TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 239

TimeLinx Talk 

Weekly Project and Service Management Newsletter

As the month of August comes to a close and summer to an end, this edition of TimeLinx Talk  includes updates about the upcoming holiday schedule, articles about marketing a field service company, selection criteria for FSM software, updates from Sage, Infor and much more.  Enjoy the read and tell us what you think…

  • Special Labor Day Holiday Schedule -In recognition of the upcoming Labor Day Holiday, TimeLinx will be operating on a special schedule beginning Friday September 1st, 2023 through Monday September 4th, 2023. TimeLinx will return to normal hours of operation on Tuesday September 5th, 2023. The modified schedule will inevitably cause delays in service and response times. Click the image to get complete details on the hours of operation…

  • TimeLinx Sales & Marketing Tool Kit – July 2023 – Looking to familiarize yourself with the TimeLinx Project and Service Management platform? If so, then look no farther. This webpage is a comprehensive tool kit that include product demonstration videos, success stories, press releases, buying guides, features pages and much more. Click the image to get  access to all of the information you can ever want related to TimeLinx PSM…

  • 6 Marketing Tips for Any Field Service Company – Marketing your field service company can seem like a foreign notion. Let’s break it down into 6 tips that can help your business continue to grow. Understanding your customer is the first step to developing a strategic marketing plan. You can ask these two questions to help determine groups that you should focus on. Look at the customers that already do business with you. Understanding who they are can help you target a demographic that has proven lucrative for you. Click the image to read the complete article…

  • 5 Things to Consider Before Buying Field Service Software  – Picture this: you’re managing a business that relies on field workers, the company is growing rapidly, customers are calling left and right, and you’re on a hiring spree to keep up with demand. This is the honeymoon period, and more often than not, managers don’t realize how quickly that growth can turn into missed appointments, overworked employees, and poor cash-flow because of the added strain on inventory.  Click the image to read this compelling article…

  • 3 Topics to Discuss with Your Field Service Team at Your Next Staff Meeting -Staff meetings don’t have to waste time. When you meet with your technician team, you have the opportunity to reconnect and offer guidance that might improve field operations and bolster the bottom line. Organizing the meeting’s agenda, however, can be challenging since there could be a wide array of issues to address. There are some select action items that will always be relevant. Click the image to get the details…

  • TimeLinx Explained Under 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 and complete mobility that integrates to your ERP system you will want to watch this 3 minute video about TimeLinx PSM. Click the image to watch the brief video…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 127 – Airshows are a very popular summertime event. Often tens of thousands of people are entertained by amazing displays of skill and precision. Incredible amounts of preparation and practice are what make these events a success however sometimes things just do not go as planned. Last weekend, a pilot was demonstrating the power of former Russian Mig jet fighter at a Michigan airshow when one of the engines failed and was forced to eject and the aircraft crashed.  Click the image to watch this terrifying video…

  • Press Release -TimeLinx Wins the Summer 2023 Leader Award – August 7th, 2023– TimeLinx Software, a leading publisher of project and service management solutions, today announced that it has been awarded a Summer 2023 Leader Award by SourceForge, the world’s largest software and services review and comparison website. This award recognizes exceptional companies and products with outstanding user reviews that puts them in the top fifth percentile of highly reviewed products on SourceForge. Click the image to read the complete press release…

  • Trends and Transformation for 2023: The Future of Field Service – As the head of a field service company, your primary objective is to provide customers with fast, efficient, and effective repairs, but the usual way of doing business took an unexpected turn in 2020 due to COVID-19. In the blink of an eye, companies had to restrict — or in some cases, pause entirely — in-person field service visits. The global pandemic caused a massive disruption in the field service industry and companies were forced to pivot. Click the image to read the complete article…

  • The Future of Project Management: Future Trends and Skills  – Few would dispute that in the present complex world, businesses are facing increased competition and ongoing disruption from exponential technology boom, ever-demanding clients, market shifts and even social trends. Business success is no longer driven by any one single future of project management factor but requires multiple factors to be met. Smart organizations understand that proven project management practices lead to greater success. Click the image to read the full article…

  • The “Sickest Day of the Year” for American Workers is Coming Later this Month – If you haven’t used a sick day yet this year, you just might in a few weeks—if you’re like a good deal of American workers, anyway. Aug. 24 is the nation’s “sickest day of the year,” according to new research by leave management platform Flamingo Leave Tracker. The company analyzed five years’ worth of data, looking for the most common dates that workers call in sick. Click the image to read this compelling article…

