An increasing number of companies around the world are turning to external staff to increase their work capacity and leverage a larger talent pool. In North America and Asia in particular, the use of Staff Augmentation is widely spread. In Germany, however, this type of staff expansion is still a largely unexploited concept. Staff Augmentation is a concept that is gaining momentum due to the shortage of skilled workers and accelerated digitalization. However, many do not understand how to benefit from it. The following will give a solid introduction to the topic.