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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
"Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead."
-- Erma Bombeck
Trending Topics
Security Tables
We are on prem with Infor Lawson and LTM. Are there tables (look up type tables) that list security Roles and Groups? I need to refer to them during a process flow. I have searched to no avail. Thanks for the assist. Read More
Limiting Items Users Can See in RQC
We just brought on 3 other hospitals to our health system, outside of templates is there another way for them to only be able to order their items? Also looking for best practice regarding this scenario. Currently we have folks ordering items from vendors that have no allocation for them as they have selected a wrong item. this is causing a lot of rejections with our vendors and impacting patient care as we are not getting product needed. Any input would be appreciated. Thank you. Read More
How to assign a DistGrp using IPA
Is there a way to define a Report Distribution group to a batch job created using IPA Activity Node LWSNTXN (Lawson Transaction)? Read More
Designated Requisition Days
We use Requisition Center. Daily, we run WH130 (Pick list print) and WH32.1 (Shipping feedback by document) to pull the supplies requested by the departments and then close that document. Right now, it is set up in WH130 to pull ALL DEPARTMENTS. I would like to have designated days for designated templates, i.e.., I would like to have a Job Name set up for MONDAY and it would only pull those templates/people that are designated for Monday. Read More
Worthwhile Reading
Using Analytics to Solve the DEI Challenge
The Covid-19 pandemic brought major change and upheaval to work and personal lives. But another major change in 2020 and 2021 has been the increasing push to prioritize Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace.
HCMI, September, 2021
A Word of Warning for Remote IT Infrastructure Workforces
To continue to support a remote IT workforce, due diligence must be performed to both reduce the number of hardware components that must be managed and the steps to be taken when outages occur.
Information Week, October 26, 2021
Lessons in Becoming Data Driven
With greater competition in a digital world, it's urgent for organizations to prioritize their projects to become data driven.
Information Week, September 14, 2021
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John Henley
Decision Analytics
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