The Journey to External Workforce Management Excellence

Whether you are kick-starting an external workforce management program or looking to mature your existing program, your journey begins here.


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Explore case studies, datasheets, whitepapers, and more in our resources library, dive deeper on key topics in the external workforce and services procurement market, and gain insight with exclusive SAP Fieldglass research, in collaboration with Oxford Economics.


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Browse case studies, whitepapers, datasheets, and more to learn about SAP Fieldglass, the external workforce, and services procurement.

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Gain industry insights with SAP Fieldglass custom research, in collaboration with Oxford Economics.

From Risk to Reward 2022

8 Common External Workforce Challenges and How to Solve them

Discover how Red Hat, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Philips conquered their external workforce challenges with transformative results.

Browse the SAP Fieldglass library

Browse our collection of articles focused on vendor management systems and the external workforce.

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.

Market research and reports

Explore key contingent workforce and services procurement topics with market-focused whitepapers,

research, reports, and insights from leading experts.

Economist Impact
Looking out: the rise of the external workforce and its impact on internal functions

What is driving the growth of the external workforce? Explore the findings by Economist Impact in this special report on the external workforce.

Harvard Business Review
Talent Disruption: Strategic Workforce Planning in the Age of Labor

Dive into this new report from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services to explore how you can create an effective workforce strategy fit for the future.

Top 10 Considerations When Selecting the Right Services Procurement Technology Application

20% of all workforce spend goes to outsourced services providers, so choosing the right technology to manage those services is critical. Find out the top ten considerations in this IDC whitepaper.

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.

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