Infor TechEd 2018: Infor Lawson and HCM

Las Vegas, Nevada
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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April 10, 2018  

Registration & Breakfast  8:00AM - 9:00AM  

Welcome & Keynote  9:00AM - 10:00AM  


Interoperability: Solutions and strategies  (details)
This session presents an overview of Infor's interoperability solutions and strategies. Our experts will provide a general roadmap for these interoperability solutions, as well how they can specifically address your organizational needs.

Presenters: Rob Abbott, Corey Spears, James McPheron, Goutham Mullaguru
Topic: Cloverleaf
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom A

What’s new for Infor Process Automation (IPA)  (details)
This session reviews Infor Process Automation v11 new features and functions. Version 11 of IPA can be used for Lawson v10, HCM, Global HR, Talent Management, and the new CloudSuite Financials and Supply Management applications.

Presenters: Tonia Williamson, Jena Block
Topic: Process Automation
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom B

Architecture overview for Lawson System Foundation (LSF) and Landmark  (details)
This session provides an overview of the Lawson System Foundation and Landmark architecture including new terminology, architecture, and components. This is a foundational understanding required for advanced processes and maintenance of servers.

Presenters: Glen Rexing, Delmar Dehn
Topic: Lawson/Landmark administration
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom C

Infor Global HR and Talent Management: The big picture  (details)
This session explores the elements in today's Global HR and Talent Management. First, we will review the systems and their components, modules, setup and configuration decisions, navigation, and qualifications. Next, we’ll take a step back and discuss how these elements work together to provide a custom solution.

Presenters: Wendy Flynn, Parker Erickson
Topic: Global HR & Talent Management
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Castilla

Security on Infor Lawson System Foundation (LSF)  (details)
Join this session to learn how you can define and examine the architecture for the Security Administrator. We’ll help you better understand and successfully support security procedures within Infor LSF.

Presenters: Pam Schultz, Rob Narlock
Topic: Security
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Cataluna

Administering Data for Infor Lawson System Foundation (LSF)  (details)
Learn how to manage and manipulate LSF application data and source code data between application product lines. You’ll also learn how to copy user jobs between users and environments for on-premise environments and explore the differences between on-premise and managed/hosted Lawson environments.

Presenters: Marilyn Sizemore
Topic: Data & technology
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Andalucia

User experience and role-based navigation  (details)
Learn all about the new CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management user experience with intuitive role-based navigation. This session provides best practices for improving user adoption and enterprise compliance using role-based dashboards to increase user satisfaction and productivity.

Presenters: Vijay Thirumaniasuri, Irvin Minor
Topic: CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Murcia

Benefit plans—Part 1: Establishing a new plan  (details)
In this first of a three-part series, you’ll discover how easy it is to convert your plan summary document language into a benefit plan. This session covers what you need to consider when setting up a benefit plan, basic concepts used to configure benefit plans, and examples of popular types of benefit plans.

Presenters: Paula Black, Kim Gottesleben
Topic: Benefits
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Navarra


Lunch & Open Lab  12:00PM - 1:30PM  


Tips and tricks for using Cloverleaf Global Monitor  (details)
In this session, we'll provide you with some tips and tricks to enable you to use Cloverleaf Global Monitor in a smarter way. We'll look at dashboard views and the creation of custom views, configuring SMAT search criteria using the HL7 smart search, finding messages, SMAT searches and message tracing, using Cloverleaf Global Monitor to assign user permissions, creating user roles, and using the audit log.

Presenters: Robert Hutchins, James Danley
Topic: Cloverleaf
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom A

Infor Process Automation (IPA):  How it relates to Landmark architecture  (details)
This session reviews Infor Process Automation (IPA) v11 as it relates to the Landmark architecture, and analyzes the Landmark transaction node to query Landmark data.

Presenters: Tonia Williamson, Jena Block
Topic: Process Automation
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom B

What’s new for Landmark  (details)
This session provides an overview of the Landmark version 11 features and includes an overview of new Infor OS features for Landmark technology and supporting applications.

