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By Steve Trautman May 20, 2018

Managing Talent Risks When Executives Transition

Using Knowledge Transfer for the “Softer Skills”

In a previous blog, we talked about how we can use knowledge transfer to mitigate talent risk by creating an ecosystem of experts who can provide backup for a departing executive. I mentioned that one of...

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By Steve Trautman November 17, 2015
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Change Management, Consistency in a Workforce, Common KT Misconceptions, 20 Test Questions

By Steve Trautman November 17, 2015

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

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

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

Are Our People Really Our Most Important Asset?

Managing Talent Risk, Part 2

Last week’s post to this blog introduced the topic of managing talent risk and busted three common misconceptions around that. Let’s take on another.

As business leaders, you manage many risks...

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By Steve Trautman June 2, 2014
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Change Management, Consistency in a Workforce, Skilled Worker Shortage

By Steve Trautman June 2, 2014

Managing Talent Risk – 3 Common Misconceptions

If you follow this blog, you’re going to see more content on the topic of managing talent risk as my team and I prep for my next book. So far, I’ve found that Deloitte has been the most vocal on the...

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By Steve Trautman May 23, 2014
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Topics: Outsourcing, Workforce Risk Management, Change Management, Best Practices, Skilled Worker Shortage

By Steve Trautman May 23, 2014

Knowledge Transfer Solution 'Soup to Nuts' – What Implementing 3-Step Knowledge Transfer throughout an Enterprise Looks Like

If you’re like many companies facing a massive IT transformation, the prospect can be daunting. Recently one of our clients, a Fortune 500 retailer, faced a massive IT transformation when upgrading their...

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By Teresa Canady April 30, 2014
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Planning, Change Management, Consistency in a Workforce, Onboarding

By Teresa Canady April 30, 2014
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