Adding Fuel to the MSP vs. In-house Debate

In an increasingly aggressive corporate environment where boosting revenues, minimizing expenses, and streamlining processes are critical, organizations are usually faced with an important ...

Bold Predictions: Partnership will ultimately be the path to dominate the freelancer/FMS landscape

The “gig economy,” “talent on demand,” “freelancer management systems,” or just plain “FMS.” Whatever you wish to call it, the on-demand talent market is a hot topic ...

Launching a first-generation MSP successfully, Part 3: Managing Your MSP Program

This article is the final installment of a three-part series where we examine how to successfully launch a first-generation MSP program to manage various sources of talent in your organization. In ...

Launching a first-generation MSP successfully Part 2: Implementing Your MSP Program

In part one of this series on launching a successful first-generation MSP program, I examined how to select the right MSP partner and vendor management system and the importance of ...

Launching a First-Generation MSP Successfully, Part 1: Selecting an MSP Partner

With the ever-changing employment landscape, where an alternative workforce is quickly moving into the mainstream, it has become critical for organizations to take a strategic approach ...

MSP: Time to Level Up

As you saw in my previous blog post, experience is the new disruption. Experience has to be central to future talent programs. Gen 1 MSPs were all about speed and volume of contractor ...

MSP: Game Over

The managed service program was first used over 15 years ago as a vehicle for organizations to outsource their operations and bring visibility to spend with a focus on consolidating ...

MSP 3.0: Dynamic SLAs and Rates

Almost all managed service providers have service-level agreements and rate cards in place to help drive cost savings and efficiencies for their clients. These metrics have historically ...

Working in an MSP/VMS Staffing World

Managed service programs and vendor management systems have taken a substantial share of the staffing market, primarily with larger clients looking to streamline their staffing processes, ...

Cultural Considerations & Recommendations for a Global CW Implementation

In today’s market, geographic borders are no longer a barrier. We’re part of a global network, and for many organizations, international growth is not a strategic desire but an ...

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