Why is it so hard to get Lawson Smart Office to work well with a desktop virtualized environment? I will try to answer that question is this article.
What is a desktop virtualized environment? You can read one definition on Wikipedia,
but explained briefly it is an application that makes it possible to execute other applications like they where installed locally but in fact they are executed on a server somewhere and only the “screen” is transferred to the client machine. That means no code from the application is actually executed on the client machine. Continue reading
You can collaborate in Smart Office using different tools such as chat, message boards (we call them channels) and annotations on business data. Today I’ll show you a hidden gem that involves showing your own contacts accessible right from the M3 panel.
Any panel with a RESP or USID field will get a green small person icon if that person is on you contact list. (We plan to add more fields).
It looks like this:
If I hoover over the icon I can see a tooltip with more information about the contact. Depending on how many external collaboration providers you have there can be: Smart Office contacts, Jabber and Microsoft Messenger. Continue reading