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March 2016

The LawsonGuru Letter
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community
In This Issue
External Link on the Portal Menu in Employee Self Service
What If We Don't Upgrade?
L_HACV and L_DACV environment tables
EDI Setup Document
Worthwhile Reading
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""An onion can make people cry, but there has never been a vegetable invented to make them laugh."
-- Will Rogers
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. 
External Link on the Portal Menu in Employee Self Service
Has anyone set up a standard external link on the portal menu in employee self service? I know we can do this on our personal portal menu in the my shortcuts area, but is it possible in the employee self service portal?  Read More...
What If We Don't Upgrade?
What if we don't upgrade from 9.0.0 to newer version after May 2016? Read More...
L_HACV and L_DACV environment tables
We have a request from a user to modify one of our crystal reports, reporting on activities, to include the comments from AC10. Infor told me that this information is stored in L_HACV and L_DACV and that these are environment tables and not accessed in the same way as a 'typical' database table. Has anyone had any experience using these tables and is there a reasonable way to be able to access them as well as the other AC tables in one report?  Read More...
EDI Setup Document
Looking to see if anyone has put together a document with step by step instructions on setting up an EDI vendor in Lawson v9 or v10. We don't want to recreate the wheel if we don't have to. Read More...
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John Henley
Decision Analytics

Worthwhile Reading
11 Books TED Speakers Say You Must Read
TED has put together a monster list of great reads.
Inc. Magazine, December 23, 2015

Bonding with the CFO
Carolinas HealthCare Using Big Data To Better Care For Patient Populations
Information Management, December 2, 2015

CIO's Guide To Creating Sound Software Contracts
Software negotiations often pit a customer against a supplier, each focused on his or her own best interests. To craft a sound deal, CIOs need to understand where potential contract potholes lie and steer around them. Here's what you need to know.
Information Week, December 30, 2015

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