By Sonja Gustafson September 19, 2018

Wall Street Journal Features Steve Trautman

Importance of Knowledge Transfer as Companies Brace for Retirements

Posted by Sonja Gustafson on Sep 19, 2018 2:59:58 PM

We were delighted to see our founder, Steve Trautman, quoted in The Wall Street Journal about talent risk at companies that rely on legacy systems and an aging workforce:

"... Businesses need to create apprenticeships, training sessions and other knowledge-transfer programs aimed at passing on critical IT skills. 'Don’t trust that it’s just going to happen if you put older and younger workers in the same office.'" 

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Photo by Reuters and featured in the WSJ article: IBM engineers work with a System 360 mainframe computer using COBOL in this circa 1960 handout photo.

Topics: In the News, knowledge transfer, managing talent risk

Sonja Gustafson

Sonja Gustafson

Sonja is a marketing veteran of over 25 years dating back to the “go-go” days at Microsoft. She was deeply involved in creating and opening up the new markets of multimedia software, including Microsoft Encarta, Microsoft Bookshelf, and Multimedia Beethoven. She then moved on to help bring the first version of the Microsoft’s corporate intranet, MSWeb, and managed a team of crack researchers who did then what Google does now: find answers. Then there were the “other go-go” days of mommyhood where new dreams were inspired and journeys launched within two fabulous children. In 2011 Sonja joined The Steve Trautman Co. as Marketing Director, and continues her drive in helping businesses manage talent risk so that their workforce is ready to roll.

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