Presenters: Glen Rexing, Delmar Dehn
Topic: Lawson/Landmark administration
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom C

Infor Global HR and Talent Management: The power of competencies  (details)
Competencies are an essential part of the Talent Management Suite, covering everything from credentials to skills to achievements. This session provides the knowledge and tools you need to get started building a competency system for your organization. You’ll learn how to define competencies and set up easy-to-maintain competency models. You’ll discover how you can use competencies to help select the right resource or candidate, evaluate performance, set up goals, and support the development and succession process.

Presenters: Wendy Flynn, Parker Erickson
Topic: Global HR & Talent Management
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Castilla

Security on Infor Landmark  (details)
Join this session to learn how you can define and examine the architecture for the Security Administrator. We’ll help you better understand and successfully support security procedures for Infor Landmark version 11.

Presenters: Pam Schultz, Rob Narlock
Topic: Security
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Cataluna

Administering data for Infor Landmark applications  (details)
Learn how to manage and manipulate Landmark application data and configurations. Explore the Landmark data copying process, and learn how to synchronize encryption keys between Landmark environments. Landmark version 11 new functionality will be covered, and you’ll also gain an understanding of the differences between administering Landmark on-premise vs. cloud multi-tenant applications/environments.

Presenters: Marilyn Sizemore
Topic: Data & technology
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Andalucia

CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management business processes  (details)
This session covers the powerful integrated business processes that drive the CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management solution. You'll gain insight into next-generation capabilities that enable you to better address key pain points within your finance, accounting, procurement, and supply chain operations with complete integration and near real-time analytics across your entire operational platform.

Presenters: Vijay Thirumaniasuri, Irvin Minor
Topic: CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Murcia

Benefit plans—Part 2: Configuring enrollment events  (details)
In this second of a three-part series, you’ll learn that enrollment events can occur once a year or throughout the year. This session covers the configuration of the event experience and then walks through examples showing how configuration choices can change the employee’s experience. You’ll also learn where you view progress and how to manage various components of these events.

Participants are encouraged to register for Part 1 of this series.

Presenters: Paula Black, Kim Gottesleben
Topic: Benefits
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Navarra


Coffee Break & Networking  3:30PM - 3:45PM  


Infor Process Automation (IPA): User administration  (details)
Join us as we explore proxy management and take an in-depth look at how to set up IPA users. We’ll also discuss topics such as in-basket options for landing page, email, Infor notifications, mobile In-basket, and Infor Mingle in-basket.

Presenters: Tonia Williamson Jena Block
Topic: Process Automation
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom A

Cloverleaf: Using advanced features  (details)
In this session, you'll be exposed to the latest Cloverleaf Advanced Features, including the XLATE Debugger and the Distributed Transaction Controller (DTC).

Presenters: James Danley, Rob Abbott
Topic: Cloverleaf
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom B

Maintaining Lawson System Foundation and Landmark (hosted/managed/cloud)  (details)
Learn about the Lawson System Foundation version 10 and Landmark administrative responsibilities for clients who are hosted, managed, or in the Infor cloud. This session will clarify the setup and support of the application processes, procedures and client responsibilities in the various cloud deployment scenarios.

Presenters: Glen Rexing, Delmar Dehn
Topic: Lawson/Landmark administration
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom C

Working smarter with HCM mobile UI  (details)
Find out how HCM mobile can put information at your fingertips. In this session, you’ll learn how to drive manager and employee productivity through simplified views of critical information about your mobile workforce. See HCM mobile's practical applications for submitting and approving time off, viewing current and historical pay, staying informed about progress toward personal and team goals, and quickly accessing your team's information—whether you're in the office or on the road.

Presenters: Parker Erickson, Dan Miller
Topic: HCM
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Castilla

Infor Security User Administration  (details)
This session will cover user administration of a federated security environment. You’ll learn how you can provision new users and perform maintenance on existing accounts. Topics include Infor Security Services (ISS), Infor Security Administrator (ISA), and Infor Federated Security (IFS).

Presenters: Pam Schultz Rob Narlock
Topic: Security
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Cataluna

Using Infor Spreadsheet Designer  (details)
Learn the value of using Infor Spreadsheet Designer, a Microsoft Excel add-on for Landmark applications that is conceptually like Infor Lawson add-ins for Microsoft Office.

