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February 2024

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 everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking."

-- Benjamin Franklin

Trending Topics

Resource Transaction Node to Delete REQUESTER

Has anyone had success with IPA and updating security such as deleting the REQUESTER identity for requesters? I'm using a resource query node to pull users that are disabled in Security. Next, I have a Resource Transaction node set up which deletes the REQUESTER identity for users that are disabled. It works correctly as it is going through and deleting the identity (REQUESTER identity field is no longer populated in Security) however the identity becomes orphaned and the system won't allow us to manually add the identity back in (i.e. if a user gets rehired and needs access to RQC again). Read More

IPA and MS-Access DB

Anyone have a sample config for setting up a JDBC connection to MS-Access that they'd be willing to share? Is that even possible? Read More

Report Not Bursting

We've got a report that we can get to burst in our LBI Test environment, but not in our LBI Production environment. It's the SAME report. We've compared all of the setups including the backend data-sources. Any suggestions? Read More

How to format a process trigger return message?

Currently, when we trigger a process from a mashup deployed to Smart Office/M3, we get a message formatted like this regardless of the outcome of the process: "The server returned no data" and an exclamation point icon. Read More

Worthwhile Reading

IT Ethics: What It Means for Your Organization

A growing number of IT departments have issued codes of ethics. Is it time for your IT organization to begin addressing and establishing its moral obligations?

Information Week, August 2, 2023

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Hey Gen Z, you’re looking for tech jobs in all the wrong places

Young jobs-seekers in the tech industry are finding their expectations for that first entry-level job don't always line up with how companies hire or what they need.

Computerworld, January 11, 2024

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Managing CEO expectations is this year’s Priority No. 1

What’s the key to meeting your CEO’s IT expectations? Managing those expectations so your CEO’s disappointments aren’t blamed on you and your IT organization.

CIO, January 6, 2024

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John Henley

Decision Analytics

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