MWLUG Summer 2017 Conference
When: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 → Thursday, August 24th, 2017
MWLUG Summer 2017 Conference
URL:http://lgug.workoutloud.com/Event/mwlug-summer-2017-conference

Sessions

 
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Tuesday - August 22nd, 2017

Lawson: Administering Landmark Security
12:00 PM
8:00 AM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Infor
This course covers the administration of Landmark Security and related security issues in a federated environment. Topics include security structure, administrative tools, managing users and security roles, user proxies, security reports, administrative troubleshooting, STS and claims-based authentication, services and domains, managing key pairs for encryption, and mitigating security risks. Registration instructions located at https://lgug.workoutloud.com/Event/mwlug-summer-2017-conference/Page/training-opportunity-822
Lawson: Administering Infor Security Services
5:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Infor
This course covers Lawson Infor Security Services. Topics include an overview of Infor Security Services, federating systems, synchronizing systems, and tuning systems for synchronization processing. This course also covers completing data pre-check prior to synchronization, registering systems, setting the primary authentication service, and configuring Infor Security Services to perform a synchronization on only selected services. Additional topics cover provisioning users, running list-based synchronizations of user data, and basic troubleshooting. Registration instructions located at https://lgug.workoutloud.com/Event/mwlug-summer-2017-conference/Page/training-opportunity-822
Networking Reception
9:00 PM
7:00 PM
Room: Archer House, River Side Room
Join us Tuesday evening for an informal networking reception at the Archer House River Side Room in downtown Northfield. Relax with peers while enjoying appetizers and cocktails as we gear up for two spectacular days of conference sessions, networking and fun.

Wednesday - August 23rd, 2017

Check-in / Registration
8:15 AM
7:15 AM
Room: Buntrock Commons
Overview of Conference
9:00 AM
8:30 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: Wendy Woitalla, MWLUG Chair
Infor Updates
9:30 AM
9:00 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: Yvonne Cheslog, Manager, Customer Experience; Elizabeth Homewood, Vice President, Support Operations
Come hear what is new at Infor
Infor Product Updates
10:10 AM
9:30 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: Amy Ihlen, Senior Director Product Management, HCM; Todd Stratton, Vice President Product Management - Financials, Supply Chain & Public Sector
Come find out the latest update on Infor Lawson from the Product Management Team
Infor Concierge (Customer Portal) - Improving the Customer Experience
10:30 AM
10:10 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: Darci Snyder, Infor Vice President Customer Experience
Get an update on Infor Concierge (Customer Portal) and other customer experience initiatives that are we are working on to improve your experience with Infor.
Break
10:45 AM
10:30 AM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Special Interest Group (SIG) Breakout Sessions

SIG: Accounts Payable (AP, MA)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Trollhaugen
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Business Process Management (PF/IPA)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Undset/142
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Enterprise Fin Mgmt. (GL, AM, AC, AR)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Sun/225C
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Human Capital Management (includes HR and Payroll)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Viking
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Query Tools (Crystal/Add Ins/SQL)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Munch/143
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Supply Chain Management
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Black/225A
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: Technical
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Gold/225B
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
SIG: User Interface (Portal, D Studio, LSO, Ming.le)
12:00 PM
10:45 AM
Room: Grieg/144
This is your opportunity to network with other users. Share your questions, your best practices, and your business cards. The actual agenda will be determined by the participants.
Lunch Provided in Stav Cafeteria
1:00 PM
11:30 AM
Room: Stav Hall Dining Area

