Timelinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 103

TimeLinx Talk is happy to welcome in 2021 and pleased to report the most successful year in nearly a decade. This week’s edition includes a 2020 year in review, industry information and news about Sage and Infor. Enjoy the read and thanks to our clients and partners for all of our accomplishments in 2020!

  • Thank You for a Successful 2020 and a Look Forward in to 2021 – As we welcome in fiscal 2021 and close out the 2020 financial year, we would like to thank our clients, partners and suppliers for all of their support the last 12 months. TimeLinx is proud to report that despite the challenges related to the global pandemic, 2020 was the most successful year for the company in over 7 years. Click the image to read the entire story and get a look ahead in to 2021…

  • What Is a People Company? – Are your people your most valuable asset? Many business leaders would say yes to this – but when it comes to the crunch, do they truly put the success of their people at the top of the list for company success, over everything else? If so, and their workforce also believes this to be true, then that’s a People Company. Click the image to learn if your company meets the criteria…

  • Leveraging the Latest Trends in Field Service Management – PWC has compiled an extensive report on the global state of the FSM industry and the latest technology trends impacting service organizations. Regardless of the country or region, the business challenges remain the same and they are related to scheduling & dispatch, work-order management, asset and inventory management, mobility to name a few. Click the image to download the complete research report…

  • Thinking About Starting Fresh in the New Year? – The start of another year provides an ideal opportunity to ignite renewed commitment to improving sales habits. How do you do this? By exploring the contrast between sales behaviours that contributed to sales success to those that didn’t. Think about this as part of “end of year” review sessions – and this is quite a year to review! – by considering what worked well & what didn’t go as well – for the company as a whole, and teams within it. Click the article to read the entire article….

  • Sometimes Things Just Don’t Go As Planned- Edition 8 – New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest days of celebration around the world and what better way to celebrate than with fireworks. Unfortunately, fireworks are filled with risk and highly dangerous and an incident in Houston, TX exemplified this. The cause was undetermined but a load of fireworks in the trunk of a car ignited and rest was a New Year’s disaster. Sometimes things just don’t go as planned! Click the image to watch the video…

  • A Personal Note of Holiday Appreciation! -T his the season for us at TimeLinx to both reflect and anticipate. We think about what was and what will be. There’s nothing specific, just holiday reflection. The end of one year and the start of another, along with time spent with family seems to naturally inspire us to reflect…2020 in particular. Click the image and read a holiday note of appreciation from TimeLinx Executive Vice President & General Manager, Jeff Gregorec…

  • Top 5 Most Viewed Articles of 2020: #5 – With 2020 being remembered as the year of the global pandemic, it only makes sense that information about the virus and its impacts were some of the most viewed in the various editions throughout the year. In particular the 5th most read article in TimeLinx Talk was the “Real-time COVID 19 Dashboard” with over 5,000 views since it was published back in the spring. Click the image and hover over any country in the world and review the latest stats and official information related to COVID-19…

  • Top 5 Most Viewed Articles of 2020: #4 – As each country around the world felt the impacts of COVID-19, the responses were different depending on the type of government and the socio economic standards of the respective countries. The United States government introduced the largest legislative relief package in the history of the world but businesses were struggling to understand and navigate the process. The 4th most read article in TimeLinx Talk for 2020 with over 6,000 views was the Small Business Authority COVID-19 Relief Loan Guidance Resource Center. Click the image to get the details…

  • Top 5 Most Viewed Articles of 2020: #3 – Despite the numerous distractions every company experienced during the pandemic, it did not diminish the interest of our clients, prospects and business partners in the on-going developments and enhancements applied to TimeLinx in 2020. Conversely, the pandemic increased web-traffic and expressions of interest for field service solutions. The 3rd most viewed feature in TimeLinx Talk in 2020 with over 6,500 views is the “What’s New in TimeLinx 2020 Webcast Replay”. Click the image to watch the replay…

  • Top 5 Most Viewed Articles of 2020: #2 – Although most would associate the year 2020 with the global pandemic, at TimeLinx it was the year of announcing John Perona joining the organization. His more than 30 years of industry experience in software design & development and impeccable reputation is what readers were obviously interested in. Coming in as the #2 most viewed featured in TimeLinx Talk in 2020, with over 8,500 views, was the announcement of John joining the organization. Click the image to read the article…

