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Collaborative Agreement Will Help Independent Contractors Get Certifications and Expand Business Opportunities as ICT Industry Grow
MINNEAPOLIS – Dec. 15, 2014 – Field Nation, a leading work platform connecting organizations with independent contractors to get work done, today announced a collaborative agreement with BICSI, the international association supporting the information and communications technology (ICT) industry.
With BICSI, Field Nation will further its effort to meet supply and demand needs for experts across the IT industry. As the ICT industry continues to grow, providing skills training and certification is critical to meet business needs. Education is at the core of BICSI, which provides industry-renowned resources, including:
- Credentialing packages
- Course curriculum
- Industry standards
- Publications and
- Online training courses
Field Nation will put BICSI credentialing designs and expertise to work by matching local expertise with the contract labor needs of businesses any where in North America. Through the FieldNation.com platform, companies can manage entire projects – from process through payment and reporting.
“Our relationship with BICSI helps us serve the ICT community by combining our expertise to provide the actionable ICT industry analysis, trends and best practices to get great work done,” said Mynul Khan, CEO of Field Nation. “By enabling independent contractors to obtain and promote their BICSI certification, they can more quickly grow their business. And organizations can get more work done on time and on budget using skilled professionals.”
“BICSI is thrilled to be working with Field Nation in this capacity,” said BICSI President Michael Collins, RCDD, RTPM, CCDA, NCE. “This relationship will allow for mutually beneficial interaction between BICSI credential holders, who have a highly specialized skill set, and Field Nation users, who are looking to work with those skilled individuals. It is truly a win-win situation, and BICSI is glad to be part of it.”
The collaborative agreement with BICSI will be part of the Field Nation Partner Ecosystem program, which connects people and organizations to accomplish great work. The Field Nation Partner Ecosystem establishes valuable connections that deliver integration, logistics, training, and analysis and training services.
BICSI is a professional association supporting advancing the information and communications technology (ICT) community. ICT covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety and security, project management and audio and video technologies. It encompasses the design, integration and installation of pathways, spaces, optical fiber- and copper-based distribution systems, wireless-based systems and infrastructure that supports the transportation of information and associated signaling between and among communications and information gathering devices.
About Field Nation
Field Nation (fieldnation.com) is the leading online work platform for connecting businesses and workers. Global enterprises to small local companies use Field Nation’s self-service web portal to find, manage and pay contractors for any specific job. The platform enables workers to spend more time working and enables businesses to manage the right talent anywhere in the world, on demand. Field Nation has more than 50,000 service providers in its network and serves businesses globally.