Why Have A Knowledge Transfer Strategy?

Before continuing in this blog series, let’s answer a simple but important question: Why does an organization need a knowledge transfer strategy—why should we care enough to dedicate time and energy t … Read More
By Steve Trautman Nov 20, 2023

IN THE NEWS: This Year’s College Seniors See More Job Opportunities than Graduates in the Previous 3 Classes

It appears that the rumors are true. According to a May 13th Washington Post article, hiring of recent graduates is up, even though unemployment levels are still uncomfortably high. The combination of reti … Read More
By Steve Trautman Nov 15, 2023

IN THE NEWS: Boeing, Air Force One, and How Knowledge Transfer Will Stem Boeing’s Risk of Talent Loss

This article in our Seattle newspaper (Seattle Times, Sept. 14, 2012) illustrates the dramatic nature of the risk of talent loss and skilled worker shortage. The article looks at the planned move of the A … Read More
By Steve Trautman Nov 06, 2023

Reduce Flight Risk

Last week I had dinner with a really sharp 30-something project manager who had joined his company via acquisition just less than a year ago. He was impressive in many ways. He had ten years of experience w … Read More
By Steve Trautman Nov 03, 2023

Provide a Clear Cost-Benefit Analysis in Your Knowledge Transfer Strategy

Your knowledge transfer strategy should include a clear cost-benefit analysis for the change you want to make from your organization’s knowledge transfer status quo to a program that meets your defin … Read More
By Steve Trautman Oct 23, 2023

Open Letter to Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Re: Risk of Losing All the Tumblr Talent She Just Bought

Dear Marissa: It was great to see the New York Times headline this weekend touting Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr and other start ups. The deal presents a great opportunity to tap into Tumblr’s 117 mil … Read More
By Steve Trautman Oct 18, 2023
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