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LawsonGuru Letter
June 2018
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
"The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling."
-- Ambrose Bierce
In This Issue
Implementing Multiple Positions
We just upgraded to v10 recently and are looking to implement multiple positions. Currently, we allow 1 position per employee. We are looking for guidance from organizations who already have this in place who can provide us with considerations in setting it up. Specifically, any lessons learned, things to watch out for or things you would have done differently in the implementation phase. Read more
Contract Categories in Contract Management
I'm a fairly novice Contract Management user. I noticed that we can create "Categories" via Contract Administrator-General Setup-Categories. I'm looking to create a category for each of our product categories and then tag each individual contract to its category. The goal is to be able to run a quick and easy report based on category in order to see where standardization opportunities arise. While creating the category is easy, I cannot locate anywhere on the contract itself to associate a category to it. Can anyone assist?  Read more
Accounts Receivable to sell products
Is anyone using the AR system to key in product sales? We are looking to do this but currently do not have the AR system set up at all so trying to see if this is an option for that part of the application. Read more
Infor Certpoint and Question Bank
My Company is implementing Infor Certpoint LMS. The main drawback the users have is there is no question bank. If you have implemented Certpoint or you are in the process of implementing it how have you dealt with the lack of a question bank? Read more
Worthwhile Reading
How to avoid the coming cloud complexity crisis
Piling on to the cloud while also keeping your on-premises systems will mean too many resources under management, too much heterogeneity, and too much complexity.
InfoWorld, May 29, 2018
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From CIO to CEO: 8 tips for taking your career to the top
CIOs turned CEOs discuss rise to the top and offer some pearls of wisdom for IT leaders considering similar career paths.
CIO, April 13, 2018
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8 ways BI projects are different from IT initiatives
BI and analytics projects require an entirely different approach to ensure success.
Information Management, April 13, 2018
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John Henley
Decision Analytics