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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
“The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.”
-- Winston Churchill
Trending Topics
AC/BR/GM in foreign company
We currently use AC, BR, and GM in one company that is USD. Our Sponsors are in the US. We are thinking of setting up AC, BR, and GM in other companies that use different currencies (GBP and Euros). Does anyone have experience using multiple currencies for Grants and billing in US? Read More
Moving to CloudSuite & Data Archiving
We're currently on Lawson v10 and we've been considering within our organisation to make the move to Cloudsuite or other ERP system, but I have a few questions regarding data archiving. Read More
Transitioning from Lawson to Infor technical resource?
I have been working with Lawson for a long time. What Infor technologies are currently in demand in the Infor workspace that can easily transition from Lawson? I know LBI, IPA, LPL, Lawson 4GL, Infor BI. What other tools do I need to strengthen my resume and would have an easy learning curve?
Datetime Conversion in IPA
I am pulling a datetime string from a text file report in the format of "Mon Feb 11 11:20:09 2023". From this I need to create a separate date string of mm/dd/yyyy and a separate time string of HH:MM:SS 24 hour format.
Worthwhile Reading
How security leaders can effectively manage Gen Z staff
To attract and retain Gen Z professionals CISOs must know what this generation values and their strengths to be an effective part of cybersecurity teams.
CSO, March 1, 2023
How to Nurture Talent and Protect Your IT Stars
In an era where the fight for IT talent is fierce and demand exploding across all industries, organizations must look to create opportunities for training and nurturing their specialists.
Information Week, August 24. 2022
8 top priorities for CIOs in 2023
Begin the new year by tackling the most challenging issues head-on. Here’s a rundown of top-level priorities IT leaders must address in 2023.
CIO, January 11, 2023
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John Henley
Decision Analytics
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