  • Top 5 Most Viewed Articles of 2020: #1 – Despite all news about the pandemic, impacts to the project and service industry, technology advancements and consolidation across software publishing in TimeLinx Talk in 2020, the team is very pleased to report that #1 most viewed feature in 2020 with well over 11,000 views was the simple and entertaining “TimeLinx in Under 2 Minutes” video. Click the link and enjoy this fun and upbeat explanation of how TimeLinx can help any mid-market project and service management organization…

  • 20 Small Acts of Kindness During the Holidays – During the pandemic, small acts of kindness can go a very long way, particularly around the holidays. An act of kindness and doesn’t have cost any money. In the spirit of the holidays, TimeLinx compiled a short list of 20 simple ways to help others and get in the holiday mood. Click the image and challenge yourself to attempt at least one of these before the holiday season passes by…

  • A Little Holiday Humor Compliments of TimeLinx – As the calendar year comes to a close and many of our clients, business partners and alliances begin celebrating the season, our team thought what could be more appropriate than sharing a little holiday humor. If you’re in the mood for a few laughs, click the image and enjoy! Happy Holidays from Jeff, Mark & John and the entire TimeLinx Team…

  • Perona’s Product Post – Volume 3: WebCalendar for Scheduling and Dispatching – Welcome to our ongoing Tour of various TimeLinx project and service management features. This edition focuses on our WebCalendar. A key component of a Project Management system is to provide a way to schedule and dispatch resources that match the task requirements. Click the image to see the power of the TimeLinx WebCalendar

  • All You Need to Know about CPQ for Sage and Infor – Are you a Sage or Infor customer and thought about a configure, price and quoting solution for your company but competing priorities prevented your decision making? Have you thought about a CPQ system for your business but not comfortable with the ROI? If so, click the image and watch this 7 minute video and learn everything you need to know about QuoteLinx CPQ for Sage and Infor…

  • Sometimes Things Just Don’t Go as Planned – Holiday Edition 7 – The holidays put most everyone in a festive mood and people celebrate in many different ways. Decorations, parades, family gatherings and visits with Santa’s helpers are just a few of the more common activities seen this time of the year. Unfortunately, despite the best of intentions and no matter how much preparation, sometimes things just don’t go as planned. Click the link to watch a few of these epic holiday failures…

  • Sage Announces all of their Partner of the Year Awards for 2020 – Sage the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced its 2020 Partner of the Year award winners for both the Sage and Sage Intacct channel programs. These awards are given annually to the company’s top-performing channel partners in the U.S. and recognize value-added resellers (VARs), independent software vendors (ISVs), and accounting firms for their success in helping clients leverage Sage technology solutions. Click the image to read the complete article…

  • Peek Behind the Curtain- New TimeLinx Disconnected SmartMobile – TimeLinx is excited to report the latest release of SmartMobile will no longer be tethered to the internet and include a disconnected client that will allow users to complete their work right on their smartphone or tablet without the need for connectivity. If a user is “off the grid”, their work will synchronize automatically once they reach an area of coverage. Click the image to watch this entertaining presentation…

  • End to End Email and Web Marketing for Infor – If you are an Infor customer looking to get the most out of your investment through email and web-marketing during the pandemic, look no farther. TimeLinx has been proud to partner with InboxGuru for over 15 years and leverage this powerful email and web-marketing solution specific for Infor clients. Click the image to watch this recently recorded video that highlights the power and simplicity of the solution…

  • Whether B2B or B2C, Buyers are Still Human – While businesses and the CRM technology that supports them have often been stratified depending on whether they cater to business-to-business (B2B) or business-to-consumer (B2C) markets, there are elements of B2B marketing that should be used in B2C efforts and vice versa, experts say. That’s because B2B and B2C have become more intertwined in the past few years as more interactions have moved online and marketing personalization has become more important to both types of businesses, according to experts. Click the image to read the complete story…

  • 35 Vital Field Service Management Statistics: 2020 Analysis of Data & Market Share – Does your business require you to have people, equipment, transactions, and services in the field? If your answer is yes, then what you need is a field service manage software (FSM) that is vital to your business’ smooth and efficient operations. As field service management statistics show, FSM tools will help you manage logistics, allocate resources, schedule work, and many more. Click the image to read the complete report…

