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September 2010

The LawsonGuru Letter
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
In This Issue
HR Dashboard
IT Staffing Model Comparison
ESS Direct Deposit - Multiple Accounts
EDI 856 with Office Supply Vendor
Worthwhile Reading
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"Adventure is just bad planning."
-- Roald Amundsen

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.
HR Dashboard
Can anyone give me examples of items to place on a Dashboard for Human Resources?  Read More...
IT Staffing Model Comparison
I'm curious as to the IT staffing model for Lawson administration. Here's our profile ... I'd like to get in touch with other clients facing staffing challenges and compare notes.  Read More...
ESS Direct Deposit - Multiple Accounts
We will be rolling out ESS - Direct Deposit to our employees this fall and are considering allowing employees to deposit into multiple accounts. Has anyone encountered issues with allowing deposits into multiple accounts?  Read More...
EDI 856 with Office Supply Vendor
We are investigating the process of using EDI 856 receipts with our Office Supply vendor. We utilize desktop delivery of office supplies and wanted to automate the receipts using EDI 856. We already use the 810 & 855's with this vendor.  Is anyone using 856 for receipts of Office Supplies and if so, how is it working for you?  Read More...
Thanks for joining us this month. 

John Henley
Decision Analytics

Worthwhile Reading
A 10-Step Playbook for CIO Success
Here are some key measures IT leaders must implement to meet the changing demands of the job.
CIO Insight, June 2010
Have No Fear, the Consultants Are Here
Hiring outside expertise has long been a perilous exercise, but clients are gaining the upper hand.
CFO Magazine, June 2010
Oracle Database to SQL Server Comparisons
One of the initial obstacles a database administrator encounters is learning where features of his/her system live or reside on a less familiar system. Steve Callan approaches this feature comparison by taking SQL Server and mapping its features back into Oracle.
Database Journal, March 9, 2010

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