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Article Series on Design Studio, Part 1: What Is It?

It’s time to kick off another LawsonGuru Letter article series. Last time we did this, it was a series on reporting—which ended up being comprised of over a dozen articles. This time, we’re going to take an in-depth look at Lawson Design Studio. The length of this series is still open-ended, and I’ll continue to add to it as time (and reader feedback, of course!) permits.

In the first couple of articles, the primary objective is to lay the groundwork. We will explore Lawson Design Studio: What it is, what you can do with it, where it fits and when you should use (and more importantly, should not use) it.

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JonAreplied to: RE: Different Process Levels on a PO25 Service Agreement

Unless AP is changing them at time of invoice match the Process Level should default from the service PO. Process Levels on the PO are defaulted by t...

1 minute ago

GeoffTSJYreplied to: RE: javascript functions in processflow

Here is an image of what you will see.

12 hours ago

Ethanreplied to: RE: SQL versus standard Lawson queries

Hi Kyle, we are taking our time system files, reformatting them for the PR530 and running the PR530. Hi David, we only have a single IPA instance r...

12 hours ago

GeoffTSJYreplied to: RE: javascript functions in processflow

This is more of a work in progress. But I use this solution to fill in the gaps with processflows email functionality: First I build an XML object ...

12 hours ago

GeoffTSJYreplied to: RE: Parse CSV Comma Delimited File with Quotes and Embedded Comma

Bah, this last one screwed up. Sorry, I don't have time to fix it right now. Hopefully you get the idea. This is part of the process though. I should ...

15 hours ago

David Brittonreplied to: RE: Error viewing PDF from v9 after upgrade to v10

@scooby: Thanks for the tip. We installed Version 10 on a new server so I still have access to the old Version 9 system. Following process appe...

15 hours ago

GeoffTSJYreplied to: RE: Parse CSV Comma Delimited File with Quotes and Embedded Comma

I should note that in my first solution, there was also a problem that the quotes were actually part of the data. Using replace and/or just a differen...

15 hours ago

GeoffTSJYreplied to: RE: Parse CSV Comma Delimited File with Quotes and Embedded Comma

You can accommodate for this with a regex to replace the csv delimiter with a custom delimiter. Your replacement delimiter should be something that yo...

15 hours ago

Tim Cochranereplied to: RE: How is the File Activity connection configured?

for our local setup: Remote = Yes LSF/RMI - rmi://lsfprod...:16003 webuser & PW is whichever super user has access gendir - D:lsfprod\gen lawdir ...

15 hours ago

klemmyjbreplied to: RE: Report for Open PO's by vendor

I have a crystal report which i have never used due to connection issue can you please take me through how i can connect to the database so i can run ...

16 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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