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As we reviewed in part one of this blog post series, Maconomy’s background tasks can perform repetitive or scheduled actions, which a user would typically perform manually. In this blog post, we will look at a background task that automatically submits all created, but not submitted time sheets on Friday night, ready for approval by our supervisors on Monday morning.
With Deltek Maconomy’s Business Process Automation, background tasks allow you to automate certain actions on a schedule, defined by the user. This is the first blog post in a series and, overviews the creation of a Background Task Generator with a basic example to introduce the key concepts. Stay tuned for the second post in which we review an automation example and the third post which examines a more detailed configuration involving the execution of multiple actions (Sub Tasks) in sequence.