Why Knowledge Transfer Is Neither Arbitrary Nor Academic

Successful knowledge transfer is a process—one with definable steps, practical tools, and measurable outcomes. A new manufacturing client prompted the quick Q&A below that shows why knowledge trans … Read More
By Steve Trautman Feb 06, 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

20 Test Questions to Measure Knowledge Transfer

One reason we value experts in any organization is for their ability to do great work. We also value them because they are able to answer the questions we have for them with the “right” answer. We all k … Read More
By Steve Trautman Sep 05, 2017

Why Competency Models Used for Talent Risk Management Are the Emperor’s New Clothes

Yesterday, during the i4cp webinar on Managing Talent Risk, I commented that it is time for competency models to be replaced with more targeted talent risk data that directly drives business (think: money, … Read More
By Steve Trautman Nov 11, 2016

Is Your IT Transformation Stuck?

I was recently visiting a major university. Their information technologies department is in “transformation” and it’s stuck. The new director has 167 people reporting to him. He and his … Read More
By Steve Trautman Aug 19, 2016

Expanded Family Leave Policies

  There’s a new phenomenon happening in corporations today where family leaves are being extended. While it’s common practice in other countries to offer extended leave, U.S. companies l … Read More
By Steve Trautman Jun 20, 2016
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