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Article Series on Design Studio, Part 9: Putting It All Together

Our focus, in this article series, is to show you how you can use Design Studio to make business processes simpler and easier-to-perform. In a previous article (see http://www.danalytics.com/guru/letter/archive/2007-11.htm) we focused on using Design Studio’s Page Designer to render a simple list of vendors and display their open invoices. Taking this concept even further--by combining Portal Page Designer, a Portal Page Data Query (DME) object and a form object (a “formlet”) customized using Form Designer--this article demonstrates the delivery of a comprehensive solution to a real business problem. I’m extremely grateful to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for letting me share this story with you.  Read More..

Jwiffreplied to: RE: Patch Management Strategies?

First: Welcome & Good Luck!
Our Background:
We are on 9.0.1; using only HR, Payroll, and EMSS; have used Lawson since the '90s. 
We have ...

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Martinreplied to: RE: Cloud Experience?

Me 2

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Massimo Emilionereplied to: RE: Patch Management Strategies?

As everyone has stated you do not want to put every patch you need into production right away. You do want to have a test system to validate the chang...

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Peter Oreplied to: RE: Cloud computing and its impact on Lawson

'Cloud' tech is such a vague PR term, it can really mean anything. For example, if you're a managed services client, you're already on "the cloud", as...

1 hour ago

JonAreplied to: RE: MS Addins Query GLAMOUNTS amounts in excel as text

I don't know why that would happen. I've queried the table with and without the Accounting formatting and all the amounts display as numbers for me. ...

2 hours ago

JonAreplied to: RE: RQ10 Upload Challenge

Which part of Kat's instructions are you attempting. If you use the "Change only" function when trying to add the req headers you will get that messa...

2 hours ago

Ramcreated the topic: Inventory Aging Report

Inventory Aging Report

18 hours ago

Alreplied to: RE: How to secure AC through activity group, security_cd and structure.

I created a security structure within RM Administrator. The structure is such that security is built on the security code on AC00. I then created a cu...

19 hours ago

Kyriccreated the topic: How to secure AC through activity group, security_cd and structure.

Trying to find a way to secure AC with Activity group, security_cd and structure given the value

19 hours ago

Kelly Hreplied to: RE: Contracted Employee Hours in Lawson

You would have to hire them into Lawson in order to pull their hours over. You could put them in their own pay cycle and not run payroll for that cyc...

21 hours ago

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Inforum 2014

Although I didn’t attend Inforum 2014, this is the backdrop against which I watched the keynotes via streaming video and digested the executive/analyst briefings. “’Designing emotion into the product is now something you really have to think about explicitly and measure yourself against’, says Brad Smith, CEO of Intuit, the maker of personal finance and […]

We’re Number One!

It’s not often that one gets to say “we are the best”, but Medstar Montgomery Medical Center (MMMC) now has that honor. I’ve had the privilege of working with MMMC [formerly Montgomery General Hospital] for over a decade.  Truly a fantastic group of IT professionals, and I’m proud to be part of their team!  So, […]

Another Update on Alleged Patent Infringement

Back in 2011, Lawson responded to an Alleged Patent Infringement by replacing Requisition Self-Service (RSS) with Requisition Center (RQC). In the meantime, Lawson has been acquired by Infor, but the patent case still lingers. Here’s an update. Some of you might have received this notice from Infor, and are unsure how this might impact your […]

The Untimely Passing of a Legend

We learned today that our dear friend, Matthew Allbee, passed away over the weekend after a long battle with cancer. The last time I saw Matt was just a couple of months ago at Inforum, and while he certainly wasn’t well, I had no idea it would be the last time we would talk. I […]

Time To Rename LawsonGuru ?

With Lawson S3 and M3 customers adopting integrated Infor products, is it time to expand and rename the LawsonGuru Letter and LawsonGuru.com? I thought it would be fun to ask the community for advice. Here are some ideas:Filed under: Infor, Infor Acquisition

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