Future-Proof Your Company

Replicate knowledge

Replicate knowledge to save your teams from the future  Recently there’s been a spate of articles and white papers on “future proofing” IT organizations, which, in the end, is another way to talk … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jul 29, 2019

How to Get to One IT in One Piece

If one thing’s for certain, mergers and acquisitions bring change—and often not for the better. Despite best intentions, staff often suffer when a company grows through acquisition. A real desire … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jun 09, 2019

Does Anyone Have a Talent Win? Anyone?

Discussing talent satisfaction and positive performance is often neglected. But if you make talent wins a key part of your culture, everybody really will win—and win more often. Raise your hand if you’ … Read More
By Steve Trautman May 28, 2019

Winning IT transformations start with the end in sight

Over the last two decades, I’ve had a front-row seat at dozens of IT transformations across the world and was recently asked for my most salient “lessons learned.” These lessons are founded on the sam … Read More
By Steve Trautman Apr 05, 2019

4 signs your delegation style is hurting your team

Exploring How You Can Delegate More Effectively To Increase Productivity

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 self-suffic … Read More
By Steve Trautman Mar 05, 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 practi … Read More
By Steve Trautman Feb 27, 2019
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