What is a SharePoint workflow?

What is a SharePoint workflow?

SharePoint workflows are pre-programmed mini-applications that streamline and automate a wide variety of business processes. Workflows can range from collecting signatures, feedback, or approvals for a plan or document, to tracking the current status of a routine procedure.

What is SharePoint Workflow list?

Workflows help people to collaborate on documents and to manage project tasks by implementing business processes on documents and items in a SharePoint site.

What is document set in SharePoint?

A Document Set is a group of related documents that you can manage as a single entity. You can create a Document Set in a single step, and then define its characteristics and metadata.

What are the types of workflow?

Below are three types of workflows that you can use in your business:

  • Process Workflow.
  • Case Workflow.
  • Project Workflow.

What are the types of workflows?

What is Nintex workflow?

The Nintex Workflow Platform is a solution that champions the power of digital workflow automation. Like other workflow automation tools, the suite enables users to turn previously time-consuming tasks into to something simple, and wider company processes into a well-oiled automated process machine.

How do I create a document set in SharePoint 2016?

Create a new Document Set content type

  1. On the Site Actions menu, click Site Settings.
  2. Under Galleries, click Site content types.
  3. On the Site Content Types page, click Create.
  4. In the Name and Description section, in the Name box, type the name you want to give to your new Document Set.

What are the workflows in SharePoint Server 2016?

SharePoint Server 2016 also includes the following workflows that address document management needs: 1 Collect Feedback Sends a document for review. 2 Approval Sends a document for approval, often as a prerequisite to publishing it. 3 Disposition Manages document expiration and disposition. 4 Collect Signatures Routes a document for signatures.

What are the workflow initiation properties in SharePoint?

For more info, see SharePoint 2010 workflow retirement. When you launch a workflow, SharePoint automatically sets a number of association and initiation properties that support the workflow. These are listed below.

What is a document set in SharePoint 2016?

Document sets is a feature in SharePoint Server 2016 that lets you use Office 2016 to manage deliverables that span multiple documents. Document sets are special kinds of folders that are used to manage a single deliverable, or work product, which can include multiple documents in multiple locations.

What does a content type do in SharePoint?

A content type is a reusable collection of metadata (columns), workflow, behavior, and other settings for a category of items or documents in a SharePoint Server 2016 list or document library. Content types enable you to manage the settings for a category of information in a centralized, reusable way.

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