As companies search for ways to optimize their business performance, increasingly they have turned to freelancers. Decreasing the ongoing costs of payroll is an attractive way to cut company overhead. Can freelancers allow a company to maximize the use of talent without running the risk of project failure? Can project managers adapt and offer flexibility while minimizing the risk of career instability? Is the business world experiencing a trend affecting employment or is this a management fad that will disappear with changing economic conditions? The topic of this episode of the PM Debate podcast is focused on freelance project managers. Listen to the debate and take part in the online discussion at facebook.com/pmdebate.