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By Sonja Gustafson July 9, 2018

Facing Talent Shortage As A CTO - With Confidence

We’ve worked with many CTOs and CIOs in the last few years, and consistently hear a familiar complaint from companies that focus on technology: a persistent shortage in talent. Although there are many...

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By Sonja Gustafson January 23, 2018
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Topics: Talent Risk Management, managing talent risk

By Sonja Gustafson January 23, 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

Corporate Boards Can Lead on Managing Talent Risk

In my new book on managing talent risk (get your copy here), I want to set a clear standard for how corporate leaders can talk to each other about talent risk. It is clear that this conversation needs to...

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By Steve Trautman July 13, 2017
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Topics: Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer blog, managing talent risk, talent risk management process

By Steve Trautman July 13, 2017

A Practical List to Help Measure, Assess, and Manage Talent Risk

One of the most common myths I encounter revolves around the “people part” of business. The misconception is that the risks associated with the biggest investment many companies make every day (headcount)...

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By Steve Trautman June 22, 2017
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Talent Risk Management, managing talent risk, talent risk mangement definition, definition of talent risk management, talent risk management process, Risk Management

By Steve Trautman June 22, 2017

WHO IS SLOWING YOU DOWN? The “Pacers” in Your Org. & Talent Risk

Part 2

In my last post, I introduce the concept of “pacers,” the handful of individuals in your org who are needed so often and by so many that they are literally slowing your top line revenue growth.  In this...

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By Steve Trautman June 13, 2017
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Topics: Talent Risk Management, definition of talent risk management, what is a pacer, managing pacers, executive tips, what to do about pacers

By Steve Trautman June 13, 2017

NEW WEBINAR: Technical Talent Risk – Do You Have WHO It Takes?

Exciting news! The third book from thought leader Steve Trautman has published today (get your copy here) and we’d like to offer you an exclusive webinar on the books contents, disruptive, fresh ideas and...

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By Steve Trautman June 9, 2017
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Topics: Talent Risk Management, managing talent risk, definition of talent risk management, talent risk management process, Leadership and Management, Risk Management

By Steve Trautman June 9, 2017

WHO IS SLOWING YOU DOWN?

The "Pacers" in Your Org. & Talent Risk Part 1

Quick exercise: Make a list of all the people in your org. who are needed on so many projects that their very lack of availability is literally keeping you from hitting deadlines and executing critical...

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By Steve Trautman May 30, 2017
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Topics: Talent Risk Management, managing talent risk, talent risk management process, Leadership and Management, pacers

By Steve Trautman May 30, 2017
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