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May 2014

The LawsonGuru Letter
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
In This Issue
Item Attributes
Infor 10 Upgrade -- Which authentication protocol?
Reversal of Level 2 Actions
LTM Employee Self Service
Worthwhile Reading
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"As a matter of principle, I never attend the first annual anything."
--George Carlin
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. 
Item Attributes
Does anyone have some clear instructions on how to build attributes for items? What MX and IC screens do I need access to? What are the steps to building item attributes, or anything supply chain related?  Read More...
Examiner for Lawson S3
Does your Active Directory match your employee data in Lawson S3 HR ?
  • Updates Lawson S3 HR email addresses from Active Directory
  • Updates Active Directory attributes (employee name, job title, supervisor/manager, work location, phone numbers, etc.) from Lawson S3 HR

New Release available, now integrating Lawson S3 HR with Microsoft Active Directory


Infor 10 Upgrade -- Which authentication protocol?
We are planning our Infor 10 Upgrade and would like to know from experience what factors helped you choose Kerberos or LS as STS for your authentication protocol.  Read More...
Reversal of Level 2 Actions
I've got a few pending history corrections on Level 2 positions for a couple of my employees: I'm changing the end-date of one position from one date to another, and the other employee needs their Level 2 position reopened after it was end-dated via miscommunication from a line manager. Problem is, when I attempt to do a reversal/combined action for these employees via PA52.5, I receive an error message reading "Employee Position record not found for pos level." Has anybody ever received this message, and if so how was it fixed? Read More...
LTM Employee Self Service
Does anyone have experience with LTM ESS? How customizable is it vis a vis S3 ESS? Specifically do we get the company and employee attributes for the logged in user just like we used to get in S3 ESS if they had the employee identity defined for S3 ESS? We have tons of custom pages that use Employee id to identify the user's employee number and give the employee his/her details. Read More...
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John Henley
Decision Analytics

Worthwhile Reading
Ten trends that will reshape the future of HR
Tremendous forces are radically reshaping work as we know it.
HR Magazine, February 5, 2014

The Secret to Troubleshooting Performance Problems
Performance problems are among the most difficult to solve, requiring much preparation and well-honed soft skills to undo.
Infoworld, November 12, 2013

Ambitious IT Pros Seek COO Role
To effect truly strategic and visionary change, motivated tech leaders are looking at operations rather than IT.
Computerworld, March 18, 2014

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