Capture the Knowledge
The verdict is in: A formal knowledge transfer process helps deliver better project outcomes,
according PMI’s 2015 Pulse of the Profession®: Capturing the Value of Project Management.
The following findings from PMI’s Pulse of the Profession: Capturing the Value of Project Management Through Knowledge Transfer
show how proactive knowledge transfer practices can support an organization’s talent management strategy.
of low-performing organizations have a formal
knowledge transfer process in place. (Low performers
complete 60 percent or less of projects on time, within
budget and meeting original goals.)
Three out of four
high-performing organizations—those that complete
80 percent or more of projects on time, within budget
and meeting original goals—have a formal
knowledge transfer process in place.
One in three
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unsuccessful projects is adversely affected due to untimely
or inaccurate knowledge transfer.
95% of organizations
that are most effective at
knowledge transfer identify someone who has
ultimate responsibility for
Only 54% of the
least effective organizations do the same.