TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 219

Welcome to the month of April and the week where much of the world celebrates the Easter holiday. This edition of TimeLinx Talk includes the feature article of the week about the billing modes in TimeLinx, updates on the new partnership between Sage and Major League Baseball, the history of the Easter holiday in America, updates from Sage, Infor and much more. Happy Easter to everyone and enjoy the read and tell us what you think…

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  • Feature Article of the Week

    Leaving Money on the Table? The 5 (or 6) “Billing Modes” in TimeLinx Eliminate That (Part 1 of 2)  – We know when we’ve “left money on the table” but usually all we can do is move forward and accept it. In the case of doing customer work, you’ve left money on the table because doing work at multiple rates is difficult to manage. But TimeLinx was built to overcome that. Click the image to read this compelling article…

  • Sage is an Official Partner of Major League Baseball and Celebrating Open Day in Style

     – TimeLinx has been proud to partner with Sage for over 20 years and was excited to learn about the partnership Sage entered into with Major League Baseball late last year. Opening Day has finally arrived and Sage is celebrating the event in style and even invited several customer across the country to enjoy the celebration with them. Click the image to read the entire story and watch a very entertaining video…

  • Prepare Your Field Service Company for the Busy Season – For many regions, warm weather is just around the corner! And for many field service businesses, rising temperatures mean the return of the busy season. Preparing now for those approaching hectic months will help streamline your field service company before your team has a full load. Let’s unpack a few tips you can jump on now to help prepare your field service company for a successful busy season. Click the image to read the entire article…

  • 10 Project Management Best Practices You Must Know – There’s a reason why project managers brood skepticism when you tell them you expect every step of your original project plan to be completed on time and within budget. Even if you follow all of the essential project management best practices, there’s still the potential of something going off track. Projects are tough to finish and the PMI Pulse of the Profession survey highlights this challenge. Click the image to get all of the details…

  • History of Easter Traditions and Celebrations 

    The history of Easter celebrations is a colorful one, and most of them have little, if anything, to do with Christian beliefs, Jesus or his resurrection, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t a lot of fun. From Easter ham to the Stations of the Cross, here are the origins of some of your favorite Easter traditions. Maybe they will give this year’s celebrations even more meaning for you and your family. Click the image to learn all about the origins of many of the Easter traditions in America…

  • Sometimes Things  Just Do Not Go As Planned: Edition 110 – As the Easter holiday approaches, children eagerly await the magical arrival of the Easter Bunny and the decorative baskets of candy and eggs he leaves behind but seldom does anyone ever ask the origins of this holiday hero. Today, the holiday is largely commercialized and people will stop at nothing to surprise their children. Click the image to watch this hysterical Easter Bunny video gone wrong…

  • How to Get Started Using GANTT Charts – GANTT charts are an excellent tool for managing projects/jobs of all types across most industries.  In my previous post, I discussed using Baseline and Critical Path functions in a GANTT chart. But if that’s too advanced a stage for you right now and you are just getting started with GANTT charts, here are 10 recommendations to help you along. Click the image to read the complete story…

  • 5 Reasons to Get Connected: CRM and FSM Integration – If you’re looking into field service management (FSM) technology to upgrade your organization’s field service practices and processes, chances are you’ve also looked into or have already upgraded your customer relationship management (CRM) system. Major benefits for both include the elimination of manual processes and human error, and the ability to have more complete information in order to serve your customers better. Click the image to read this compelling article…

  • How To Combine FSM, CRM, ERP Software For the Best Results –  Most businesses have heard of CRMs by now. Customer relationship management software has become essential to the operational efficiency of most digital companies. Field service management (FMS) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software remain mythical to most. Yet, there’s no good reason why businesses shouldn’t be using field service management and enterprise resource planning software. Click the image to read the entire story…

  • ERP & FSM Software: Why You Need Both for Field Service – Managing a field service workforce can be a complicated balancing act, especially without the right tools. Many organizations with a field service component use an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to support their field operations, service delivery, and overall workforce. But field service businesses that only use an ERP system may face unnecessary challenges or miss out on important efficiencies that could help field workers and customers. Click the image to read the story…

  • No Escape from Telephones – No escape from telephones’, this 1953 prediction actually comes true. In 1953, a telephone company chief predicted that there’ll be no escape from telephones in the future. “There’ll Be No Escape in Future From Telephones” reads the title of a newspaper clipping that has been making rounds on social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter. Published in the Tacoma News Tribune in 1953, the article written by the Associated Press (AP) quotes Mark R. Sullivan, President, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company as he predicts the following about future telephones. Click the image to read this amazing story…

  • Comprehensive Product Demonstration of TimeLinx SmartMobile Version 3– The new TimeLinx disconnected SmartMobile  application offers service organizations a new way to arm mobile workforces with the power of complete Field Service Management. Increase customer experiences by equipping field personnel with an industry leading mobile solution. The app was designed to work in both offline and online modes. Click the image to watch a comprehensive product demonstration and see if SmartMobile is for your service organization…

  • TimeLinx Project and Field Service Management Product Overview and Demonstration – If you operate a services organization and looking for a full featured project and field service management solution including scheduling and dispatching, work order management, time and expense management, asset and inventory management, project management, service management, reporting and complete mobility you will want to click the image to watch this comprehensive product overview and demonstration of the platform …

  • TimeLinx Project and Field Service Management Product Demonstration -If you operate a services organization and looking for a full featured project and field service management solution including scheduling and dispatching, work order management, time and expense management, asset and inventory management, project management, service management, reporting, alerts and notifications and complete mobility you will want to click the image to watch this brief product demonstration of the platform..

  • TimeLinx Project and Service Management Explained in 3 Minutes -If you are looking for a full featured project and service management solution including scheduling and dispatching, work order management, time and expense management, asset and inventory management, project management, service management, reporting, alerts and notifications and complete mobility you will want to watch this 3 minute video about TimeLinx PSM. Click the image to watch…

  • 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 – TimeLinx has a 20 year track record of developing award winning project and service solutions for the mid-market and although the business has experienced tremendous growth the last 2 years, the company is seeking outside investment to accelerate growth and bring the latest products to market. Click the image to review the TimeLinx Investor Center and submit an inquiry…

  • 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…

  • 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 TimeLinxsets 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…

  • 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 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 all of the tax and business benefits of technology financing…

  • TimeLinx Content Archive – With hundreds of newsletters, thousands of blog posts, more than 800 industry related stories, 50,000 downloads and readership asking for a complete archive and an easy way to reference all of the great content published in the last 36 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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