Application Approval Workflow (AAW) Solution Accelerator Beta Now Available!

Application Approval Workflow (AAW) Solution Accelerator Beta Now Available!

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Application Approval Workflow Solution Accelerator Beta Now Available

 

Enhance your Application Approval Process

The Microsoft Solution Accelerators team is pleased to announce their latest release –

Application Approval Workflow. It is now available for beta download!

· Join the Application Approval Workflow Solution Accelerator Beta program now. (Windows Live ID required)

When a user requests an application through the Configuration Manager 2012 Software Catalog that requires approval, this approval workflow solution will transform the application request into a Service Manager 2012 Service Request allowing flexible approval lists and activities. 
   

Key features:

· Sync Configuration Manager 2012 Applications data into Service Manager 2012 CMDB

· Monitor and transport Configuration Manager 2012 Software Catalog requests requiring approval to Service Manager 2012 and open a Service Request

· Return the completed approval workflow status to Configuration Manager 2012 for handling

· Administrators can define and maintain application selection criteria for specific applications or application groups and specific users or user groups

· Track service application requests and view application catalog contents in Service Manager

Extend your application approval process. End users can easily request applications on-demand using the Configuration Manager 2012 Software Catalog directly or via redirection from the Service Manager 2012 Self-Service Portal. Application requests requiring approval will be routed to Service Manager where custom approver lists and activities can be configured based on user and application properties.

 

Join the Application Approval Workflow Solution Accelerator Beta.

Tell us what you think! Test-drive our release and send us your constructive feedback through the Connect site. We value your input; this is the perfect opportunity to be heard. This Application Approval Workflow Solution Accelerator Beta will be available for download until March 31, 2012.

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Already using Solution Accelerators? We’d like to hear about your experiences. Please send comments and suggestions to aawfeedback@microsoft.com.

 

 

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  • Travis,

    Thanks for releasing AAW!!  It’s a great way to quickly get started showing off the integration with Service Manager, Configuration, and Orchestrator 2012. :-)

    One quick comment on the documentation…

    The ‘How to Create an Application Approval Workflow Request Template’ section seems to be missing a few steps, specifically around creating the ‘Review Activity’ required by the ‘Create Selection Criteria Wizard’.

    Also would like to see an example e-mail notification template and subscription.  Easy enough to create, but would be nice to have for those new to Service Manager.

    Thanks again!

    Regards,

    Jin Jankowski

  • Sorry, I just foudn the 'How to Create an Activity' section in the documentation that describes adding the review activity so you can igonre my comment in my previous post on that.  

    Regards,

    JJ