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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
"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be." -- Douglas Adams
Trending Topics
Recall Management Software
What is everyone using to track recalls? We don't have the Infor Lawson version that has the recall management currently and won't for a couple years. What system or tools are others using to keep on track with Recalls? Does your system integrate with Infor Lawson? Read More
BN32.1 Mid Year Flex Spending Acct Changes
Has anyone encounter multiple deduction records active (PR14) when changes on BN32.1 for mid changes to flex spending accounts?  This occurs when following the prescribed method in the user guide with Stop/Add on BN32.1. Read More
MSCM SOH Information
We are on and currently working through an issue where our techs are scanning out inventory but when the issue reaches MSCM from the device it goes into a unreleased status due to insufficient SOH. Once we are aware of this we make the necessary adjustments on inventory but we aren't always finding them. Has anyone else found a way to stop the handheld from performing an issue when the SOH is not enough according to S3? Is there a way to get that information to a handheld device? Read More
GHR ChangePayRate using Spreadsheet Designer
Anybody willing to share their Excel template for Spreadsheet Designer for doing a ChangePayRate? We need to do a mass upload and we are under a very short timeframe. Thanks! Read More
Worthwhile Reading
When a Few Hundred Thousand Lives Depend on IT
Eversource Energy CIO Kathy Kountze shares her perspective on IT's role when weather knocks out heat and electricity for many thousands of New England neighbors.
Information Week, August 27, 2019  
8 simple ways to clean data with Excel
Data is rarely properly formatted and structured when you import it. Try these eight tips for fast data cleanup in Microsoft Excel. 
Computerworld, September 16, 2019
Making "people time" a mandatory part of every tech investment
Organizations will better experience the ROI they are seeking by providing employees with the time and resources necessary to learn new technology solutions and being strategic in how they do it.
Information Management, April 26, 2019
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John Henley
Decision Analytics
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