Session 1

F1: Customer Story: Holiday Stationstores, Close and Reconciliation Management Implementation
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Sherri Binger, Holiday Stationstores
Holiday Stationstores needed to easily manage the monthly close process to ensure compliance, establish an automatic approval process, and provide visibility to the status of tasks. The company turned to Close & Reconciliation Management to achieve its objectives. Join this session for a discussion of the implementation, processed for on-going administration, and the benefits that have taken Holiday Stationstores' monthly close process to a new level.
G1-1: Knowledge Solutions, LLC: Transformation from RW100 & LBI to Infor BI & d/EPM
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Chet Godleski, Knowledge Solutions, LLC
Infor's Lawson Report Writer (RW100) and LBI products have been tried-and-true financial statement reporting tools for Infor customers for decades, but they are rapidly becoming outdated and will be phase out in the next release of Infor Lawson (v11). In today's marketplace, organizations need robust, actionable, and virtually instant insight into their data that appeals to their most savvy reporting stakeholders. This presentation provides an overview of the powerful budgeting, planning, and reporting capabilities of Infor's Dynamic Enterprise Performance Management (Infor d/EPM) and Infor BI Products. We will also provide you with a high level roadmap of how to transform your RW100 and LBI reports into beautiful, feature-rich reports using Infor's Business Intelligence Products. Key learnings from this presentation are: how to get instant insight into your data and how that affects reporting stakeholders, powerful budgeting, planning, and reporting capabilities made easy, the benefits Infor Lawson Report Writer (RW100) and LBI users are gaining when they upgrade and a realistic roadmap of how to transform your RW100 and LBI reports with Infor Business Intelligence.
G2-1: Lawson BI, Infor BI and Birst: Navigating the progression
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Beth Meyers, Infor
Attend this session to learn how to get the most value from BI and Analytics tools.
G3-1: Process Automation - What's new
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Del Dehn, Infor
Learn about new activity nodes, performance improvements, and platform changes in Process Automation's current release.
H1: Migrating from Lawson to Global Human Resources
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Matt Bragstad & Amy Ihlen, Infor
A big question on everyone's mind is what does it take to migrate from Lawson Human Resource Management to Global Human Resources (GHR). Come to this session to hear what it takes and to get your questions answered.
P1: Customer Story: Mayo Clinic, Automating the Ordering of Reprocessed Products
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Stacy Fitzgerald & Karla Ernster, Mayo Clinic
Ordering remanufactured products can provide a substantial cost savings to an organization. Members of Supply Chain Management at Mayo Clinic have a project in the works that will automatically modify Item Location and Vendor Contract set up, and create a PO based on product availability with the vendor.
T1: Customer Story: HealthPartners - IPA for Beginners
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Ed Anderson, HealthPartners
Want to learn how to talk to your IT Department about Infor Process Automation (IPA)? Join Ed Anderson from HealthPartners on an orientation to the IPA Designer and IPA terminology. Learn how to string together nodes and how you can test the flow. This session is geared toward users with minimal understanding of IPA.
V11-1: Customer Story: Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District, Version 11
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Jim Ollerton, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
Join Jim as he talks about his organization's implementation of Infor CloudSuite Financials and Supply Management at Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District.
Watch 'n' Learn: Infor Landing Page Designer
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Infor Landing Page Designer is the tool within Landmark applications that allow you to create and edit Landing Pages. See how easy it is to add, remove, rearrange, and create widgets on Landing Pages to make your work environment how you want it to be so you, and your co-workers, can have the information you need to efficiently perform your tasks.
Break
2:15 PM
2:00 PM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 2

