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July 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

"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."

-- Thomas Paine

Trending Topics

Managing List Views

I have list views in both PO13.3 and IC11 that are causing issues and I need to delete them, but not sure how. I opened Manage View, but not sure how to proceed with deleting. Please see the attachment. Thank you. Read More

Adding lines to IC81

I see the selections under the function code, but I'm not sure how to use the Insert function so that I can place an item exactly where I need it to be. Up until now, I typically run a query to pull the IC81, delete it from Lawson, modify the file and then use the Add-Ins to put it back. I'm thinking there has to be an easier way, since we have items that change frequently. Read More

PA52 - Reverse an action

I recently joined the company, and I am new to Lawson, and I am having this issue that I can't reverse the termination action. I have entered the wrong date of terminations and terminated employee. Now, I am going back to PA52 and tried to reverse an action, but I am getting this error which says "Can't reverse, No history existed". What are the other ways I can change the termination Read More

Compass JDBC Driver

I was wondering if there was a way to configure the Compass JDBC Driver to work with Excel. We create a lot of end user tools in Excel with S3 and now that we're moving to CloudSuite, I was hoping there was a way to continue doing this with the data lake. A lot of our current tools include VBA code to interact with the data. Even if we had to start using java for these tools that would be fine. Read More

Worthwhile Reading

Employee discontent: Insider threat No. 1

CISOs who focus only on detection technology — and don’t engage with the human side of the security equation — are missing a key ingredient for insider risk management.

CIO, May 21, 2024

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The Rise of Dual Ransomware Attacks

One ransomware attack is bad enough, but threat actors won’t always stop there. Dual attacks are a trend to watch.

Information Week, January 9, 2024

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How to Manage a Rapidly Growing IT Team

Maintaining IT staff performance and efficiency during rapid growth requires careful planning and structure. Here's how to expand your team without missing a beat.

Information Week, May 1, 2024

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John Henley

Decision Analytics

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