Understanding the Value of MSPs in Services Procurement

value of msp in services procurement

In our recent webinar, “SOW: Client Needs, Strategic Choices, and the User Experience,” we delved deep into the intricacies of services procurement, with a particular focus on understanding the landscape, overcoming management inhibitors, and forging a plan to create greater value.  In the webinar we presented original research into the value Managed Services Providers (MSPs)…

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Do You Know Where Your Money is Going? Understanding Hidden Costs in Services Procurement

hidden costs of services procurement

In the complex landscape of modern business, one critical question often looms large: “Do you know where your money is going?” This question, posed by Scott Silberlust’s manager at Northwell Health, captures the essence of a significant challenge faced by many organizations today. With the rise of project-based (aka fixed-fee) work and the increasing reliance…

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A Practical Approach to Services Procurement

Services Procurement Webinar

Navigating a Practical Approach to Services Procurement  In today’s complex business environment, managing a services procurement process efficiently is more critical than ever. Organizations frequently grapple with the question of whether to handle everything in-house or to supplement with a partner that can augment their existing capabilities.  Why Consider a Service Provider for Your Procurement…

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2024 – What Workers Want

Lots of research out there showed that post-COVID, priorities were work-life balance, non-monetary benefits, social responsibility, and more.  Although the issue of talent scarcity continues, concerns about the economy have once more made financial compensation the #1 priority.   In 2021, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 47 million Americans voluntarily quit their jobs. This…

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Companies Say They Plan to Increase Use Of Contingent Workers – What That Means For Contingent Workers

In the dynamic landscape of the contemporary workforce, a significant shift is unfolding. According to the recent Ceridian 2023 Executive survey, an impressive 65% of companies worldwide are strategically planning to increase their reliance on contingent workers (i.e., non-employee workers on temporary assignment) over the next two years.   This trend isn’t entirely new; in fact,…

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Using AI…but not relying on It

Artificially intelligence or AI has arguably one of the most trending topics of 2023, used in an almost infinite number of ways to make life easier. We can now use AI to help us format emails or write papers, give us workout plans and diet advice, offer recommendations on just about anything you can think…

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Gen Z in the Workplace

In the ever-changing landscape of the modern workplace, each generation brings its unique set of skills, values, and expectations. As we witness the gradual shift from the dominance of Millennials to the emergence of Generation Z (Gen Z), it’s crucial to understand how these cohorts shape and redefine the professional realm. Whether you’re a Baby…

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