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January 2011

The LawsonGuru Letter
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
In This Issue
MSCM Receiving and Delivery Set Up
EDI X12 format for PO and Tax
Encumber Salaries (public sector)
ProcessFlow Nested Query Limit?
Worthwhile Reading
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"An optimist stays up to see the New Year in. A pessimist waits to make sure the old one leaves."
-- Bill Vaughan
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.
MSCM Receiving and Delivery Set Up
Does anyone have some easy-to-understand instructions on getting R&D off the ground? The ones from Lawson are kinda cumbersome to follow. From our testing so far the Vendor Configuration and Location Set Up has to be set just right in order for PO's to be available to receive via the HHT Device.   Read More...
EDI X12 format for PO and Tax
I am looking for some information of how the tax is handled with respect to the EDI PO file which is generated from the Lawson S3 EDI module. Read More...
Encumber Salaries (public sector)
I am looking for the most efficient means to encumber salaries for public sector employees to manage the budget. Any guidance would be appreciated. Read More...
ProcessFlow Nested Query Limit?
I am writing a new flow with a total of 4 queries, with each nested within the other.  It appears that the 4th one, deepest imbedded is not being executed at all. Is there a limit on the number of nested queries in ProcessFlow?  Read More...
Thanks for joining us this month. 

John Henley
Decision Analytics

Worthwhile Reading
Moving From Business Intelligence to Advanced Analytics
Business intelligence provides companies with valuable historical information, keeping many organizations competitive during tough times.
InfoManagement Direct, September 23, 2010

What's Wrong with Software Vendors?
Users list rising maintenance costs, inflexible terms in their memo to the software industry outlining a proposed 'code of conduct' for vendors.
Infoworld, October 20, 2010

What CFOs want IT managers to know now
In a down economy, IT isn't going anywhere without Finance. Here's what CFOs would like you to know before you come knocking.
Computerworld, October 27, 2010

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