SAP Fieldglass Resources

Education Library

Browse our collection of articles, e-books, infographics, and whitepapers focused on vendor management systems and the external workforce.

 

What is a managed services provider, or MSP?

Managed services providers, or MSPs, offer a variety of outsourced support services for your business. But the right MSP can also help you strategically grow your business.

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What is a contingent worker?

42% of the global workforce is contingent labor. Learn why this talent segment is so vital to the digital economy.

What is the external workforce?

They're known by many names – contingent workers, consultants, contractors, and more. What they are is essential to the success of your business. Learn more about contingent workforce in this article. 

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What is services procurement?

Services providers are companies that deliver people-based services to an enterprise. Learn why effectively managing this "invisible workforce" is vital to an organizations’ success.

What is a Vendor Management System, or VMS?

A vendor management system is a cloud-based platform used to procure and manage temporary, contract, or contingent workers. Most VMS applications integrate with other on-premise or cloud-based enterprise HR systems. 

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What are the benefits of a Vendor Management System?

Organizations that outsource both skilled and unskilled labor can benefit from a vendor management system – increased workforce visibility, risk mitigation, and reduced labor costs.