Each connector that emanates from a decision point can contain one or more

Each connector that emanates from a decision point

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Each connector that emanates from a decision point can contain one or more decision conditions. If the conditions evaluate TRUE for the connector, then flow proceeds down the branch represented by the connector. When you require a simple articulation of whether one or more alternative branches in the flow must be executed. Conditional expressions lack support for some key operators, including: AND operator OR operator Order of precedence control, as determined by parentheses Scripted Business Service A script within a business service action step that evaluates a potentially complex set of inputs and returns a simplified output that can be evaluated by a workflow decision point. When decision point semantics for a workflow process are not sufficiently expressive to encapsulate the required decision logic. Undermines the readability and simplicity of the workflow by hiding decision logic within a business service.
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Siebel Business Process Framework: Workflow Guide Version 8.1, Rev A Developing a Workflow Process Process of Planning a Workflow Process 108 Decision Conditions with the Decision Point A decision condition is used to evaluate the logical flow that must be taken on a branch in a workflow process. A decision point can exist with multiple connectors that represent logical branches. For each connector that provides branching, a decision condition is evaluated. A decision condition makes a comparison between two of the items in the following list: Process properties Business component fields Literal values The terms of comparison include: Two values are equivalent. One value exists among a series of others. For example, child record values, One Must Match, or All Must Match. Greater than (>) or less than (<). Between or Not Between. Null or Not Null. Wait Step The wait step allows you to suspend the execution of a workflow process for a defined amount of time or until a specific event occurs. When you must support a time based escalation or a long- running workflow that can last for days or weeks. For example, waiting for a customer response. The releasing event must be called through the Object Manager. Other Specialized Decision Frameworks Other decision frameworks can be used directly or indirectly by a workflow process, such as personalization rules, assignment rules, EAI Dispatch Service, or the Siebel rules engine. The Siebel rules engine allows you to maintain the logic of a business process declaratively and in a location that is external to your Siebel applications. For information, see Siebel Business Rules Administration Guide . When it is deemed appropriate to use a specialized decision framework, such as when you must assign work to a person based on the workload for the person.
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