Decision Analytics. Home of the LawsonGuru.

Decision Analytics provides results-oriented consulting, software development and support services to a number of diverse organizations, and is continually evolving to support many of the information technologies employed throughout organizations.

Decision Analytics focuses on Lawson technical projects, and specializes in reporting,  customization/modification, data conversion, and integration.

Our philosophy is to help clients quickly achieve results, and solve specific problems. In other words, we don't "camp-out" at a client for a long engagement!

 

   

John Henley Owner/President

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  • Consulting for Lawson Software products, including:
    • Lawson S3 Applications
    • Lawson System Foundation (LSF9) / Infor 10 Workspace / Ming.le
    • Lawson Business Intelligence (LBI)/Crystal Reports
    • Lawson Design Studio
    • Lawson ProcessFlow Integrator / Infor Process Automation
  • Lawson Complementary Products:
    • Crystal Reports/Business Objects and FormScape
    • Lawson Enhancements
      • SpeedApplyAR for Lawson
      • DecisionReporter
      • DecisionCube-IT
      • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Enterprise Application Integration
  • Business Process Analysis/Reengineering
  • Information Systems Management/DBA
  • Custom Application Development
  • Microsoft technologies (OLEDB/ADO, .NET, etc.)
  • Unix:AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, etc.
  • Windows 2000/2003
  • Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Informix
  • COBOL
  • Digital OpenVMS
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What Do Clients Say about Decision Analytics and John Henley?

All the Skills of a Larger Firm


“We have found that John possesses in one person all of the skills that a larger systems integration firm would have in its entire department.”

Brian Miller
Senior Application Analyst
Ciraden, Inc.


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John is the total package


“John is the total package--he has superior technical and functional expertise, as well as great interpersonal skills, comprehensive documentation and dedication and commitment to his clients.”

Deborah McDevitt
HRIS
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


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Clear Advantage over other “pure IT” Consultants


"John Henley of Decision Analytics has the clear advantage over other “pure IT” consultants in that he understands business processes. He offers the rare combination of a strong technology background and the ability to provide business solutions that actually function as intended."

David Price
Manager of Strategic Systems
HealthPlan Services, Inc.


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An Important Part of our Implementation Team


“John Henley's knowledge of the Lawson system and his wide range of technical skills make John an important part of our implementation and support team. John has been a positive interface between Watson Wyatt and Lawson support. John has also played an important role in our custom report development, not only by providing detailed design requirements, but also by reviewing other developer's code and suggesting changes that have resulted in a dramatic increase in report performance. We plan to continue using John Henley as a resource on our team.”

Patti Crooke
Manager Financial Systems
Watson Wyatt Worldwide


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The Best Consultant--Inside and Outside of Lawson


“John Henley, of Decision Analytics, is the first person I touch base with when it comes to any Lawson challenge or opportunity. I've been working with John for over 10 years and he has always been there for us, whether it's with a technology or business application concern he has provided a solution in a timely and economic manner! John is the best consultant I've ever worked with--inside and outside of Lawson Software!”

Pat Rooney
Director, Technical Development
National Wildlife Federation


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Innovative Solution Options


“Thorough explanations of why, the providing of innovative solution options, and precise deployment tasks lists are but some of John's trademarks.”

Eric Tu
Software Engineer
The College Board


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Our Lawson Consultant of Choice


“His professional performance, quick response time, and business knowledge have made him our Lawson consultant of choice.”

Brian Miller
Senior Application Analyst
Ciraden, Inc.


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Exceeded our Expectations


“John's skills, knowledge, and dedication exceeded our expectations.”

Eric Tu
Software Engineer
The College Board


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An Instrumental Part of our Lawson Implementation


“John Henley of Decision Analytics has been an instrumental part of GRCI's continued efforts on our Lawson implementation. John is extremely knowledgeable about the Lawson product--its functionality and data structures, which facilitates discussions regarding issues and potential solutions. His solutions to our issues have been first-rate custom programs and reports that satisfied the original requirements.”

Laura Gallagher
Enterprise Systems Director
GRC International


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Invaluable in our Implementation


“His knowledge of Lawson apps and how they integrate, as well as his expertise in all the supporting technologies, has proven invaluable in our implementation.”

Bob Hillier
Director, Information Systems
Vinnell Corporation


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The 'Go-To' Guy


“John is the ‘go-to’ guy whenever we have problems or questions—he has always come through for us with a solution.”

Bob Hillier
Director, Information Systems
Vinnell Corporation


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Overwhelming Technical and Business Knowledge


“The flexibility of Decision Analytics’ service offerings, the quality of John Henley's work, and the extent of his technical and business knowledge are positively overwhelming.”

Chris Brown
Manager, Information Systems & Telecommunications
Montgomery General Hospital


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Business Savvy, Tech Knowledge, and Dev Experience


“With a unique combination of business savvy, technical knowledge, and software development experience, John is always a can-do performer with superior judgment. I plan to continue his involvement in every firm I am called on to fix in the future.”

Bob Kaplan
Sr. Vice President
WebMD Envoy


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Consultations Instrumental to our Success


“John's consultations were instrumental to our success. We will continue to utilize John's exceptional talents in our future projects to ensure maximum project ROI.”

Eric Tu
Software Engineer
The College Board


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This Missing Link


“The level of effort to implement Lawson has been sizable. We have had a number of Lawson consultants assisting in the process—ranging from project coordinators to application specialists to technical specialists. What was lacking was anybody that had the knowledge and experience to put it all together. John Henley of Decision Analytics has done that for us.”

Bob Hillier
Director, Information Systems
Vinnell Corporation


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Able to See the Full Picture


“His previous experience with other clients, as well as GRCI, has allowed him to analyze both the technical aspects of system functionality and the business processes surrounding this functionality. As the one who is obtaining the task requirements as well as coding any solutions, he is able to see the full picture, and create solutions that are very user-friendly. He has arrived at solutions for GRCI that have created efficiencies in many processing areas.”

Laura Gallagher
Enterprise Systems Director
GRC International


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Within Budget and Time Constraints


“Within budget and time constraints, we were able to complete complex upgrade projects and implement innovative solutions.”

Eric Tu
Software Engineer
The College Board


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Vast Lawson Knowledge and Experience


"His vast Lawson knowledge and experience were obvious from the beginning. We presented John with what we perceived to be a very complex reporting request with many user options. John made the request seem simple. He brainstormed the possibilities with us, without talking over our heads, and returned to us a fabulous reporting tool. His response time is outstanding and we deemed the project a success!”

Kim Huffman
HRIS Specialist
The Fountains Retirement Communities


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Thanks for the Prompt Response


"Just a quick word of thanks for the prompt response to last week's Lawson dilemma. You have always managed to correctly diagnose and remedy extraordinary situations that occur within our Oracle environment, especially when Lawson Global Support tells us to ’speak to your Oracle DBA--our maintenance doesn't cover database issues’. "

Jonathan Schwartz
Project Manager
Century 21 Department Stores


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Efficient, responsive, professional and a pleasure


“It has been such a pleasure to work with John Henley over the past 3 years. Not only is he one of the most knowledgeable Lawson resources I have come across, he is efficient, responsive, professional and a pleasure to work with!”

Deborah McDevitt
HRIS
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


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