Ciber hands over the keys to Infor. What does it mean for customers?

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Ciber and Infor announced an agreement on March 20, 2017 to sell Ciber's Infor practice to Infor. This is the most significant event in recent years within Infor's Lawson client base as Ciber been serving the lion's share of the Lawson customer…

Protect Yourself from ID Theft This Tax Season

‘Tis the season for taxes! For many this entails longer work hours, but if you’re not careful, this season could entail ID theft. There’s many ways in which you could be scammed or hacked, even if you think you have a safe security system.…

Is Data Socialization the Next Big Thing in Analytics?

Big Data has contributed greatly to today’s business revolution. With that, there has also been an attempt to tackle the continuous process of assuring that the approporiate decision makers have the right data. This is all a part of Data socialization.…

IP Designer Series – The System Command Node

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The Return Activity node in IP Designer is useful for running command line tools within a process.  You can run anything from the System Command node that could be ran in a Unix or DOS command prompt. The first step to using a System Command…

The Cloud Holds the Answer to Business Optimization

Customer demands are changing, the market is evolving, and product innovation is faster than ever. The total output of U.S. manufacturing has increased by more than 250% in the past 25 years, and is expected to continue. Mark Humphlett, Director…

IP Designer Series – The Return Activity Node

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The Return Activity node in IP Designer is useful for stopping the flow when specified conditions are met, and returning information to the calling process, such as a trigger. In this example, we have an error connection between the file…

Infor CloudSuite Distribution Provides Transformative Functionality

Infor’s newest update includes the application on Infor Xi™ technology stack, making for a design that is more responsive and contains big data analytics and machine-learning. This will strengthen it at its core and entails for various application-level…

5 ERP Trends to Know About This Year

With the ever-growing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, it's no doubt there will be more innovations in this management system this year. Here are a few ERP trends to be familiar with for 2017.: The Move to SaaS – the difference…

IP Designer Series – The Custom Activity Node

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The Custom Activity node in IP Designer is useful for implementing functionality that is not available in the “canned” IPA nodes. Infor delivers four Custom Activities with IPA. These are “Encoding”, “Assert”, “ComponentTest”,…

Tipping Point for Cloud-ERP and Big Companies

Within the past couple of years, only-mid-sized companies were making the switch to cloud-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) suites. But now, it's become an IT imperative. More recently, mid-size and large companies are seeing the benefits…

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