Randstad Sourceright and Deployed | September 29, 2022
Global talent solutions leader Randstad Sourceright is pleased to announce its partnership with Deployed – a Scoping and Statement of Work (SOW) authoring software platform – to deliver 'Services Procurement 360', a statement of work management service that allows business leaders to strengthen the link between talent acquisition and the utilization of project-based expertise.
Global organizations are increasingly turning to external service providers to deliver projects through a combination of contingent as well as distributed teams through statements of work. Deployed's software provides the scope and services procurement digital standards to create streamlined ways of assessing maturity and enhances the ability for organizations to scope complex service requirements against predefined, dynamic scope templates.
"Randstad Sourceright is committed to transforming the way that our clients can leverage and deploy their total workforce, Our continued investment in a global services procurement center of excellence and our unique MSP 4.0 model which offers innovation-led, technology-enabled and AI-driven workforce management services provides customers with broader access to highly qualified professionals at a time when talent scarcity is at its highest levels."
-Mike Smith, global CEO of Randstad Sourceright
Paul Vincent, global head of Services Procurement at Randstad Sourceright, added, "We wanted to make it much easier for organizations of all levels of maturity and ambition to benefit from a services procurement solution. We know that organizations will potentially have a different support need for different categories or levels of expenditure. So, we can now be very adaptable in allowing them to choose different and, if required, multiple combinations of support depending on where we can add the most value to their current approach."
Kayleigh Kuptz, co-founder of Deployed commented: "We're delighted to be partnering with Randstad Sourceright to deliver this innovative statement of work assessment solution. Services Procurement remains the largest opportunity in the future of work and the Global MSP market; and the ability to assess maturity, gaps and opportunities for services procurement and compare to peers is significant first step in bringing broader digitization and standardization to knowledge-based services.
Deployed is rewriting the language of work with our unique scope authoring platform for projects that start smarter and finish stronger. We believe that the Future of Work is already here, and services procurement is the most important foundation of the new Project Economy ($20 trillion of economic activity year year). Deployed partners with innovative companies who want to deliver more successful projects through better preparation of work; defining, collaborating and agreeing services in one specialized platform.
About Randstad Sourceright
Randstad Sourceright is a global talent solutions leader, driving the talent acquisition and human capital management strategies for the world's most successful employers. They empower companies by leveraging a Human Forward strategy that balances the use of innovative technologies with expert insights, supporting both organizations and people in realizing their true potential. As an operating company of Randstad N.V. the world's leading global provider of HR services with revenue of € 24.6 billion Randstad Sourceright's subject matter experts and thought leaders around the world continuously build and evolve our solutions across recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), managed services programs (MSP) and total talent solutions.
Deployed is project Scoping and Statement of Work authoring platform that streamlines the process of defining the work to be done for any services projects. We make work more meaningful, measurable and successful. It's a powerful, modular, no code scope and SoW template builder to allow any organization to start getting insights into services procurement demand. Backed by Microsoft Ventures and other Silicon Valley funds, they won the Melinda Gate's Female Founders Competition in 2020 and were a finalist in Tech Nation's Rising Star 4.0 Awards earlier this year.
HR ANALYTICS,HR STRATEGY
Culture Partners | September 28, 2022
Culture Partners and UKG have formed a strategic collaboration to help organizations activate culture to create more people-centric experiences, further driving and sustaining business growth. This partnership marries UKG award-winning HCM solutions with Culture Partners' research-based culture management strategies, delivering a unique combination designed to guide organizations through culture transformation initiatives to elevate performance and achieve measurable results. This alliance represents an unmatched combination of culture alignment strategies that will provide businesses and their people with the opportunity to reach their full potential.
"Culture is what ultimately determines business performance and success, This alliance with UKG will help organizations navigate the critical intersection of employee behavior and company process, policy, and technology, in order to more successfully navigate high impact culture change initiatives."
-Joe Terry, CEO at Culture Partners
Culture Partners is a leader in results-driven culture transformation. Using human industrial-organizational psychological methods, Culture Partners helps organizations embark on a Culture Journey that activates research-based tools, methods, and intentions to cultivate employee ownership through experiences, beliefs, and actions. UKG is a leader in HCM cloud solutions, and its differentiated Life-work Technology™ approach to HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions for all people helps organizations anticipate and adapt to their employees' needs beyond just work.