Presenters: Marilyn Sizemore
Topic: Data & technology
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Andalucia

What’s new for Financials  (details)
This session covers new financial features in Infor CloudSuite Financials and provides a comparison to the Lawson v10 solution.  Discover how these features are designed to better support your current business needs.

Presenters: Vijay Thirumaniasuri, Irvin Minor
Topic: CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Murcia

Benefit plans—Part 3: Reporting and processing  (details)
In this last of a three-part series, you’ll learn about reporting and benefits processing which is handled differently in Global HR benefits. This session covers the steps to set up a standard reporting cycle and manage ongoing maintenance reporting, and includes a discussion of compliance reporting that is built into the solution. 

Participants are encouraged to register for Part 1 and 2 of this series.

Presenters: Paula Black, Kim Gottesleben
Topic: Benefts
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Navarra


Happy Hour & Open Lab  5:00PM - 6:00PM  

April 11, 2018  

Open Lab & Breakfast  7:30AM - 8:30AM  

Product Keynote  8:30AM - 10:00AM  


Cloverleaf: Implementing Web Services  (details)
In this session, you'll learn about the Web Services adapter that can enable you to build your own APIs right inside of Cloverleaf. We’ll also discuss some fundamentals of web services and have hands on exercises for you to build your own web services interfaces.

Presenters: Goutham Mullaguru, Corey Spears
Topic: Cloverleaf
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom A

Infor Process Automation (IPA): Tools and administration—Part 1  (details)
In this first of a two-part series, you will learn how IPA delivers tools to create, configure, launch, maintain, and troubleshoot processes. Next, we’ll discuss ways in which a system administrator can manage and modify delivered application processes and explore processes that enable approvals, query nodes, and human workflow routing. Lastly, we’ll discuss key differences between IPA v10 and v11.

Presenters: Marilyn Sizemore, Jena Block
Topic: Process Automation
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom B

Maintaining Lawson System Foundation and Landmark (on-premise)  (details)
This session provides an overview of Lawson System Foundation and Landmark maintenance and best practices for files/directories management, patching of applications and responsibilities for environments when servers are on-premise.

Presenters: Glen Rexing, Delmar Dehn
Topic: Lawson/Landmark administration
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom C

Preboarding, onboarding, and crossboarding with Infor Transition Management  (details)
This session walks through the onboarding experience in Global HR and Infor Talent Acquisition. We'll explore how to define transition tasks and create transition programs and transition site landing pages for candidates who are preboarding, resources who are onboarding and crossboarding into an organization, and task groups that complete associated administrative tasks.

Presenters: Wendy Flynn, Jonathan Hays
Topic: Global HR & Talent Management
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Castilla

Infor Lawson Security Administrator (LSA) and Lawson System Foundation (LSF) Security—Part 1  (details)
In this first of a two-part series, you will discover how to create and manage security classes and build custom security classes based on security templates. This session also includes an introduction to field blocking and conditional security statements.

Presenters: Pam Schultz, Rob Narlock
Topic: Security
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Cataluna

Using Configuration Console—Part 1  (details)
In this first of a two-part series, you’ll gain skills and knowledge of the Infor Landmark Configuration Console, including best practices regarding Action Requests and topics such as Audit Log data access and reporting. Learn how to extend your application by creating new business classes using Configuration Console—a key new feature of v11.

Presenters: Tonia Williamson
Topic: Data & technology
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Andalucia

What’s new for Supply Management  (details)
This session covers new procurement and supply management features in Infor CloudSuite Supply Management and provides a comparison to the Lawson v10 solution. Discover how these features are designed to better support your current business needs.

Presenters: Vijay Thirumaniasuri, Irvin Minor
Topic: CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Murcia

Creating widgets for Infor Ming.le and HCM  (details)
Widgets are small, single-purpose applications that provide quick, at-a-glance information. In this session, you’ll discover how HCM widgets can transform Infor Ming.le homepages into a custom employee portal. You’ll see how to build your own widgets with Landmark and integrate them into Infor Ming.le.

