TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 147

This week America recognizes all active and retired military personnel and this edition of TimeLinx Talk is dedicated to those veterans. This issue features articles on fulfilling sales commitments, the history of Veteran’s Day, the latest marketing trends, Sage and Infor news and much more. Enjoy the read and feedback is welcome…

  • The History of Veteran’s Day – What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans. However, most Americans confuse this holiday with Memorial Day, reports the Department of Veterans Affairs. What’s more, some Americans don’t know why we commemorate our Veterans on Nov.11. It’s imperative that all Americans know the history of Veterans Day so that we can honor our former service members properly. Click the image to read the fascinating story of the history of Veteran’s Day…

  • Delivering On Your Sales Team’s Promises: How CRM with an Integrated PSM Will Keep Your Clients Happy – Sales are only as good as the promises you keep. However, your commitments do not stop once you have closed the deal. That is only the start of your client-company relationship. So many projects hit roadblocks due to the inability to efficiently hand over a client from one internal team to the next. Companies rely on their CRM systems to manage their clients, only involving their ERP and PSM (Project and Service Management) solutions when needed. And they are seldom connected. Click the image to learn more…

  • Deloitte Identifies the Trends Upending Marketing

    The continuing COVID-19 pandemic is forcing brand leaders to holistically rethink their approaches to customer engagement and experience to remain competitive, Deloitte noted in its Global Marketing Trends Report, which identified seven trends unfolding in the marketing function. The click the image to get insight behind what Deloitte sees as the latest trends in marketing…

  • OSHA Releases COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance – Here’s What to Know – On Thursday, November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released the COVID-19 vaccination guidance, requiring employers with 100+ employees to mandate that their employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 or test for COVID-19 every week at minimum and wear a mask. In addition, the White House has made announcements as well. Click the image to get all of the details…

  • Who Ya Gunna Call? Field Services! – Because the author will never pass up an opportunity to write a truly strange article, and unironically loves Halloween, he wants to talk about Ghostbusters. The author is actually surprised that he hadn’t thought of ghostbusters previously when working his way through pop culture references. It is arguably the most field service-oriented film franchise of the last 40 years. For the uninitiated, the premise is shockingly simple: The Ghostbusters are ghost exterminators. Click the image to read this twist on field services…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 50 – The United States Air Force is often recognized as the most powerful military unit on the planet. The amount of training and preparation that goes into every mission is second to none. Unfortunately, sometimes things just do not go as planned. Recently, a C-17 crew was performing a routine exercise in advance of an upcoming airshow and the enormous plane stalls and is unable to recover. Click the link to watch this tragic video as the aircraft crashes about two miles from the airfield…

  • How Today’s Advancing Software Tools are Affecting Your Company’s Finance Team – In today’s digital age, anyone can start a company. However, those companies with tight controls over their finances will become the companies that stand out from the crowd and have longevity. You need to know what’s happening in every aspect of your company processes while simultaneously having the foresight to see what is to come and how you can adapt to potential issues. The click the image to read this compelling article…

  • 5 Enemies of Growth- What is Hitting Field Service Firms Hard? – Despite rapid growth, businesses with field-based teams reported three key issues that had materially hit their business in the past 12 months. COVID, rising material costs, new regulations, higher pinch points and rising debts are the main challenges service companies are facing. Demand and workloads are soaring. Essential costs are on the rise. Many firms have addressed these challenges by pushing hard to improve productivity. Click the image for all details…

  • 4 Ways to Leverage CRM to Win and Increase Operational Effectiveness – Customer Relationship Management (CRM) isn’t new to the world of business and businesses that tout that CRM is the “lifeline” or “backbone” are seeing benefits. How do they achieve these returns? The answer is businesses that place CRM at the heart of their operations use it as much more than just a tracking or data entry system. Companies that embrace CRM and achieve measurable returns are the ones that exercise patience and consistency. The click the image for complete details…

  • An Omnichannel Approach to Service Delivery?

