TimeLinx Talk Weekly Project and Service Newsletter – Edition 249

This week America recognizes all active and retired military personnel and this edition of TimeLinx Talk is dedicated to those veterans. This issue features articles on field service best practices, the expense associated with missed appointments, the history of Veteran’s Day as well as news from Sage, Infor and much more.  Enjoy the read and tell us what you think…

  • The History of Veteran’s Day  – What is Veterans Day? Veterans 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 the history of Veteran’s Day..

  • Missed Service Appointments : The Cost and the Cause – Missed appointments have always been frustrating, but they don’t just cause stress for customers and mobile operatives — they also add to the service backlog and increase costs for facility managers. Even a few years after the onset of the pandemic, slowdowns continue to beleaguer nearly every industry, including facility management. Facility managers are dealing with a backlog of repairs and service appointments. Click the image to read the complete article…

  • 12 Reasons Your Business Software Needs Application Maintenance and Support – The lifecycle of an application doesn’t end after its initial development and deployment. Instead, it enters a crucial phase of ongoing care: application maintenance. This is necessary for various reasons, such as ensuring the application can tackle new challenges, improving security, reducing costs, improving reputation, and more. In this guide, we will dive deep into the intricacies of application maintenance. Click the image for the entire story…

  • Potential Reasons Why Your Growing Business Needs a Cloud ERP Solution –  In the last 2 decades, businesses are evolving and growing faster as they have started to use advanced technologies and tools available over the Internet. An Enterprise Resource Planning system is one of the integration tools supporting the integration of various departmental functions, like HR operation handling, finance handling, etc., into a single system. Traditionally, companies would host the ERP on their local servers or private clouds but that is changing. Click the image to get all of the details…

  • The Underrated Heartbeat of Project Management: Humanity Over Algorithms – In the frenzied quest for technological advancement, we are often dazzled by the latest tools and AI solutions that promise to revolutionize industries. The profession of project management is no exception. Every blog, webinar, and workshop focuses on the new era of automation and AI-driven decision-making. But have we forgotten the heartbeat of every project?  As the famous saying goes, “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”  Click the image to read the complete story…

  • 5 Tips to Help You Become a More Effective Field Manager – As a field service manager, it’s your job to be as actively involved with your teams as you can be, helping guide them toward your business goals. That said, it’s critical to ensure that you use your time wisely. You shouldn’t have to spend hours of your day with boring paperwork or playing phone tag to check in with your teams. Empower your team by providing them with the necessary tools, resources, and accountability they need to succeed. Click the image to read this compelling article…

  • 5 Tips ( & Secret Hacks)  for Great Field Service Customer Experiences – In the past, all that mattered for service providers was to fix the problems that their customers called about. And that was it. End of the job. But in today’s competitive market, you have to think beyond just fixing the immediate problem and think of this as an introduction to a new customer for many jobs to come. You have to pay attention to the things that matter to your customer whenever you visit a client’s home Click the image to read the rest of the article…

  • 6 Best Practices for Purchasing Equipment to Be Used in the Field – So, you kicked the tires on a few new machines and think you may be ready to buy. We asked three equipment management experts to share their best practices when acquiring equipment. These experts provide insight into the following 6 components of decision making: financial, emotional, collaboration, short and term outcomes and warranties. If you are a decision maker for a service organization, you will want to click the image to read this insightful article about purchasing equipment for your field teams…

  • Sometimes Things Just Do Not Go As Planned : Edition 136  It is common knowledge that commercial aviation is the safest form of travel and one of the highest regulated industries in the world. Modern aircraft use the best technology and designed with the most advanced safety equipment available but sometimes things just do not go as planned. Recently, a JetBlue flight arriving at JFK from Barbados suddenly tipped backwards while people were deplaning and baggage was being removed from the storage area down below. Click the image to watch this shocking video…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 the end of the year, 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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