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Enterprise resource planning vendor Lawson Software is traveling down the componentization road. The vendor today announced Lawson Insight II Open Component Solution, designed to make it easier for users to customize the company's ERP application and ultimately speed implementation and deployment times.
"It's no secret that finding and paying for workers experienced on proprietary development and implementation environments has been a nightmare for companies implementing ERP systems," says Lawson executive VP Bill Lawson. He argues that with Lawson's new object-based architecture, even the most unskilled IT employee can customize, modify, and deploy the application.
Lawson is also introducing what it calls Bobjects, which allow a programmer to deliver the software via ActiveX components in a Visual Basic source code. For example, with Bobjects, a company's developer could use Microsoft Excel as a user interface for a Lawson application. Lawson is also making customization easier. From now on, all modifications made to the software will be automatically stored in an object repository called Logan engine. The system will be aware of all changes that have been made. This eliminates the need for future reprogramming, and its speeds subsequent modifications.
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