Getting to Infor10 Lawson S3 - Overview

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Getting to Infor10 Lawson S3
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Overview


Christopher Geers


Lawson Consulting Service

Strategic Services


Practice Director

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Today’s Agenda


Product Strategy



Introducing Infor10 Lawson S3


Applications


Technology



Questions?


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Our Message to Our Customers


We are
committed

to Lawson’s Solutions and Industries



We are
investing

in Lawson applications



We are
addressing the needs
of our customers’
industries with combined Lawson


Infor offerings

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User Experience Platform

Change the way work is done

Industry Suites

Best in Class Applications

Complete the application

CloudSuite

ION Suite

Reimagine enterprise software

Product Strategy

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Introducing Lawson S3 10


Infor + Lawson Technology


Integration


Analytics


Powerful user experience



New and enhanced functionality
across Lawson applications



Interfaces to Infor applications



Connect

Enterprise Asset
Management

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Lawson S3 10 Highlights


Change the way work is done


Workspace


Smart Office



Complete the application


Industry and customer driven enhancements and applications



Reimagine enterprise software


ION


Connectors to Infor applications

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Lawson S3 10 Enhancements Across All Suites

Enterprise Financial
Management


Financials


General Ledger


GL290 Multiple fiscal years and posting date
ranges


Allow Cost Allocation lines to be copied when the
journal entry type is set to normal


Enhance GL/AC Commitment Functionality to
accommodate Governmental Accounting and
Encumbrance Control


RW100 performance enhancements


Accounts Payable


AP Vendor Spend Report


AP300 Vendor range and list associated with the
"purge invoices" option


TIPRA
-

3% federal AP Multiple Withholding Taxes


PO Cost Message Accept upload


Asset Management


AM 100% bonus depreciation


IFRS
-
IAS16 Asset Impairment


Enhanced auditing of data


Billing


Asset Management


Cash Ledger


Report Writer


Cost Allocation


Accounts Payable

Supply Chain
Management


Procurement


Purchase Order


Add Vendor Agreement reference to Templates


Requisitions


Field to store sourcing event RQ44.2


Inventory Control


IC30: Allow wildcards (*) before and after a search
string


Change (or remove) condition 'Stock Non Stck' to
include I type items.


Restrict Changing UOM on Item Master When
Open Transactions Exist


Previous/Next keys for items on par cart (IC82)


Enhanced auditing of data


Requester (RQ04)


Requesting Location (RQ01)


Par Location (IC81)


Requisition (RQ10)


Vendor Item (PO13)


GL Category (IC04)


Vendor Agreement (PO25)


MMDIST for Purchase Orders


Patient Charge Items (PC10)


PO Receipts (PO30)

Human Resource
Management


Absence Management


Ability to change the Reset Point for employees
already processed in an LP plan


New field for tracking additional e
-
mail address on
Employee Leave of Absence (LP51.1)


New “Post Hours to GL” setting for LP processing
only


Disable/remove some of the Time Accrual
processing features


Benefits Administration


Enhanced auditing capabilities for Benefit plan
information


Provide option for “Current Date” as effective date
for Life Events and New Hire benefit enrollments in
ESS


Enhancement to COBRA dependent benefit
enrollments


Payroll


Auditing of web time entry data


Enable e
-
mail notification rules for Tax Withholding
changes in ESS


Human Resources/Personnel


Support “two question format” for EEO race/ethnicity
reporting, and enable multiple race codes per
employee


New field for tracking additional e
-
mail address on
Employee (HR11.1)


Enable up to 60 character new values on Personnel
Actions (PA52.1, PA52.3, PA52.4)


Expand size of “City” field for more precise Tax
Locator results


Audit employee group criteria changes


Access Additional Contact Numbers (HR20.1) in
EMSS

More enhancements planned for 10.0.1…

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Lawson S3 10


Available November 30, 2011



Lawson S3 10.0.0
Applications

are for NET NEW
customers only



Upgrades will be available with Lawson S3 10.0.1
applications, targeted for next May 2012

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User Experience Platform (UX)

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UX Message: Change the way work is done

1.
Flip the structure of work (data & event driven
)


Navigate lists not forms


Search results link to records needing maintenance


Info Browsers display data requiring maintenance


Watches and Inbox items deliver workflow

2.
Contextual data at the point of
decision


Mashups and Browser Tabs deliver contextual information to apps


Links to BI Content, Lists and Search all deliver context

3.
Social computing changes work for the
better


Chat with other LSO users, including sending form/list links


Add commentary to Viewpoint views


Send graphs, and lists with links to Outlook users (tasks, messages,
appointments,..)



Consumer grade experience


users work the way they live

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UPP
-

Lawson Smart Office


LSO continues to be the
UX targeted at trained
end users of S3


Mashup Designer has
new and compelling
features.


