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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
"Nostalgia isn't what it used to be."
-- Peter De Vries
Trending Topics
2020 W4 information to be accessible by HR Writer
We have downloaded the patch 122019 but are just not seeing where the new W-4 fields are to report in the HR report writer. Read More
Sorting and summarizing a CSV file in IPA
As part of our migration to Cloudsuite we need to convert a 4GL program that reads a CSV file, sorts it by certain fields like company and accounting unit and then passes the summarized data for that company and accounting unit etc as journal entries into Cloudsuite. This was very simple in 4GL but not sure how to do this in IPA. Any other way using a Infor provided tool that can do this like application studio or birst is also welcome. Read More
Infor OS as STS Authentication (InforSTS)
Has anyone implemented (or in the process of implementing) Infor OS as STS for authentication in production? I'd like to hear about your experience with it if you have. Read More
In reviewing PA90, it appears from the form help that it may be compliant with OSHA Form 300. However, our organization utilizes OSHA Form 301, which PA90 does not seem to satisfy all the requirements of. Is there some other PA screen (or screens) that can be used to gather all required elements of OSHA Form 301 for our regulatory reporting? Read More
Worthwhile Reading
Remote work tests CIOs' soft skills amid coronavirus crisis
From virtual office hours to Yam Jams and WFH Slack sessions, CIOs are doing everything they can to keep their teams connected during a pandemic that has driven them, physically, apart.
CIO, May 21, 2020
When Organizations Halt or Walk Away from IT Modernization
IT and data directors from enterprises still have some questions about strategies to shake up their infrastructure with new technology and practices.
Information Week, March 9, 2020
Coronavirus: Managing (and pivoting) during a crisis
If you weren’t entirely prepared for COVID-19, you’re not alone. Ensuring business continuity in crisis management mode requires the right mix of technology, patience and agility. This collection of Insider Pro articles may help.
Insider Pro, April 20, 2020
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John Henley
Decision Analytics
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