TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 220

Nearly half way through the month of April and we have reached the busiest time of the year for service companies. This edition of TimeLinx Talk includes the feature article of the week, the pros and cons of hosted vs. on-premise software, updates from Sage, Infor and much more.  Enjoy the read and tell us what you think…

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  • Feature Article of the Week

    Using Utilization Measurements to Achieve Your Service Business Goals  – What is Utilization? Utilization is a crucial metric for service businesses to measure. It helps companies understand how effectively they are using the resources they choose to measure, including staff, vehicles, equipment, tools, and others.  Ultimately, how efficiently they are delivering their services to customers. Click the image to read the complete story…

  • Why Hybrid Models are Trending for SaaS Companies  – Hybrid billing is an increasingly popular pricing model for SaaS companies. Merging two or more billing models has an obvious draw since it can help companies start simple with a PLG billing model, and then expand to more complex, higher ACV contracts. That’s a large part of the appeal of hybrid billing, though there are certainly other benefits, such as enhancing customer convenience, ensuring long-term profitability, and drawing new users to products.

    Click the image to get the complete story…

  • Cloud vs On Premise Software. Which Is Right For Your Business with Difference – Cloud computing has revolutionized the way businesses store data. In the past, organizations could only use on-premise storage to host websites and applications on their servers. With cloud computing, companies can access their information anywhere, anytime. You can also collaborate on documents with other team members using the cloud. Additionally, cloud computing allows companies to avoid managing their servers. Click the image to get all of the details…

  • Why You Need to Think Beyond Traditional Business Metrics –  The finance department is a hub of strategic and operational insight in most businesses. But while they absorb high volumes of data, the outputs tend to be small and periodic, such as ‘revenue earned against targets for the third quarter’. Getting this information periodically, although important for business management, means that, by the time the business responds, it might be too late. Click the image to read this compelling article…

  • Key Field Service Management Software Features You Must Have – Managing a field service workforce involves days filled with job schedule complaints, work orders and endless emails. Without a means to organize and manage these processes, your job can turn into the stuff of nightmares. And if you don’t already take advantage of field service management software, this is likely your reality. Let’s take a look at some field service software basics before diving into features and capabilities. Click the image to get all of the details…

  • Why did Elon Musk change the Twitter logo to Dogecoin? – On Monday, Twitter’s blue bird icon disappeared from the top of its website and was replaced by the head of an enigmatic-looking shiba inu dog. But it’s no ordinary shiba inu. Rather, it portrays “doge” — a meme that has come to represent a cryptocurrency with which Elon Musk, the billionaire who bought Twitter for $44 billion in October, has had a long and complicated history. Click the image to read this complete story…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do No Go As Planned: Edition 111  – Golf is a sport enjoyed by millions of people around the world. The difficulty and challenge of the game is often dictated by the location of the course. Some of the most spectacular golf course are located in coastal location and therefore the wind, the weather and the foliage can make a touch course even tougher. Even the most prepared golfers can find themselves in a bind and sometimes things just do not go as planned. Click the image to watch this hysterical video…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 – 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 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 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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