Knowledge Services Awarded Managed Service Provider Contract by State of Arizona

Agreement Creates Opportunity for Longstanding Relationship with State

Jan 22, 2013, 06:00 ET from Knowledge Services

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GuideSoft, Inc. dba Knowledge Services, a leading national provider of contingent workforce management solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year contract with the State of Arizona to act as the State's Managed Service Provider (MSP). 

The Knowledge Services MSP program, commissioned as AZMSP, will provide a wide range of process efficiencies and be used for all IT contingent labor activities and all IT Statement of Work projects valued up to $1 million.  The AZMSP program will deliver unparalleled transparency, business intelligence and workflow automation to the State of Arizona while retaining valued relationships with local and trusted IT service providers.  The Phoenix-based Knowledge Services MSP team will provide State of Arizona agencies with a wide range of services including supplier contracts, management and performance metrics, market based rate analysis, and risk mitigation.    

All Knowledge Services MSP programs emphasize strong supplier partnerships, ensuring resource quality and service continuity.  Knowledge Services believes that effective supplier communications, local mentoring and community outreach are critical elements for overall program success. 

Julie Bielawski, CEO of Knowledge Services, said "We are excited for the opportunity to work with the State of Arizona on this strategic initiative. The Knowledge Services Government Solutions Team works to enhance the delivery of qualified resources and strengthen relationships with the vendor community to best serve the State of Arizona's contingent workforce needs."

About Knowledge Services

Knowledge Services is an ISO 9001:2008 certified contingent labor management solutions company founded in 1994 by Julie Bielawski (CEO). The company operates in 49 states and employs more than 800 associates. The certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) serves clients including Oracle Corporation, the children's toy and entertainment leader, Hill-Rom, WellPoint, Papa Johns, the entertainment industry leader and the State of Indiana, among others. 

Company Contact:
Tonya Hanshew, Director, Government Solutions
Knowledge Services
Direct: 317.806.6140 
Media Contact: Kate Snedeker

SOURCE Knowledge Services