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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
"Nothing will work unless you do.” -- "Maya Angelou
Trending Topics
ISD queries for fields
How do you query a field with no value? We are getting the message "Empty or white space is not allowed for field...." Read More
Pick for PAR
Looking to see if someone can explain to me what Pick for PAR is within MSCM. We've never used it but would like to see if others utilize it and what it's purpose is. Read More
Landmark Security After Data Refresh
In our Test environment, we have two copies of Global HR. For simplicity, I'll call them gHR_X and gHR_Y. We recently refreshed our prod data to both environments. In gHR_X, everyone's security appears intact. All the various Landmark roles can be seen from the drop-down. However, in gHR_Y, the Landmark roles are different. Our lawson account only has "Employee Transition Programs", "Manager", and "Process Server". Meanwhile in gHR_X, the lawson account has access to everything. Read More
Editing Excel Add-Ins URLs
I am trying to get rid of a few old URLs from the drop down when I sign into MS addins. Does anyone know the name of the file and its location? Read More
Worthwhile Reading
Preparing for the Worst: Essential IT Crisis Preparation Steps
Bad things can happen to any organization at any time. Comprehensive crisis preparation will speed the recovery and keep operations flowing smoothly.
Information Week, June 7, 2023
How AI can help enterprise HR automate employee experiences
Working closely with her company's IT department, STL Chief Human Resources Officer Anjali Byce has continued to experiment with artificial intelligence to automate employee experiences — and keep her finger on the pulse of worker needs.
Computerworld, July 10, 2023
9 tips for recruiting high-end IT talent
When it comes to hiring, top-tier IT pros are the toughest to land. IT leaders and recruiters shed light on what it takes to inspire the highly talented to join your enterprise.
CIO, July 13, 2023
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John Henley
Decision Analytics
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