SAP Fieldglass Webinar to Explore Ways to Create 'Best-in-Class' External Workforce Programs

Jan. 21 Event Hosted by SIG; Will Feature Speakers from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Ardent Partners, SAP Fieldglass

Jan 13, 2016, 11:00 ET from SAP Fieldglass

CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP Fieldglass, the global cloud technology leader in external workforce management, today announced it will present a webinar focusing on the key drivers of external workforce program success. The webinar, titled "The 'Un'Trendy External Workforce Program: How to Be Successful in 2016," will take place Thursday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

The session will be hosted by Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) and feature speakers from Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Ardent Partners and SAP Fieldglass. Chris Dwyer, research director and VP of operations at Ardent Partners, will present insights from the analyst firm's recently published "State of Contingent Workforce Management" study, which was sponsored in part by SAP Fieldglass.

The hour-long webinar will showcase the ways globalization, services and Total Workforce Management concepts, backed by a strong technology strategy, are driving change in workforce management practices in 2016. Speakers will illuminate on a wide variety of topics including:

  • Keeping pace with technology evolution
  • The impact of globalization on the workforce
  • The services spend companies can no longer afford to ignore
  • Practical steps toward implementing Total Workforce Management

"Companies that recruit and manage talent most effectively command leadership positions in their industries," said Andrew Wright, VP of solutions, SAP Fieldglass. "With 70 percent of organizations planning to increase their use of flexible labor in 2016, companies are hungry for information about ways technology can help them manage their contingent workforces. This webinar will provide important insights into the creation of best-in-class workforce management programs."


WHAT: The "Un"Trendy External Workforce Program: How to Be Successful in 2016

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time


  • Tony Pittman, Director of Contingent Labor and Consulting Strategic Sourcing, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Chris Dwyer, Research Director and VP of Operations, Ardent Partners
  • Andrew Wright, VP of Solutions, SAP Fieldglass

WHERE: To register for the webinar, please visit our registration page.

SAP Fieldglass provides the industry's leading technology for services procurement and external workforce management. More than 400 of the top global businesses leverage SAP Fieldglass' intuitive, cloud-based services solution to gain visibility into its external labor, project-based services including Statements of Work (SOW), independent contractors and additional flexible talent pools.

The SAP Fieldglass Vendor Management System (VMS) is used by organizations across all industries and geographies to achieve total workforce visibility and ultimately maximize cost savings, worker quality, compliance and program efficiencies. Procurement and HR professionals from companies including GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Monsanto and Rio Tinto partner with SAP Fieldglass to develop sophisticated talent and spend management strategies necessary to create best-in-class workforce programs. For more information, visit

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