F2: Customer Story: Holiday Stationstores, Cash and Treasury Management Implementation
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Mary Debing, Holiday Stationstores
Join Holiday Stationstores as we share our journey to implement the Cash & Treasury Management module. From planning how to streamline our cash and treasury processes and working with Infor Services on implementation to benefits gained from using the Cash & Treasury module, we will explore each step and other tips and techniques learned along the way.
G1-2: Customer Story: Great River Energy, How to send your ACH Payment/Remittance using Process Flow
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Matt Sherwood, Great River Energy
Come listen as Matt shares how Great River Energy uses both Lawson Smart Office and Process Flow to send ACH payment and remittance information. The target audience is beginner level Process Flow designers, and experts who would like to contribute to the dialog. Also included in the presentation is a look at LSO published personalizations, jscript, and Start Pads.
G2-2: Dashboard Gear: Help I Need a Report/Data! Now What?
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Rich Bendickson, Dashboard Gear
Dashboard Gear will go through various options you have to create reports and query your data. They will use a variety of front end tools such as Excel, Crystal, SSRS, etc. to demonstrate samples for Financials, HR and Supply Chain.
G3-2: RPI Consultants: Day 2 - What Do I Do Now?
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Richard Leigh Stout & Jeremy Stoltzfus, RPI Consultants
RPI Partners, well-known presenters in the Infor Lawson community, will share an upbeat account on the state of the industry, high level road-mapping and "Day Two€" initiatives. They will review hot & trending products, tools, and technology that fit into your Infor Lawson enterprise. This is a presentation for everyone in the Infor Lawson community, including business, functional, technical, and executives. Everyone can take something tangible away from the presentation to put into action.
H2: RPI Consultants: Competencies: Power up your Global Human Resources (GHR)
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Kevin Hamilton, RPI Consultants
Learn how to define competencies, skills, certifications, and other qualifications. Understand where these qualifications are needed in order to get the most out of your core GHR and Talent Management modules and how to start building them both to get ready for v11 and to get more out of your GHR system today.
P2: Overview of Requisition Center (RQC) and Punch-Out for v10
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Chris Wiekert & Sue Moerlein, Infor
Expand your understanding of Infor Lawson Requisition Center (RQC) and learn how to customize your application with options in the configuration file.
T2: Discover New System Monitoring and Administration Tools with System Console - REMOTE
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Rajan Shanmugavelu, Infor (remote)
Discover how to improve efficiency, increase flexibility, and transform the way IT does business with detailed monitoring, system, and network diagnostics, and more with System Console.
V11-2: Next Generation Payroll Strategy and Focus Group
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Amy Ihlen and Dan Bruetting (remote), Infor
Do you have an interest in learning more about Infor's strategy for Next Generation Payroll? Do you have concerns about payroll related challenges facing your organization now or in the immediate future? Do have feedback or ideas for payroll enhancements? Would you like to hear what other customers recommend? If any of these apply to you, then please attend this session to get acquainted with the new approach and new people driving the next generation of Infor Payroll.
Watch 'n' Learn: Lawson Add-ins for Microsoft Office - For the Power User
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Learn to be a power user. You'll hear how to troubleshoot an upload, build difficult uploads, and incorporate Drill Around into query results so you can Drill Around on your data.
Break
3:30 PM
3:15 PM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 3

F3: Overview of Infor XM and Infor Lawson Integrations - REMOTE
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Rose Alsup (remote) and Andrew Wolling (facilitator), Infor
On average, 10% of a company's budget is spent on business travel and entertainment. Learn how to leverage Infor Expense Management and Infor Lawson's integrated solution to remove inefficiencies, eliminate bottlenecks and track where your dollars are going. We will focus on common pain points, success stories, XM's consumer grade UI, and how XM works with the Lawson ERP. This will be a remote session.
G1-3: MHC Software, Inc.: Automate Life in the Cloud: Integrated Solutions for CloudSuite F&SM and HCM
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Chris Rademacher, MHC Software, Inc.
Moving to the cloud (whether that means moving your ERP to a hosted cloud environment or upgrading to Infor's newest CloudSuite versions) is a great time to evaluate your business processes and make them more efficient. This session will jumpstart your evaluation and highlight automated solutions from MHC Software that integrate with Infor's CloudSuite systems to improve efficiencies and save organizations time and money.
G2-3: d/EPM Vision
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Carol Tyler, Infor
The upcoming d/EPM Budgeting and Planning releases in September and December 2017 will include a number of new features including some tremendous new features on workforce design. Gain insight and an overview of budgeting and planning including the additions of indirect and direct labor to the Infor d/EPM Budgeting and Planning product.
G3-3: Focus Group: Moving from LBI to BI
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Beth Meyers, Infor
What do you need to know to consider moving to Infor BI? This session will also cover tips and tricks.
H3: Customer Story: Mayo Clinic, Payroll Performance Improvement on Lawson 10
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Tim Mettler and Linda Wilson, Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic recently completed an upgrade to Lawson version 10. They also changed operating systems and database platforms. Join this session to learn about Mayo's dramatic payroll run time improvements that resulted from these changes.
P3: What's New with Requisitioning and Punch-Out for Infor CloudSuite Financials and Supply Management (v11)
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Chris Wiekert & Sue Moerlein, Infor
Attend this session to learn about what is new and next for Requisitioning. Learn how Recall Management can stop purchases in the new CloudSuite Supply Management. Find out how its beautiful look and signature features improve and streamline processes.
T3: How to Replicate your Customizations with Configuration Tools
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Del Dehn, Infor
Customers, bring your current customizations and ideas, open to all areas and functionality.
V11-3: Avaap USA LLC.: Align and Define
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Dave Thomas and DJ Weisenberger, Avaap USA LLC
This session is intended to speak to those of you who are thinking about moving to Cloud Suite Financials...what does it mean, what should I expect, and what can I do to prepare now?
Watch 'n' Learn: Getting Started with Scripting for Infor Lawson Forms in Infor Smart Office
4:30 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Infor delivers a generic set of Infor Lawson application screens to its customers, but each customer has different needs. See examples of what can be done to modify Infor Lawson's base application screens using Infor Smart Office scripting.
MWLUG Reception
11:00 PM
4:30 PM
Room: The Grand Event Center
The Grand Event Center is the site of this year's MWLUG reception. The historic Grand building in downtown Northfield has been restored to resemble the original theatre that it was in the early 1900's. Join us for fun, food, drinks and some surprises at this premiere event location! Prizes will be given away! Located just 1 mile from St. Olaf in downtown Northfield.

