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...pinpoint your team’s talent risk across 26 unique data points.

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...begin reducing your talent risk in 90 mins or less.

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...retain and cross-train more than 98% of your company’s unique knowledge and “secret sauce.”

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...reduce your employee’s onboarding time by 50%.

Are retirements, overloaded experts, and talent wars slowing you down? We can help.


If your company depends on technical talent – like scientists, analysts, mechanics or engineers – and you’re not sure whether you have enough of the right people with the right skills to meet your business goals, you need a knowledge transfer plan.

Our Consultants

The Steve Trautman Co. are global experts in talent risk management and knowledge transfer solutions. We are specialists in solving your day-to-day talent planning, talent shortage, and employee transition problems in your technical and professionally-skilled teams.

We reduce talent risk. Unlike the Deloittes or KPMGs of the world, our consultants start at the strategic level and then go deep—helping you manage risk down at the technical task level where your competitive advantage lives or dies.

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Steve Trautman

Steve wrote the book on knowledge transfer and now he has written the book on talent
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Teresa Canady

Supporting teams as they learn and use the Steve Trautman Co. talent risk management framework
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Bridget Jennings

Bridget Jennings comes to The Steve Trautman Co. after many diverse experiences in wide-ranging
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Marissa Martinez

Marissa started her career as a firmware and software engineer, where she learned words like
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Todd Hudson

With more than 20 years of engineering and plant management experience at European, Chinese and
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Latest Blog Posts

Knowledge Transfer in Action

I just had to jot this quick post. Today in my email inbox I was copied on a status report showing knowledge transfer in action. It inspired me to share with you how this is working on the ground, in just a few quick bullets. This is what we’re all about. It is the story …
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Steve Trautman is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Montana State University’s College of Business, Feb 20 – 24, 2012

It’s Sonja today with a quick post to announce that our own Steve Trautman is this semester’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence at MSU’s College of Business. Chosen for the role by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship for the New West and the Alderson Program in Entrepreneurship, Steve will spend this week with students and faculty, sharing his experiences and …
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IN THE NEWS: Agricultural Industry Deals with Retaining Aging Worker Knowledge

This week the agriculture industry publication, CropLife, published an article on aging workers and knowledge transfer. The authors suggested knowledge transfer as the solution to passing critical knowledge and information held by aging workers on to an organization’s future leaders. The advice was sound, and most important, the article drew attention to the risks posed by a business’s trapped knowledge …
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As the pioneers in our field for over two decades, our scalable methods are yielding measurable results at scores of blue chip and global companies every day.

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