BRAND NEW Research: Independent Workers for the Benefit of Services Procurement Kyle Fitzsimmons - August 20, 2015 10:00 AM | Categories: Research Download, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management | Tags: Process & Best Practice, Research The independent worker is a fast-growing segment in the procurement world. New capabilities for spend visibility, analysis and savings are manifesting themselves from this segment. As such, Andrew Karpie, services procurement analyst, Spend Matters, presents this brand new complimentary research: A New Opportunity for Services Procurement Spend Visibility, Analysis, and Savings: Independent Workers. An excerpt: "Today, while the independent workforce category represents only a small fraction of total spend under program management, much of the actual spend is rogue. Online freelancer marketplaces for sourcing and enterprise peer-to-peer solutions like freelancer management systems (FMS) are bringing more of this spend under management, producing risk abatement and cost savings benefits. This paper suggests a low-hanging fruit approach to realizing cost savings, and provides a road map on how to select an enterprise-level FMS." Get your copy today! Discuss this: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.