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LawsonGuru Letter
April 2018
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
"How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct."
-- Benjamin Disraeli
In This Issue
Epic/Lawson Data
Anyone pulling data out of Epic and marrying it to Lawson supply cost data to create dashboards? We've been looking for a way to do this even pre-Epic when we had Cerner. We want to be able to see supply cost per procedure per physician with outcomes (length of stay, re-admissions, complications) and bring in patient demographics. Can you use Epic's data warehouse, Caboodle to do this? We are already interfacing supply data from Lawson to Epic daily so I would think Epic would have all the data we need. Read more
Landmark Productline Copy
Hello - How do I make the landmark product line copy? I'm trying to create a new product line based on existing product line in same environment. Example: i have ltmtest and trying to copy ltmtest to ltmedev in same environment. How do i do it? Any help is appreciated. Read more
Education (PA20) and Certification (PA22) History?
Does anyone know if there is a way to keep history on PA20 and PA22? We recently had a question on who entered an education degree on an employee, and unfortunately, I cannot see who entered that degree on PA20. Any suggestions? Read more
MS AddIns
Looking for other organizations deployment of AddIns. Do the majority of your functional users have access, for example inventory supervisors, receiving supervisors, buyers, etc or is it just in use by your technical team/superuser team. Thanks. Read more
Worthwhile Reading
7 Fastest-Growing Tech Job Skills
Which terms do IT employers and job seekers search for most often? There are some significant disconnects between what IT pros offer and what employers want.
Information Week, January 2, 2018
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10 HR Tech Trends Leaders Need to Know for 2018
Human resources technology was never the sexiest part of a company's information technology portfolio. It's the plumbing that makes the people side of a business go. Nobody notices as long as job openings get filled, payroll is on time, people can clock in and out and get time off without hassle, and open enrollment season goes off without a hitch.
Talent Economy, January 9, 2018
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Erie County Medical Center: Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack
It was a Sunday morning like any other in the emergency department of Erie County Medical Center, a 602-bed hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., and the Western New York area's Level 1 trauma center.
Information Management, January 29 2018
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John Henley
Decision Analytics