CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fieldglass, Inc., the leading technology provider to procure and manage contingent labor and services, today announced CEO Jai Shekhawat was once again named a "Pro to Know" by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. An industry pioneer and four-time honoree, Shekhawat was recognized for helping companies manage their workforce in the wake of the recession.
"One of the biggest supply chain challenges facing Global 2000 companies is the ability to manage today's fastest growing worker segment – temporary labor and services such as Statement of Work engagements and other projects," said Jai Shekhawat, CEO, Fieldglass. "The Fieldglass solution continues to evolve to help customers make strategic, proactive decisions around the changing, more flexible workforce."
Under Shekhawat's leadership, Fieldglass has been a longtime innovation leader in the services procurement industry. Released in 2010, Fieldglass' Active Guidance functionality is the latest technology available to help companies make better workforce decisions by aligning the users' day-to-day real time decisions with strategic workforce goals.
"Our annual list of Provider Pros to Know highlights the many thought-leaders who are helping to shape the Supply Chain industry and advance Supply Chain as a respected discipline in the enterprise," said Barry Hochfelder, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "Jai's efforts in developing the tools, processes and knowledge base necessary for Supply Chain transformation, and in promoting new approaches to supply chain enablement, has earned him a place on this year's Provider Pros listing."
The full listing of the 2011 Pros to Know will be available in the February/March 2011 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine and e-book beginning in early March and on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive website at www.SDCExec.com/2011Prostoknow.
ABOUT FIELDGLASS, INC.
Fieldglass, Inc. provides the leading SaaS platform to procure and manage contingent workers, services such as Statement of Work projects, independent contractors, and specialized talent pools. The highly-configurable product suite provides transparency into the entire workforce and helps companies optimize program performance and make more strategic labor decisions.
Backed by proven experience and the industry's largest customer base, Fieldglass serves Global 2000 firms in nearly 70 countries. Customers such as Johnson & Johnson, Monsanto, salesforce.com and GlaxoSmithKline realize greater efficiencies, control spend, improve quality and enforce compliance. For more information, visit www.fieldglass.com.
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Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Supply & Demand Chain Executive is a publication of Cygnus Business Media. On the Web at www.SDCExec.com and on smartphones and tablets at www.SDCExec.com/mobile.
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