Timelinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 108

This week, much of the world celebrates Valentine’s Day. Although traditions vary from country to country, the holiday inspires couples to share gestures of romance which has a big impact on the project and service industry. This edition of TimeLinx Talk highlights the economy of Valentine’s Day well as other industry related news. Enjoy the read and keep the feedback coming…

  • The Economy of Valentine’s Day – Valentine’s Day shoppers plan to set new spending records. They will add more than $27 billion to the economy, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s more than the record set in 2020. This gives a huge boost to retailers who cater to this market. It also points to rising consumer confidence. Click the image to read the complete story behind the economy associated with Valentine’s Day…

  • How to Avoid a Project Manager’s Worst Nightmare – 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…

  • Risks of Relying on Spreadsheets for Planning and Budgeting – When finance leaders want to start a planning and budgeting exercise, it is common for them to reach for their favorite spreadsheet. Spreadsheets are often the first tool of choice to store, manage, analyze, arrange, and present information for financial planning. Unfortunately, for many financial business processes, spreadsheets create a problem—inefficiency. And because spreadsheets can store financial data in a readily sharable way, there is a high risk of exposing confidential information. Click the image to read the complete report…

  • The Most Common and Critical Mistakes in Field Service – Let’s face it. Every business has its own challenges but when it comes to Field Service Management (FSM) organizations, it’s a herculean task for field service managers that involves multiple levels of coordination from the operations, to the field service teams, and all the way to the customers.

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  • Warranties: Your Obligations When the Work is Done – As a contractor, your legal obligations don’t end once a project is completed. Most contracts impose warranty requirements that can last a year or more after a project is handed over to the client. Knowing both the length of warranty called for on each job as well as the interplay of the law and your contract can help you avoid some common conflicts. Click the image to read the complete article…

  • What’s All the Talk About? Integrating Sage 100 Cloud and Sage CRM – If your organization still relies on spreadsheets and notes to manage customer-facing activities, you likely know there is a better way — Customer Relationship Management, or CRM. Perhaps you have a CRM application but aren’t fully realizing the benefits because there’s a disconnect between the application and Sage 100cloud. Click the image to read the complete story…

  • Sometimes Things Just Don’t Go As Planned : Edition 13 – In a season in which most fans were unable to get into the stadium, one made it onto the field of Super Bowl LV. With an estimated audience of nearly 100 million viewers, the television networks spend countless hours preparing and choreographing the sequence of events leading up to the game, the game itself and the post-game pageantry but sometimes things just don’t go as planned. Click the image to watch this hilarious video…

  • 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 – 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…

  • 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…

  • 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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