Tag Archives: Tasks

Video Demos of My InfoPath Approval Process and Workflow

STOP USING INFOPATH You may have seen my webinars or presentations about approval processes in SharePoint, or my rants about the difference between assigning tasks and sending emails.  On our weekly SharePoint Shop Talk conference call, I did a couple of demos recently, showing the way I create an approval workflow using InfoPath and a SharePoint Designer workflow.  Each of

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SharePoint Designer Workflow Tasks and InfoPath 2010

This post applies to SharePoint enterprise version and Office 365. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article for the The Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog.  Some of you may have heard my rants about how keeping the approval process inside InfoPath is a better method than assigning task through workflows, because then your data is all over the

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Workflow Due Date as Next Business Day

In a recent workflow, I was challenged with making sure that when tasks get assigned, they are never due on a weekend or holiday.  The following is the solution that I came up with.  It entails creating a lookup list of every day of the year.  This way, not only can we ensure that we don’t assign tasks to be

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