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By Sonja Gustafson September 19, 2018

5 Years In 30 Days

Capturing & Transferring the Expertise of a Chief Software Architect

A while back, one of our clients, a global provider of automation and information solutions, learned that one of their key employees was giving his 30-day notice. This employee – I’ll call him Luis – was a...

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By Steve Trautman June 28, 2018
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Knowledge Transfer Planning, Emergency Knowledge Transfer (EKT), Consistency in a Workforce, Skill Development Plan (SDP), 20 Test Questions

By Steve Trautman June 28, 2018

Managing Talent Risks When Executives Transition

Using Knowledge Transfer with Technical/Operational Skills

Our last blog post focused on reducing executive talent risk by modeling how to methodically transfer the “soft skills” necessary for a new job role. When coming to a new organization, executives also face...

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By Steve Trautman December 2, 2015
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Topics: Workforce Risk Management, Consistency in a Workforce, 20 Test Questions

By Steve Trautman December 2, 2015

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

New Case Study Available

"The proof is in the pudding," they say, and that is why I love case studies. They are a fantastic way to get a flavor of how actual knowledge transfer challenges get solved in the trenches at our client...

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By Sonja Gustafson June 26, 2014
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Topics: Offshoring, Outsourcing, Best Practices, Consistency in a Workforce

By Sonja Gustafson June 26, 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

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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