TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 148

At the halfway point in November, service organizations must adjust to shorter days, inclement weather and the complexities of the upcoming holiday schedule. This issue of TimeLinx Talk includes articles about field service KPI’s, best practices for ERP selection, time tracking as well as vendor news and much more. Enjoy the read and feedback is welcome…

  • Tracking Time: Why it is so Essential to Your Profitability– Time tracking. Just the thought of it can get employees riled up. Thoughts of micro-managing and privacy intrusion immediately spring to mind. However, time tracking is invaluable for both employers and employees, and the benefits should not be ignored. Time tracking may not be something that every company does, but it most certainly should. Click the image to read this compelling article about this often overlooked business element that can save a company thousands…

  • How an ERP Ecommerce Integration Can Help Your Business – An ERP ecommerce integration connects your ERP and ecommerce website. It usually includes three components: an ERP, a website, and middleware that connects them. This article explains how an ERP integration works, the different types of integrations, the benefits of an ERP ecommerce integration, and how to choose the right integration for your business. Click the image to read…

  • The ERP Selection Process: Building Goals Based on Your Business Drivers – Now that you’ve built your power team for the ERP selection process, what’s next? Time to begin building your case. To do that, you must first establish ERP goals based on your specific business needs. It is important to envision how the technology can be leveraged to improve activities not only within your business but also across the ecosystem your business serves. Click the image to read…

  • Measure What Matters- 2022 Services Benchmark Report – An analysis of field service performance and customer satisfaction in a year of talent shortages, COVID service pivots and shifting customer demands. This comprehensive data report. Presented by Aquant analyzed how service organizations and their workforces measured up against the key industry benchmarks. Click the image to download the complete report…

  • Inforum Digital Session Catalog – Inforum 2021 was rescheduled for January 25th – January 26th 2022 to an all-digital experience. Whether you want to make a large-scale transformation or learn how to optimize your investment, Inforum Digital offers sessions that inspire change. Infor has gathered some of the best industry experts out there to identify and address topics designed to help business challenges. Start exploring the Inforum Digital Session Catalog by clicking the image…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 51 – Flying an ultra-light aircraft is an exhilarating but risky experience. These airplanes are easily impacted by weather and have very light and fragile framework that would not provide passengers much protection in the event of an accident. Given the risks, an ultra-light pilot must take every precaution before take-off to manage safety but sometimes things just do not go as planned. Click the link below and be surprised as the pilot is startled by the appearance of an uninvited passenger aboard his plane…

  • 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…

  • Transforming Workflows in to Profits White Paper – An organization must identify its own optimized workflow process before implementing technology. Streamlining your time and billing processes will have a substantial and immediate effect on overall profitability and return on investment. Click the image to download the white paper …

  • 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…

  • 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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