Presenters: Parker Erickson, Dan Miller
Topic: HCM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Navarra


Lunch & Open Lab  12:00PM - 1:30PM  


Infor Process Automation (IPA): Tools and administration—Part 2  (details)
In this second of a two-part series, you will continue learning how IPA delivers tools to create, configure, launch, maintain, and troubleshoot processes. We’ll then wrap up our discussions about how system administrators can manage and modify delivered application processes, the various processes that enable approvals, query nodes, and human workflow routing and the differences between IPA v10 and v11.  

Participants are encouraged to register for Part 1 of this series.

Presenters: Marilyn Sizemore, Jena Block
Topic: Process Automation
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom A

Cloverleaf: Building FHIR-based APIs—Part 1  (details)
In this session, you'll learn the fundamentals of FHIR, the new healthcare API standard, and how it can be used. We’ll explore the building blocks of FHIR, the types of communication paradigms it supports, and how to use and read the specification.

Participants are encouraged to register for Part 2 of this series.

Presenters: Corey Spears, Goutham Mullaguru
Topic: Cloverleaf
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom B

Infor Security Services and Infor Federation Services  (details)
This session begins with an exploration of Infor Security Services (ISS) including its purpose and features, where it is installed, and how to navigate with the ISS administrative tool. We’ll discuss federation, synchronization, list-based sync and details for restarting sync, and index rebuilding of records. Additionally, we’ll cover Infor Federation Services for user administration and Infor Ming.le provisioning.

Presenters: Glen Rexing, Delmar Dehn
Topic: Lawson/Landmark administration
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom C

Interfacing basics and more  (details)
Interfacing connects system elements so that data can be exchanged. This session presents the “how tos” of interfacing. You’ll learn how to set up your configurations, define mapping tables, schedule your data channels and more. Additionally, you’ll see how Global HR data gets interfaced to HRM Payroll, Learning Management, Workforce Management, and HR Service Delivery.

Presenters: Terry Haugen, Parker Erickson
Topic: HCM
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Castilla

Infor Lawson Security Administrator (LSA) and Infor Lawson System Foundation (LSF) Security—Part 2  (details)
In this second of a two-part series, we’ll continue the discussion on creating and managing security classes, building custom security classes based on security templates and field blocking and conditional security statements. 

Participants are encouraged to register for Part 1 of this series.

Presenters: Pam Schultz, Rob Narlock
Topic: Security
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Castilla

Using Configuration Console—Part 2  (details)
In this second of a two-part series, you’ll continue to gain skills and knowledge of the Infor Landmark Configuration Console, including best practices regarding Action Requests and topics such as Audit Log data access and reporting.  Learn how to extend your application by creating new business classes using Configuration Console—a key new feature of v11. 

Participants are encouraged to register for Part 1 of this series.

Presenters: Tonia Williamson
Topic: Data & technology
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Andalucia

Technology and tools for CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management  (details)
This session explains how the underlying architecture and tools empower the CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management solution to support your unique business requirements.

Presenters: Vijay Thirumaniasuri, Irvin Minor
Topic: CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Murcia


Coffee Break & Networking  3:30PM - 3:45PM  


Cloverleaf: Building FHIR-based APIs—Part 2  (details)
In this session, you’ll learn how to build FHIR based APIs and how to use new Infor FHIR Bridge solutions to FHIR-enable applications that interoperate using more traditional protocols (such as HL7v2).

Participants are encouraged to register for Part 1 of this series.

Presenters: Goutham Mullaguru, Corey Spears
Topic: Cloverleaf
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom A

Infor Process Automation (IPA): Understanding the Infor Cloud  (details)
This session clarifies the procedures and client responsibilities for IPA in the various cloud deployment scenarios.

Presenters: Tonia Williamson, Jena Block
Topic: Process Automation
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom B

Mobile/Infor System Console administration for Lawson System Foundation and Landmark (non-hosted/cloud)  (details)
This session will define the requirements and access procedures for Infor Lawson System Mobile, Infor System Console, and Landmark administrator applications. The session will highlight the features for administrators using these applications.

Presenters: Glen Rexing, Delmar Dehn
Topic: Lawson/Landmark administration
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom C

Multi-tenant: What's in it for me?  (details)
This session presents reporting and data interfacing options in a multi-tenant environment. You’ll learn how history reporting and analytics can be used to enhance your Global HR experience.

