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The real SOW

By |July 20th, 2016|

Best practices in statement of work engagement quality management.
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SOW management: No big-bang launch

By |July 13th, 2016|

Incorporating SOW spend is the goal of most CW programs, but an incremental approach may be the best.
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Not all SOW spend is suitable for CW management

By |April 20th, 2016|

Some project arrangements are simply too complex for CW programs to handle.
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Incorporating SOW: Discovery is first key step

By |March 16th, 2016|

Many buyers are looking to incorporate SOW into the programs. Here's a good place to start.
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How to tailor an SOW management solution

By |March 9th, 2016|

This webinar replay covers five tips to manage statement of work consulting arrangements.
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What’s hot in 2016 for the staffing ecosystem — Part 1

By |January 13th, 2016|

2016 is shaping up to be another growth year for contingent work, following a year in which the temp penetration rate continued to climb, reaching an all-time high at 2.06% in December. According to our analysts, on a year-over-year basis (i.e., December 2015 from December 2014), total nonfarm employment was up 1.9% and temporary help employment […]

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Next-gen CW program: Capturing statement-of-work (SOW) spend

By |November 4th, 2015|

This week, we asked Nancy Kallusch, head of Genentech’s contingent workforce program “What is the biggest thing to keep in mind when building the business case for the next generation CW program?”

“I would consider the next generation for us would be capturing SOW spend,” Kallusch said. “I think for a lot of folks that’s the […]

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How much of your spend is through SOW contracts?

By |August 26th, 2015|

In our 2015 Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we asked respondents for the percent of contingent workforce spend that was project/SOW-based. Seventy-nine percent of respondents reported that at least some of their CW business is made up of such arrangements; 19% noted a majority. Because this survey is limited to companies with more than […]

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SOW what: Why you should work this spend category into your program

By |August 5th, 2015|

Developing or modifying a contingent workforce program can be a painful experience that requires a detailed communication plan coupled with a solid project plan. That becomes even more the case when you want to fold in statement-of-work (SOW) or project services spend. It is sure to be met with resistance, perhaps even more than any […]

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Check job titles, descriptions, to bring in better talent

By |February 25th, 2015|

In a previous role, I helped companies build rate cards for their contingent workforces. This undertaking involves gathering and scrubbing a huge amount of data, addition to determining rate thresholds, supply and demand for given skill sets, pay rate rationalization and obtaining end-user buy in. This was important in order to track the contingent workers […]

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