Thursday - August 24th, 2017

Breakfast Provided in Stav Cafeteria
8:30 AM
7:15 AM
Room: Stav Hall Dining Area
Introducing the WorkOutLoud Community Cloud... It’s time to change the game on how business and collaboration get done
8:30 AM
8:00 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: Eric Lopez
We would like to share how some of our customers are utilizing the WorkOutLoud Community Cloud to increase dialogue, run projects, share files, and impact their business. Each organization in our presentation will be provided an access code for free use of the WorkOutLoud Community Cloud to try for 90 days at no charge. It’s simple to set up and you can be up and running in just 5 minutes. We will also talk about single sign-on, integration to your existing systems, and some exciting ideas on how it can impact your business.
Vision: Infor Lawson 10 User Experience
9:30 AM
8:30 AM
Room: Black/Gold/Sun Ballroom Presenters: Rajan Shanmugavelu, Infor
Themes, user configurable contrast, ADA section 508 compliance, responsive design and more are enabled by Hook & Loop's HTML5 controls. Learn what's coming with Infor Lawson 10 running with Infor Ming.leTM 12.
Break
9:45 AM
9:30 AM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 4

F4: Customer Story: Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District, CloudSuite Financials Deeper Dive
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Jim Ollerton, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
Join Jim as he talks about his organizations' implementation of Infor CloudSuite Financials and Supply Management and provides a demonstration of their configuration and set up.
G1-4: Intellias, Inc.: Configuration Console: Getting the Most Out of CloudSuite HCM
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Rob Flannery, Intellias, Inc.
The Configuration Console is a powerful tool that can enhance any of your Landmark Applications. Learn how it can help you transform CloudSuite.
G2-4: The New World of Constant Change: Developing an Effective Change Enablement Strategy
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Erica Doherty, Infor
Organizations in every industry are experiencing constant and dramatic change due to technological advancements (mobility and artificial intelligence), demographic shifts (Millennials), changing social norms (the gig economy) and transparency of information (think big data). HR departments are often the implementers of change within their organization and must approach transitions with a defined plan for success. This session will detail a proven change enablement (not management) methodology that can be utilized by organizations in any industry to effectively assess organizational readiness, ensure a consistently shared vision, facilitate communication, and secure leadership and stakeholder commitment. Using this model as the prototype, organizations can ensure a timely transition with minimal disruptions for both employees and clients.
G3-4: Velocity: Reducing Back Office Labor Costs and Enhancing End User Experience With Infor Application Metadata
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Tom Kremer, Velocity
As organizations look to do more with less, they are challenged without the insight into both current operational metrics and end-user performance bottlenecks. In this session, learn how metadata from your Infor application provides real-time data highlighting opportunities to: • Reduce employee turnover and identify potential work/life balance issues • Execute large workflows in a fraction of the time, even after a system refresh or post-upgrade • Eliminate barriers to adopting change including automating test scripts for functional and stress testing. The Velocity Zoom analytics platform is optimized for Infor Lawson and M3 products, highlighting processing trends, application performance and end-user experience.
H4: Bails & Associates, LLC: Lessons Learned S3, BN, PR and LP (Remote)
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Kellie Gilbert, Bails & Associates, LLC
We will share lessons learned from many S3, Benefits, Absence Management, and Payroll implementations.
P4: Learn about the New Android Application for Mobile Supply Chain Management
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Jonathan Andersen, Infor
Mobile Supply Chain Management functionality is now available on Android operating systems. Join us to review the new look and feel using Android handheld devices.
T4: Infor ION Overview for Lawson
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Del Dehn, Infor
Hear an overview of Infor ION's capabilities and learn how they can be applied to Lawson application deployments. You'll hear how Lawson customers are using Infor ION for integration between the Lawson applications and other Infor applications.
V11-4: TEAMabsolute: Moving to CloudSuite; Tips, Tricks, and Lessons Learned
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Kent Jacobson, TEAMAbsolute
We have successfully moved numerous clients to the cloud due to our tried and true implementation methodology. Let us walk you through the lessons we've learned to provide the best practices for making this transition as smooth as possible.
Watch 'n' Learn: Infor Landing Page Designer-2
10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Infor Landing Page Designer is the tool within Landmark applications that allow you to create and edit Landing Pages. See how easy it is to add, remove, rearrange, and create widgets on Landing Pages to make your work environment how you want it to be so you, and your co-workers, can have the information you need to efficiently perform your tasks.
Break
11:00 AM
10:45 AM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 5