In addition to the strengths of UKG and Culture Partners in driving engaged culture is the expertise of the Great Place to Work Institute, which UKG acquired in 2021. Great Place to Work helps organizations with employee-centric insights that can be combined with UKG HCM solutions and Culture Partners' data-driven approach to assess, benchmark, and enhance culture by improving organizational health, elevating the life-work journey, and giving an even greater voice to the employee.
Our Life-Work Technology approach to solution design provides autonomy, flexibility, and purpose to people while fostering skills development and creating high-performing teams that drive business success, For the same reasons we brought Great Place to Work into the UKG family, this collaboration with Culture Partners continues our journey to bring organizations access to research-based strategies and consulting services to create workplaces where all people can find purpose and a sense of belonging,said Patrick Lannon, Vice President of Global Alliances at UKG.
Getting a Return-On-Culture is possible if you can activate it swiftly and correctly, Aligning our two companies through technology will bring together the best of AI-powered tools and human-centered insights to accelerate the reach and impact of both Culture Partners and UKG and guide all our clients in getting real business results with employees who feel fulfilled,said Dr. Jessica Kriegel, Chief Scientist of Workplace Culture at Culture Partners.
About Culture Partners
For more than 30 years, Culture Partners has been a leader in results-driven culture transformation for thousands of organizations globally. Using human industrial-organizational psychological methods, Culture Partners helps organizations embark on a Culture Journey that activates research-based tools, methods, and intentions to cultivate employee ownership through experiences, beliefs and actions. Its holistic culture management frameworks have curated performance-driven cultures for some of the world's most powerful brands, including Ford Motor Company, Bayer, Tiffany & Co., Johnson & Johnson, Hormel, Lockheed Martin, and thousands more.
HR PRACTICE,EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
PlanSource | September 27, 2022
PlanSource, a leading provider of cloud-based benefits administration technology, has emerged into the employee engagement space with a new product called The Source, releasing on September 30, 2022.
According to Gallup, disengaged employees can cost companies $450 – 550B in lost productivity. While benefits administration platforms help employees make benefit decisions and successfully enroll, there is a clear gap in engagement and utilization after the fact. Additionally, there are many other important company-wide initiatives that HR teams also struggle to engage employees in. The Source is designed to truly maximize the value of a benefits package and other critical HR efforts to drive healthier, happier outcomes for employees and their families.
“I am thrilled to bring a groundbreaking product like The Source to the market. Our customers and partners have expressed the need for a solution to not only be able to help employees engage in their benefits but also be able to enroll in them, utilize them and ultimately increase the ROI on offering those benefits to their employees, Benefits are just one piece of the puzzle, employees need access to everything happening in the workplace, and The Source will deliver that by allowing HR teams the ability to brand our offering, add company news, initiatives and send push notifications to reach their employees where they are.”
-Tom Signorello, Chief Executive Officer at PlanSource
Employers continue to invest millions in benefits, while employees only spend 15 minutes a year enrolling and shopping for them. Most benefits administration platforms only assist employees in choosing their benefits but do little to help them understand and maximize how they are used. That, coupled with the fact that turnover rates have hit an unprecedented height, many HR teams are searching for a way to increase employee engagement not only during open enrollment but also year-round.
While benefits administration is the core of what PlanSource does, surrounding that are the features and components necessary to truly maximize the value of employers’ benefits package. For HR teams, The Source will help increase retention by showcasing company initiatives and benefits in a way that is easily accessible to employees. The Source can be a mobile command center for HR leaders to communicate to employees through push notifications, text messages and assigned tasks, so employees know what’s going on and what actions they need to take. HR leaders have consistently added new benefits and initiatives throughout the last few years to attract and retain talent, make the most of those investments by giving employees easy access to enroll and utilize their total rewards package.
The Source is a convenient and familiar experience for employees where they can shop and enroll in their benefits, access important HR documents, and stay in tune with company initiatives year-round. Employees will see an employer-branded homepage that is customized for their company with news and updates, have access to single sign-on integrations to specific carriers and solutions, and receive push notifications, so they never miss out on anything.
PlanSource is a technology company that automates and simplifies every aspect of employee benefit programs, so employees and HR teams can make smarter, more confident benefits decisions. More than 5 million consumers receive their benefits through the PlanSource platform, which provides the best experience possible for benefits communications, shopping, enrollment, billing, compliance and ongoing administration. With an end-to-end benefits platform and suite of technology-enabled services, PlanSource helps people maximize the benefits of their benefits, so they can live happier, healthier lives.