TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 150

Welcome to December! This edition of TimeLinx Talk represents another milestone with circulation exceeding 2.75 million and includes articles about the undiscovered benefits of PSM, best practices in project management, the latest trends in service management as well as updates from Sage and Infor. Enjoy the read and feedback is welcome…

  • The Undiscovered Benefits of Project and Service Management Automation – Project and service management (PSM) automation is to service industries what the wheel was to society at large—utterly game-changing and so obviously fit-for-purpose. It seems like more of a ‘discovery’ than an ‘invention.’ Yet many service-industry companies haven’t quite discovered the indispensable benefits of PSM automation. When it comes, it’s a ‘eureka!’ moment worth savoring. Click the image and enjoy the read…

  • Global Field Service Management Market (2021 to 2026) – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts – The Global Field Service Management Market (henceforth referred to as the market studied) was valued at USD 2.85 billion in 2019, and it is expected to reach USD 7.10 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 15.4%, during the period, 2021-2026. FSM firms are experiencing pressure to effectively lead teams and ensure safety compliance with the outbreak of COVID-19. Click the image to read the article…

  • 9 Tips to Encourage Collaboration in the Workplace – “Ugh, they just don’t get it.” How many times have you heard this whispered—or worse— by disgruntled employees who feel like other teams in the company aren’t playing by the same rules, committed to the same mission, or even playing on the same team? The problem—effective collaboration across departments—is more common than you think. Click the image to read the complete article…

  • 11 Project Management Best Practices You Need to Follow Right Now – Projects play an important role in an organization’s overall success. With the increased competition in modern industries, companies expect project teams to perform consistently and at a rapid pace. Only through effective project management practices, your performance can become better, faster, and more efficient when compared with the previous results. Click the image to read…

  • Enhancing Integration to Bridge the Gap Between Sales and Accounting – Over the past 20 years, CRM systems have evolved from a computerized Rolodex (yes, remember when there was such a thing?) to a fully integrated system. No longer are users, typically salespeople, seeking to just track contact information; they are demanding more data in the system to provide better insight on customer behavior. Click the image to read…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 53 – In today’s modern distribution centers, the combination of technology, heavy equipment, business engineering and workflow allows for billions of dollars of commerce to exchange every day. Unfortunately, sometimes things just do not go as planned. Recent security camera footage captures a forklift inadvertently run into a shelving structure and the rest will shock you. Click the image to watch this terrifying video…

  • Thanksgiving Holiday Hours – In recognition of the Thanksgiving Holiday, TimeLinx has special holiday business hours Wednesday through Friday. Business hours are:

    • Wednesday 11/24/2021 – 8:00AM EST- 1:00PMEST
    • Thursday 11/25/2021- Closed
    • Friday 11/26/2021- Closed
    • Monday 11/29/2021 – Resume Normal Hours

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  • What’s the Real Difference Between CRM and PSM? (And why CRM needs PSM) – Few people these days are Googling “what is a Customer Relationship Management solution?” known simply as a ‘CRM.’ If you’re sitting in your office as you read this, then chances are you’re just a few clicks away from yours. When it comes to answering the question ‘what is a project and service management solution, not as many people know that answer. Click the image to learn how these solutions work together…

  • 25 Fun Facts About Thanksgiving – Thanksgiving traditionally revolves around family, food and (at least in my house) football. And while some of us are spending entirely too much time making spreadsheets of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes — things like turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie — it’s possibly even more important to remember how the holiday actually started, as well as the diverse ways we celebrate it today. Click the image read…

  • 6 Ways Technology Can Make Thanksgiving Better – Only a couple of days are left until that most American of holidays, Thanksgiving, when friends and family gather to feast and give thanks for all that we are blessed with in life. The one thing everyone agrees on this Thanksgiving? That we should at least try to take a technology break. For once, wouldn’t it be nice if we could all power down our computers, stash the smartphone until picture time, and disconnect for a day? But technology can actually bring us together on Thanksgiving. Click the image to read…

  • Qmulus Announces the Latest Release of Qnect 200 – Earlier this year, TimeLinx and Qmulus announced the formation of a strategic partnership and today, we are pleased to share that Qmulus about to release the latest version of Qnect 200. In this release Sage clients and partners will notice many new enhancements and features added to the product. Click the link to watch the short promotional video…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Thanksgiving Edition 52 – Americans associate the Thanksgiving Holiday with large family gatherings, hearty meals with turkey and stuffing, football games and the start of the holiday season. All of these activities include a great deal of preparation and sometimes things just do not go as planned. Click the link to watch this short video of the most common Thanksgiving fails…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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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