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    3 Ways HR Leaders Use Workforce Analytics to Drive Business Advantages

    The world’s most successful enterprises rely on data to drive their decision-making. In fact, one study by Harvard Business Review and Google found that companies with data and AI strategies outperform their peers in profitability, market share, and customer satisfaction, among other metrics. Just as organizations use data to improve company performance, they also use […]
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    A Better Way: A Data-Backed Approach to Managing External Labor Contracts

    A growing number of enterprises are turning to external labor to meet business needs, reduce costs, and navigate a challenging labor market. In fact, 86% of executives say effective management and orchestration of external contributors is critical to their organization’s performance, according to the 2022 MIT SMR-Deloitte Future of the Workforce global survey by Sloan […]
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    Magazine Article: Modernize How You Manage Contingent Workforce Spend

    As featured in HRMOutlook Magazine The contingent workforce grew exponentially during the pandemic, and Bradley Killinger, CEO of Sapience Analytics, cites future trends when describing the potential for the outsourcing marketplace to continue to grow. It is expected that external labor will make up to 35 percent or more of the entire workforce by as […]
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    New Year, New Expectations: What to Expect from a Cutting-Edge Workforce Visibility Platform

    The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on the experiences that shaped the past twelve months, and the opportunities that will define your business’s future. It is a time to acknowledge challenges, achievements, and all the moments of growth in between. Consider asking yourself and your team: what were the […]
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    Am I Spying on Vendors—Time Verification vs. Contract Auditing

    Flexible labor and agile decision-making are critical to the current business environment. So, it makes sense that contingent workers have taken center stage. For many organizations, this type of labor is a big part of the company’s strategy, as well as a significant investment. So, it’s no surprise that business leaders want to verify key […]
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    Negotiate With Contingent Workforce Suppliers With Confidence

    Contingent Workforce Suppliers are in high demand these days. And knowing how to negotiate a deal that’s best for you and your company is critical.
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    How Data and Analytics Are Reframing the Work Location Debate

    Near-daily media reports highlight an ongoing debate. Employers want employees to return to the office; employees argue they can be more productive at home. A next-gen work plan guided by impartial workforce data can bring both sides together. Among the after-effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is the fact that the way we work and where […]
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    How To Resolve The Anti-Return To Office Détente

    Employers and employees are deadlocked in an adversarial workplace relationship that is being fueled by perceptions on both sides. We can bring employers and employees together on this topic by throwing out perceptions and focusing on facts.  Over the last several months, we have seen a very public debate about the need for employees to […]
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    Are you Overpaying Your Suppliers for Your Contingent Workforce?

    Having data and insights about your contingent resources’ workday will help you determine the success and efficiency of your workforce program including answering the simple question of how do you know if you are overpaying your contingent workforce suppliers? Take a few minutes to learn how some companies are receiving significant cost savings using unbiased […]
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    The Value of Data: Pivotal Information to Manage Your Contingent Workforce Spend

    Companies are becoming more dependent on a contingent workforce. The way to optimize your investment is to understand the value of data.
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    How to Ensure Your Managed Service Providers Bring Value to Your Contingent Workforce Program

    Managed service providers can efficiently organize and track your contingent workforce. However, it’s important to measure their work to gain full value.
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    The One Question to Ask to Get Greater Value from a Time & Material Contract

    With the right data at your fingertips, you can negotiate and manage time and materials contracts for maximum results. Here’s how to get the most out of your budget.
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    Key Executives from QuantumWork Advisory and Sapience Analytics: How to Manage External Labor Spend

    Executing talent management strategies is a little bit of science and a little bit of art in today’s work environment. The fact is many leaders are faced with executing all the traditional talent management functions while managing costs. To further complicate the process, today’s total workforce is different. It’s more than permanent employees working in […]
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    Answer One Question to Unlock a Significant Cost Transformation for Contingent Workforce Spend.

    What reliable source do your managers use to confirm external labor timecards are accurate before they are approved and paid? The Most Common Answer isn’t the Best Answer If you are like most companies, the answer is they have no reliable source. Instead, businesses are assuming the honor system is reliable enough, timecards are assumed accurate […]
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    The Golden Opportunity: Discover What’s Hidden Within Your Data to Optimize Your Contingent Workforce.

    There are various reasons an organization leverages a contingent workforce to help meet its needs. In today’s business climate, organizations are increasingly reliant on contingent workers to tackle big projects, meet tight deadlines, backfill resignations, or temporarily scale their in-house staff. If you are making the investment, how do you ensure you are receiving value? […]
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    New Vision. New VUE®.

