Team Workflow

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Team Workflow 4.0 for Office SharePoint 2007
Team Workflow 4.0 integrates with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and InfoPath 2007 Form Services to simplify the routing, monitoring and auditing of Workflow tasks. Here are some of the out-of-box features of Team Workflow 4.0 Office SharePoint Edition.

Out-of-box SharePoint Components

  • Office SharePoint integration wizard for creating Workflow association with Content Types, Lists and Document Libraries.
  •  Office SharePoint integration wizard for synchronizing Workflow history to a SharePoint List.
  • Customizable WebPart for interacting with Workflow tasks.

Out-of-box Team Workflow features

  • Input Initiator and Initiator Manager from InfoPath Form.
  • Define process wide URI namespaces for InfoPath Forms.
  • Attach Form XML sample to Workflow for easy selection of XPath Queries to build business rules.
  • Input/Output of Data to and from InfoPath Form to Process Data Fields.
  • Generate task URLs to InfoPath Client and Form Services based Forms.
  • Built-in task Escalations and Escalation Actions such as Goto, Email, Redirect, Auto Submit etc. etc.
  • Set task memberships by pointing to Active Directory roles and/or users.
  • Set e-Mail notifications by pointing to Active Directory roles and/or users.
  • Set task membership rules to include and/or excluded certain roles and/or users.
  • Create and Manage SQL based custom security roles and users.
  • Define task membership based on Process Data Fields.
  • Set out-of-office rules for users.
  • Set task due date in Days, Hours and Minutes.
  • Use ASP.NET page to route Workflow tasks in addition to InfoPath Forms.
  • Built-in Workflow actions for InfoPath Forms, SharePoint Lists, Documents and Sites.
  • Perform checkin/checkout on SharePoint documents through Workflows.
  • Update documents and lists metadata through Workflows.
  • Link Process Data Fields to external data sources including InfoPath Form, SharePoint List and Server based configuration.
  • Retrieve Data Field Values based on defined business rules.

Out-of-box Team Workflow Server features 

  • Runs .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5.
  • Runs on SQL compatible databases including SQL Server 2005, Oracle 9i and MySQL.
  • Integrates with Active Directory, Local Security Groups and SQL based directories.
  • Integrates with Windows SharePoint Services, Office SharePoint Server and InfoPath 2007 Form Services.
  • Runs on extensible server based runtime services including Security Provider Service, Escalation Service, Out-of-Office Service, Audit Service, Log Service, Persistence Service, Tracking Service, Object Model Service, WCF Contract Service and more.
  • Execute Workflow processes in unique security contexts (each process can run under differenct service account on same server).
  • Automatically recycles idle Workflow processes and reclaim resources.
  • Supports up to 100,000 con-current Workflow process execution.
  • Supports reconfiguration of dynamic Workflow processes (modify and/or repair processes without disrupting execution).
  • Supports re-execution of completed Workflow processes with or without new features.
  • Supports automatic versioning of deplooyed Workflow proceses.
  • Supports deploying of WCF Contracts on same Workflow Server.

      Crystal Workflow 4.0 for Service-Oriented Applications
      Crystal Workflow 4.0 represents the next generation of Workflow based Service-Oriented Applications. Crystal Workflow 4.0 integrates with Windows Communication Foundation to expose Workflows as consumable WCF Services to the outside world. Crystal Workflow allows developers and business analysts to orchestrate Web Services instead of writing code. Business analysts design Web Services by simply orchestrating a process and publishing the process and all its related business rules and data as a WCF Service. Here are some of the out-of-box features of Crystal Workflow 4.0.

      Out-of-box Crystal Workflow features (in addition to features of Team Workflow 4.0)

      • Activity Error handling options including Stop, Continue, e-Mail, Goto and Run Custom Code.
      • Activity Start Rules to coordinate parallel execution in same process.
      • Defined and use Data Fields and XML DataSet to build process business rules
      • Use Line Rules to coordinate flow of process execution.
      • Use Line Rules to coordinate execution of Actions in process.
      • Force Local Share on process deployment.
      • Force tracking on Local processes.
      • Attach .net assembly references to process.
      • Use custom code to handle events on OnLoad, OnUnload, OnStart, OnRepairActivity, OnRepairAction, and OnRequestUnload.
      • Compile process as volatile.
      • Deploy process as WCF Services.

      Coming soon! – Team Workflow iQ
      The Team Workflow iQ software is the redevelopment of the Team Workflow software based on AI – wouldn’t you be happy if your Workflow knows your next move and makes the move?


      Written by Michael

      February 3, 2008 at 2:27 pm

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