  • “Back to Basics” and “Back to the Future” for Field Service Software – We are at a tipping point in field service as we move from the traditional break-fix thinking towards field service to a more proactive approach. However, there is a balance to be held which Bill Pollock, President of Strategies for Growth discusses at length in this in-depth article. Click the image to read this compelling review about the future of FSM software…

  • Late Payments: How to Get Your Clients to Pay Faster – We know that late payments create unnecessary financial stress, especially for small to medium-sized businesses during the pandemic. If you’re not receiving payments on time, the manpower used in chasing late payments becomes a big issue. These businesses rely on funds to run day-to-day operations, pay staff and suppliers, and support future growth. If you would like to learn how to minimize the stresses of late payments, click the image to read this interesting story…

  • Infor’s CEO , Kevin Samuelson Presents – “Why Now is the Time for Businesses to Jump into the Cloud” – In a recent virtual keynote presentation by Infor’s CEO, Kevin Samuelson, joined by Charles Koch, founder of Koch Industries delivers an intriguing presentation as to the direction of Infor and why now, during the pandemic, is the ideal time for businesses to jump to the cloud. Click the image to watch this entertaining presentation…

  • Sage Group PLC Announces Full Year Financial Results for 2020 – Despite the challenges all businesses are facing during to the pandemic, Sage Group’s Chief Executive Officer, Steve Hare, reports strong results for Fiscal 2020. Sage is making the strong push to moving their technologies to the cloud and the results appear to speak for themselves. Click the image to read the complete transcript of the call or listen to the recording…

  • Learn Realtime Progress of all of the COVID-19 Vaccines : COVID 19 Tracker – Researchers worldwide are working around the clock to find a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. The Herculean effort means that a fast-tracked vaccine could come to market anywhere from the end of 2020 to the middle of 2021. To date, two vaccines are approved but many others are on the near horizon. Click the image to view the real-time tracker for the progress of all of the potential candidates…

  • What’s New in TimeLinx 2020 for Infor Webcast Replay – Interested in “What is New in TimeLinx 2020 for Infor but were unable to attend the live broadcast? No problem, we have you covered. Click the image to listen in and get an update on current industry trends, news about the company as well as year-end promotions but most importantly take a look at the many enhancements that have been made to TimeLinx for Infor over the last 18 months..

  • “Digitize Your Enterprise” Using TimeLinx Custom Forms – Are you a project and services organization looking to reduce the amount of paper in your business? Tired of carbon copies, rekeying hand-written information into your accounting system and misplacing documentation? Then check out TimeLinx Forms. The TimeLinx Forms module allows companies to convert important paper documents in to a digital format that streamlines your business, captures all pertinent information within the TimeLinx PSM platform and pushes that data back and forth between ERP and CRM Systems. Click the image and watch this quick 2 minute video to get a better understanding….

  • What’s New in TimeLinx 2020 for Sage Webcast Replay – Interested in “What is New in TimeLinx 2020 for Sage” but were unable to attend the live broadcast? No problem, we have you covered. Click the image to listen in and get an update on current industry trends, news about the company as well as year-end promotions but most importantly take a look at the many enhancements that have been made to TimeLinx for Sage over the last 18 months.

  • Sage Advice Podcast :Talking CRM – Sage has announced a new podcast series focusing on CRM, hosted by David Beard and Jeff Richards, called, “Talking CRM”. The second edition is an in-depth multi-part interview with TimeLinx founder, Mark Engelberg where they have an in depth discussion about TimeLinx technology. Click the link to listen in to the 3rd and final episode of this podcast….

