Bob Wagner

Senior Lawson Technical Consultant

Work Email:  bob@wagz.com

Personal Email:  wheels@wagz.com

24 years financial systems experience, with 20 in Information Technology

Key Skills/Applications

4  Lawson Systems Administration

4  Technical system knowledge of Lawson, including security

4  Lawson Installation experience (Applications, Environment, Landmark and Applications)

4  Comprehensive knowledge of all major Lawson system modules.

4  Optimizing technology to promote efficiency

4  Creative Problem-Solving

4  Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel

Education

4  Lawson Certified Installer for LSF9 & LSF10 (UNIX, Linux, Windows)

4  Lawson Certified in Lawson Environment Administration 8.0 – 10.0

4  Lawson Security Administration

4  Infor Security Services (ISS)

4  Lawson Certified in ProcessFlow 8.0 – 9.0

4  Certified Public Accountant (cpa), Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing (1995)

4  Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, University of WisconsinLa Crosse (1992)

 

Professional Experience

4  As Lawson Senior Technical Consultant at Analysts International Corp. (2011-current) and
as Independent Lawson Senior Technical Consultant (2006-2011) and
as Lawson Senior Consultant at Healthlink, Inc., Houston, Texas (2001-2006):

o    Senior Engineer - Lawson Technology and Upgrade Services (2011-current)

¬  Many installations of all types of Lawson/Infor environments, applications and software products.

¬  Many application and environment data migrations from one environment to another, same versions as well as upgrades.

¬  Infor Security Services (ISS) installations, federation and synchronizations

¬  BSI 10 software and client installations.

¬  Technical advisor related to Lawson upgrade planning

¬  Support engineer for various support and managed services clients performing patching, upgrading and all-around technical maintenance of Lawson systems.

¬  Training client staff on Lawson system administration and maintenance.

o    Lawson System Administration and LSF9 Installer for Lawson Software, Inc. internal IT department performing various LSF9 upgrades for “Lawson Using Lawson” North American and Global systems., St. Paul, Minnesota (2007-2008)

¬  Main technical resource performing all LSF9 upgrade installations from 8.x to 9.0.x

¬  Various Environment and Application data migrations for all internal LSF9 systems.

¬  System Administration and maintenance of all internal LSF9 systems

¬  LSF9 Security Administration, including User Migration to LSF9

¬  End User support for all Functional and Programming Team members for each upgrade.

o    Lawson system administration and technical consulting role for multiple Lawson Implementations

¬  Main technical resource working with the client’s IT Department, assisting with technical issues related to all areas of the Lawson system.

¬  Installation and setup of all Lawson applications, Database, IOS, webserver, Portal, Requisition Self Service, Enterprise Reporting, ProcessFlow, PalmOS Handhelds and all related security.

¬  Trained the IT department for ongoing support and maintenance of the Lawson system, security, ProcessFlow, interfaces and scripts.

¬  Performed conversions of data from multiple legacy systems into Lawson.

¬  Server and Database Administration on UNIX, Oracle, Microsoft NT/2003, SQL 2000.

o    Lawson system administration and technical consulting role for a Lawson Implementation in Siemens RCO environments and/or Velocity-hosted environments

¬  Main technical resource working with the client’s IT Department, assisting with technical issues related to all areas of the Lawson system.

¬  Trained the IT department for ongoing support of the Lawson system, security, ProcessFlow, and interface maintenance.

¬  Setup of Lawson Web Applications, including Broadcasting.

¬  Performed conversions of data from multiple legacy systems into Lawson.

o    Installation, setup and maintenance of Healthlink’s In-House Lab Lawson System.

o    Assisted with the setup, training and support of a large multi-facility healthcare organization implementing Lawson Requisition Self-Service.

o    Security Assessment of post-live Lawson clients.

o    Microsoft Access Programming for surveys to collect IT Assessments at a large multi-facility healthcare organization.

o    Installation, setup and maintenance of Lawson ProcessFlow, Lawson Palm OS, and general support for Lawson Administrators of post-live Lawson clients.

o    Go-live support for Lawson client upgrading from version 7.3 to 8.0, including training on new 8.0 features and Portal.

4  As Lawson Software Administrator at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin
 (1998-2001):

o    Project Manager for the implementation of Lawson in a 400-bed hospital and associated clinics.

o    Security administrator of the Lawson System; developed, maintained and made recommendations for security access in all modules of the Lawson application.  Also worked closely with Oracle DBA’s in maintaining and developing Oracle security as it relates to ODBC access to the Lawson Database.

o    Lawson System Modules supported and maintained:  General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Purchasing and Inventory Control, Human Resources, Payroll.

o    Managed upgrades and enhancements for the evolution of the Lawson System.

o    Maintained and troubleshot the application for all users of the application, utilizing the assistance of the technical hardware analysts, as needed.

o    Utilized all aspects of the Lawson Environment for problem resolution and maintenance.

o    Converted and managed all the data related to the new and existing modules of the business system application.

o    Developed complex reports using multiple modules of Lawson.

4  As Accounting Systems Analyst at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin
 (1996-1998):

o    Liaison for the accounting department and information systems department.

o    Computer and software specialist for the accounting department.

o    Exploited technology to increase the efficiency of accounting-related tasks – eliminated ‘re-keying’ of information, etc.

o    Served as Financial subject matter expert for the selection and deployment of the Lawson System.

4  As Financial Analyst at Epic Systems Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin (1995-1996)

4  As Professional Accountant at McGladrey & Pullen LLP, La Crosse, Wisconsin (1992-1995)