In this remote work world information is being exchanged at an accelerated rate. Add to it the rise of learning via channels like YouTube, it is important to rethink how knowledge is transmitted. The knowledge and skills of employees are the greatest asset of any company, from startups to those that are well established. Who better than remote employees themselves (the ones who have developed their expertise and practice on a daily basis) to transmit knowledge to their remote teams.
Steps to knowledge sharing
Step 1: Identify: Preserve and approve key knowledge and skills of your remote teams.
Step 2: Capitalize: Adopt a team culture where the creation of content is encouraged to retain and add value for new and existing team members.
Step 3: Transfer: Share this knowledge consistently. Knowledge sharing is a resource that adapts to the daily needs and workload of remote teams.
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Knowledge sharing: How to capture and transfer expertise
Identify key knowledge sharing topics
Frame your subject, define an educational or training objective; One goal … Here we determine what knowledge is most suitable for digitization in video format. This shapes the structure that will be implemented to create content on the company’s knowledge sharing platform. If you’ve run a remote team for a while now, chances are knowledge sharing is already a part of your daily practice; however, building upon and streamlining your current knowledge sharing practices into one place will soon be even easier with the coming release of Weet’s workspace features.
Create knowledge sharing content
Use the key topics identified and areas where knowledge sharing is needed most to begin creating video. Each team, regardless of discipline, has its own goals and key targets. Create content along those needs and encourage a remote culture that embraces knowledge sharing. This is easy to do with Weet, since it was built for collaboration and goes beyond one way communication. Team members can ask questions, follow up with an issue, and resolve training needs with asynchronous communication on their time.
Share with your remote teams
Thanks to the library of quick short videos created in a collaborative format, anyone can easily access knowledge and skills on the Weet platform. Offer employees a library of knowledge available on demand in the form of video tutorials: provided that users need it while working remotely. All you need is a Chrome or Edge browser. A mobile app will soon be available for Apple and Android.
Knowledge sharing solution with Weet video
Weet is built with a webcam feature but it is adaptable for those who are camera shy. While we think using your webcam humanizes the transfer of knowledge, the same is achievable with voice and screen share. Virtual backgrounds are also available to add a unique touch. Immersive video allows learners to acquire new knowledge effortlessly. After all, if a picture is worth a thousand words, video can communicate much more for knowledge sharing. Videos can also be enriched with comments (text, images, etc.) or links.