    Calling all leaders to reassess workforce KPIs in this remote work world. Working professionals are reconsidering how they work, where they work, and why. More specifically, professionals are reevaluating their life priorities and career aspirations with many people leaving their job, commonly known as “The Great Resignation.” According to a Gallup COVID-19 survey, 45% of […]
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    Workforce Efficiency: Expectations vs. Reality

    Like most business leaders, you probably have a firm set of beliefs regarding optimizing workplace efficiency. However, everyone’s opinions on the topic vary. In the post pandemic era, employees have some expectations regarding the workplace environment they will experience. Unfortunately, there is often a major disparity between individual expectations and reality, which can cause friction […]
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    Magazine Article: Rewiring the Remote Enterprise – The role of workplace analytics in digital transformation.

    Article extracted from RWS online magazine. Click here to view the full magazine. Article Highlights The disruption we have experienced with COVID has been unprecedented. Practically over night, the workforce transitioned to de facto work from home. Not only were organizations struggling to determine how to right-size and right-site the post-pandemic workforce, but they are […]
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    Podcast: How to Unlock the Power of Employee Wellbeing Metrics with Bradley Killinger

    As we navigate this new era of hybrid work, employee wellbeing has become a topic of mainstream conversation in the workplace. So, our CEO, Brad Killinger was excited to join Veamly’s Productivity & Engineering Podcast to highlight the importance of employee engagement and provide insights on designing a data-driven approach to work in today’s hybrid […]
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    Workforce Productivity Analytics: The Fitness Tracker for a Healthier Enterprise

    Today’s hybrid work environment brings its own set of challenges. Employees are seeking out new ways to effectively do their jobs, while adjusting to a world in which the lines of demarcation between home, work, and school have fundamentally blurred. Managers have to find new strategies for motivating their teams remotely—driving the corporate agenda, while […]
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    5 Checkboxes Your Outsourcing Governance Model Must Answer

    For most organizations, jumping on the outsourcing-governance-bandwagon is the most obvious business decision for improving productivity and the value of their contingent workforce. Plus, it is seemingly the most cost-effective way to get the maximum value from operations—depending on how well it is governed, of course. There is a right and wrong way to deploy […]
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    Up Your Game: How Every Enterprise Can Hit it Out of the Park with Analytics

    Improved Performance ThroughInsights and Analytics Moneyball for the Enterprise Quintessential to Spring in North America is the Major League Baseball (MLB) season which recently kicked off as 30 teams across the United States and Canada battle it out to see who will come out on top as The World Series champion. Likewise, the corporate world […]
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    How Organizations Are Devising Winning Workplace Strategies for the ‘New Normal’ with Analytics

    For many years now, employee engagement has become a board-level priority, but of late it’s become a business imperative of the highest level. Winning in the marketplace starts with winning in the workplace. That’s according to a study from West Monroe Partners, where a majority of business professionals surveyed indicated an empowered workforce is critical to succeed in […]
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    Golden Hour Series Part 3: Adopting the Golden Hour with Sapience VUE®

    Covid-19 has changed habits – work, personal life; work and meetings have shifted from meeting rooms, hallways, and water coolers to living rooms and kitchen tables. We call this a new ‘WOW – way of working’, breaking century-old working habits and rhythm.  The pandemic has also changed the global work culture drastically with the shift […]
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    Golden Hour Series Part 2: Allocate an Hour at Work to Make it Golden!

    Are you able to work at your best? The answer may not appear in your mind at first glance, but it has personal and professional implications.  Your best performance as an employee comes through a journey of balancing how you work through the day, balancing work and life, having a distraction-free environment, and a content […]
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    Green Shoots – Implement a hybrid workforce model with Sapience VUE®

    Spring is well underway in the communities that surround New York City. Signs of life are now everywhere outdoors. These green shoots bring optimism. Hopes were already high this season that a healthy, robust economic recovery will take root. For millions of knowledge workers who are now accustomed to the rhythm of remote working, and […]
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    Golden Hour Series Part 1: Take Charge of Your Life

    Know the hour most golden for you Although there is good news on increasing productivity, employees are having long workdays with too many emails and virtual meetings for virtual collaboration in remote working. According to Harvard Business School, during the pandemic employees sent 5.2% more emails daily. Employees are sending around 8.3% more emails after business […]
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    Maximize Time Management and Employee Productivity with IoT-enabled Solutions

    In a world where time is becoming an important currency, it can be challenging for individuals to focus on work, with distractions, which makes proper planning even more difficult. Time management has become even more critical now since we work in a hybrid work from office/work from home environment. Remote working is the new normal […]
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    Analytics Will Be at the Helm of a Digitally Skilled Workforce in 2021 and Beyond