Major new features and
SDK apps are being
planned and built

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UPP


Lawson Business Intelligence


Dashboards have been
refactored to be
consistent with the Infor
Style guide (Blue 2.0)


Smart Notification
Templates have been
refactored


Report Lists for display in
dashboard modules have
been refactored


LBI will have only one
style for running in
Workspace or in a
browser

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UPP
-

Lawson Enterprise Search


Previously only
available inside
LSO


Actionable search
results (clickable
S3 form links)


Simple, intuitive UI
requires no end
-
user training


A platform to build
upon for other Infor
applications


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What is Workspace?


Infor10 Workspace is simply a shell that hosts various
applications
or
widgets (contextual applications)


Workspace has four main components:

1.
Header

2.
Left panel for applications

3.
Application Area

4.
Right for contextual apps


Additional Features:

1.
Context sharing

2.
Drill back




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1.

2.

3.

4.

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Workspace Integration


What we have

Lawson to Workspace Integration may include:


Lawson S3


S3 Forms


ESS


MSS


RQC


P
-
Card SS


Lawson BI


Enterprise Search

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Business Process Platform 10

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Lawson S3 10 Technology Components


Lawson Smart Office 10


Lawson System Foundation 10


Lawson Security 10


Lawson Enterprise Search 10


Lawson Business Intelligence 10


Lawson ViewPoint 10


Lawson Process Automation 10


Lawson Process Integration 10

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Lawson Process Automation (LPA)


Enterprise class Business Process
Management (BPM) application


Automate, control, and measure business
processes that span:


Systems to systems


People to systems


People to people


Multi
-
step, multi
-
level, human review and
approval workflow:


Spans Lawson M3, S3, Landmark, Cloverleaf,
Infor10 ION Connect applications


Integrate non
-
Lawson applications to
Lawson applications


Help reduce or eliminate need for Lawson
application modifications


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Lawson Process Automation (LPA) 10


New product


launching concurrently with Lawson S3 10


Enabling technology for Infor ION 10 support


Two separately sold and licensed products:

1.
Lawson Process
Automation


Lawson technology only

2.
Lawson Process
Integration


Lawson technology plus IBM third
-
party product


Delivers IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender (WTX) product


Successor products to existing Lawson ProcessFlow Integrator
product (Both versions: SKU = PFX and SKU = PFI)


Existing ProcessFlow Integrator customers on maintenance for the
product get Lawson Process Automation/Integration for no additional
Lawson license fees:

1.
ProcessFlow Integrator (SKU = PFX) = Lawson Process
Automation

2.
ProcessFlow Integrator (SKU = PFI) = Lawson Process
Integration

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S3 ION Connectors

Pre
-
packaged interfaces between S3 and Infor that
leverage Lawson Process Automation and ION Connect


S3 Financials to Infor FMS SunSystems


S3 Procurement to Infor EAM Enterprise (EAM)


S3 Financials to Infor Expense Management (XM)


S3 Financials to Infor Corporate Performance
Management (CPM)

INFOR

EVENT

EVENT

S3

push

push

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Important Dates

Base Release

General
Availability (GA)

End of Mainstream
Maintenance

End of Extended
Maintenance

10.0 S3 Applications

30
-
Nov
-
11





9.0.1 S3 Applications

15
-
May
-
08

31
-
May
-
16

31
-
May
-
17

9.0.0 S3 Applications

24
-
Feb
-
06

30
-
Nov
-
11

30
-
Nov
-
13

8.1.0 S3 Applications

16
-
Dec
-
03

31
-
May
-
09

31
-
May
-
2012*

8.0.3 S3 Applications

20
-
May
-
02

31
-
Dec
-
06

31
-
May
-
2012*









10.0 LSF

30
-
Nov
-
11





9.0.1 LSF

14
-
Sep
-
07

31
-
May
-
16

31
-
May
-
17

9.0.0 LSF

22
-
Nov
-
05

30
-
Sep
-
10

30
-
Nov
-
13

8.0.3 LSF

15
-
Jul
-
03

31
-
Jul
-
08

31
-
May
-
09


Update with 9.0.1 dates
-

now posted on MyLawson.com


Extending 9.0 technology extended date to match
applications 9.0 dates


November 30, 2013


Adding extension applications to the Lifecycle Policy


LBI, BPW, ViewPoint, LSO, LES, LBP, MSCM


2 years from GA of replacement product for mainstream


1 year of extended maintenance

Hilton Hotel Lisle, IL

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Lawson 10 Application
-

LSF Compatibility

Skip Upgrade


Lawson System Foundation 10.0 Supports 10.0 Applications


Minimum

starting points for Lawson products


Application 9.0.0.5 or 9.0.1.3


Lawson System Foundation 9.0.1.9

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Lawson System Foundation 10.0.1
Requirements (Hardware Platforms)


Operating Systems


AIX 7.1


HP Itanium 11.31


Sun Solaris 10


Windows 2008


iSeries V7R1



Database Versions



Oracle 11gR2



DB2 8.5



SQLServer 2008




J2EE Application Server


IBM WebSphere ND 7.0



Web Servers


IBM HTTP Server


MS IIS 7



LDAP Servers


MS AD
-
LDS


Tivoli Directory Server 6.3


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Decommissioned Technology with S3 10