F5: Customer Story: Mayo Clinic & HealthPartners - Financial Close Process
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Jennifer Adolphs, Mayo Clinic & Ann Roth, HealthPartners
Listen as representatives from Health Partners and Mayo Clinic, walk through their Financial Close Process. Both organizations will touch on their use of a closing calendar, checklists, sample communications, and the tools used to successfully close the books each month. Time will be allocated for Q&A, and collaboration with session participants.
G1-5: ROI Healthcare Solutions: ERP Business Intelligence: The Best Maturity Level for your Success
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Jenny Mattson, ROI Healthcare Solutions
Organizations, especially in Healthcare, continue to be asked to do more with less.  In order to gain true actionable information, a business intelligence strategy is needed requiring collaboration across departments and data management protocols.  This session provides an overview of business intelligence and the steps to create a roadmap for success.
G2-5: Ascend Software, Get your AP Automation Project to Pay for Itself by Reducing Cost and Preventing Fraud
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Aaron Teague and Jeff Crain (remote), Ascend Software
Learn how to detect and prevent employee fraud through Ascend's SmartTouch AP Imaging and Automation solution. In addition, Ascend's Financial Automation Suite will increase visibility, improve AP controls, convert paper-based tasks to paperless, route invoices for approval, plus approve invoices on mobile devices. Ascend has the only "Real-time" Infor Lawson AP transaction integration, which reduces steps and cuts your AP process in half.
G3-5: HyBridge Solutions: Technical Overview for CloudSuite v10 Implementation
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Chris Cavalier, HyBridge Solutions
Please join us as we discuss technical lessons learned and what to expect for Infor CloudSuite Implementations.
H5: Business Software, Inc.: Payroll Tax and Regulatory Horizon for 2018
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Viking Presenters: Gregory Shine, Business Software, Inc.
Changes in laws and payroll tax regulations are constant, as every payroll professional knows. Rapid transformations in technology have redefined the ways payroll professionals conduct their business. Keeping abreast of the upcoming changes allows payroll teams to stay on the cutting edge of the industry. The interactive session will focus on the legislative items that every payroll department should be looking for over the next 12 months.
P5: Overview of Mobile Supply Chain Management, Point of Use, and Surgical Instrument Management Overview
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Jonathan Andersen, Infor
Attend this session to learn about what is new and next for Mobile Supply Chain Management, Point of Use, and Surgical Instrument Management.
T5: iTK Technologies, LLC: Performance Monitoring, Tuning and Analysis
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Matthew Palmer, iTK Technologies, LLC
As enterprise systems skyrocket in size and complexity, it becomes nearly impossible to spot infrastructure problems, cyber attacks, or irregularities in normal business practices just via rules based dashboards. Real Time Monitoring (RTM) new machine learning feature monitors your enterprise data around the clock, continually delivering predictive analytics and red glaring pointers to high scoring system anomalies within your organization. Learn how RTM can get you and your organization looking at the right areas of the business; hundreds of times faster than ever possible before.
V11-5: Infor Xi 12 Platform Overview
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Del Dehn, Infor
Join us to learn about the new Infor Xi 12 Platform, which delivers a common technology platform for the Infor CloudSuite, and which bundles collaboration, integration, and information technologies into one single delivery.
Watch 'n' Learn: Using Lawson Design Studio to Improve Data Entry Efficiency
12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
In this session we will discuss the importance of customizing the user interaction to meet the needs of your users. Gain knowledge and learn how to make simple improvements more efficiently and how to deal with customizations that have an impact on the overall performance of the product.
Lunch Provided in Stav Cafeteria
1:00 PM
11:30 AM
Room: Stav Hall Dining Area