    We already have the concept well defined in the contact center space. We offer our clients the most convenient route to connect that is right for them in their current situation. Could we replicate that idea across the whole service spectrum? Yet on the other, we are required to be subject matter experts leveraging our knowledge and experience. Does this mean we need to consider multiple variants of service offering? The click the image for all the details…

  • 6 Strategies for Hiring and Retaining Great Seasonal Employees – With the holidays just weeks ahead, it’s time to hire seasonal staff, if you haven’t already. Think most of the jobs are available in the tourism and hospitality industries? Guess again. Many jobs are available in all sectors with the top five being engineering, IT, customer service, office support sales, and manufacturing. Are you planning a seasonal hire? We have some tips to help. The click the image for complete details…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 49 – The science of news broadcasting is a combination of technology, narration, coordination, precision timing and attention to detail. Given all of the dependencies, the likelihood for gaffs, mistakes and bloopers runs high and sometimes things just do not go as planned. Click the image to watch this side splitting recording of a newscast where the anchor delivers the script in a very serious tone but misunderstands the context of what she is reading…

  • Press Release – TimeLinx is being Added to the Sage Africa and Middle East Marketplace – Earlier this year, TimeLinx Project and Service Management solution was added to the Sage Global Marketplaces in North America and the UK and then more recently Ireland. TimeLinx is now proud to announce it has been officially added to the Sage Africa and Middle east Marketplace as of October 11th, 2021 . The click the image for all of the complete details…

  • Press Release – TimeLinx PSM is being Added to the Sage Ireland Marketplace – Earlier this year, TimeLinx Project and Service Management solution was added to the Sage Global Marketplaces in North America and the UK and pleased to announce it will be added to the Sage Ireland Cloud Marketplace as well. Sage clients in Ireland with project and service business needs can now benefit from TimeLinx as well. Click the image to get all of the details and be redirected to the listing- Sage Ireland 3rd Party Marketplace – TimeLinx

  • Press Release – TimeLinx Project and Service Management Platform is added to the Sage Global Marketplace – North Andover, Mass., Jan. 25th, 2021 — TimeLinx, an industry leading project and service management software platform designed for the mid-market, today announced it has been added to Sage’s prestigious Global ISV Marketplace. After reporting the most successful year in over a decade, this announcement helps TimeLinx continue that momentum. The click the image for details…

  • Upgrade Your Infor CRM to the Latest Release and Take Advantage of New Features and Year-End Promotional Pricing- Upgrade Includes

    • 8.5 will include a project backup of the current CRM.
    • CRM model will be locked down – only CRM developers and bundles from CRM team can update.
    • All changes made by partners or customers will be stored separately from the base CRM.
    • And many more enhancements

    Click the image for complete details…

  • Maximize Your Business Potential with Sage 3rd Party Add-Ons – Every business wants to boost performance, streamline processes, and improve customer experience. This is where the Sage Business Cloud Marketplace can help. It is a curated selection of curated selection of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) apps that integrate with your Sage solution, including Sage CRM, Sage 100, Sage 300, and Sage X3. Click the image for complete details…

  • Inforum Digital 2021 Moved to January 2022 – Last month, Infor made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person event planned for Las Vegas and have reimagined the all-digital experience to make it even more valuable, engaging, and more convenient for clients and partners. The changes to the agenda will take some additional time to plan and so the dates for the event have been pushed back to January 2022.

    The hope is that attendees find sessions that address unique business challenges. Click the image to get all of the details…

  • COVI-19 Global Vaccine Tracker – As the world continues to pivot and adapt to life amidst a pandemic, the polarizing topic of vaccination has been a leading headline in the news everywhere on earth. With well over 200,000,000 cases of Corona Virus identified globally and more than 5,000,000,000 vaccines administered to date, a new Global Vaccine Tracker website has been created to illustrate the progress of each country’s administration of the vaccine. Click the l to view the results…

  • World Health Organization Realtime COVID-19 Dashboard – Unfortunately, with the variant, the number of cases of COVID-19 are on the rise again with fall right around the corner. The World Health Organization has published a real-time dashboard providing up to date data from around the world. Hover over any country in the world and review the latest stats and official information related to COVID-19. Click the image to review the dashboard…

  • Infor’s “Come Back Clean” Reinstatement Program – Have you been a long-time Infor customer but let your maintenance & support programs lapse only to realize the reinstatement fees are simply too expensive to justify? Well, we have an answer for you! From now until August 31st, 2021 you can literally save tens of thousands while protecting your software investment by taking advantage of the “Come Back Clean Program”. Click the image to get all of the details about the program…

  • 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…

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  • 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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