Blog

Our Blog Posts

Revolution Advisors has launched a new service to provide our Total Workforce Strategy (TWS) model, a customized workforce planning and ...
Read More
/ / Featured
Revolution Advisors is excited to be an exhibitor again for this premier educational conference held each year by the collaboration ...
Read More
An estimated 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease which is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and ...
Read More
There is a sense of beauty in a process, whether simple or complicated, when things fall into place “naturally” or ...
Read More
Resilence
This webinar has ended. View the recording here. Tue, Dec 1, 2015 Revolution Advisors has released a new Resilience Toolkit that enables communities ...
Read More
At Revolution Advisors we often use the tagline “Making Revolutionary Change a Reality”. While there are many similar slogans out ...
Read More
Friday November 6, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST Register Today!  Designed specifically for independent pharmacies, this is ...
Read More
The afternoon sun streamed brightly through the west window of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.  Inside, an excited ...
Read More
For over a decade now, each July a unique mix of practitioners and academics gather in Aspen, Colorado for a ...
Read More
I have never been a fan of buzzwords. Too often a concept is introduced into the planning community based on ...
Read More
Attending a conference with like-minded professionals is always energizing and a great platform for learning and reflection.  While the back-to-back ...
Read More
In late 2013, a number of public sector entities came together to enhance the available data regarding the impact of ...
Read More
/ / Case Studies
As project management and project rescue consultants, we are asked to ensure success on many ambiguous and challenging situations.  For ...
Read More
How does your organization keep up with and adopt new technologies? Perhaps you strive to be innovative and constantly try the ...
Read More
Vote for "Boom - Bust - Repeat: How an innovative new planning methodology takes aim at breaking this cycle for ...
Read More
It is fairly easy to look around and find some sort of a system in your day-to-day lives, work, or ...
Read More
From Revolution Advisors’ experience of supporting many implementations, upgrades, and roll outs of new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, we ...
Read More
An article for the American Planning Association, Colorado Chapter Published TUE, 06/09/2015 When communities enter into a planning effort, they create ...
Read More
There is a term that has been popping up more frequently in the news regarding the economy in the past ...
Read More
It doesn't take much research to understand that today's conflicts are forums where development and security are highly intertwined. Looking ...
Read More
Let’s face it; being a leader is not easy, even if you have the authority to tell others what to ...
Read More
In part one of this blog series we explored the four types of Position Power. In this blog we will continue ...
Read More
International Affairs Forum:  Your work at Revolution Advisors has included creating a number of key strategic planning points and development ...
Read More
Over the past nearly two decades that I have been involved in strategy as a leader and as a consultant, I have ...
Read More
The word power has an interesting presence in our language. It can be thought of as something strong, action oriented, ...
Read More
I recently attended the National Center for Indian Economic Development conference in Las Vegas.  As a company, our firm has ...
Read More
In parts one and two of this series, we looked at how smaller companies can prepare for turbulent times and ...
Read More
I read an interesting book the other day…The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz. A quick read, but quite interesting ...
Read More
When an organization implements a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), which impacts the Procure to Pay process (P2P), it engages ...
Read More
Here we are, just five years past over 10% unemployment rates and we are facing another labor crisis. The headlines are ...
Read More
As we prepare for the annual RES (Reservation Economic Summit) conference next week, I always like to take the time to ...
Read More
In my last blog we talked about the importance and the impacts of data in decision making.  So now what ...
Read More
There are four questions I ask leaders to reflect upon at the start of our leadership trainings. The first question ...
Read More
Most organizations have a vision, a mission and can clearly articulate their values. Organizations hang these carefully crafted words on ...
Read More
Suppliers know how difficult it is sometimes to get invoices paid on-time and correctly. Once an invoice goes astray, getting ...
Read More
/ / Business, Journal
There is a tremendous amount of pressure on the Mining, Oil & Gas industries to be productive, profitable and efficient ...
Read More
The retail pharmacy industry has undergone tremendous change and consolidation over the last several years.  In spite of the increasingly ...
Read More
In Part One of this blog, I highlighted three trends that, according to evidence and research, will be changing the ...
Read More
/ / Business, Journal, pharmacy, Strategy, Trends
See Our Most Recent Article in Workforce Management, Time and Attendance Excellence Essentials  One of the areas that crosses between ...
Read More
Usually just after Thanksgiving, the phone starts to ring. On the other end is a client that has fallen into ...
Read More
One of the steepest challenges a small business leader or owner faces is to navigate his or her company through ...
Read More
This webinar has ended. View the Recording here. Thu, Jan 15, 2014 Uncertainty is the only thing that is certain in ...