  • TimeLinx Explained Under 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 and complete mobility that integrates to your ERP system you will want to watch this 3 minute video about TimeLinx PSM. Click the image to watch the brief video…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned: Edition 126 – A popular sport in Eastern Canada is bass fishing off the coast. Many of the veteran anglers take the sport very seriously, have all of the latest gear and on a good day can bring in over 100lbs of fish but sometimes things just do not go as planned. Last weekend a fisherman with over 20 years’ experience was out on his kayak and not having much luck until he hooked something big. Click the image to watch this terrifying video…

  • Follow TimeLinx on YouTube – Just last week TimeLinx announced the re-launch of our YouTube channel and the response has been great. The team continues to add new content to the site on a weekly basis in hopes that more of our clients and partners will follow us and stay up to date with all that we have to offer. If you have not done so, please click the image, navigate the site, add a “like”, leave a comment or even share some of the content you think others may be interested in…

  • How Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Project Management – Only 35% of projects today are completed successfully. One reason for this disappointing rate is the low level of maturity of technologies available for project management. This is about to change. Researchers, startups, and innovating organizations, are beginning to apply AI, machine learning, and other advanced technologies to project management, and by 2030 the field will undergo major shifts.  Click the image to read the complete story…

  • 5 Ways ChatGPT AI Can Transform Field Service Operations – ChatGPT is a hot topic as of late, and the buzz isn’t unfounded. There are huge opportunities for generative AI engines, such as GPT-4  that powers ChatGPT, to transform how things are done in a variety of industries, and field service is no different. The following five areas are great examples of how generative AI tools like ChatGPT can improve operations and even solve some of the field service industry’s toughest challenges. Click the image to read the article…

  • What is Working Capital -Understanding your business’s financial health is essential, but the terminology can sometimes feel overwhelming. If you’ve ever peered into the financials of a business, you’ve likely come across terms like “assets,” “liabilities,” and “working capital.” While these may seem like complex jargon, understanding them is vital to maintaining the financial health of your company.

    Today, we’re going to zero in on one of these critical terms: working capital. Click the image to get all the details…

  • Small to Medium Businesses to Benefit from Sage’s Expanded Partnership with Amazon Web Services – Sage – the leader in accounting, financial, HR and payroll technology for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) – today announces an expanded relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS), focused on helping SMBs speed up their digital transformation and benefit from the latest technology. The news marks first-time availability on AWS in the US for customers of award-winning accounting software Sage Intacct. Click the image to read the press release…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 125 – Boating is a very popular summer activity enjoyed by many regardless of if it is privately owned or chartered.  Modern watercraft are very safe, reliable and coast guard requirements mandate various safety equipment to ensure the well-being of passengers and crew but sometimes things just do not go as planned. Recently two brothers were fishing a few miles off the coast of Brielle, New Jersey and heard screaming coming from the water. Click the image to watch this terrifying video…

  • Follow TimeLinx on YouTube – Just last week TimeLinx announced the re-launch of our YouTube channel and the response has been great. The team continues to add new content to the site on a weekly basis in hopes that more of our clients and partners will follow us and stay up to date with all that we have to offer. If you have not done so, please click the image, navigate the site, add a “like”, leave a comment or even share some of the content you think others may be interested in…

  • TimeLinx Project and Service Management for Infor 3 Minute Video Overview – Are you an Infor customer with a services business? Do you wish you had better control of the scheduling and dispatching of your field service teams, work order management, time and expense management, asset and inventory management, project management, reporting, alerts and notifications and complete mobility? If you said yes, you will want to watch this 3 minute video about the TimeLinx Project and Service solution for Infor. Click the image to view…

  • Let’s Meet for a Virtual Cup of Coffee – Do you enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning to get your work day started? Is your company in the service industry and you wish you could improve efficiencies, maximize profits, minimize mistakes and provide better customer experiences? If you answered “yes” to both of those questions, let’s schedule a 30 minute  “Virtual Cup of Coffee Meeting” with a member of our team to discuss how the  TimeLinx Project and Service Management Platform can help. Click the image for the details…

  • The Power of a Partnership – The TimeLinx Partner Advantage Program – The project and service management industry is experiencing record growth and now is the time for technology consulting firms to take advantage of the opportunity.  With over 20 years of delivering award winning project and service management solutions for mid-market companies around the world, TimeLinx would welcome the  prospect of partnering with any CRM, ERP or business process solutions providers. Click the image for the details…

  • 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..

  • 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 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 1,000 industry related stories, a million clicks and readership asking for a complete archive and an easy way to reference all of the great content published in the last 48 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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