Presenters: Parker Erickson, Terry Haugen
Topic: HCM
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Castilla

Administering security in the cloud  (details)
In this session, we'll explore the who, what, why, where, when, and why of security and administration for Infor Lawson/Landmark solutions available in the Infor cloud.

Presenters: Pam Schultz, Rob Narlock
Topic: Security
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Cataluna

Infor OS ION process for Lawson applications  (details)
Join us as we explore the use of Infor ION Process for Lawson, the ION integration architecture and key terms, standards, and triggers within Infor Lawson and CloudSuite Financials. We’ll also discuss how to use ION Business Object Documents (BODs) for data integration.

Presenters: Marilyn Sizemore
Topic: Data & technology
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Andalucia

What’s new for reporting and analytics  (details)
This session covers CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management and the Landmark Report Anywhere feature and embedded analytics. Gain insight into Birst's smart, self-service analytics that enable you to connect to data, prepare it for analysis, visualize it in beautiful dashboards, and even watch it come to life on your mobile device.

Presenters: Vijay Thirumaniasuri, Kylie Ritter
Topic: CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Murcia


Happy Hour & Open Lab  5:00PM - 6:00PM  

April 12, 2018  

Open Lab & Breakfast  7:30AM - 8:30AM  

Product Expert Panel Discussion  8:30AM - 10:00AM  


Cloverleaf: Implementing security  (details)
In this hands-on session, we’ll walk through implementing security settings in Cloverleaf. We’ll also look at Basic Security, Advanced Security and creating Secure Interfaces.

Presenters: Goutham Mullaguru, James Danley, James McPheron
Topic: Cloverleaf
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom A

Infor Process Automation (IPA): Tuning and troubleshooting  (details)
Join us as we discuss the numerous options available to ensure you get the most out of your IPA processing power as it relates to hardware resources, IPA server settings, and IPA process efficiency. We’ll also investigate opportunities to help you tweak your IPA processes to make them more efficient.

Presenters: Tonia Williamson, Jena Block
Topic: Process Automation
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom B

Next-generation BI and analytics for Lawson and CloudSuite Financials  (details)
In this session, you’ll learn about next-generation BI and analytics for Lawson and CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management, including current feature updates and upcoming business intelligence and analytics that offer unique capabilities. We’ll also introduce you to Birst's enterprise business intelligence platform that connects your entire organization through a network of interwoven virtualized BI instances.

Presenters: Glen Rexing, Delmar Dehn, Kylie Ritter
Topic: Lawson/Landmark administration
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Grand Ballroom C

Using Configuration Console and personalizations to optimize productivity  (details)
In this session, you’ll see examples of how to use personalization and configuration with Configuration Console to help you maximize your investment in Global HR and Talent Management.

Presenters: Parker Erickson, Dan Miller
Topic: HCM
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Castilla

Security reporting on Infor Lawson System Foundation (LSF) and Infor Landmark v11  (details)
Security reporting provides insight into security configurations and events for auditing and troubleshooting purposes. In this session, we'll explore reporting options for the Lawson Security Administrator (Infor LSA/LSF) and rich client/ spreadsheet designer (Infor Landmark).

Presenters: Pam Schultz, Rob Narlock
Topic: Security
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Cataluna

Creating Infor Ming.le homepages and widgets  (details)
This session will focus on developing Infor OS Ming.le homepages and widgets for Infor Lawson and CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management. Discover how you can optimize the Infor Ming.le user interface with your applications to address business requirements.

Presenters: Marilyn Sizemore
Topic: Data & technology
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Andalucia

Upgrading: How to make a smooth transition from Lawson to CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management  (details)
This session covers the upgrade process from Lawson to CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management from both technical and business standpoints. Gain insight into designing an upgrade plan that ensures your new solution meets the needs of your business. Topics include master data migration tools and porting approaches for reports, configuration templates, and managing business process flows.

Presenters: Joan Johnson-Stoltman, Irvin Minor
Topic: CloudSuite Financials & Supply Management
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)
Location: Murcia


Lunch & Open Lab  12:00PM - 2:00PM  

 

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