Periodic evaluation of potential activityowners (claimed activity) 

: 14
: 14
: 0
: Lotus Workflow
: activityowner, workflow, evaluate, periodic, out-of-office, ooo, ooop
: Dirk Stelloh2732 24 Sep 2009
: / Email
Lotus Workflow features a great out-of-office handling. It evaluates the potential activityowners to the surrogates if none of the configured activityowners is in the office. But some cases are not handled well:
Scenario: Claimed activitiy - Leaving unexpected
  • A workflow is routed to a group of persons.
  • John Doe claims the job.
  • John Doe does not finish the job but is unexpectedly unavailable for a longer period of time.
  • The job cannot be processed by anyone until an administrator reroutes the job.
Better: Allow to configure jobs to be put back into the status unclaimed after a configurable amount of time (of inactivity?), so the other potential activityowner can claim and finish the activity.

No documents found


Welcome to IdeaJam

You can run IdeaJam™ in your company. It's easy to install, setup and customize. Your employees, partners and customers will immediately see results.

Use IdeaJam to:

  • Collect ideas from employees
  • Solicit feedback and suggestions from employees and customers
  • Run innovation contests and competitions
  • Validate concepts
  • Use the power of "crowd-sourcing" to rank ideas and allow the best ideas to rise to the top

IdeaJam™ works with:

  • IBM Connections
  • IBM Lotus Quickr
  • Blogs and Wikis
  • Websphere Portal
  • Microsoft Sharepoint
  • and other applications.

IdeaJam has an extensive set of widgets and API's that allow you to extend and integrate IdeaJam™ with other applications.

Learn more about IdeaJam >>

IdeaJam developed by

Elguji Software Logo