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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
"If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend."
-- Doug Larson
Trending Topics
Changing the Lawson password in On Premise
I am doing support for a client that is running Lawson environment 10.0.8 on a Windows server - on premise. They do not know the Lawson password and cannot find it anywhere so we may need to change it. I assume that it is changed in Active Directory but where all am I going to need to change the Lawson password in the system? I know that WAY back in the 8.0 and 9.0 days there were a lot of places where you had to change it. In 10.0.8 on Windows, where all would I need to change the password? Read More
Impact to FTE change
Hi All! We are about to embark on changing some employees from a 1.07 FTE status and 1944 Annual Hours to a 1.00 FTE status and 2080 Annual Hours and seeking any input we can receive on any trickle-down impact in the system. We have accruals and benefits on our radar as a potential impact, but is there anything else we should be taking into consideration? Read More
PO Lines with Non-Receipts Percentage
Does anyone know what is the correct data source (Lawson Report) to use when calculating PO Lines with Non-Receipts (Received QTY of 0 / All PO Lines) percentage? Read More
I have tried using Add-Ins but could not get it to work. Removing manually is taking forever. Read More
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When you work some days at home and some in the office, staying productive has new challenges. Here’s how productivity experts say you should handle them.
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Ineffective Change Management (or the Short Shelf Life of Some CIOs)
Change management is as big a concern now as it was 30 years ago. What steps can chief information officers take to effectively navigate change? Here are four suggestions.
Information Week, July 13, 2022
What is the 9-box talent review?
The 9-box talent review grid is a popular HR tool used to measure employee performance and to identify employees with leadership potential.
CIO, April 15, 2022
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John Henley
Decision Analytics
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