workflow includes the following statuses:
"Ready" shows that the task is ready to be started. The responsible resource
needs to provide additional information, for example set Start and Finish
dates, deadline, assigned resource.
The task is
marked with the status "Running" if it is in the process of being
"Waiting" notifies the task is waiting for some event to occur to trigger task
resuming. Once it happens, the task status should be changed to "Ready" or
"Suspended" means that the task was put on hold for unknown time span and is
waiting to be resumed.
If the task
is put on hold for specified time delay, it moves into "Delayed" status.
"Finished" represents the successful task accomplishment. The assigned resource
and other stakeholders have achieved what they set out to do.
Task statuses of
Custom Workflow 46 on Task List
custom workflow using the statuses described above, please follow the steps
- Go to: Tools/Custom workflow
- Click "New Workflow" button.
- In Name field enter custom
field name, for example, "Workflow 46".
- Click "Ins" button, enter the
status name "Ready" in Name field and click "Ok" button.
- Add other statuses: "Running",
"Waiting", "Suspended", "Delayed" and "Finished".