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K2 blackpoint and SharePoint Designer based workflows

Recently, my team has been working on a SharePoint project. As part of the brief we also have to fixup a few workflows that are behaving badly. We looked at the problem and it was a list that had couple of SharePoint designer based workflows attached for doing item updates and email notifications based on changes happening to the list items. One might think SPD can do it easily but, […]

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Accessing process data

We can access completed K2 process instance information through smart objects. All the reports that you get with K2 are built using smart objects. One thing to note with the reporting data is that it is not real time. The asynchronous nature of a workflow environment means that if you need access to state information in real-time you will need to manage that. One way to do this is to […]

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Costly way to Building Workflow Applications…

Sometime ago, I was going through the functional specs for a number of workflow applications for a client. We were looking at solution design and estimates. We had two solution approaches on the table. First one was a custom coded solution. The second option was K2 & SharePoint based applications. We had to plan for the number of workflow applications that the client wanted to develop and deploy to production […]

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The New Kid on the block called 4.5

Oh yeah, now we have an official name for what was code named “090x”. It is K2 4.5 and, we will have K2 blackpearl 4.5, K2 blackpoint 4.5 and K2 connect for SAP 4.5 entering beta cycles shortly. This release is a major milestone for K2 as the fourth generation K2 technology released in August 2007 now matures into the next level. One of my favourite features of K2 to […]

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