Everest Group scored Guidant highly on a number of categories, including vision & strategy, innovation & investment, market adoption and portfolio mix. The assessment recognised our focus on becoming a strategic partner for our clients and going beyond the core tenants of a contingent workforce program to ensure businesses make strategic talent sourcing decisions.
Also cited are our investments in our technology offering as a factor for our Leader status, with Guidant’s development of technology to manage our clients’ procurement responsibilities and our partnerships with multiple vendors contributing to our USP.
Arkadev Basak, Vice President, Everest Group, commented on Guidant’s Leader positioning:
“Guidant Global has created a strong presence in contingent workforce management across multiple industries and job roles. Its investments in building a strong services procurement practice, as well as its investments in technology to enhance direct sourcing and in automation capabilities, have significantly increased its value proposition for buyers. This differentiation helped to position Guidant Global as a Leader on Everest Group's CWM PEAK Matrix® 2020.”
Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix® reports provide the analysis and insights enterprises need to make critical selection decisions about global services providers, locations, and products & solutions within various market segments. Leading organisations around the globe trust these comparative assessments because of their unbiased evaluation of factors such as vision, capabilities, functionality, talent availability, market success, impact, and cost.
Everest Group’s Contingent Workforce Management (CWM) Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2020 report enables enterprise buyers to understand the CWM service provider landscape and CWM service providers’ capabilities and therefore, make informed decisions.
Simon Blockley, CEO of Guidant Global, commented on the announcement:
“Now more than ever employers need strategic contingent workforce management solutions, so to be recognised as a leader in this field is testament to our people’s dedication to deliver the best service to the organisations we work with. As COVID-19 continues to put more pressure on firms to tap into the fluid workforce, employers need a truly innovative, global solution and that’s what we as a business strive for on a daily basis.”
Findings from the report noted that the global CWM market is experiencing rapid transformation, as buyers look for an increasing scope of services from service providers, including services procurement, Statement of Work (SOW), independent contractors (IC) and permanent hiring. Service providers are working to deliver a superior buyer experience, both in terms of service delivery and by providing insights into their recruitment spend.