Printer Friendly

State of Michigan Pilots Lawson Services Automation Software for HR Management Network Project Team.

Business Editors/High-Tech Writers

NASCIO 2002

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2002

The State of Michigan's Human Resources Management Network (HRMN) team is piloting Lawson's Services Automation software as a way to improve management of approximately 20 software development projects, Lawson Software (Nasdaq:LWSN) announced today at the National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) 2002 Conference in St. Louis.

Consistent with the company's vertical market strategy, Lawson is focused on using Services Automation to meet the particular needs of each of its target verticals. The State of Michigan, which currently uses Lawson's Human Resources suite, is one of Lawson's largest public sector customers. The Services Automation pilot involves about 100 users on the HRMN team.

Richard Huneke, HRMN project director for the State of Michigan, said he was interested in Lawson's Services Automation software as a way to improve project reporting and management. "Lawson's software works really well with our project planning and documentation tools," he said. "Also, the Services Automation solution can help us keep track of multiple projects involving teams that cross state departments and agencies, all from a single point of access."

Lawson's Services Automation software helps IT organizations provide more efficient and effective service delivery while ensuring that IT investments are aligned with the organization's objectives. It automates, organizes and manages projects, resources, utilization, time and costs. The latest version announced this fall includes a new portfolio management application, an intuitive analysis tool that helps decision-makers scrutinize investments and optimize and balance portfolios.

From employee efficiency and recruitment systems, to human resources and personnel tools, Lawson has developed software solutions for the public sector that address the needs of students, constituents, members, employees, vendors and the community. Lawson serves more than 120 public sector customers, including four of the 25 largest school districts in the United States and five of the top 20 state organizations. Kindergarten through 12th grade school districts, universities, colleges, cities, counties, state governments, public-owned utilities, membership organizations and service organizations use Lawson's software designed for the public sector.

About Lawson Software

Lawson Software provides business process software solutions that help services organizations in the healthcare, retail, professional services, public sector, financial services, and other strategic markets achieve competitive advantage. Lawson's solutions include enterprise performance management, distribution, financials, human resources, procurement, merchandising and services automation. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., Lawson has offices and affiliates serving North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Additional information about Lawson is available at www.lawson.com.
COPYRIGHT 2002 Business Wire
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2002, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Business Wire
Date:Oct 29, 2002
Words:413
Previous Article:Lawson Signed Contracts With Three Public Utilities in Q1.
Next Article:Aberdeen Group Study Reports Successful Contact Centers Implementing New CRM Applications, Technologies and Best Practices.


Related Articles
Lawson Signs Contract With Group Health Cooperative.
Minnesota Sports & Entertainment Turns to Lawson Software for Event Management At Xcel Energy Center.
Lawson Software and neoIT Announce Partnership to Help Companies Optimize Strategic Sourcing Function.
Lawson Signs Contract With University of Washington Medical Centers.
ProMedica Health System Completes Lawson Human Resources Implementation; Nonprofit Healthcare Provider Uses Lawson Suite to Standardize Payroll...
Lawson Services Automation Provides New Approach for Managing Business and IT Projects for BMW Financial Services.
Managing electronic records in the 21st century: as Michigan's State Archives and Records Management Services discovered, records management...
Pilot Travel Centers Selects Lawson Human Resources to Integrate with Existing Financial Suite for Improved Information Access.
California Transportation Agency Completes Lawson HR Implementation on Time, on Budget.
Lawson Software Customer, State of Michigan, Receives National Outstanding Achievement Award for its Human Resource Optimization Project.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters