Timelinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 107

The month of February is Black History Month in the United States. Celebrations of the achievements of African Americans and recognition for their central role in U.S. history take place across the country. This edition of TimeLinx Talk acknowledges the importance of Black History Month and highlights the legacy of the celebration as well as related industry news. Enjoy the read and keep your feedback coming…

  • February is Black History Month – Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month Click the image to read the entire story…

  • Power of Partners : Global Partner Locator – The success of TimeLinx, particularly during the pandemic, is a direct result of our more than 60 business partners and strategic alliances around the world. More partners are added every month. TimeLinx is pleased to announce the Global Partner Locator that allows clients to seek out resources by geography, technology specialization, vertical expertise or product representation. Click the image to locate a TimeLinx partner near you…

  • Preparing for Your Software Upgrade – With the pandemic, many new regulations and guidelines are being published and forcing software suppliers to release system updates in order to comply and Sage is no different. The complexity, time, cost, and resources required to upgrade your software will depend on a variety of factors including whether your site has been customized—either via plugins, with changes to the core system, or by an integration with another system. Click the image to read about tips and tricks upgrading to Sage CRM 2021 R1…

  • Robots Are Coming! – Back in 2017, artificial intelligence (AI) specialist venture capital firm Loup Ventures suggested that the industrial robotics business will have grown to $46.4 billion by 2025. By 2019, analysts IDC had upped the ante, posting a valuation on the sector of $73 billion by 2022. The robots are definitely coming, so what can we possibly expect to see from robotics in logistics in the next 12 months and the impacts on the PSM industry? Click the image to see what can be expected…

  • Three Ways the World of Work has Improved Due to the Pandemic – While it would be easy to reflect on 2020 as a disastrous dumpster fire of a year, the reality is that the pandemic has changed the workplace for the better. And many of these modifications are likely to be permanent. This is undoubtedly difficult to appreciate from our current vantagepoint, but by the end of 2021 we will likely witness the seeds sown during the crisis begin to bear sustainable fruit. Click the image to read the entire story…

  • Paycheck Protection Program: Round 2 – The SBA, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, reopened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for First Draw PPP Loans the week of January 11, 2021. SBA began accepting applications for Second Draw PPP Loans on January 13, 2021. SBA is currently accepting Second Draw PPP loan applications from participating lenders. At least $25 billion is being set aside for Second Draw PPP Loans to eligible borrowers with a maximum of 10 employees or for loans of $250,000 or less. Click the image to get the complete details…

  • Sometimes Things Just Don’t Go As Planned: Edition 12 – This couple did not expect to encounter an assailant as soft and deadly as their new mattress. Already with a certain fearfulness, this woman tried to open the packaging of the a new modern brand of mattress’ with a knife, before being catapulted against the wall, pinned beneath it and ending up being the object of the laughter of her partner. No matter how hard you try, sometimes things just don’t go as planned. Click the image and watch this hilarious experience in the home…

  • Making Headlines – TimeLinx Added to the Sage Global MarketplaceTimeLinx today announced it has been added to Sage’s prestigious Global ISV Marketplace. The listing will provide unprecedented access to Sage’s global customer base through the company’s partner network of resellers, integrators, and consultants. After reporting the most successful year in over a decade, this announcement helps TimeLinx continue that momentum.. Click the image to read the press release…

  • Just Do the Math! – Want to know how quickly you can obtain a return on your investment using one of the mid-market’s leading PSM solution- TimeLinx? It is easy! Just download this simple ROI Calculator, input your applicable data-points and it factors a minimum 30% increase in efficiencies across your organization. The calculator will quickly illustrate how much money you will save per day and per year.. Click the image to get the complete details…

  • Top 10 Internet Hosting Providers for Small Businesses – Web hosting services come in all shapes and sizes. Shared hosting, dedicated hosting, VPS, managed hosting, server cores, different RAM, CDNs, SSL certificates. It’s endless. With experience managing hundreds of websites over the years and using first-hand experience, the authors of this article have prepared a complete summary and review of the Top 10 best ISPs for small business. Click the image to read the complete report…

  • Tips for Remote Selling During and After the Pandemic – COVID-19 has upended a number of industries and jobs. Among the professions that have been hardest hit are sales and business development, which have traditionally relied on face-to-face interactions to build networks and relationships. People who ply those trades have had to pivot to remote selling with mixed success. Click the image to read this compelling article with tips on successful remote sales tactics during and after the global pandemic…

  • Top 50 Private Equity Firms for Small Businesses

    – Private equity firms have been called all kinds of nasty names over the years: asset strippers, corporate raiders, vulture capitalists. Don’t be deterred by these labels. The PE firms making headlines over high-profile corporate bankruptcies such as Toys “R” Us are rarely the same investors who back small businesses. In fact, more and more companies are taking private equity investment. In the U.S., the number of PE-backed businesses is up 25 percent compared with 2018, according to research firm PitchBook. So don’t forget to call PE firms something else: business builders. Click the image to read the complete story…

  • Sometimes Things Just Don’t Go As Planned: Edition 11 – Throughout January and February, winter weather can cause severe damage to buildings, houses and commercial properties. Obviously, some locations have better contingencies for the ice, wind and snow than others but no matter how much preparation goes in to being safe from the ills of winter, sometimes things just don’t go as planned. Click the image to watch this video compilation of massive blocks of ice and snow fall from the roofs of building and the damage it causes…

  • 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 serve’s 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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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