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Blog Posts by Arun Srinivasan

Blog Posts by Arun Srinivasan

Apr. 20, 2017 | 0 Comments0 Comments
In a recent installment of their ongoing Contracted series, The Wall Street Journal delved into the growth of the external workforce and what this means for the future of work. At a high level, leveraging flexible talent for functions that are not customer-facing or part of their core business allows organizations to remain nimble and adjust to shifting market conditions, while controlling costs.
Oct. 28, 2016 | 0 Comments0 Comments
Last week at the SIG Global Executive Summit in Carslbad, CA, I was excited to participate in a panel discussion with other industry executives on innovations in Vendor Management System (VMS) technology and the future of work.
 
Many trends in the external workforce management industry and technology are driving change for today’s VMS platforms including:
 
  • Predictive analytics and machine learning
  • Total talent management
  • Statement of Work (SOW) project management
Jun. 29, 2016 | 0 Comments0 Comments

A few weeks ago, SAP Fieldglass customers gathered in Chicago for the eighth annual Best Practices Summit. Each year we aim to deliver sessions that cover the biggest trends affecting our industry and users. It’s great to receive their feedback on what’s driving the strategy for their business around external workforce and services procurement programs.

Jun. 8, 2016 | 0 Comments0 Comments

In this blog series, we share articles authored by members of the SAP Fieldglass team that provide expertise on hot topics in the flexible workforce management industry.

Talent has always been an important driver for success. Flash back all the way to the planet's earliest hunters and gatherers - the tribes with the best hunters survived. It can be argued that this "survival of the fittest" concept still applies to businesses today. The companies that generate the best ideas and have the highest level of productivity get ahead in the marketplace.

Jan. 26, 2016 | 0 Comments0 Comments

In this blog series, we share articles authored by members of the SAP Fieldglass team that provide expertise on hot topics in the flexible workforce management industry.

Until fairly recently, many were quick to dismiss the external workforce as a fleeting business trend or categorize managing it as an HR or procurement problem. This is not the case anymore. According to Ardent Partners' 2015-2016 State of Contingent Workforce Management report, 95% of organizations today consider their flexible workforce vital to their success.

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