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sudosaurus
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Extend approval flow after 30 days

Hello, 

 

I am looking for a way to extend and re-send approvals when the workflow has passed 30 days to ensure the workflow keeps running and the approvers keep having a chance to approval items (if not done within the first 30 days).

 

Essentially for Approvals going to Managers, we want them to be reminded every 7 days and once 30 days has lapsed, a new Approval flow should be generated and sent back to the manager again.

Equally for the Approvals going to Exec Directors, we want a new Approval flow to be generated after 30 days has lapsed.

 

Hope this makes sense to someone!!

 

Appologies for the exessively complicated workflow!

 

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<< START OF CONDITION "IF YES" BRANCH >>

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ESSENTIALLY AFTER THIS STEP, WE WANT TO BE ABLE TO RESTART THE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR EXEC DIRECTORS AFTER 30 DAYS IF THE PREVIOUS APPROVAL TIMED OUT.

 

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<< END OF CONDITION "IF YES" BRANCH >>

 

<< START OF CONDITION "IF NO" BRANCH >>

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<< START OF CONDITION 3 "IF YES" BRANCH >>

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ESSENTIALLY AFTER THIS STEP WE WANT MANAGERS TO RECEIVE REMINDERS FOR THESE APPROVALS EVERY 7 DAYS UNTIL ACTION HAS BEEN TAKEN AND OBVIOUSLY NEW APPROVALS RE-GENERATED AFTER 30 DAYS HAS LAPSED.

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ESSENTIALLY AFTER THIS STEP, WE WANT TO BE ABLE TO RESTART THE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR EXEC DIRECTORS AFTER 30 DAYS IF THE PREVIOUS APPROVAL TIMED OUT.

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<< END OF CONDITION "IF NO" BRANCH >> & << END OF CONDITION 3 "IF YES" BRANCH >>

 

<< START OF CONDITION 3 "IF NO" BRANCH >>

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Any help with this would be awesome!

 

Thanks

Chris 😀

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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SudeepGhatakNZ
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Multi Super User

In order to extend approvals beyond 30 days, this is what I do:

Extend Approval Tasks beyond 30 days - SUDEEP GHATAK

 

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