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What Is a Human Task?AuthorizationApproverOrdercanceledOrderapprovedPurchase order > credit limit?PurchaseorderYesNoGet approvalApproved/ deniedDeniedApproved12344What Is a Human Task?A Human Task component implements a task done by a person. It represents the involvement of a person in a business process. Occasionally, people need to intervene in a business process. For example, a customer wants to purchase an item that is above his credit limit. A Human Task lets you intervene and override a business rule that prevents the customer from making the purchase. A Human Task can have attributes, such as setting the owner of the task, and providing an escalation process in the case that the specified person is not available. The Human Task component recognizes the reality that many processes require human intervention for tasks like reviewing, researching, and approving.
Oracle SOA Suite 11g: Essential Concepts 9 - 6Human Workflow Diagram (continued)The Human Task service component uses an identity directory, such as LDAP, to determine people’s roles and privileges. The Human Task service component presents tasks to users through a variety of channels, including the following:•Oracle BPM Worklist, a role-based application that supports the concept of supervisors and process owners, and provides functionality for finding, organizing, managing, and performing tasks•