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By Steve Trautman March 5, 2019

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

Cultivating Innovation - Transferring Knowledge from R&D to Production

In this series, I’ve been writing about how to use knowledge transfer to introduce innovation, how to learn to be more innovative, and how to learn to pitch innovative ideas. Sometimes, your job includes...

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By Steve Trautman February 12, 2016
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Topics: Skill Development Plan (SDP), 20 Test Questions, knowledge transfer blog, knowledge transfer, best practices

By Steve Trautman February 12, 2016

Cultivating Innovation - Using Knowledge Transfer to Present Ideas that Make an Impact

 Over the past two decades doing talent risk management and knowledge transfer work, I’ve discovered a recurring problem many organizations face in their quest for innovation. They recognize the need to...

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By Steve Trautman December 30, 2015
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Planning, Best Practices, Skill Development Plan (SDP), 20 Test Questions, Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog

By Steve Trautman December 30, 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

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

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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