Wand VMS Wins Gold at 2020 Brandon Hall Awards


We’re excited to share the news that our Wand Vendor Management System (VMS) recently won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for excellence in the “Best Advance in Unique HR or Workforce Management Technology” category. (See the full list of winners.)

A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, as well as Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives, evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • - Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • - Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ from any competing products?
  • - Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need does this product address?
  • - Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?

This is the fourth consecutive year that Brandon Hall Group judges have recognized Wand VMS with an award. Key differentiators contributing to this year’s Gold recognition included:

Seamless VMS Access Across Devices: Boasting true native apps on the iPhone and Android devices, Apple iPad, and even the Apple Watch, Wand Mobile allows users to carry out the full contingent workforce lifecycle from anywhere. (View the related infographic: “How Mobile Is Impacting Contingent Workforce Management.”

Powerful Direct-Sourcing Capabilities from a Private Talent Pool: Wand enables clients to easily direct-source talent with its “Talent Network” module, driving significant cost savings. (Read more: “5 Direct Sourcing Considerations.”)

Visibility into Contingent AND Full-Time Resources: With Total Talent Solutions, Wand enables users to import full-time data along with their contingent data. (Learn more: “7 Workforce Questions Wand VMS Can Help You Answer.”)

Support for the Full, End-to-End SOW Lifecycle: Wand provides users with access to the requisitioning of SOW engagements, RFI capabilities, vendor profiles, quote review and history, tracking, and time/position/materials billing. (Read the Wand SOW fact sheet.)

Actionable Business Intelligence That Drives Real Business Results: Wand Discovery provides users with hundreds of interactive, customizable reports and actionable data insights with its executive Business Intelligence dashboards. (Read our latest labor market report.)

More Accurate, Timely Market Rate Guidance: Wand provides real-time data on salary rates when managers create job requests, accounting for skill sets and geographic area where the work will be performed. (Learn about PRO’s new RatePoint on-demand hiring intelligence.)

“Technology is the great enabler of human capital management initiatives. It has never been more important than during this rapid evolution of remote work that challenged everyone to instantly adapt,” said Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer and awards program head Rachel Cooke. “Winners of Excellence in Technology Awards are critical drivers of their organizations’ success, especially in these disruptive times. Their solutions resulted in substantial benefit to their business and the human capital management function. That is the ultimate differentiator: the positive business impact of technology.”

To learn more about Wand, please check out the Wand VMS data sheet or request a demo.

If you’re interested in learning more about how PRO is helping organizations implement winning contingent workforce programs globally, please contact a PRO representative at 800.291.1099 or email at info@prounlimited.com.

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