VMS/MSP & Staffing Technology

Council Member Query

January 13, 2011

You asked, the council answers. If you utilize a VMS technology does your company consider it a SOX application?  


2010 list of VMS/MSP providers

October 22, 2010

  • Excerpts from 2010 VMS and MSP landscape report
  • 38 MSPs and VMS providers examined
  • Players listed by spend under management

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: How loyal are contingent buyers to their VMS & MSP providers?

January 10, 2010

Net promoter scores for VMS, MSP moderately positive
But lower than for staffing suppliers
VMS has most detractors--34% of buyers

Ask the Procurement Guy: An Essential Gizmo,Contingent Workforce Strategies November/December 2009

November 24, 2009

The business case for implementing a VMS.

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: Primary contingent workforce management models--who's using what, and why

November 21, 2009

Roughly half of buyers primarily use MSP
As CW spend increases primary model choice evolves:
Go-it-alone/master supplier-> MSP-> VMS

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: Staffing supplier management strategies, current and planned within two years

November 14, 2009

Big changes coming in CW management
VMS use projected at 81% by 2011
SOW to be part of CW program
Buyer CW programs to go global

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: Which types of buyers use (or plan to use) VMS & MSP?

November 14, 2009

Bigger companies heavier VMS & MSP users
Techy buyers, multinationals also high
VMS expansion plans more common than MSP

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: How much does VMS really save?

November 11, 2009

VMS users report median savings of 10%
Others say it saves time
Non-users underestimate savings by half

Adecco to buy MPS group

October 20, 2009

Deal valued at $1.3 billion
Adecco would get Beeline, one of the largest VMS/MSP operators
Adecco to strengthen its professional staffing offerings

Charting Its Course,Contingent Workforce Strategies September/October 2009

September 23, 2009

The VMS' role in digitizing talent acquisition