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Business Process Portal User's Guide
Managing your Tasks : Getting the next available task
 

Getting the next available task

In some special scenarios, the number of available tasks can be large, and the group size can also be very large. Since all the group members see the same list of Available tasks, there could be many conflicts when they try to choose the same task.
To manage such situations, Business Process Portal provides Next Available Task feature. When a group member chooses this option, the next available task from the list of all available tasks is assigned to this user, and removed from the Available Tasks list.
To get the next available task:
1. In the Task List page, click the Next Available Task link.
The task is assigned to you and removed from the Available Tasks list.
The Task Details page appears.
If you do not want to work on an assigned task, then you must make this task re-available, you must carry out the procedure described in Making tasks re-available.
a. Click Complete to complete the task. A status message appears.
*Click Next Available Task to work on the next task.
*Click Back to Task List to go to the Task List page.
b. Click Save to save the task. A status message appears.
*Click Back to Task to complete the task.
*Click Next Available Task to work on the next task.
*Click Back to Task List to go to the Task List page.
* Getting the next available task of an application