    Amidst all the chaos and scare that 2020 brought along, enterprises pumped more money to up their digital game. Digital investments became a primary focus, and digital dexterity was suddenly on everyone’s mind. In fact, it is touted as the number one ingredient for successful digitization, and enterprises are trying their best to cultivate it. […]
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    Driving operational outcomes with the power of workforce analytic solutions

    Organizations worldwide are eagerly adopting workforce analytics. It has opened doors to better understanding and renders a firm grip on business and productivity even in a fast-growing WFH environment. Despite the buzz around work activity analytics and its incredible benefits, we’ve barely scratched the surface to experience its full benefits. The good news is that […]
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    How COVID-19 Has Fast-Forwarded the Future of Work

    Sapience Analytics is featured in a new article in TIME magazine on productivity and post-pandemic workforce trends. A four-day work week, shorter hours, and remote work: The means of re-inventing work have been talked about for years, long before the COVID-19 pandemic brought about workplace upheaval. Now, faced with the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]
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    How Big Data in the Workplace is Key to Success in the Post-COVID Era – SIG 2020 Global Executive Summit

    Sapience Analytics is proud to be a featured speaker at the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Fall Global Executive Summit. The world’s most advanced and forward-thinking industry event for procurement practitioners, the SIG Global Executive Summit will be virtual this year, delivering a fully digital experience Oct. 13-15. Sapience’s Vice President of Business Development Richard Reep will be presenting on […]
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    Remote Workforce Management: Nurturing Your Greatest Asset Through the Pandemic and Beyond

    Now that the mechanics of working from home have been ironed out for your knowledge workforce, it is time to fine tune your company’s new work environment so employee engagement and morale can be brought back to the pre-pandemic highs. It was true before, and it is true today: A happy workforce equals a highly […]
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    The Future of Work Lies with a Remote Workforce. Here’s What You Need to Be Successful

    No one predicted the important role workforce management would take on this year, but it has become a new normal for businesses around the world. This sudden shift to remote work has resulted in new challenges and pain points for management teams, but none of them are insurmountable. Here’s what we’ve learned so far and […]
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    Workplace Productivity is the New Measurement of a Successful Business. Here’s Why.

    Due to the recent explosion in remote workforces combined with the need for business models to be fast, precise and accurate, tracking workplace productivity is emerging as the key metric. It’s seen as the most meaningful way to determine if your business is lagging behind or truly achieving success within the current shifting business landscape. […]
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    How to Take Productivity Analysis To the Next Level At Your Enterprise

    The idea of measuring workforce productivity as a path toward boosting organizational efficiency isn’t new. As today’s business world adjusts to remote workforce models, analyzing productivity has become even more critical to business success – but implementation lags within many organizations. The reason is simple: no one has been quite sure how to accurately (and […]
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    Sapience Analytics CEO Brad Killinger on Rising to the Challenge of Managing the Post-COVID Era Remote Workforce

    Brad Killinger, CEO of Sapience Analytics, recently was featured on the IT Chronicles’ 10 in Tech video podcast to talk about the company’s role in helping provide workforce visibility during the COVID-19 pandemic, navigating the challenges of the remote workforce, and workforce trends in the post-COVID era.  In the discussion, Brad explains how data can […]
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    5 Ways to Prevent Burnout In the Remote Work Environment

    While productivity by remote workers may currently be exceeding expectations, it’s taking a toll. In April, 41% of employees said they feel burned out from their work, 45% said they feel emotionally drained from their work, and 44% said they feel “used up at the end of their work day,” according to a survey of 1,099 U.S. workers conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management.   […]
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    The Excellent – and Productive – Idea of Working From Home

    Everyone knows the benefits and attractions of working from home. Given a choice, and chance, who would say no to this ideal way of working. Unfortunately though, working from home has recently got itself a bad name. We would not go right out and say that the concerns are unsubstantiated. What must be understood, however, […]
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    Easy Tips For Working With A Remote Team Across Time Zones

    Working with people is fraught with challenges as it is without adding the element of distance. It is one thing juggling timelines and collaboration, quite another handling disputes or different personalities. Ever wondered how people build a good rapport with remote teams? Is there a personal productivity software that can help ensure their productivity doesn’t take a […]
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    Working Smart – Designing your home office for maximum productivity

    Technological advancements and evolving perceptions of the workplace have empowered workers to seek greater flexibility in the workplace and have licensed organizations to allow it. With the number of telecommuters growing by 79 percent between 2005 and 2012, there are over 3.2 million workers (close to 2.6% of the workforce in America), who are working […]