The average trap: Does vendor-neutrality actually work in your favor?

|November 16th, 2016|

Why vendor management ‘level playing field’ for suppliers hurts the client.

Worker volumes processed by VMS

|October 26th, 2016|

As part of our ongoing research in this space, we asked managed service providers about which vendor management systems were used.

Global trends in CW management

|May 25th, 2016|

The use of contingent labor is poised to grow, driven by increasing levels of acceptance of the non-traditional workforce as well as technological advances.

Sponsored content: The right data

|April 13th, 2016|

How a membership-based human capital data aggregation platform plans to change the analytics landscape.

Unhappy with your VMS/MSP? Don’t kick them out, instead go back to the drawing board

|March 23rd, 2016|

Before kicking your provider to the curb, take a closer look at your working history to ensure your program hasn’t driven the relationship under.

Use tools of the trade to map the CW ecosystem

|March 23rd, 2016|

Contingent workforce management can be challenging, and keeping up with workforce data and trends is no small feat. Staffing Industry Analysts has many ways to help you keep up.

Dig beyond the technical when choosing a VMS

|December 9th, 2015|

When implementing a vendor management system, some of the more important things to watch might not be the most obvious.

Freescale Semiconductor recently switched from an MSP and VMS solution to a VMS run in-house. We asked Paula Taylor, global strategic sourcing manager what is most important to keep in mind when choosing a VMS.

Instead of […]

Don’t forget to audit supply chain partner engagement requirements

|October 28th, 2015|

The end of the calendar year is a good time to reflect on your program: successful program launches, solid service performances, and enhanced capabilities. Auditing supply chain partner engagement requirements, though, is usually not high on the priority list — but it should be. Certain requirements are fundamental to a program’s capability to operate securely.

Most are […]

VMS Implementation: Clean data, all-company support vital

|October 21st, 2015|

This week, we asked Amy Gordon, global head of external workforce center at SAP: “What are tips to keep in mind when implementing a new VMS solution?”

International software firm SAP deployed the Fieldglass VMS to serve as a single point of access to engage with more than 20,000 external workers via service providers and global […]

A go-to VMS integration reference: Read the experts’ guide to best practices

|September 16th, 2015|

Everyone who’s gone through the process knows integrating any technology is frequently a painful but ultimately rewarding process. As a program manager, what if you had a guide to steer you in the right direction and give you the best practices available for VMS integration? Even better, what if the guide was built and created […]