TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 201

Weekly Project and Service Management Newsletter

 This week America celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday which symbolizes the importance of family, friends and all of the things we have to be grateful for. This edition of TimeLinx Talk includes articles about the project and service industry as well as Thanksgiving trivia and updates from Sage and Infor. Enjoy the read and Happy Thanksgiving…

  • 9 Fun Facts About Thanksgiving -Happy Thanksgiving! As our marching bands prepare to take to the streets of cities all across America for the annual Thanksgiving Day parades, we dug up a few fun facts about Thanksgiving! Do you know what was served at the first Thanksgiving? How about how many calories are consumed on average on Thanksgiving Day? Test your knowledge with nine fun facts about Thanksgiving to share around the dinner table. Click the image and see how much you really know…

  • How Your Business Can Adapt to the Evolving Multi-Generational WorkForce and Make the Best of it –  Times are changing, and the global workforce is evolving quickly! Every day, we get introduced to disruptive innovations, changing geopolitical conditions, and unpredictable socioeconomic outcomes that have made it quite challenging for entrepreneurs to create a solid plan for the future. Click the image to read this compelling article about making the most of a multi-generational workforce…

  • Field Service Engineers are Becoming an Increasingly Scarce Resource – While embracing new technologies such as AR and AI to drive productivity is desirable, the reality is that in the shadow of a very real ageing workforce crisis, doing so may be a matter of survival for many field service organizationns. This article focuses on how technology enables a more effective and efficient iteration of service operations. Click the image…

  • 5 Field Service Trends to Watch in 2023 –

    With all that’s happened in the past couple of years, one thing’s for sure: field service has forever changed — and, in my opinion, for the better. Why? Well, perhaps never before have we seen service organizations innovating and accelerating the use of new operating models and advanced technologies that allowed field service to not only survive but to thrive.

    Click the image to read the compelling article about the future of FSM.

  • Project Management Trends – 2023 -There’s no denying that project management today looks different to how it did even 5 years ago. Project management trends shape our profession. We see technology evolving, new tools, consolidation, innovation and more. Trends come and go, or they stay with us and evolve into new ways of working that stick around and become “the way we do things around here. Click the image to get all of the details and what to look for in 2023 and beyond…

  • The Top 5 Cloud Computing Trends In 2023 – The ongoing mass adoption of cloud computing has been a key driver of many of the most transformative tech trends, including artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), and remote and hybrid working. Going forward, we can expect to see it becoming an enabler of even more technologies, including virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), the metaverse, cloud gaming, and even quantum computing. Click the image to read the complete article…

  • 14 Critical CRM Trends To Keep an Eye on in 2023 –

    CRM is a competitive, growing space. Everyone talks about providing best-in-class customer experiences, about CRM strategies and solutions, and about the vital role CRM plays in catapulting companies forward as marketplace demands intensify. So how can your organization know which shiny new objects are worth pursuing? We’ve pulled in research and asked industry experts for their take to provide insights you can apply at your own company. Click the image to get details…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 98 –  If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, you can expect six things to go wildly wrong, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans found that from cooking and preparing to serving their Thanksgiving Day meal, the average American says half a dozen things don’t go exactly as planned. Click the image to get the entire list of what commonly goes wrong and watch a hysterical Thanksgiving video…

  • 5 Things You Don’t Know About Veteran’s Day – Veteran’s 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 Veteran’s Day…

  • 8 Ways Technology Can Improve Field Service Productivity – Many customers share that improving field service productivity is one of the primary drivers for manufacturers choosing to implement a new field service solution — and it makes perfect sense. Field service technicians are often held up when dealing with customer issues or forced to drive back and forth from the office to the client due to process inefficiencies.

    Click the image to read the complete article…

  • Tips to Optimize Your Route Planning – Service providers  need to create a comprehensive strategy to maximize revenue from route optimization. You can focus on increasing overall operational productivity by optimizing vehicle utilization, capacity, and loading.

    To optimize vehicle utilization, determine time spent on the road, idle time, loading and departure time, maintenance, repair time and much more. Click the image to get all of the details…

  • Tips for Ensuring Dispatchers Maintain Scheduling for Field Personnel  The role of dispatch in the field service industry cannot go understated. Dispatchers are at the center of successful field service organizations. Many allusions to other professions can help us understand the critical and dynamic role dispatch teams fulfill in their support of a business’s operations. Click the image to get all the tips for elevating dispatch management and scheduling…

  • 10 Qualities of a Top Project Manager  Searching for a good project manager isn’t easy for an HR professional. Exceptional project managers with the right qualities are rare. When hiring a project manager, you need to search for several qualities, such as leadership and people-management skills, that indicate proficiency and dedication to the project manager role.  But what are the qualities of a good project manager?

    Click the image to learn about what characteristics make the best PM’s…

  • 5 Ways Asset Tracking Can Improve Your Profitability – These are just a few of the reasons why you might be losing critical dollars in business revenue. Field service businesses stand to lose thousands or even millions of dollars a year in some cases due to a lack of communication between their systems and processes. Asset Tracking is the answer. Through asset tracking, field service businesses can view all of their critical assets in one place. Click the image to read the complete article…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 97  A routine weekend fishing trip in the Bahamas is relatively common for Florida residents. It is a very short flight and many commuter and charter airline companies offer regularly scheduled flights from many locations across the state. Recently two men from Lakeland, Florida arranged such a trip but this one did not go as planned. Click the image to get all the details of a “trip gone wrong”…

  • TimeLinx is About to Celebrate 21st Anniversary  TimeLinx was founded in December of 2001 for a very simple reason… because we were tired of managing our projects and service delivery using 4 or 5 different systems. The way we were conducting business was mistake prone, time consuming and generally frustrating. We knew there had to be a better way and as a result we developed the TimeLinx Project and Service Management platform. More than two decades later we are proud to report that service companies are using our products around the world.Click the image to get all the details…

  • TimeLinx Investor Relations Presentation – All of the analysts agree that one of the fastest growing segments in software publishing is project and service management (PSM). The pandemic has accelerated  growth rates to nearly 30%. TimeLinx has been successfully servicing the global PSM market for nearly 20 years but in an effort to capitalize on this explosive growth, is seeking outside investment to accelerate a number of product development initiatives already underway at the company. Click the image for all 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 December 31st, 2022 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. Click the image to watch the short video and learn how you can become a TimeLinx business partner…

  • 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…

  • TimeLinx is Able to Offer Financing for All Purchases Across North and South America – TimeLinx 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 all of the tax and business benefits of technology financing…

  • Like, Share and Follow – TimeLinx 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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