Timelinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 105

As America prepares for the peaceful transfer of power this week, TimeLinx Talk is pleased to report on how the transition impacts the project and service management industry. This week’s edition reports on technology trends in CRM and FSM for 2021, entrepreneurship as well as news about Sage and Infor. Keep your feedback coming and enjoy the read…

  • Why It’s Easy to Get Excited About TimeLinx

    Delivering projects and services is more than just managing tasks and resources. It’s also about improving revenues, controlling costs, and creating profits. It’s about giving project and service companies the choice to use the technology in a way that best serves their business needs. Click the image to learn just a few of the reasons why it is so easy for clients to get excited about TimeLinx PSM…

  • The Peaceful Transfer of Power – The president plans to leave the White House and Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day with a departure ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, a senior administration official said last week. President Trump — has not congratulated President-elect Joe Biden for winning the election or conceded that his loss was legitimate — is the first president in modern history to skip the swearing-in of his successor. Click the image to read the complete report…

  • Top 5 FSM Trends to Look for in 2021 – Field service companies have faced many challenges in 2020, and only a few organizations have achieved their yearly goals. Every business took an unexpected turn due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and field service organizations were some of the most heavily hit. In some cases, companies were forced to shut down their operations and look for an alternative to offer their customers field services. Click the images to learn what to look for in 2021…

  • 11 Trends in CRM for 2021 – These days, having the best products and services isn’t enough to ensure business profitability. Building relationships with customers to foster loyalty and retention, for instance, can significantly influence your bottom line. Customer relationship management remains a huge part of the game, and staying ahead of CRM trends can help give your business an edge over the competition. We’ve done some of the research and this article, we’ve gathered the top CRM trends you should know for 2021 and beyond. Click the image to get the complete report…

  • Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Lose their Passion for Business – Are you an entrepreneur or do you work for one that appears to have lost the passion and drive that the business was built on? This article features thoughts from Carolin Soldo. Carolin is one of the most recognized business coaches for women business owners. She has been named female entrepreneur of the year by the Stevie Awards and has created an Inc. 5000 ranked global business. Click the images to get her advice…

  • Uniting the Industry Around Construction Technology – The construction industry continues to face challenges such as a qualified worker shortage, increasingly more complex projects, and resistance to change, but these challenges are now amplified against the backdrop of a global pandemic. Many projects were shut down or delayed as firms navigated material shortages and other disruptions to the supply chain, while enforcing social distancing and other safety measures on the jobsite. Click the images to read the entire article…

  • Sometimes Things Just Don’t Go As Planned: Edition 10 – Renovations and tenant improvements to older buildings is a popular trend for many businesses. Everything from converting old warehouses in to swanky upscale restaurants and clubs to updating old shopping plazas to modern urban living areas. Despite best intentions and ideal outcomes, sometimes things just don’t go as planned. Click the link and watch these electrical workers demonstrate how not to move a large spool of cabling on the jobsite…

  • The Strength of a Partnership – With TimeLinx wrapping up the most successful fiscal year in over a decade, the project and service management industry experiencing record growth and TimeLinx soon to unveil the new agnostic multi-platform PSM solution, their couldn’t be a better time to consider partnering. If you are an ERP, CRM or business process consulting firm and have clients with project or field services element to their operation we would enjoy the opportunity to meet and discuss how we might help one another. Click the image and learn about the TimeLinx Partner Advantage Program…

  • Is ERP the Key to Post – COVID Business Success – COVID changed the world. Uncertainty persists, with many countries heading back into forms of lockdown. Our lives and the economy will look very different once the world finally reopens, affecting the way we work, our core business processes, and day-to-day activities. Is ERP a way to bring data and businesses together. Click the images to read the entire article…

  • When Networks Bring People Together, Progress Happens – The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank’s private sector arm is a longtime partner on the Infor Nexus platform that plays a pivotal role in not only financing trade to help raise living standards in poverty stricken areas of Africa and Asia, but also in promoting responsible business practices and efforts to serve the greater good of the planet. Click the link to read this compelling story…

  • 7 Must Read Books for Business in 2021 – What business lessons did 2020 teach you? Most would agree, 2020 taught us to be better prepared for emergencies and disasters. To always have a back-up plan. To be flexible and creative and be able to pivot. Here are seven must-read business books our experts recommended to help you better prepare for 2021 and beyond. Click the image to get these recommendations…

  • SBA Extends Crucial Lifeline to Borrowers Impacted by COVID-19 with Debt Relief – As the U.S. Small Business Administration continues implementation of the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and Venues Act, signed into law by President Trump on Dec. 27, 2020, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza made a lengthy statement to outline the actions and timelines of the Small Business Administration in 2021. Click the image to get the complete details…

  • Sometimes Things Just Don’t Go As Planned: Edition 9 – One of the unusual experiences a vacationer can participate on Maho Beach in St Maarten is to lean against the fence at the end of the runway at Princess Juliana Int’l Airport feel the jet-wash of commercial aircraft on take-off. When a smaller regional aircraft is taking off, most are able to hold on and experience the rush but when the giant KLM 747 throttles up, sometimes things just don’t go as planned. Click the image to watch the vide…

  • Bob Scott’s 2020 VAR STARS – The Year 2020 has been a year like none in the memory of most people alive. That has certainly been the case in the mid-market software reselling business as traditional models have been shaken with the prospect that even when the COVID-19 virus is brought under control, significant changes in the way business is conducted are likely to remain. COVID-19 has changed a lot—from the near absence of business travel to the relocation of massive numbers of employees to their homes. For many owners and managers, COVID-19 also forced them to put new emphasis on caring for their staffs. Click the image to download the report…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Peek Behind the Curtain- New TimeLinx Disconnected SmartMobileTimeLinx 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…

  • 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..

  • 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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