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Article Series on Design Studio, Part 7: It Takes a Wizard

This installment of our article series on Lawson Design Studio focuses on the Wizard Designer component. Wizard Designer is definitely the least-used component of Lawson Design Studio; I can honestly say that I haven't met many clients who have actually used it!  Read More..


MBA99pmpreplied to: RE: LSF V10 (Windwos) - Installation Documentation

I wouldn't go there. If the problem is that the employee no longer works there and has a negative balance, reverse the dollars as positives to get the...

1 day ago

Margie Gyurisinreplied to: RE: 401(k) 100% deferral

My first thought - How about loading them to a PR14 as descending balance deductions with the deduction amount to equal the balance amount? Requiring...

2 days ago

Bonniereplied to: RE: 401(k) 100% deferral

Our plan documents allow for a 100% 401k deferral.  And we are having an issue with one-time deductions for purchases at our coffee shop and...

2 days ago

Woozyreplied to: RE: Lawson Query node record limit?

Oops - you're right John. My mistake. I bet Bob is exactly right. Logging will KILL performance. We turn logging off completely for "batch" type...

2 days ago

Bob Canhamreplied to: RE: Lawson Query node record limit?

Do you have activity logging turned on? It will be bad for performance in production, but it might give you an idea as to the slowdown while testing....

2 days ago

jocelynreplied to: RE: Lawson Query node record limit?

Hi - I am writing the output to message builder first.   Once it's completed, the message builder contents are written to the output file.&n...

2 days ago

John Henleyreplied to: RE: Lawson Query node record limit?

Use this: INNER JOIN CUSTDESC AS C ON C.CUST_GROUP = B.CUST_GROUP AND C.CUSTOMER = A.CUSTOMER not this: INNER JOIN CUSTDESC AS C ON C.CUST...

2 days ago

Woozyreplied to: RE: Lawson Query node record limit?

Bob has some good suggestions. One other thought - you are joining ARCOMP and CUSTDESC instead of ARCUSTOMER to CUSTDESC. There isn't a relationsh...

2 days ago

bernfc10created the topic: new test environment and MSCM

We are in the process off upgrading from ESP 6 to ESP 13. We created a new test environment from an existing one and I need to point MSCM to this new ...

2 days ago

Bob Canhamreplied to: RE: Lawson Query node record limit?

Are you writing to a file on each iteration? I've read that this is very inefficient and can cause the process to take longer. Maybe accumulate the ...

2 days 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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