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RRA Partner Gary Jones Supports Latest Book Industry Study Group (BISG) Event
River Rock Advisors Partner Gary Jones is leading a three-part series on demand planning. Learn more about the event here.
Collaborative Demand Planning: A New Approach to Predictable Growth
With companies facing multiple challenges today and even more expected, now is the time to adopt a collaborative demand planning approach.
River Rock Advisors Wins 2022 Weatherhead 100 Upstart Award
River Rock Advisors has been recognized as a Weatherhead 100 Upstart Award winner. Learn more about the award here.
A Flock of Black Swans: Planning Ahead Despite Constant Change
In this article for Supply & Demand Chain Executive, River Rock Advisors' Steve Keener explores the changing definitions of best practices in supply chain management.
RRA Partner Steve Keener Weighs in on Trade and Education Publishing Challenges
In this article from Publishers Weekly, author Ken Brooks explores how publishers can leverage S&OP to prepare a demand plan and turn that into a corresponding supply plan for action.
River Rock Advisors Recognized as Top Supply Chain Partner in Fourth Consecutive SupplyChainBrain Win
River Rock Advisors has for the fourth year in a row been named to the Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list from SupplyChainBrain.
S&OP Forecasting: Refining with Expanded CRM Data
In our final post on CRM for S&OP, learn how to refine S&OP forecasting by expanding the segments you include, what data gets in, and how feedback is gathered.
Defining Next Steps: Implementing Your S&OP Strategy
You understand the concept. You know whether it’ll work for your business. Now, it’s time to implement it into your S&OP strategy. Learn more here.
Can CRM Fit Into Your S&OP Demand Planning?
In our newest post on using CRM for greater S&OP demand planning, we explore six questions to ask to see if this approach can work for your organization.
Using CRM Data to Improve Your S&OP Process
In the first of a new series on leveraging CRM data for S&OP process decision-making, learn why this approach makes sense, who it’s for, and what to consider.
River Rock Advisors Receives Third Consecutive SupplyChainBrain Recognition
River Rock Advisors has for the third time been recognized on the 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list by SupplyChainBrain. Learn more about this recognition.
Business Post-COVID-19: Triage and Rediscovery
The post-COVID world is not the world we left behind in late Q1. Learn what your business should consider for planning and strategy as operations ramp up.
Planning Inventory While Accounting for Tariff Costs
When accounting for tariff costs, it’s important to take action now to preserve margins yet also consider the long-term ramifications of the decision made.
Gary Jones receives Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2020 Pros to Know Award
River Rock Advisors is pleased to announce that partner Gary Jones has received a 2020 Pros to Know award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive.
Developing a Smart Inventory Strategy in an Uncertain Tariff Environment
The tariffs aren’t going anywhere soon — how has your organization adapted its inventory strategy in response? Here’s one solution to keep your business stable.
How to Handle Tariffs Through Efficient Descaling
Wondering how to handle tariffs? Knowing what to do with your inventory is critical, but so too is knowing how to do it in a way that’s scalable and competitive.
Evolution vs. Revolution: A Practical Approach to Inventory Agility
Inventory investments are often considered a necessary evil required to satisfy customer service requirements in order to capture maximum revenue.
River Rock Advisors Receives Second Recognition on SupplyChainBrain 100 Great Supply Chain Partners List
For the second time, River Rock Advisors has been recognized as a Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list by SupplyChainBrain. Learn more about it here.
Turning Operational Strategy into Results for Your Business
When it’s time to start turning strategy into results, you might be lost on what to look for. Learn what operational strategy results really mean and what to look for.
Importance of Strategy Execution: What It Is and Isn’t Within an Operational Strategy
Wondering what the importance of strategy execution is over strategy implementation? There’s a critical difference. Learn how execution fits in here.
River Rock Advisors Adds Bryan Schopmeyer to Leadership Team
River Rock Advisors is pleased to announce the addition of Bryan Schopmeyer to its leadership team as a Principal. Learn more about Bryan here.
Staying the (Changing) Course: Implementing an Operational Strategy
Implementing operational strategy is a critical step in your overall strategic journey, but it’s less about “doing” and more about being prepared for change.
Operational Strategy: Turning Strategy Into Action
An operational strategy cannot be achieved without definition, planning, alignment, control, and flexibility. Learn more about how you can put yours into action.
Struggling with Inventory Performance? Stop Trying to Please Everyone and Get a Fresh Perspective
Does your organization struggle with inventory management? It doesn’t have to. Learn how to overcome outside pressures and achieve balance.
Why Capital Allocation Should Exist at the Portfolio Level
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River Rock Advisors Named a Top 100 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain
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Navigating the Limitations of Project Management Metrics
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Understanding the Difference Between Project, Program, and Portfolio Management
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