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Actionable Messages

Actionable Messages

Did you know that by using two common Nintex actions, you can create something really useful?  Well, I am going to demonstrate how to create Actionable Messages from two common Nintex features; a task action and lazy approval.

Getting More Out of Conditional Logic in Nintex workflow for Office 365

Getting More Out of Conditional Logic in Nintex workflow for Office 365

I want to highlight a way to get even more value from the recently released conditional start feature in Nintex Workflow for office 365.

Normally, workflow is triggered when an item is created or modified.  With conditional start, Nintex has provided the ability to set a condition or expression that also must be true.

When using conditional start, a workflow designer may be wondering how to handle a situation where the value of a field item changes from A to B.

Translate a Document With Nintex Workflow

Translate a Document With Nintex Workflow

Any organization that does business globally, there is always a substantial amount of translation work to get done.  Usually, there are not enough people or time to get it all done.  This is where Nintex can come to the rescue with a really useful Nintex Workflow action called Translate Document.

Nintex Workflow Cloud Feature Overview

Nintex Workflow Cloud Feature Overview

When I mention Nintex Workflow Cloud to fellow SharePoint users, they are always interested and want to know more about what it is all about and what you can do with it.  In this blog post, I am going to highlight some of the key features of Nintex Workflow Cloud.

Feature Highlight: Beacons

Feature Highlight: Beacons

Mention the word “Beacon” to many workflow developers and they may stare back with a blank look. 

A Beacon is an action control in Nintex Workflow that can be placed anywhere in the workflow to capture specific data.  With this action, you can produce additional data from a workflow for a Process Intelligence Lens report in Nintex Hawkeye.

How computers and cars are similar

How computers and cars are similar

A bunch of parts put together designed to do a certain task. Am I taking about cars or computers? Both actually. They are built to perform an intended purpose. Each have a set of requirements to function.

Some examples:

  • The motherboard is the Floorboard of the car. Holds everything together and everything mounts to it.
Feature Highlight: Mobile Easy Task Approval

Feature Highlight: Mobile Easy Task Approval

Today, I want to highlight a very useful feature that Nintex provides for its workflow customers.  Task approval using the mobile client.  

Many tasks require you to read a lot of context in order to make a decision, so it makes sense to know exactly what you’re approving/rejecting/passing for more information.

However, there are those simple, quick requests with a simple outcome:

The Magnificent Flexi Task

The Magnificent Flexi Task

We all know and love the Flexi task.  It is one of the most popular workflow actions for good reason.  In this blog post, I will cover how reminders work, to ensure that you, as a workflow creator, are taking advantage of the options available. 
 

Metadata Driven Processes for Box

Metadata Driven Processes for Box

Metadata is extremely important to just about everything we do in SharePoint.  From data classification, analysis and collaboration to process automation, metadata is essential.

Quick refresher on what metadata is: Data that provides information about other data.

User Profiles in Office 365 Simplified

User Profiles in Office 365 Simplified

As Nintex workflow creators, we are always looking for easier ways to perform everyday tasks. In this post, I will share what Nintex has provided to simply the implementation of user profile properties in Nintex forms.

What’s New: Connection Manager for SharePoint Online

What’s New: Connection Manager for SharePoint Online

A highly desired feature that has been available to on-premises users that allows them to store credentials for connector actions is now available for Office 365 customers.  Connection Manager for Nintex Workflow of Office 365 is now generally available.

Overcome Compliance Challenges with Nintex

Overcome Compliance Challenges with Nintex

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR) decision has been a hot topic in the news recently.  The other hot topic has been Germany’s new law against hate speech, known as NetzDG.  These laws will not only have an impact on EU based businesses, but any company that does business there.

Understanding Your Data in Nintex Hawkeye

Understanding Your Data in Nintex Hawkeye

Understanding Your Data in Nintex Hawkeye
In my last blog post, I discussed scheduling workflows in the cloud. In this post I want to discuss what is stored in Nintex’ cloud infrastructure.  This is particularly important for companies who are using Nintex Hawkeye, the workflow analytic platform. 

New Office 365 Workflow New Feature: Conditional Start

New Office 365 Workflow New Feature: Conditional Start

New Office 365 Workflow New Feature: Conditional Start

Conditional start is an exciting new feature recently introduced for Nintex Workflow for Office 365 that gives designers now have more control over how workflows are triggered. Normally, a workflow is kicked off when an item is created or modified. This new feature lets you set a condition or expression that must be true for the workflow to start.

Office 365 Workflow New Feature

Office 365 Workflow New Feature

Office 365 Workflow New Feature

An exciting new feature for Nintex Workflow for Office 365 is the enhanced capabilities in viewing your workflows. You can now zoom in to specific areas, or zoom out for an overall view of your workflow.

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