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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 trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat."
-- Lily Tomlin
Trending Topics
Thoughts on IPA and Lawson 10 or Cloudsuite
My hospital moved from Lawson 9 to Lawson 10 late last year and we are having conversations with Infor about moving to Cloudsuite. Some of the things they have shown our materials and accounting staff revolve around using IPA which we don't currently use. And as you might have guessed, they loved what they see and they want it right now.
Ready for a change?

Tower Health in Reading, Pennsylvania, is looking for a Business System Analyst! Read More
Approver history in RQC
Does anyone know how to obtain Approver historical information. Specifically, if there is anywhere I can find an old req and who the approver was. The point being if an Approver approved a very large dollar requisition. I use MS addins. But I have some coding ability (even though I never coded in Lawson).
ImageNow or Infor Cloudsuite internal method?
What system you are using to manage invoice, packing slips, other documents related to purchasing if you are on Infor's CloudSuite? 
Ready for a change?

Baptist Memorial Health System in Memphis, Tennessee, is looking for a Senior Business Systems Analyst! Read More
Payroll Test Scripts & Scenarios
We currently have HR/PR v10 of Lawson and are in the process of implementing Lawson ERP. Does anyone have any testing scenarios or scripts they could share to ensure we don't miss any integration or interface steps between Payroll and Finance/Supply Chain? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! 
Worthwhile Reading
Digital Transformation Rx: Moving Health Care to the Cloud
Modernizing an industry that is under federal compliance mandates and historically has been slow to embrace new IT can require an extra bit of finesse. 
Information Week, January 31, 2019 
5 steps to performing an effective data security risk assessment
Will there ever be a time when organizations can predict and preempt cyber attacks before they take place? Such a utopia would need threat intelligence systems powered by deep learning. So for now, every organization should assume that someone will definitely attack them, and prepare accordingly. 
Information Management, March 2019 
As quit rate soars, employee flight risk gets attention
Economic growth is encouraging employees to look for other jobs. The quit rate is the highest it's been in 15 years. HR is now trying to identify employee flight risks.
Tech Target, April 8, 2019  
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Decision Analytics
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