I have a particular soft spot for Chicago-based software firms. They’re within commuting distance. They defy the usual laws of technology startups (i.e., they aren’t headquartered in Silicon Valley, Austin or Boston). And, they bring some zip to the IT world of the Midwest USA. Fieldglass is one of these.
Fieldglass is part of software space, like ERP, that has been in consolidation mode for over a decade now. When I met with several Fieldglass executives last week, we spent a lot of time reminiscing over firms we both ‘used to’ know. Vinnie, over at Deal Architect , and I had one of those firms.
Fieldglass helps firms acquire talent. They have a technology platform that supports three kinds of talent acquisition: contingent/contract labor, services procurement and recruitment. If you think this so-so stuff, consider that the company has well over $8 billion in services spend under management.
Fieldglass’ ecosystem consists of: