SAP Fieldglass has been busy hitting the road for events! Yesterday we provided a recap of CWS Summit North America and today I am here to share updates from ProcureCon Indirect West 2016 which took place in Arizona last week. We were excited to be a returning sponsor of this annual conference that brings together procurement professionals to network, exchange best practices and knowledge share about industry trends.
Statement of Work (SOW)-based services and labour comprises 42 percent of the average organisation's total external workforce. And that number is trending up. In fact, external workers are projected to make up 40 percent of Australia's workforce by 2020.
We were excited to be a returning sponsor of CWS Summit North America which took place in Las Vegas last week. The event is centered on helping attendees improve their services procurement and external workforce management programs and featured an agenda jam packed with sessions presented by SAP Fieldglass customers - seven in total!
In this series from the SAP Fieldglass implementation team, we are discusssing different considerations for tackling the challenge of expanding your program around the world. Today, we're joined by Ricky Truelock, Senior Operations Consultant, PS - Account Services EMEA, to talk about the approach you should take when thinking about integrations with your global VMS solution. Welcome, Ricky!
Across the globe, 35 percent of the total workforce is considered "non-employee," including freelancers, independent contractors, professional services, temporary workers, etc. With that figure expected to rise steadily in the years ahead, today's businesses are caught in an evolutionary dynamic of new talent, new strategies and new ways of addressing work.