical recruiting tool for...

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By Steve Trautman July 22, 2016
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Best Practices, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer

By Steve Trautman July 22, 2016

What to Do When Your People Don't "Get" the Big Picture

Over the past few years, I’ve been working with more and more clients to mitigate their talent management risk by directing them to look at The Big Picture Questions. I've talked about the Big Picture in ...

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By Steve Trautman July 14, 2016
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Topics: Best Practices, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, big picture questions

By Steve Trautman July 14, 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 Silo Matrix (KSM), Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), Talent Risk Management, 3-Step Knowledge Transfer, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, knowledge silos

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

IN THE NEWS - Talent Risk Problem? Disney Stock Down 2% Over Succession Plan Collapse

The Forbes.com headline reads, “With Staggs Out, Disney Investors Left Wondering Why Bob Iger's Succession Plan Fell Apart.”  When one person can move a stock price for a company like Disney by 2% over night I...

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By Steve Trautman April 6, 2016
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, In the News, Best Practices, Common KT Misconceptions, knowledge transfer blog

By Steve Trautman April 6, 2016
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