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February 2010

The LawsonGuru Letter
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
In This Issue
Avoiding Absence Management Mishaps
IC04 GL Category Receipt Offset
Dumping out Identity information for Users in Lawson Security
LBI rollout to Power Designers
Financial statement performance
Worthwhile Reading
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Quote of the Issue
"Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead."
-- Erma Bombeck
Avoiding Absence Management Mishaps
Independent Consultant Phil Simon shares some lessons on Absence Management setup.
Welcome to the latest issue of The LawsonGuru Letter, a free newsletter providing provocative commentary on issues important to the Lawson Software community.  The LawsonGuru Letter is published by-and is solely the opinion of-John Henley of Decision Analytics.
IC04 GL Category Receipt Offset
Can someone please explain to a non-finance person how the receipt offset account works?  Read More...
Dumping out Identity information for Users in Lawson Security
Has anyone had any luck dumping out identity information, specifically requester identities from the Lawson Security Module.  Read More...
LBI rollout to Power Designers
We are in the process of completing our LBI dev server with the intent of allowing a small group of power designers to build reports, SN, Dashboards in DEV. If you have rolled this out to a group like this, other than a standard promotion process, what are the big gotcha's that you can share.  Read More...
Financial statement performance - RW100 as data source vs. Crystal direct to tables
Should financial statements be built using RW100 and published to Crystal or built from scratch in Crystal to ensure the best performance?  Read More...
Thanks for joining us this month. 


John Henley
Decision Analytics

Worthwhile Reading
Disaster-Proofing IT After Katrina
When Hurricane Katrina roared its murderous path into Mississippi and Louisiana in August 2005, the howling winds and punishing rains destroyed lives, homes and businesses-and temporarily blinded Lady Justice in Gulfport, Miss.
Baseline Magazine, January 25, 2010
Keen to Be Lean
Desperate to cut costs, hospital CFOs are turning to an unlikely source: the "lean management" principles championed by manufacturers.
CFO Magazine, December 2009
10 Principles for Successful Work-Life Balance
Leadership coach Mike Hawkins offers 10 tips for balancing workplace pressures with life responsibilities.
CIO Insight, January 2010

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