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Relationships Matter: Choosing the Right VMS Partner
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The partnership between your organization and Vendor Management System (VMS) provider has never been more important.
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Overview of the Fieldglass VMS - German
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Fieldglass, Animation

Die Vendor Management Software von Fieldglass und die erfolgreiche Verwaltung Ihrer externen Mitarbeiter gehen Hand in Hand. Unsere Aufgabe ist es, den gesamten Prozess zu vereinfachen, bessere Einsicht zu gewährleisten und Effizienz zu steigern - mit durchgehendem Support. Firmen auf der ganzen Welt setzen auf Fieldglass, um einen besseren Einkauf, effizientere Verwaltung und Optimierung des weltweit eingesetzten externen Personals sicherzustellen.

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Culture of Partnership - German
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Fieldglass, Animation

Bei Fieldglass ist jede Firma, mit der wir zusammenarbeiten, ein Partner. Jede einzelne dieser Partnerschaften hilft uns dabei, unser ultimatives Ziel zu erreichen: Den Unternehmen die nötigen Werkzeuge zur Verfügung zu stellen, die gewährleisten, dass Kosten gesenkt, Qualität verbessert, Effizienz erhöht und die Compliance in Bezug auf Zeitarbeiter eingehalten werden.

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Cheryl - Customer Success Story
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Cheryl Rowden , Telecommunications Industry

Hear from Fieldglass’ very first customer on the challenges facing her contingent workforce program before implementation. She discusses how Fieldglass helped the program continuously improve through reporting and analytics, and talks about the dynamic relationship between her organization and the Fieldglass team.

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Insider's Look at Staffing
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Fieldglass

In this eBook, suppliers from Aerotek, Randstad Sourceright and TEK systems share their insights on what makes or breaks a candidate, what they would do differently if they were a buyer, the importance of building relationships and what changes they foresee in the recruiting industry. We’ll then take a look at the role Vendor Management System (VMS) technology plays in facilitating relationships and how suppliers can use the application to help further their own recruiting objectives.

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Voice of the Customer (VoC) Program
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Fieldglass
At Fieldglass we take great care to ensure each customer receives impeccable support and guidance from the moment you choose us. But it doesn’t end there.
 
This continuous dedication to our customers is how and why our Voice of the Customer (VoC) program was born. Our goal is to build a strong community that connects Fieldglass users, our management team and industry experts to produce advantageous opportunities and best practices for everyone involved.
 
 
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Culture of Partnership
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Fieldglass, Animated Video

At Fieldglass, we consider each company we work with to be a partner. Every one of these relationships helps us ultimately achieve our end goal: to provide the tools necessary to help businesses achieve cost savings, quality, efficiency and compliance related to their flexible workforce.

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A Manufacturing Company: How Standardization Around Suppliers Equates to Large Savings
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Fieldglass

This customer challenged Fieldglass and its MSP partner to design a solution that could be easily replicated for future expansion. In its first year after implementation, the company reported savings of more than $3 million and now has full visibility into its processes for greater program efficiency.

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An Oil & Gas Company: How One Forward-Thinking Oil Company Automated the Management of its Contingent Labor
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Fieldglass

This Australian oil & gas company saw an opportunity to engage with best-of-breed providers to improve the management of its contract workforce across the board. Read more about the company's process changes and expected savings in this new case study.

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Why VMS?
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Fieldglass
A powerful Vendor Management System platform can streamline the process of procuring and managing contingent labor. Fieldglass offers an all-inclusive platform to guide users step-by-step through the entire process of properly staffing projects and services. 
 
 
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Essential Questions to Ask During VMS Selection
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Fieldglass

You’re searching for a Vendor Management System (VMS) that will take management of your contingent workforce program to the next level. As you wade through the arduous Request for Proposal (RFP), product demonstration and reference check processes, you need to know the right questions to ask.

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A Global Pharmaceutical Company: Fieldglass' VMS Provides Vast Scalability, Key Integrations and Simplified Processes
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Fieldglass

A global pharmaceutical company had to make an important decision when considering the best Vendor Management System (VMS) for its needs. With tens of thousands of employees and unique relationships with research and governmental institutions, the organization was using three very different and country-centric technologies to manage its contingent workers as well as to track its other non-employees, including Worker Profile Management (WPM).

