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By Sonja Gustafson July 18, 2019

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

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

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

Your Knowledge Transfer Strategy Should Define What Good Knowledge Transfer Will Look Like at Your Organization in 1 – 3 Years

KT Strategy Series, 5 of 9

 

Your knowledge transfer strategy—after framing your business's talent problem and providing historical context—should next state your expectation for how knowledge transfer will occur in your organization...

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By Steve Trautman February 15, 2013
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Topics: Knowledge Transfer Planning, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Best Practices, Consistency in a Workforce

By Steve Trautman February 15, 2013

Why Have A Knowledge Transfer Strategy?

KT Strategy Series, 2 of 9

Before continuing in this blog series, let’s answer a simple but important question: Why does an organization need a knowledge transfer strategy—why should we care enough to dedicate time and energy to this...

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By Steve Trautman December 5, 2012
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Change Management, Best Practices, Consistency in a Workforce, Skilled Worker Shortage, Common KT Misconceptions, Free Resources & Tools, Onboarding, Aging Workers

By Steve Trautman December 5, 2012

What Is a Knowledge Transfer Strategy?

KT Strategy Series, 1 of 9

Lots of people use the word strategy very loosely. The word gets thrown around in business like people put salt on food. For some, a strategic plan is a one-page bulleted list; for others, it’s a 40-page...

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By Steve Trautman December 5, 2012
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Topics: Peer Mentoring, Outsourcing, Workforce Risk Management, Knowledge Transfer Definition, Terms & Roles, Knowledge Transfer Planning, Reorganizations & Mergers, Knowledge Transfer Strategy, Innovation in a Workforce, Change Management, Best Practices, Consistency in a Workforce, Generational Gaps/Differences, Skilled Worker Shortage, Common KT Misconceptions, Free Resources & Tools, Onboarding, Aging Workers

By Steve Trautman December 5, 2012
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