SOW

What’s in a name? Time to update ‘SOW’

|May 22nd, 2024|

Another term more accurately captures the essence of delegating a project or service to a third party.
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SOW: Four ways to fund operational support

|August 2nd, 2023|

What are the best pricing options to support your statement-of-work program? We explore ideas for project-based arrangements.
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SOW: Avoid strategic risk with acceptance criteria

|June 14th, 2023|

Properly executed SOW contracts cut the risk of your provider falling short when delivering projects or services. We offer some key standard signoff process steps and procedure policies that can help you establish solid milestones.
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Top program trends to watch closely this year, part 2

|March 1st, 2023|

From VMS market consolidation to SOW management and the use of bots as a resource solution, SIA’s CWS Council advisors discuss the final eight of 15 trends they expect to affect programs in 2023.
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Benchmarks: SOW spend in your program

|February 15th, 2023|

Statement-of-work spend running through CW programs has increased 11 percentage points in just five years.
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Adding SOW? Broadcast its value to get enthusiastic support

|February 1st, 2023|

Incorporating statement-of-work engagements into your contingent workforce program can be met with resistance. By frequently communicating the value proposition, you can turn reluctant stakeholders around to program adopters.
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SOW T&M: A symptom of voracious rogue spend

|January 4th, 2023|

Securing contingent talent through SOW engagements based on time and materials is a bad idea. Here are some minefields to watch out for.
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Top advisory insights of 2022

|December 14th, 2022|

SIA’s analysts and CWS Council advisory team provide — through CWS 3.0 — their insights to help program managers keep their organizations compliant and competitive.
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Simplify to four essential primary worker engagement types

|November 30th, 2022|

When it comes to worker classification, many organizations have too many buckets into which their workforce potentially fits. A look at the four primary worker engagement models that organizations need.
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Benchmarks: MSP market occupational mix

|November 2nd, 2022|

The professional occupational category dominates the MSP market, comprising 82% of the roles being managed. Information technology is the most prevalent skill category.
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