Session 6

F6: What's new in Payables for Infor CloudSuite Financials (v11)
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Andrew Wolling, Infor
Join us to learn how you can work with speed and simplicity in the new CloudSuite Financials. Find out how its beautiful look and signature features help improve and streamline payables processes.
G1-6: PMA: Time and Taxation for Employees with Multiple Locations
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Lou Pereira, PMA
Take the complexity out of collecting, managing and processing time and payroll accurately for employees who work in multiple tax locations. Join us for a discussion on the challenges presented to Lawson HR/PR users where multi-location payroll taxation required, statutes, real world scenarios and solutions to define, simplify and solve your location based time challenges.
G2-6: Hyland by OnBase: Brainware + OnBase for your Infor/Lawson Environment
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Andy Knupp & Jason Pederson, Hyland by OnBase
Hyland Software’s acquisition of the Perceptive unit of Lexmark International brings together Infor-Lawson’s two leading document management partners. Learn how the combination of the best in-class Brainware invoice capture and OnBase enterprise content management (ECM) can automate the 50% of invoices that are received outside EDI.
G3-6: Introduction to Workforce Management (WFM) - REMOTE
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Casey Martin, Infor
What can WFM do for you? Learn about the modules available to help with your workforce management needs. This introductory session will give you the basics of what your organization can gain from using time and attendance, scheduling, compliance, absence planning, workforce planning, and other WFM modules. This will be a remote session.
H6: Millennial Recirculation
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Erica Doherty, Infor
As the Millennial Generation becomes the largest percentage of your workforce, they are looking for opportunities to advance their career. Discover the role Infor HCM Technology can play in giving your evolving workforce visibility to their next move inside your organization.
P6: Emkat: Zebra Workforce Connect Voice
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Chris Kane, Emkat
Learn how you can add powerful voice, text and messaging features to data terminals traditionally used for warehouse management (MSCM) and bedside applications; eliminating the need for multiple devices by converging them into one.
St. Olaf Tour
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Registration Desk
Meet at the registration desk for a tour for the Science Center and Tomson Hall. Regents Hall, the Science Center, is a sustainable or "green" building that serves as a teaching tool. With features such as a green roof, reliance on passive solar lighting, and the minimization of chemical and biological waste, Regents Hall is not simply a model for responsible environmental stewardship but a daily working example of sustainability in practice.
T6: Focus Group: HealthPartners and St. Olaf College - IPA Swap Meet
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Tom Machacek, HealthPartners & Mike Strand, St. Olaf College
Last year we met, discussed process flows and ended up swapping flow descriptions. Let's renew our connections and discussions on this topic. Bring written or verbal descriptions of your awesome (alarming, astonishing, awe-inspiring, beautiful, breathtaking, magnificent, overwhelming, stunning, wondrous, grand, majestic, mind-blowing, striking, zero cool) process flows OR ideas for process flows that solve business needs. We'll also discuss a new on-going sharing methodology. No flow (or PF idea) is too big, small, complex or simple to share!
V11-6: Technical Focus Group
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Del Dehn, Mark Deutsch and Scott Hanson, Infor, Jim Ollerton, Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District
Have questions or concerns of making the leap to CloudSuite Financials and Supply Management? If so, this session is for you! Come prepared to have an open dialog with the Infor experts and real customers who’ve successfully made the transition and get answers to all your questions.
Watch 'n' Learn: Getting the Most Out of Scripting for Infor Lawson Screens in Infor Smart Office
2:00 PM
1:00 PM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Have you been using Infor Smart Office scripting for a while and want to make better use of what is possible? If so, this session will discuss some of the more complex scripting techniques.
Break
2:15 PM
2:00 PM
Room: Buntrock Commons