  • OSHA Guide to Preparing Workplaces for COVID- 19 – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It has spread from China to many other countries around the world, including the United States. Depending on the severity of COVID-19’s international impacts, outbreak conditions—including those rising to the level of a pandemic—can affect all aspects of daily life, including travel, trade, tourism, food supplies, and financial markets. OSHA has put together a complete guide to preparing the workplace during the pandemic. Click the image and download the complete guide…

  • Resuming Business TOOLKIT : Courtesy of the Center for Disease Control – The Resuming Business Toolkit is designed to assist employers in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and lowering the impact in their workplace when reintegrating employees into non-healthcare business settings. Not sure whether you’re ready to resume business? TimeLinx is pleased to provide the complete “Resuming Business TOOLKIT” – Courtesy of the Center for Disease Control. Just click the image and download the complete document file to review and share with staff…

  • TimeLinx Accounting Platform – For nearly 20 years, TimeLinx has been providing project and service delivery organizations comprehensive technology solutions to increase efficiencies, create greater visibility, decrease time to cash and allow for better customer experiences. Now, if you are a Sage, Infor, Intuit, Microsoft ERP customer looking for a comprehensive PSM system to integrate with your accounting solution, Click the image to learn more…

  • COVID-19 Pandemic Real-time Dashboard – As the COVID-19 evolves by the hour, the World Health Organization has introduced a real-time dashboard to track the spread of the disease country by country. The system provides the latest stats and official information related to Corona Virus. Click the image, hover over a country and get the latest information associated with the pandemic…

  • New TimeLinx Service Offerings – During the pandemic, TimeLinx has introduced a comprehensive selection of technical services offerings to assist clients in the implementation of your CRM or TimeLinx system. Our services are designed to provide clients with a single source of knowledgeable consultants with industry and product experience. We will provide the right mix of services and resources to deliver a complete solution. Click the image to learn more about these new offerings…

  • TimeLinx Software Financing Cost Calculator – Based on a partnership with Dimension Funding, TimeLinx is now able to offer monthly payments to our clients with 0% interest. Financing not only covers the license costs but 100% of the project including professional services, maintenance and third-party software. Click the image to quickly calculate monthly charges for any financed transaction…

  • TimeLinx FREE ROI Calculator – Want to know how quickly you can obtain a return on your investment using TimeLinx? Download this simple ROI Calculator, input your applicable data-points, include a minimum of 30 (%) in efficiencies across your organization and the calculator will quickly illustrate how much money you will save per day and per year. Click the image for complete details…

  • TimeLinx – Project and Service Management Software Buying Guide
    The way business is done has changed dramatically, and if you’re considering this buyer’s guide, it’s because you’re seeking a software solution to streamline your business processes, increase productivity and efficiency, and reduce costly data entry errors…Click the image to download the Buyers Guide…

  • Strength in Numbers : The Basics of Partnering with TimeLinx During Uncertain Times – The TimeLinx Partner Advantage Program is a perfect complement for mid-market resellers, business partners and technology consulting firms supporting businesses in the project and service industry. The Partner Advantage Program includes some of the best margins, support, training and administration offerings in software publishing…

  • TimeLinx Investor Information Center – Regardless of the impacts of the Corona Virus, TimeLinx is reporting some the strongest financial results in the company’s history and seeking outside investment to expedite the time to market in the re-launch of the new platform agnostic version of TimeLinx including all modules. Interested parties should click the image and download the complete market analysis and investor presentation…

  • With Uncertain Times, the Experience of Your Technology Provider is More Important than Ever. Please Take the Opportunity to Meet the TimeLinx Leadership Team – The executive team at TimeLinx sets the strategic direction for the company, supports a passion for continual innovation and a drive to meet the unmet needs of customers and business partners. The team brings together over 80 years of diverse, yet complimentary experience with the goal of providing industry leading technology solutions to the market. Click the image and meet the team…

  • In the Midst of the Global Pandemic, TimeLinx is Able to Offer Financing for All Purchases Across North and South AmericaTimeLinx is proud to partner with Dimension Funding and as a result of some recent announcements, technology financing is now available across all of North and South America. Click the image to learn about the benefits of technology financing…

  • Like, Share and FollowTimeLinx has always recognized the importance of social media but understand it is more important than ever. As more and more people are getting their news from the likes of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn we have begun to expand our investment in these channels. Our volume and frequency of information has increased but we can still use your help by liking, sharing and following us and it is as easy clicking the image…

  • TimeLinx Content Archive – With dozens of newsletters, hundreds of blog posts, more than 300 industry related stories, 12,000 downloads and readership asking for a complete archive and an easy way to reference all of the great content published in the last 14 months…we’ve delivered. If you have an interest in news related to Sage, Infor or the Project and Field Service Management Industry, just click the image for a complete catalog…

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