SOURCE: PRO Unlimited

PRO Unlimited

February 10, 2015 15:12 ET

PRO Unlimited to Facilitate Working Group at ProcureCon Indirect East and Host Upcoming Webinar

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - February 10, 2015) - PRO Unlimited, Inc., a pioneer and global leader of contingent workforce management solutions, announced that Ted Sergott, senior vice president of Product Development, is co-facilitating a Working Group at the ProcureCon Indirect East Conference, to be held in Orlando, Florida, on February 11, 2015. The Working Group, which is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. ET, will explore the topic of "Harvesting Innovation from Outside the Enterprise" and how that innovation can improve procurement operations. 

Sergott has more than 30 years of experience leading product development activities for global financial services and technology firms. He has spent the past four-plus years overseeing development for PRO's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based vendor management system (VMS) technology solution. Mukul Kelkar, procurement strategist and technologist from Intel Corp., will serve as a co-facilitator for the Working Group.

Procurement practitioners attending the Working Group will discuss five innovation themes and pinpoint five related takeaways that can be implemented when they return to their home offices. Topics that will be covered during the Working Group include:

  • Top cost saving initiatives for indirect procurement
  • Third-party advisors who can help procurement professionals identify operational best practices and execute programs
  • The HR technology landscape and the most useful technologies for managing contingent labor across various engagement types--from temporary workers to service procurement
  • Emerging technologies that can be used today and which ones to watch for future use
  • Using big data/analytics to make strategic business decisions

Findings from the Working Group will serve as the basis for a Webinar featuring Sergott that is scheduled for March 26, 1:00 p.m. ET. Sign up for the Webinar "5 Contingent Labor Technology Ideas" today. "When enterprises employ the right combination of technology and services to manage their contingent workforces, they see substantial results such as cost reduction, risk mitigation, and higher talent quality," Sergott said. "The Working Group and Webinar will delve into the strategies and technology tools procurement leaders need for managing their contingent workforce programs for optimal business outcomes."

Procurement professionals attending the ProcureCon Indirect East Conference can meet with experts from PRO by visiting Booth #201 on February 11, 12, and 13. Schedule a 1:1 consultation or demo of Wand, PRO's VMS solution, by emailing information@prounlimited.com.

About PRO Unlimited: PRO Unlimited, through its vendor-neutral Managed Service Provider (MSP) and Vendor Management System (VMS) solutions, helps organizations address the costs, risks, and quality issues associated with managing a contingent workforce. A pioneer and innovator in the VMS and MSP space, PRO offers solutions for e-procurement and management of contingent labor, 1099/co-employment risk management, and third-party payroll for client-sourced contract talent.

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