Future-Proof Your Company

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

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

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

Knowledge Transfer Methods And Tools for 2020

Have you ever felt the pressure of having experts that you rely on too much? I’m talking about those lynchpin employees on which the profitability and productivity of your business depend.  While expert … Read More
By Steve Trautman May 30, 2018

5 Steps How To Solve Your Production Bottleneck Problem

Your company can only move as fast as your experts. I was reminded of this fact when I heard a story on NPR’s Marketplace. The host was profiling the Cup & Saucer Café, which has three locations in … Read More
By Steve Trautman Apr 10, 2018

Making Mainframes Cool Again

IT executives are starting to say something out loud that everyone has known for a long time: Despite decades of IT transformation, mainframe systems are still the backbone of much of today's IT infrastruc … Read More
By Steve Trautman Nov 07, 2017

Talent Risk Management in Action

Today in my email inbox I was copied on a status report showing talent risk reduction happening in real-time using knowledge transfer. It inspired me to share with you how this is working on the ground, in … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jan 11, 2017
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