2008 vs. 2020: Mining Crisis Data to Maximize Workforce Agility

Webinar Recording Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020
Speakers: Andrew Bartels, VP, Principal Analyst Serving CIO Professionals, Forrester and Arun Srinivasan, General Manager, SAP Fieldglass

In times of economic adversity, fast access to external labor and services is essential to help your workforce meet quickly shifting demands. And while the conditions driving today’s disruption may be unprecedented, the trends and tactics affecting workforce agility are not. In this webinar, we’ll take a deep dive into data from the 2008 financial crisis and 2020 pandemic to explore similarities and patterns that apply to both. We’ll also analyze approaches, solutions, and outcomes to see what worked and what didn’t, drawing lessons from the past to identify best practices for the future.

Register now to watch the webinar and gain the insights you need to set a successful path forward for your flexible workforce management strategy – and build your business resilience during the current challenge and beyond.

Andrew Bartels

Andrew Bartels
Vice President, Principal Analyst Serving CIO Professionals

Andrew Bartels primarily contributes to Forrester's offerings for the CIO. As an analyst, he is a leading expert on tech market trends and sizing, cloud and smart computing technologies, tech budget benchmarks and processes, and tech’s impact on business operations. He also researches the growing customization of tech systems for industry-specific solutions for utilities, energy, government, education, and professional services sectors. He is a thought leader in buy-side technologies and business networks. Andy has been with Forrester for 17 years, starting with Giga Information Group, which Forrester acquired in 2003. View Profile

Arun Srinivasan

Arun Srinivasan
General Manager
SAP Fieldglass

Arun is the general manager of SAP Fieldglass and has been with the company for eight years, focused on ensuring the success of SAP Fieldglass customers. Arun has more than 20 years of experience helping global corporations design and deploy enterprise software solutions. Prior to joining SAP Fieldglass, Arun held positions in general management, development, marketing, and product management while working at ClickCommerce, Elance, and Oracle. He holds a master’s degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Science and a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Madras, India. View Profile