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SharePoint 2010 Workflows in Action by Phil Wicklund

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Chapter 2. Your first workflow

This chapter covers

  • Configuring the Three-state workflow
  • Managing workflow instances
  • Comparing the six out-of-the-box workflows

Workflows that track features for in-development software are highly desired. Clients often have software requirements written in a SharePoint-hosted document. A workflow is helpful in this scenario because it tracks the progress of the requirements document from start to finish. Additionally, the workflow enforces the final approval of that document before it’s given to the team. An example demonstrated in this chapter facilitates the development of this requirements document by automatically assigning tasks, tracking versions, and centralizing the document management. We accomplish ...

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