Alfresco provides a way to execute these actions automatically at a specified time as well. This would be helpful in use cases, such as periodically checking document status, or generate reports, or execute business rules and notify certain users.
Alfresco supports Scheduled actions so that you could configure certain actions to run at certain time automatically. A scheduled action is made up of three parts:
The query could be of any type like a document has an aspect, it was created in the last month, it is due in the next month, it is in a category, and so on.