From Risk to Reward:

8 Common External Workforce Challenges and How to Solve them

Find out how global companies such as Northwestern MutualPhilipsSiemens, and Nestle Purina conquered their contingent workforce challenges with transformative results.
 

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Introducing SAP Fieldglass
Assignment Management Software

Easily onboard, manage, and pay external workers across all facilities and project types – with one solution.

 

Agility Isn’t Always On The Payroll

Discover three key actions you can take right now to drive better business outcomes with your external workforce.

 

Ramp up business resilience with the external workforce

Learn how the external labor market responds to unexpected shocks and why you need an effective strategy to manage non-payroll labor in 2021 and beyond.

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The Future is External: Unlocking Value from your External Workforce

Learn how to get the most value from your external workers and services providers in this all-new guidebook.

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Rework How Work Gets Done with SAP Fieldglass

The modern workforce is experiencing a seismic shift. Employees now represent only 58% of workforce spend, with the other 42% going to external resources* – contingent workers like independent contractors and freelancers as well as services providers like consulting firms or marketing agencies.

*Sources: Services Procurement Insights: The Big Reveal and Contingent Workforce Insights: Expertise in Full Force

SAP Fieldglass is a cloud-based, open Vendor Management System (VMS) that helps organizations find, engage, manage, pay, and unlock more value from this growing external workforce – anywhere in the world. With our future-focused platform, you can:

  • Proactively manage everything from costs and compliance to security, quality of work, and more.
  • Leverage a connected ecosystem of global talent and partners to stay ahead of the competition.
  • Adapt the solution to your needs in a seamless, end-to-end experience.

The modern workforce is here. Are you ready? 

Future focused platform

Future-focused platform

Unlock more value from your external workforce through our future-focused platform.
 

 

Connected Ecosystem

Connected ecosystem

Find, engage, manage, and pay via our connected ecosystem that enables customers to work seamlessly with talent and partners around the world.

 

End to end Experience

Seamless, end-to-end experience

Gain a seamless, end-to-end experience managing your external workforce, with a platform that adapts to meet your needs.

 

 

External Workforce Management Solutions for the enterprise

The SAP Fieldglass Vendor Management Solution (VMS) automates the entire process of finding, procuring, and managing external talent. Our platform helps companies reduce costs, enforce compliance, improve worker and supplier quality, and increase program efficiencies.
 

Contingent Workforce Management

Contingent Workforce Management automates the entire process of procuring and managing flexible labor, from requisition through invoice and payment.

Services Procurement

Services Procurement simplifies how external services providers are engaged, ensuring greater compliance, quality, and cost savings.

Worker Profile Management

With Worker Profile Management, companies can ensure greater external workforce security and compliance, while enhancing visibility and efficiency. 

Assignment Management

With Assignment Management, you can centrally deploy, manage, and pay external workers across all facilities and project types with one solution.

MUFG Union Bank builds trust and transparency with its contingent workforce

The company now benefits from cost savings and increased engagement with better-qualified candidates.

Swisscom program delivers strong business outcomes

Telecommunications leader saves €3.5 million in external workforce spend with SAP Fieldglass.

 

Philips responds to COVID-19 with speed and agility

With its external workforce management strategy in place, Philips quickly tripled its production of critical healthcare equipment.

 

Siemens saves $17M in external workforce spend

And expands its successful program with Statement of Work (SOW).

 

Sikorsky soars with speed and agility

With SAP Fieldglass, Sikorsky can source highly-specialized talent, control spend, and mitigate risk – all with one industry-leading solution.

 


Resources

From Risk to Reward: 8 Common External Workforce Challenges and How to Solve them

Find out how global companies conquered their contingent workforce challenges with transformative results.

Looking to ramp up business resilience? The external workforce can help.

Learn how your business can thrive with an effective external workforce strategy in 2021 and beyond.

Capgemini

Find out how Capgemini now captures 85% of its global contingent workforce spend with SAP Fieldglass solutions.

Solutions for the Professional Services Industry

Learn how SAP Fieldglass solutions can help professional services companies drive better results and reduce risk while adding new skills to grow their business.

