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November 2012

The LawsonGuru Letter
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
In This Issue
Developing Lawson Skills
LSF9 Security and Upgrade
FMLA Plan Set Up - Rolling Calendar Year
Mobile thermal label printer for MSCM
Worthwhile Reading
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Quote of the Issue
"I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it."
-- Thomas Jefferson
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. 
Developing Lawson Skills
I am a new Lawson User and I would like to know what sets of skills and knowledge a Lawson professional should have. Read More...
Examiner for Lawson S3
Preparing for your Infor Lawson License Audit?
  • Don't overpay for licenses you no longer need
  • Combines Lawson 9 Security/RM Users, LAUA, LOGAN, GEN metadata into a single comprehensive, understandable solution
  • Export directly to Microsoft Excel® and Adobe Acrobat/PDF®

New Release available, now incorporating Lawson ProcessFlow and supporting IBM iSeries


LSF9 Security and Upgrade
We are a "little" concerned about our existing LSF security and the impending upgrade to Infor10. Read More...
FMLA Plan Set Up - Rolling Calendar Year
I was hoping to get some information/guidance with setting up an FMLA plan in Absence Management. Our plan is set up on a rolling 12 month period (after meeting eligibility requirements) and it's not immediately clear to me how to go about setting this up. Read More...
Mobile thermal label printer for MSCM
Does anyone have any suggestions for a small mobile thermal printer for printing MSCM labels at a PAR location? We are looking for something that is easily transportable and will connect to a PC/Laptop via USB.  Read More...
Thanks for your continued support of the LawsonGuru Letter and




John Henley
Decision Analytics

Worthwhile Reading
IT Horror Story: A World Without COBOL
With Halloween just around the corner, a real-life horror story is all around us, just waiting to be unleashed.
Baseline Magazine, October 16, 2012

Uh oh, the system went down: 5 rules for better troubleshooting
Troubleshooting a downed mission-critical system can be terrifying, but a slow, methodical approach can end up saving you time.
Infoworld, October 1, 2012

Is IT Ready for a Seat at the Table?
As old as IT itself is the "alignment with the business side" challenge.
Information Management, September 19, 2012

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