News Ways of Working

December 9, 2014

The CGMA’s November 2014 report explains why companies will need to draw talent from new sources, to do so more quickly and adaptably, and to be prepared to work more closely alongside people who are external to the organisation.

Organisations are increasingly finding themselves managing an “open workforce” – one in which talent and resources are spread across a complex mix of in-house teams, freelancers, contractors and external business partners. CIMA and the AICPA’s new research into this trend found that over one third of organisations plan to increase their use of business process outsourcing providers (38%), consultants and external advisers (34%), talent sourced via online exchanges (33%), and freelancers and contractors (37%) over the next five years.  Read more