Business Process
Outsourcing (BPO)

Carefully manage compliance, security, and other vital considerations to mitigate risk.

The Future is External: Unlocking
Value from your External Workforce

Learn how to get the most value from your external workers and services providers in this all-new guidebook.

Solutions for the
Healthcare Industry

Learn how to gain full visibility and robust reporting across all your locum staff, temporary workers and outsourced services.

Philips Forges Innovative Strategy
for External Workforce Management

See how Philips manages €500M in spend on contingent workers using SAP Fieldglass.

Agile Procurement Insights: Agility Isn’t Always on the Payroll

In our global research, you’ll find key guidance for driving agility and resilience across your external workforce.

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Aerospace & Defense
Banking
Construction
Healthcare
High Technology
Insurance
Oil & Gas
Professional Services
Rail
Utilities
How much do you know about the external workforce?

Stay informed with our exclusive research

SAP Fieldglass, in collaboration with Oxford Economics, conducted several global research studies examining the increasingly important role of the external workforce consultancies – both contingent workers and services providers consultancies – in getting work done. See how the results can inform your business strategy.

Services Procurement
Services Procurement Insights: The Big Reveal

Access our global research study examining the increasingly important role of services providers in getting work done.

Services Procurement
Services Procurement Insights: The Big Reveal

This "invisible workforce" is critical to organizations’ success and a huge amount is spent on these services. However, services providers are frequently under-managed – preventing organizations from maximizing value and exposing them to risk. We have distilled the research into four actions you can take to better manage your services providers and drive better ROI.

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Services Procurement
Services Procurement Insights: The Big Reveal

This "invisible workforce" is critical to organizations’ success and a huge amount is spent on these services. However, services providers are frequently under-managed – preventing organizations from maximizing value and exposing them to risk. We have distilled the research into four actions you can take to better manage your services providers and drive better ROI.

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Contingent Workforce
Contingent Workforce Insights: Unlock more value from your non-payroll workers

Download our global research study examining the significant role of the external workforce.

Contingent Workforce
Contingent Workforce Insights: Unlock more value from your non-payroll workers

Learn what executives around the world have to say about the importance of their contingent workers – such as independent contractors, freelancers and temporary staff. Discover more about how organizations use and manage contingent workers effectively to unlock more value and boost ROI.

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Contingent Workforce
Contingent Workforce Insights: Unlock more value from your non-payroll workers

Learn what executives around the world have to say about the importance of their contingent workers – such as independent contractors, freelancers and temporary staff. Discover more about how organizations use and manage contingent workers effectively to unlock more value and boost ROI.

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Agile Procurement
Agile Procurement Insights: Agility Isn’t Always on the Payroll

Discover how leaders are elevating the strategic value of the external workforce and services procurement to the business.

Agile Procurement
Agile Procurement Insights: Agility Isn’t Always on the Payroll

In collaboration with Oxford Economics, we conducted robust global research to understand organizations’ use and management of the external workforce. In our Agile Procurement Insights Research, you’ll find key guidance for managing costs, boosting agility, and reducing risk across your external workforce.

Download report
Agile Procurement
Agile Procurement Insights: Agility Isn’t Always on the Payroll

In collaboration with Oxford Economics, we conducted robust global research to understand organizations’ use and management of the external workforce. In our Agile Procurement Insights Research, you’ll find key guidance for managing costs, boosting agility, and reducing risk across your external workforce.

Download report

Procurement Agility Tour by SAP makes it possible

 

Achieving Sustainability in the Network Economy

‘72 Bikes is a global bicycle manufacturer that adapts to the increase in demand for climate-conscious products by launching a new sustainable product line.

To succeed in this venture, how is SAP helping this global company deploy a future-proof spend management system, while also providing access and insights to a global business network?

 



Are you ready?

Interested in a demo of SAP Fieldglass Solutions? Contact a member of our sales team to learn more about our full suite of contingent workforce applications, including SAP Fieldglass Contingent Workforce Management and SAP Fieldglass Services Procurement.