No VMS Training? Great!

  Although decades removed from what is considered to be the Millennial age range, I’m not a Luddite. In fact, I’m a fairly avid consumer of all sorts of technology. If I’m not to be confused with Bill Gates, please remember my college technology class was called Data Processing and my first known operating system [...]

May 30th, 2018|


By Linden Wolfe, Vice President of Excelsior MS3P Yes, I just made up a word; a combination of redundancy and automation.  I have a copyright attorney frantically trying to protect this term in hopes that it will bring as much fanfare and residual income as “Threepeat”.  A contradiction?  Think again.  I see too many technology [...]

January 10th, 2018|

Talent Acquisition: Technology and Trajectory

Let me first say that I’m a user and implementer of technology, not a developer. For the purposes of this discussion, I believe this to be a good thing – it makes me less biased about the way technology impacts organizations, both positively and negatively. As I see it, automation does wonders for some organizations [...]

August 3rd, 2017|


What does the Keep It Simple Stupid Principle (KISS Principle) mean? “The "keep it simple stupid" (KISS) principle is a design rule that states that systems perform best when they have simple designs rather than complex ones. KISS is not meant to imply stupidity. On the contrary, it is usually associated with intelligent systems that [...]

June 8th, 2017|

Too Small for a Vendor Management Solution?

There is a need. Smaller companies who use a contingent workforce as a critical part of their business model often think there are few technology and solution options to improve and manage this process. True, most of the larger players in the Managed Services Provider (MSP) and Vendor Management Software (VMS) space haven’t built their [...]

June 8th, 2017|

VMS Explained

Vendor Management Systems/Software (VMS) enable companies to automate staffing workflows. VMS technology is an Internet-enabled, often Web-based application that acts as a mechanism for business to procure and manage staffing services providing contingent workers and direct hire placements. Typical features of a VMS include: Order distribution Compliance monitoring Performance analysis Consolidated billing Detailed reporting [...]

June 8th, 2017|