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A Light Industrial Manufacturing Company: Fieldglass’ VMS Helps Procure and Manage a Light Industrial Workforce
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Fieldglass

A technology and industrial manufacturing company, serving customers in more than 150 countries, managed its contingent workforce program with manual, time-consuming processes. With a large light industrial workforce, the organization was processing more than 29,000 contingent labor invoices in the United States every year. Yet more than 5 percent of the invoices were proven to have errors, often resulting in up to three hours of dedicated manpower to resolve.

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Overview of the Fieldglass VMS
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Fieldglass, Animation

Fieldglass’ Vendor Management Software goes hand-in-hand with successfully managing your business’ contingent workforce. Our job is to simplify, create visibility, improve efficiency, and provide support throughout the entire process. Businesses around the world rely on Fieldglass to automate their contingent workforce management and services procurement programs.

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Program Value Workshop
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Fieldglass

Assess the potential value of a Contingent Workforce Management Program The Fieldglass Program Value Workshop assesses the value of a Contingent Workforce Management (CWM) program and helps build a business case to share with internal stakeholders. It provides a structured framework to create a cost-benefit analysis of a potential and lays the foundation to ensure ongoing success. Based on our extensive experience with programs of various sizes and scope, the workshop follows a proven process to examine each challenge and risk related to a contingent workforce program.

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Customer and Product Development Collaboration
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Fieldglass, Animation

Our customers requested a way to provide notifications, announcements and news to their end users. We listened and learned about the challenges they were trying to overcome and created a new multi-faceted Homepage Announcement feature. Here’s how we did it!

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Essential Questions to Ask During Your Search for a VMS Provider
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Fieldglass
Essential Questions to Ask During a Reference Check
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Fieldglass

The reference check is the home stretch in your ongoing effort to secure a Vendor Management System (VMS). After the Request for Proposal (RFP) process and product demonstrations, you’re nearing a final decision and honest feedback from other users will help you further compare the differentiators that make one provider stand out from another.

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Essential Questions to Ask During a Product Demonstration for a VMS
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Fieldglass

The product demonstration is where the rubber meets the road for a Vendor Management System (VMS) provider. After the arduous Request for Proposal (RFP) process, the demonstration is an opportunity for you to see the user interface, learn how to manage specific tasks and get questions answered related to your business objectives. More complex issues such as integration and implementation can be touched upon as well. But as each organization has its own unique processes and set of business needs, how can you be assured you’re asking the right questions?

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Improving the Hiring Manager Experience
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Fieldglass

Working long hours. Approaching deadlines. Juggling multiple projects at once. Hiring managers face a multitude of stresses stemming from their day jobs. The hassle of sourcing, hiring and onboarding contingent workers can’t be another one. With limited time and resources, organizations are looking for ways to accelerate processes without alienating these hiring managers.

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Kim - Customer Success Story
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Kim Asfoor, Healthcare Industry

A customer in the healthcare industry shares the details of a time-aggressive implementation, as well as her expectations for continued collaboration with the Fieldglass team.

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Dwight - Customer Success Story
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Dwight Nielsen, Travel Industry

A customer from the travel industry highlights the program efficiencies gained through Fieldglass use including more expedited cycle times. He also discusses how the manual, disjointed processes previously used for Statement of Work projects have been streamlined through use of the Fieldglass application.

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Building a Business Case for a VMS
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Fieldglass

Business leaders are often intimidated by the overwhelming task of centralizing its contingent workforce program after years of manual processes. Whether you have no program in place or you have an existing program performing below par, finding a solution can be daunting. The idea of overhauling existing processes and finding a Vendor Management System (VMS) that can accommodate your distinct business policies, processes and objectives can seem impossible.

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Program Design Workshop
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Fieldglass

Building a successful contingent workforce and services management program requires thorough organization, program knowledge and a solid plan. Yet many companies fall short of achieving those elements simply because they are unsure how to begin the planning process. Fieldglass offers a Program Design workshop to guide you through each detailed step to plan, architect and run a thriving program.

