Do you have WHO it takes to execute your strategy?

Can you prove it? Get the data and tools you need to reduce hidden employee risk, replicate your top talent, and increase your speed to revenue.
Learn More

We Focus on Results

26 pts

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

90 min

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

98%

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

12 time

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

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

Resources

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.

Steve Trautman

Steve wrote the book on knowledge transfer and now he has written the book on talent
Read More

Teresa Canady

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

Tim Walker

Tim has been in the business management field for more than a decade. His career began in the
Read More

Marissa Martinez

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

Kelly Prime

Kelly has over 20 years of experience in a variety of industries including software development,
Read More

Bridget Jennings

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

Todd Hudson

With more than 20 years of engineering and plant management experience at European, Chinese and
Read More

Latest Blog Posts

4 signs your delegation style is hurting your team

I’m a firm believer in letting your leaders lead — in hiring capable, experienced, whip-smart people and then stepping back and allowing them to do their jobs. This level of independence and...
Read More
By Steve Trautman - March 6, 2019

The 5-Hour Rule: Value of Learning Is Real, But Who Has Time for It?

Practical Applications of the 5-Hour Rule

Last week I wrote about the 5-hour rule, which author Michael Simmons defined as setting "aside at least an hour a day (or five hours a week) … for activities that could be classified as deliberate...
Read More
By Steve Trautman - February 27, 2019

Emergency Knowledge Transfer (EKT) in Action: Avoiding a Common Pitfall

I am a knowledge transfer consultant for The Steve Trautman Co. (STC) and I’ve been with the team for years. Steve asked me to write this guest blog post on a common trap that knowledge transfer...
Read More
By Sonja Gustafson - January 28, 2019

Our Portfolio Doesn’t Lie

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.

Food Wholesaler

Insurer

Software Developer

Manufacturer

Financial Firm