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LawsonGuru Letter
July 2017
Thought-Provoking Commentary for the Lawson Software Community

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.
Quote of the Issue
"By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong."
-- Charles Wadsworth
In This Issue
PA21 Security
How do I write a security rule on PA21 that only allow user to add a new competency to itself. I was able to restrict the security to self only but it will not allow to add. Read more
MA540 Sample/Help
HWe recently just upgraded to the Cloud Suite and want to begin using the MA540 upload process. All of the samples I have found seem to be from previous versions. The sample layout I was able to find from Infor is not working for me. I am trying to upload via the manual upload window vs. the importdb. (Does this mean I need to add column headers?)  Read more
Terminate flow: Find Actor from DirectSupervisor
The action: FindMergedTerminate is called against the Employee biz class. I need to find out the Actor from the DirectSupervisor or from the 'requestor' submitting the flow (which could be the same person). What biz class do I search to find this out?  Read more
Patient Charge Price Policy
For those that are interfacing unit cost over to your clinical system for patient charge pricing have you developed a policy surrounding the updating of those prices? We would like to gather some ideas from those that have a good process already established. We currently update once per year but will be moving to twice per year and would like to create a policy to ensure compliance.  Read more
Worthwhile Reading
10 Best Practices for Master Data Management
Master data management is all about solving business issues and improving data trustworthiness through the effective and seamless integration of information with business processes.
Information Management, May 30, 2017
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10 Ways CIOs Can Run Their Business Like a Business
Being a CIO isn't just about serving the business; today it means running the IT operation as a business itself.
Information Week, May 23, 2017
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5 Job Search Tips for Introverted Professionals
With a little coaching and attention to detail, introverts can land the job of their dreams. Here are tips that will help you master the job search process.
Baseline Magazine, March 23, 2017
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John Henley
Decision Analytics