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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
"You're never too old to become younger."
-- Mae West
Trending Topics
Using a flow to change LBI bookmarks
We use LBI dashboards for ESS functions. During the 2 days of payroll processing we need to disable/hide the direct deposit bookmarks. What I'd really like to do is swap for a flat page that says something about calling the payroll department or wait until Thursday. I know folks disable different forms/tokens during their payroll processing. What is the best way to handle? Can I use a flow to swap the 2 pages out during those days? Read More
Ready for a Change?
Tower Health is looking for a Strategic Sourcing Analyst
Hardware for Lawson Fax Integrator
Just wondering what others are using for their hardware/modem combinations for the Lawson Fax Integrator? We just lost another laptop during a massive power outage, and want to know what others are using. From our testing, the USB modems do not seem to work with a standard PC or laptop. Internal modems only and those are getting harder and harder to come by. Read More
RNI Survey
Wondering if I could get some feedback from procurement folks here regarding RNI. I'm interesting in gauging our RNI cleanup process with others and also what others consider an acceptable amount of RNI at any given time. I've created a 7 question survey. Please take time to fill it out and I'll post the results here after a couple weeks. Read More
IPA 1 GB memory limit error
Infor recently instituted a 1 GB memory limit warning message on Cloudsuite MT that comes as a error in the workunit logs. It has then been hastily updated to 100 GB but it is impacting flows that are used as extract flows out of Landmark. Read More
Worthwhile Reading
How CIOs Can Keep Up with Changing Customer Needs
The role of the chief information officer is becoming ever-more important in creating experiences that drive long-term market success.
Information Week, July 8, 2020
20 reasons why software projects fail
From outsized expectations to fundamental feature changes, software development projects get derailed — or declared failures — thanks to a variety of project management and technical factors.
CIO, July 1, 2020
IT Career Paths You May Not Have Considered
As IT continues to expand into new areas, there are lots of potential career moves. Some lie outside the IT department.
Information Week, June 30, 2020
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John Henley
Decision Analytics
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