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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Development with Visual Studio 2010: Expert Cookbook by Balaji Kithiganahalli

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Creating a task from the workflow

So far we created workflows that run automatically without stopping for user input in the middle of the process. Initiation or association data come before the workflow is started. There are many situations where in the middle of the workflow process you may want input from a user to proceed further. To do this, we will create tasks in SharePoint.

In this recipe, we will create an Employee Suggestion Program (ESP) workflow, where employees of a company can provide suggestions on the betterment of the business processes that are in place in the company. For this, when an employee suggests a process improvement, a task is assigned to the department director to take a look at and decide on the value of the suggestion. ...

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