Organizations always experience an ebb and flow of talent; one of the challenges is that as talent leaves the organization, does corporate knowledge also depart along with them. Most organizations do not measure knowledge loss simply because they do not manage the knowledge base they have. A hint that there is a problem in your organization occurs when you discover that you or your team have been working on a project that another individual or team is also working. Worse, you discover that the problem your team was working on was solved some time ago by another group in your own organization.
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Title: Mining a Company’s Mother Lode of Talent. Too often, the best person for the task doesn’t know it exists. Never fear, the knowledge managers are here.