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The world of work is changing, and SAP Fieldglass is leading the way with innovative solutions that harness the power of the external workforce in driving the new digital economy. Explore the links below from global consulting companies, media outlets, and academia to learn more about the external workforce and the way work gets done.

Articles and perspectives

NPR

Freelanced: The Rise Of The Contract Workforce

The speed with which business evolves these days forces everyone — from businesses themselves to suppliers to the competition — to respond quickly.

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NPR

Voices Of America's Contract Workers: 'I Love The Freedom'

These impermanent jobs are now built into the fabric of America's working life. They have become a new normal.

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Forbes - SAP Voice

The rise of the contingent worker

Winning the talent war requires a fundamental shift in HR strategies. Companies must seek new ways to find the right talent…

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Deloitte

The workforce ecosystem: Managing beyond the enterprise

​The composition of the workforce is changing dramatically. As alternative work arrangements become more common...

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HBR

How to Think Differently About a Flexible Workforce

Companies must now focus less on the fixed supply of in-house people and more on the capabilities they need to get work done.

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Forbes

Contingent labor: getting the gig economy right

Recruiting, managing and retaining workers who are important to the success of a company, but not necessarily...

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Ernst & Young

Is the gig economy a fleeting fad, or an enduring legacy?

The world of work is changing dramatically, and the shape of the workforce is changing with it...

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McKinsey & Company

An agenda for the talent-first CEO

In tumultuous times, a company’s talent is its most valuable and reliable asset...

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Accenture

Workforce Marketplace

The future of work has already arrived, and digital leaders are fundamentally reinventing their workforces.

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Princeton University Press

The Rise and Nature of Alternative Work Arrangements in the United States, 1995-2015

Monitoring changes in the pace and nature of work relationships is crucial to understanding...

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Forbes

Are We Ready For A Workforce That is 50% Freelance?

If freelancing continues to grow at its current rate, the majority of U.S. workers will be freelancing by 2027.

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Accenture

How To Manage An Extended Workforce For Business Agility

External workers, equipped with project-specific skills, are enabling organizations to seize marketplace opportunities faster, with more agility.

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Ernst & Young

Navigating your workforce into the future

The workforce will consist of a network of employees, contractors, freelancers, robots, partner businesses and even customers as co-creators.

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Entrepreneur

We're Turning Into a Freelance Nation. Here's What That Looks Like.

With more than 53.7 million freelancers working the United States, the group now makes up about one third of the nation’s labor force.

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HBR

Aligning Your Organization with an Agile Workforce

Leaders recognize that lean and agile business strategies require new ways of accessing talent to fill critical gaps.

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Improve your external workforce management with SAP Fieldglass

SAP Fieldglass Vendor Management System

Our cloud-based, open platform helps organizations find, engage and manage all types of flexible resources, from requisition all the way through invoice and payment.

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External Talent Management

Automate the entire process of procuring and managing your flexible workforce, including contingent workers, Statement of Work-based consultants, freelancers, independent contractors and more.

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Services Procurement

Simplify how external services providers are engaged across a variety of Statement of Work (SOW) engagements including projects, offshore/offsite, independent contractors, and more.

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SAP Fieldglass Live Insights

SAP Fieldglass Live Insights, a machine-learning powered, data-driven insights service that enables organizations to plan, simulate and predict external talent scenarios.

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Worker Profile Management

Track and manage all non-traditional workers who are not tied to a job posting or Statement of Work (SOW) for headcount, reporting and onboarding/offboarding tasks.

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SAP Fieldglass Flex Midsize Business

SAP Fieldglass Flex is an external workforce management solution designed to help midsize companies easily source and better manage temporary labor.

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