Read More
/ / webinar
To succeed in capturing and increasing the share of on-contract spend, procurement executives not only need to identify the reasons ...
Read More
/ / Whitepapers & Publications
Today’s fast-paced global challenges make threats to the Value Chain more numerous and increasing in frequency. They come from many ...
Read More
/ / Whitepapers & Publications
Workforce planning has transformative potential within organizations. Once the basics are mastered, it provides organizations with a robust set of ...
Read More
/ / Whitepapers & Publications
In part one of Managing Supply Chain Turbulence, I highlighted several reasons why organizations must prepare their supply chains for ...
Read More
/ / Whitepapers & Publications
Done well, workforce planning can provide critical insight into a number of business decisions and help the organization make more ...
Read More
/ / Whitepapers & Publications
In many ways, running an independent community pharmacy business today is like driving a car. Not an ordinary street-legal vehicle, ...
Read More
/ / Whitepapers & Publications
Pubished by the Leadership Excellence Journal in 2006, Brian Wilkerson gives a strategy for dealing with dilemmas in corporate setting ...
Read More
/ / Whitepapers & Publications
Just like there are cleaner and more efficient ways to extract and produce oil, precious minerals and natural gas from ...
Read More
I recently returned from the Colorado American Planning Association conference in Crested Butte. It is an event that I really ...
Read More
In our recent blog posts on Organizational Design, we have discussed the importance of considering multiple aspects of the organization ...
Read More
I was thinking about an experience that I had in graduate school today. In a planning studio class, the instructor ...
Read More
I just returned from Phoenix and the Talent Management & Learning Summit for 2014. It was an interesting event and ...
Read More
I've recently been in discussions with a client who is in a rapidly and dramatically changing industry. Everything from technology ...
Read More
Over the years we have found that many leadership development programs focus on one or two areas of development but ...
Read More
In the first installment of the series on Mentoring as Part of Leadership Academies, we defined mentoring, identified the primary ...
Read More
As I have mentioned in recent blogs, the focus on organization design has continued to increase. Organizations are seeking to ...
Read More
In a previous blog post we talked about leadership academies and how the development experiences have helped deliver real results ...
Read More
Leaders are faced with preparing their organizations for the future while driving the changes in the culture and operations needed ...
Read More
A recent blog post by Jean-Luc Moreau, Principal Consultant for Revolution Advisors, explored the relationship between Resilience and Sustainability. He ...
Read More
In previous posts we have discussed organizational resilience as a concept to create sustainable and thriving organizations. In this post ...
Read More
Businesses are constantly seeking to transform themselves to enable scalability and operational efficiency, while remaining nimble and focused.  They are ...
Read More
You may hear the sentence: “A resilient organization is sustainable”, or even see the term resilience and sustainability used interchangeably, ...
Read More
What Does it Mean for Small Businesses? In part one of Managing Supply Chain Turbulence, I highlighted several reasons why ...
Read More
Turnover and Talent Management: A Q&A with Brian E. Wilkerson March 31st, 2014 Managing turnover is an essential element of ...
Read More
Over the past several years, Revolution Advisors has been privileged to lead a number of economic development planning projects in ...
Read More
Resilience is becoming a buzz. It has been growing over the last 10 years, addressed in many articles and books ...
Read More
By Brian E. Wilkerson, Managing Director, Revolution Advisors and Chair, Board of Director at Spirit of the Sun Attending the ...
Read More
Recent troubles in Ukraine have shifted attention away from many of the challenges in Africa, elsewhere in the Middle East, ...
Read More
By now, many people are tired of stories of over-leveraged banks, sluggish recovery, debt crises overseas, stock market woes, and ...
Read More
Resilience is a fascinating topic. A familiar concept for people from safety or engineering that is used more and more ...
Read More
Revolution Advisors is excited to introduce our Research and Practice Series. At RA, we believe that making real change in ...
Read More
Much has been published about the mix of generations in the workforce and the potential impacts that it will have ...
Read More
It’s safe to say that organizations and individuals are adapting to the constantly changing workforce. Although drastic changes for one ...
Read More
Millennials vs The Generations Digital. Gamers. Connected. Viral. These are all words we have heard used to describe the millennial ...
Read More
What defines an organization?  Is it what it does?  Is it how it believes?  What it produces?  How it has ...
Read More
Is the name just a marketing trick to offer “regular” change with the implied promise of being a bit more ...
Read More
Welcome to our newly launched blog! A number of us here at Revolution Advisors have actually been blogging on other ...
Read More
It’s the start of our new blog! For about a year now, I’ve had the privilege of working at Revolution ...
Read More
Welcome to the new web site for Revolution Advisors! We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to check out our ...
Read More