TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 111

Welcome to the month of March. As the first quarter of 2021 comes to an end and authorities continue make progress fighting the pandemic, this edition of TimeLinx Talk features new product offerings, software licensing advice, insight in to web hosting as well as Sage and Infor news. Enjoy the read and keep the feedback coming…

  • New TimeLinx Module: Pre-Sales Labor Tracking

    How often do you deploy expensive resources to research information or solution requirements for a prospect in order to produce a quotation. In fact, many of TimeLinx’ customers spend weeks and months to put all the details together for large projects. Perhaps just putting the quote itself together takes a lot of time, even after the expensive consultants and engineers have provided all the numbers and specs needed for your quote staff or salespeople to create and deliver the actual quote. Click the image to learn more…

  • Perpetual vs. On Premise Software Licensing – Things have changed quite a bit since the introduction of the subscription license option was introduced a number of years ago. Today, the difference in product features and capabilities between a “classic” perpetual license versus a subscription license has widened. Here’s a closer look at the difference between Subscription vs Perpetual license. Click the image to gain insight…

  • FREE Webinar – Deep Learning vs. Profound Wisdom – While the current wave of “Deep Learning” business applications is showing some success, its potential is limited to its heavy reliance on data and the fact that it often ignores the fundamental principles of System Thinking, Lean Operations, and Agile Management—a concept captured in W. Edward Deming’s phrase, “Profound Wisdom.” Click the link to register for this FREE webinar on the topic…

  • 7 Steps to Building a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace – Diversity and inclusion are fast becoming a key priority for many businesses. However, there’s still little progress made. There’s a global racial problem in the workplace and – more importantly – HR and People teams can do something about it. Click the image to read this compelling article with steps companies can take to create a more inclusive workplace…

  • Infor and the Amazon Web Services Partnership – Infor has over 70,000 clients around the globe but their success would not be possible without the help of Amazon Web Services. Hear from Infor’s executive team on how Infor’s strategic partnership with AWS provides enterprise customers with a sustainable operational advantage across multiple industries. Click the image to watch a video featuring the Infor executive team and their views on the partnership with Amazon Web Services…

  • Sometimes Things Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 15 – Despite state of the art technology, advanced engineering and countless hours of preparation to operate an airline, predicting and conquering the elements will always present challenges for pilots and crew and sometimes thing do not go as planned. Click the image and watch this short video of massive aircraft attempting to land in inclement weather…

  • Faster than a Bullet IT Response Times – Great business leaders recognize that nothing is more important than the value of time, particularly in the middle of a pandemic. Coming up with ways to create efficiencies throughout the business is a cornerstone to success and one obvious but often overlooked is shortening “IT Response Times”. Configuring software with the appropriate hardware and infrastructure can drive anywhere from 3%-10% efficiencies throughout a work-day. Click the image to gain insight…

  • Getting Your Schedulers and Dispatchers Organized – The scheduling and dispatching office for a field service operation is where the job process starts. It is always critical for dispatchers to be highly organized and with manual processes it can be difficult to maintain that organization. When dispatchers are disorganized it leads to missed appointments, double booking techs, losing paperwork, poor customer service, and when trying to fix these issues it will lead to missed opportunities for more jobs. Click the image to gain insight…

  • Email List Growth Management – According to the “Direct Marketing Association”*, good list management facilitates message delivery and more importantly will help build consumer trust. In that respect, sending e-mail to addresses that don’t or no longer exist is regarded as the type of “bulk blast” behavior typical of spammers. Click the image to read this insightful article…

  • Avoiding Pitfalls of a Recall in a Global Supply Chain – In June 2020 and the middle of a pandemic, the FDA alerted consumers about a voluntary recall of hand sanitizer that potentially contained methanol (wood alcohol), which could be toxic when absorbed into the skin or ingested. This drew a great deal of attention and the companies that produced the sanitizers found themselves being scrutinized for the way they handled matters. Click the image to read how to avoid these pitfalls…

  • What Businesses Need to Know About the 2nd Round of the PPP – The Treasury Department has reopened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), following new guidance on the small business forgivable loan program. The new terms aim to quell the earlier criticisms of the relief effort. Now that the SBA is far better prepared to manage this program than they were in the first round, click the link below to read this very compelling article about what to expect for the second round….

  • Sometimes Things Just Don’t Go As Planned : Edition 14 – A commercial aircraft combines the most advanced technology with some the most sophisticated engineering in the world which enables a 90,000 pound piece of machinery to lift off the ground, but even with all of the checks and balances that go in to the manufacturing process, sometimes things just don’t go as planned. Click the image to watch this video shocking video of a recent aviation mishap…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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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