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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.
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 Vendor Management System or VMS?
A vendor management system is a cloud-based platform used to procure and manage temporary, contract, or contingent workers.
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.
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 strategically grow your business.
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.
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 – both contingent workers and services providers – in getting work done. See how the results can inform your business strategy.
Services Procurement Insights
Access our global research study examining the increasingly important role of services providers in getting work done.
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.
Contingent Workforce Insights
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.
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.
In our Agile Procurement Insights Research, you’ll find key guidance for managing costs, boosting agility, and reducing risk across your external workforce.
Explore this short video series to understand what it takes to run an external workforce program that will meet your business goals and drive your business forward.
Why SAP Fieldglass?
Learn how the external workforce can help you deliver on the work you need to get done.
- Vicky Revis, Business Manager – SAP Fieldglass
What is SAP Fieldglass?
Learn how SAP Fieldglass helps organizations automate every step of procuring and managing flexible labor.
- Vicky Wuyts, Customer Solution Advisor – SAP Fieldglass
Keys to success
In collaboration with Oxford Economics, we surveyed 1,000 global executives. A small group of leaders in our research outperforms the rest. Discover the four key actions that drive their success.
- David Obadia, Customer Solution Advisor – SAP Fieldglass
The business case and how to build it
How do you begin the process of finding a technology solution to manage your external workforce? We explore the business case and how to build it.
- Bryan Rygaard, Customer Solution Advisor – SAP Fieldglass
Our customers lead the pack
Browse our collection of customer success stories and learn how SAP Fieldglass is helping to deliver external workforce visibility, transparency, and cost savings across countless industries, worldwide.