M202 BUSINESS FLOW
Last updated Aug 14, 2017

Deadline in Each Step

The deadline for each step is set in the properties screen of the step on the flow chart. Various setting such as, 'Finish within 12 hours after the Requested.' or 'Finish until desired time for the answer.' are available. The deadlines are indicated on the list of [My Tasks], so it will help to give priorities to handle.

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a. Elapsed time from the occurrence of the matter
n minutes after (1-59), n hours after (1-23), n days after (1-99)
b. Elapsed time from the moment the process arrived
n minutes after (1-59), n hours after (1-23), n days after (1-99)
c. Datetime Type data
Date in Date type data item or time in Datetime type data item (e.g.:’Desired Time of Completion’)
  • When Date type data is set as the deadline, the time is set as ’23:59′.
  • When complicated calculation is required for deadline, automated Step such as the Services Task and the Script Task will be needed

a. Ending the whole Process
Set Action at Deadline to “ON”, and then connect Boundary Event to End Event
b. Proceed to the Next Step
Set Action at Deadline to “ON”, and then connect Boundary Event to downstream Step
  • Action at Deadline is an optional setting to progress forcibly without waiting for the input of the Operator
  • In BPMN, it is referred to as timer boundary events, which will activate “timer” upon deadline

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