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Essential Questions to Include in a Vendor Management System RFP
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Fieldglass

Evaluating a Vendor Management System (VMS) can be an overwhelming process if you don’t know the right questions to ask in a Request for Proposal (RFP). You will want to conduct a thorough review of the vendor’s business model, core VMS functionality and differentiating offerings such as business intelligence, integrations and customer service. As you begin to assess different vendors, this document can help guide your RFP and ensure the most important areas to your business are addressed sufficiently.

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Siemens: How Siemens Proves the Fieldglass VMS Value Through Results
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Fieldglass

With a fragmented management process and multiple technologies in use, Siemens decided to implement a single VMS to enable visibility into its workforce and achieve cost savings. This case study sheds light on how Siemens has been able to expand its program to more than $150 million in annual spend. With Fieldglass, Siemens has saved approximately $17 million since the introduction of the program.

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The Social VMS
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Fieldglass

This e-book explores why and how social tools can be leveraged specifically to improve your Vendor Management System (VMS). You’ll discover new social VMS functionality in the marketplace that will soon be as mainstream as tweeting, and you’ll learn why implementing them correctly and securely is so crucial to effective collaboration.

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Fieldglass Worker Profile Management
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Fieldglass

Gain full visibility into your workforce, yet maintain the flexibility and structure of existing processes that may exist in a more decentralized program approach.

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Vendor Management System Overview
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Fieldglass

Learn the capabilities and benefits that a Vendor Management System (VMS) can provide.

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The Managed Services Connection - The Evolving Roles of MSPs in Services Procurement
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Spend Matters

On the surface, the concept of a managed services provider (MSP) that administers many of the operational aspects of services procurement is a bit ironic. After all, why would we need to incorporate yet another services provider into a vendor master that most likely has too many services providers already? The answer is in fact quite simple, but it requires understanding the context of the current services procurement environment we find ourselves in.

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Making Procurement a Services Spend Ally
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Spend Matters

Procurement organizations that market themselves effectively drive greater identified and implemented savings across both simple and complex services categories. More important than getting initial savings to stick, companies that successfully market procurement will succeed in creating a virtuous cycle that sparks enthusiasm for new and existing programs, building upon initial momentum.

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Selecting Services Procurement Technology - Options, Approaches, and Philosophy
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Spend Matters

Selecting the best technology set for any procurement or operations organization is never easy. Vendors bombard companies and those that influence company buying decisions, such as analysts and consultants with functional detail after functional detail, often attempting to differentiate at such a level that even the experts who review such products often throw their hands up in despair. In the case

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The ROI in Enterprise Contract Talent Management
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The Human Capital Institute (HCI)

The contingent and contract workforce is both big and important. Yet, in most organizations, it is loosely managed and all but ignored by HR. Do your hiring managers work directly with staffing vendors? Do pay rates for similar contractors fluctuate widely? Is co-employment risk managed? Do you know how many contractors you have on staff at any given time?

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Contract Talent - An Imperative for Talent Management in the New Normal
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The Human Capital Institute (HCI)

The Human Capital Institute (HCI) produced a foundational study on Contract Talent (CT) in 2008 entitled “The State of Contract Talent Management and the Role of HR”. This report examined the state of CT Management in organizations at that point in time and, in particular, the role of Human Resources (HR) and other Talent Management professionals in CT Management. The paper served to aid talent leaders in developing their CT strategies and planning.

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Purchasing People Services Globally
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Sean Chou, Chief Technology Officer, Fieldglass

As companies grow and merge nationally and internationally, acquiring the right talent has become more difficult. Many companies turn to contingent labor to meet their needs. However, hiring highly skilled labor on a project basis has its own set of challenges, especially for multinational firms that must contend with languages, cultures, currencies, time zones and employment regulations that vary by country.

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5 Must-Dos to Prepare for a Successful Vendor Management System Implementation
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Fieldglass

Initiating a large scale project to manage contingent workers and service providers that can involve upwards of $1B in spend can be daunting. Once your team makes decisions about how to structure the program and what vendors to partner with, the real work begins.

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