Which Workflow? Custom Workflow?

Which Workflow? Custom Workflow?

Post by George Dur » Fri, 24 Aug 2007 06:39:12


Hi there,
I'm trying to determine if a custom workflow is the suitable way to
solve a certain problem. My exposure to workflow in MOSS is currently
limited to the How-To sequential workflow example from MSDN.

I'd like to trigger a workflow when a new item is added to a reports
library. The item requires two approvers, however an item can't be
approved unless a certain combination of eligible approvers has
approved it. For example, a primary approver and a supervisor, but not
two secondary approvers. i.e. there is a short list of valid
combinations of valid approvers.

I am able to programmatically access an approver's "approval level".
This lives in a SQL database, not in MOSS. Is this best implemented as
a custom workflow, where I can programmatically evaluate if the
combination of approvals meets the threshold?

It seems like this is logically a group approval workflow, but with
custom logic.

If anyone can nudge me in the right direction, I would greatly
appreciate it.
 
 
 

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Yatendra Khandelwal
IshiSystems Inc.

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