Technology components ending with the Lawson S3
System Foundation 9.0.1 support lifecycle or earlier and
not carried forward to Lawson S3 10:


LAUA security


Replacement is Lawson Security


Lawson Portal


Replacement is Lawson Smart Office or Infor 10 Workspace


LID for end users


Replacement is Lawson Smart Office or Infor 10 Workspace


ProcessFlow Integrator (SKU = PFX and SKU = PFI)


Replacement is Lawson Process Automation (SKU = PFX) or
Lawson Process Integration (SKU = PFI)

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Infor10 Lawson S3


Call to Action

Leverage Lawson Consulting Services to:


Upgrade to compatible Lawson S3 10 versions


9.0.1.3 or 9.0.0.5 Applications


9.0.1.9 Lawson System Foundation


Implement Lawson 10 Security (Security Accelerator)


Use this as an opportunity to take advantage of the features within Lawson Security


It is NOT recommended to migrate your existing LAUA configuration to Lawson Security


Lawson Security Accelerator


Implement Lawson Smart Office 10 (LSO Accelerator)


Take advantage of the productivity gains


Lawson Process Automation 10 and Lawson Process Integration 10


Increased functionality, process debugging, scalability, user interface


Lawson Business Intelligence 10


Business Process Warehouse / Analytics / ViewPoint


Contact your Client Account Executive






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Infor Consulting Services

Infor Consulting
Services will help you to:


Reduce
risk


Focus
on strategic IT initiatives


Maximize
systems availability and user productivity


Align
your solutions with current and future

business
needs


Get
faster implementation and time to value


Profit
from a low total cost of ownership


Gain
greater competitive advantage

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Infor Consulting Services(ICS)




Infor10 S3 Planning Workshop solution

Leveraging
P
lanning Toolkits and Package Solutions, ICS will help
clients develop a plan to leverage new features and functionality of
Infor10 S3

Key workshop outcomes.


Identify key business benefit in upgrading to Infor10 S3


Develop business plans and action items


Detail the functional and technical actions


Provide hardware requirements and Cloud service options


Area to be addressed in planning


Change the way work is
done

Infor10 S3 Package Solutions


LSO and Mashup solutions


Enhanced Security solution


Technology solution


ProcessFlow to Lawson Process Automation


Methodology and best practices




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-
GA NDA are authorized to
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Overview of Workshop

Three Levels of Workshop offerings


Express




Checklist
-

hardware roadmap


training plan


Business




Business case




Formal SOW


Including packaged solutions


Enterprise




Custom roadmap discussion including




Functional system review (LEAP)


Business optimization


extend the application




Implementation methodology




System administration best practices




System architecture review

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-
GA NDA are authorized to
use this presentation

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Lawson S3 10 Upgrade


Selected Details


Lawson S3 System Foundation 10 will
not

operate with
the Lawson S3 9.0.0/9.0.1 Applications


Skip upgrades are available


Minimum Release Levels:


Lawson S3 Applications 9.0.0.5 (MSP 5) or higher


Lawson S3 Applications 9.0.1.3 (MSP 3) or higher


Lawson S3 System Foundation 9.0.1.9 or higher



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Summary


For current customers, upgrades to Lawson S3 10 are
targeted to be available in May 2012



Customers can adopt Lawson technology now that will
help prepare for version 10



S3 10 is a continuation of Lawson’s planned application
and technology roadmap + new products and technology
from Infor to create more comprehensive solutions

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Our Commitment to Our Customers


We are
committed

to Lawson’s Solutions and Industries


Healthcare, Public Sector and Service Industries driving
enhancements and solutions



We are
investing

in Lawson applications


New releases planned for Fall and Spring


Enhancements driven by customer requests (e.g. Audit by LGUG)



We are
addressing the needs
of our customer’s
industries with combined Lawson


Infor offerings


Interfaces with Infor applications like EAM and CPM help provide
more complete solutions

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Copyright © 2012 Infor or Lawson. All rights reserved. Confidential. This presentation reflects the direction Infor or Lawson

ma
y take with regard to the
products or services described herein, all of which is subject to change without notice.

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Copyright © 2012 Infor or Lawson. All rights reserved. Confidential. This presentation reflects the direction Infor or Lawson

ma
y take with regard to the
products or services described herein, all of which is subject to change without notice.

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This presentation reflects the direction
Infor

or Lawson may take
with regard to the products or services described herein, all of
which is subject to change without notice. This presentation is not a
commitment to you in any way and you should not rely on any
content herein in making any decision. Neither
Infor

nor Lawson is
committing to develop or deliver any specified enhancement,
upgrade, product, service, or functionality, even if such is described
herein. Many factors can affect
Infor

or Lawson’s product
development plans and the nature, content, and timing of future
product releases, all of which remain in the sole discretion of
Infor

or Lawson. This presentation, in whole or in part, may not be
incorporated into any agreement.
Infor

and Lawson expressly
disclaim any liability with respect to this presentation.