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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
"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall."
-- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Trending Topics
Processing Priorities for Fed and State Taxes
There are always people that are listed on the PR297 as having Social Security/Medicare in arrears. Most are tiny amounts and Social Security/Medicare does self-correct. It does cause problems at quarter/payroll year end when the 941’s are done, and we have to pay for the arrearages before they are taken. Is it possible to change the priorities so that Social Security and Medicare comes out first? Read More
SQL query to pull Requisitions and who Approved them
Which tables do I use? I found the PFIWORKUNIT and can filter on Req Approval with Status codes, but how can I link the Approvers for Approver 1 and Approver 2 and who approved these or denied? Read More
Ready for a Change?
Yuma Regional Medical Center is looking for an Informatics (HRIS) Analyst with INFOR/Lawson Experience
IPA Timeout error
We have an IPA that is triggered from a mashup that will timeout after 3 minutes in M3/Smart Office, but the process itself will still run on the IPA Server and finish its tasks. Is there a setting in Smart Office / M3 where we can increase this timeout time? Read More
Foreign Currency Payments
Currently we are reconciling foreign currency payments using a two-step process. We reconcile the USD amount in CB80. This results in a difference from what was processed in Lawson that is resolved in CB30. Is there a one step process to reconcile these payments? All of the differences from CB30 are posted to the same realized Gain/Loss account. Read More
Worthwhile Reading
Q&A: How employee monitoring can sometimes do more harm than good
Q&A: How employee monitoring can sometimes do more harm than good
Computerworld, August 15, 2022
A CIO’s guide to guiding business change
As CIOs re-think IT’s role in the enterprise, leading or facilitating business change is central to the conversation. Here’s one way IT can and should regain center stage.
CIO, July 14. 2022
How to Boost IT Team Creativity
Creativity turns fresh and imaginative concepts into reality. A creative technology team innovates to open opportunities and resolve challenges.
Information Week, July19, 2022
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John Henley
Decision Analytics
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