Session 7

F7: What's New in Matching for Infor CloudSuite Financials (v11)
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Sun/225C Presenters: Carolyn Bench & Andrew Wolling, Infor
Learn how you can work with speed and simplicity in the new CloudSuite Financials. Find out how its beautiful look and signature features improve and streamline matching processes.
G1-7: Xtreme Support Focus Group
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Undset/142 Presenters: Elizabeth Homewood, Infor
Come meet with Infor Xtreme Support Experts and bring your questions for this Interactive Focus Group on Xtreme Support.
G2-7: IBM: The IBM and Infor Alliance, How IBM can enhance your investment
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Trollhaugen Presenters: Mike Breitbach, IBM
The presentation will take Infor customers through the relationship IBM has with Infor and how our products and strategies align. This discussion will focus on the "New" IBM, Hardware, Cognitive, and Cloud. In addition, we'll cover how to engage with IBM and have an open discussion as to how IBM can engage more with Infor Lawson customers.
G3-7: Roadmap: What's New in Infor Workforce Management (WFM) - REMOTE
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Grieg/144 Presenters: Casey Martin, Infor
Review the latest releases and learn what's coming this year and beyond for Workforce Management. This vision session will give you all the updates on features released in the past year, as well as a peek into what is coming over the next few releases across all modules and industries. This will be a remote session.
H7: HR in 2020
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Viking Presenters: Erica Doherty, Infor
Today's world of work is experiencing change and disruption as a result of two major trends: the increasing pace of technological advancements, and evolving social norms from demographic shifts and political upheaval. Mobility is transforming the way people operate. Artificial Intelligence will supposedly replace us all in the near future. "Big data" and the "internet of things" are fundamentally reorganizing the way we access and use information. Social media and the gig economy have made collaboration digital and employment temporary. And new digital ecosystems including virtual reality are changing the way we experience the world. What is the "new collar" and how do we address "artificial talent"? Come learn how these trends are influencing all of us, and how the HR profession will need to proactively adapt and prepare for our new role in 2020.
P7: What’s Changed in Contract Management from v10 to CloudSuite Supply Management
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Black/225A Presenters: Jonathan Andersen, Infor
This session will spotlight how user roles and capabilities within the Contract processes will evolve in future releases. Learn how you can work with speed and simplicity in the new CloudSuite Supply Management. Find out how its beautiful look and signature features improve and streamline processes.
T7: Focus Group: St. Olaf College, Security Focus Group
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Gold/225B Presenters: Mike Strand, St. Olaf College
This session will include a Q & A regarding Lawson Security and a demo of the Technical Swap Meet (TSM) group that exists at the WorkOutLoud.com website. TSM is a collaboration group where you can both share technical content that you have developed and post questions.
V11-7: Modernizing Plan Administration with the New Benefits Management for Global HR
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Munch/143 Presenters: Diana Van Blaricom & Ann Morris, Infor
In this session, we'll share tips and tricks for moving to the new Benefits Management solution. You'll learn key set up considerations, unlock secrets to a successful implementation and leave with an action plan for getting ready to make the move!
Watch 'n' Learn: Getting the Most Out of Infor Mashup Designer for Infor Lawson Customers
3:15 PM
2:15 PM
Room: Classroom 492 Presenters: Don Peterson, Infor
Have you been creating Mashups for a while and want to make better use of what is possible? If so, this session will go through some of the more complex Mashup Designer techniques.
Break
3:30 PM
3:15 PM
Closing Session and Prize Drawings
4:00 PM
3:30 PM
Room: Viking
Prizes awarded at the conclusion of the meeting are limited to one per person (except for the final MWLUG prize for getting your vendor punch card completely stamped; where everyone in attendance is eligible) and you must be present to win. If your name is called after you already won, thank you for understanding MWLUGÂ’s and our vendorÂ’s goal of rewarding as many attendees as possible for their participation in the meeting, the value of the prizes notwithstanding.
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Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 → Thursday, August 24th, 2017
St. Olaf College
1520 St. Olaf Avenue
NorthfieldMN55057

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Ron Maskal
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Shannon Mulligan
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