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2 Information accuracy and reliability Information accuracy and reliability Reduced paperwork and duplicate data entry Reduced paperwork and duplicate data entry Better reporting capabilities Better reporting capabilities System scalability and robustness System scalability and robustness

3 Used at over 30 school districts in the U.S. Used at over 30 school districts in the U.S. Denver, Atlanta, other large districts Denver, Atlanta, other large districts Solid platform on which to build for the future Solid platform on which to build for the future Excellent fit with TSD requirements Excellent fit with TSD requirements

4 Some processes or tasks may take longer in the new system Some processes or tasks may take longer in the new system Major value of the system is in the overall efficiencies it creates Major value of the system is in the overall efficiencies it creates Some forms may require other information to be added first Some forms may require other information to be added first This may, or may not, have been the case with Cyborg This may, or may not, have been the case with Cyborg Not all of these dependencies may be known prior to going live Not all of these dependencies may be known prior to going live

5 Embrace change and learn Embrace change and learn Positive attitude and teamwork Positive attitude and teamwork Each person shares responsibility for the success of this transition Each person shares responsibility for the success of this transition

6 Help others Help others If you have a question, seek help If you have a question, seek help

7 When training, make sure you are logged into the correct Lawson product line.

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10 An integrated, web-based system An integrated, web-based system Access to Lawson is through the “Portal” using your browser (Internet Explorer) Access to Lawson is through the “Portal” using your browser (Internet Explorer) The Cyborg screens you know are different in Lawson The Cyborg screens you know are different in Lawson In Lawson, data entry and view screens are called “Forms” In Lawson, data entry and view screens are called “Forms”

11 Log-in to Lawson with your Novell Username and Password Save the URL as a Favorite in Internet Explorer

12 This is the Navigation Pane This is the Content Pane

13 Click here to “Go Home” Be careful closing windows! Clicking here will take you out of Lawson

14 Forms Based navigation Forms Based navigation Forms Based means forms are displayed before you begin to enter any data in key fields Forms Based means forms are displayed before you begin to enter any data in key fields What is a Key Field? What is a Key Field? A key field must be filled in before you can access the data associated with the form A key field must be filled in before you can access the data associated with the form Default is set to Forms based navigation Default is set to Forms based navigation

15 List Based Navigation List Based Navigation When you access forms, the system displays key fields first. Once you enter values for the key fields the system will display the form. When you access forms, the system displays key fields first. Once you enter values for the key fields the system will display the form. This may be more useful for users whose primary need is to perform inquiries on data. This may be more useful for users whose primary need is to perform inquiries on data.

16 Forms Based vs List Based navigation Forms Based vs List Based navigation You can select one, or the other – it is very easy to switch You can select one, or the other – it is very easy to switch Default is set to Forms based navigation Default is set to Forms based navigation Experiment in the Open Lab sessions, see which method suits your particular work style Experiment in the Open Lab sessions, see which method suits your particular work style

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18 Form Name and Form ID Employee Security (HR12.1) Form NameForm ID

19 If you know the Form ID number you want, enter it here and click the magnifying glass Navigate Directly to the Form you Want!Navigate Directly to the Form you Want!

20 When changing the contents of a field, use the tabs on the tab bar, or the tab key (don’t use the Enter key)

21 Form ID Designations: (e.g. HR11) HR (Human Resources) HR (Human Resources) PA (Personnel Actions - Positions) PA (Personnel Actions - Positions) PR (Payroll) PR (Payroll) BN (Benefits) BN (Benefits) CW (Contract Work) CW (Contract Work) XP (Custom Forms) XP (Custom Forms)

22 Form ID Designations: (e.g. HR11) Set-up, entry, or lookup forms Set-up, entry, or lookup forms Online analysis Online analysis Update programs Update programs Reports Reports Purging programs Purging programs

23 Navigating to Related Forms Use the Related Forms Drop-Down Menu Related Forms drop- down is in upper-right portion of the screen When working with a form…

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25 Search Box, Help, User Preferences

26 The magnifying glass icon means the box is searching within the HRM application

27 The book icon means the box is searching for bookmarks within the HRM application

28 The mortar board icon means the box will search the Lawson knowledge base Note: The log in to My Lawson.com is provided by your supervisor.

29 The search box can be used to search Google and other search engines

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31 When working within a field, right click to bring up the Drill-Around option. When working within a field, right click to bring up the Drill-Around option. Access to all associated information – really powerful! Access to all associated information – really powerful! Right Click Here (Drill Explorer) Everything about the employee!

32 When working within a form, click on the Drill- Around icon to bring up the associated data list When working within a form, click on the Drill- Around icon to bring up the associated data list Then, click on the Search Tab Then, click on the Search Tab

33 Click the ? Button (upper right) Click the ? Button (upper right) Excellent on-line help Excellent on-line help

34 Help with Forms Help with Forms When working with a particular form, click on the help icon ? When working with a particular form, click on the help icon ? Then, click on the Form Help link Then, click on the Form Help link The Lawson system provides information on the form’s purpose, processing, other requirements, etc. The Lawson system provides information on the form’s purpose, processing, other requirements, etc.

35 Help with Fields Help with Fields Change user options to turn on help for individual fields Change user options to turn on help for individual fields

36 Training Library Training Library Step-by-step procedures (Scripts) Step-by-step procedures (Scripts) Process explanations Process explanations Screen Shots Screen Shots

37 Training Library Training Library Each group has their own library Each group has their own library Review process documents, then proceed to scripts Review process documents, then proceed to scripts Screen shots supplement the scripts, providing confirmation you’re in the right place. Screen shots supplement the scripts, providing confirmation you’re in the right place.

38 Hotkeys (user configurable) Hotkeys (user configurable) Step-by-step procedures (Scripts) Step-by-step procedures (Scripts) Process explanations Process explanations Screen Shots Screen Shots Alt+K A list of all hotkeys – the only hotkey you need to remember!


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