The following features are new to Intelligent Workflow Approvals in this release.
Ability to Submit Approvals Asynchronously
You can now submit a large number of approval records asynchronously. You can define a threshold to submit the approval records in a synchronous mode. If the number of approval records go beyond the threshold value, a batch job is submitted to submit the approval records in the background.
Ability to Approve or Reject Approvals Asynchronously
You can now process a large number of approval records asynchronously. You can define a threshold to approve or reject the approval records in a synchronous mode. If the number of approval records go beyond the threshold value, a batch job is submitted to process them in the background.
APIs to Submit and Cancel Approval Requests in Bulk
Apttus Intelligent Workflow Approvals introduces submitForApprovalsBulk API and cancelApprovalsBulk API. Using these APIs, You can now submit or cancel approval requests in bulk.
API to Submit Approvals Aynschronously
Apttus Intelligent Workflow Approvals introduces submitForApprovalsAsync. Using this API, you can submit a large number of approval records asynchronously.
Attachments sent as Deep Links
When you submit an approval request along with attachments, the attachments are now sent as deep links if the size of attachments exceed 5 MB. The recipient can click the link to download the attachments.
Ability to use Org Wide Email Address to Send Approval Emails
Apttus Intelligent Workflow Approvals introduces the system properties, Email Org Wide Display Name and Email Sender Org Wide Display Name Used. Using these system properties, you can now configure an organization-wide email address to send approval emails.
The following section describes existing feature that is changed (or are no longer supported) in this release.
Approval Sequence on My Approval UI
Preview and Submit screen now contain a sequence column to illustrate the order of sequence in which the approvals will be sent out.
Send Specific Document Versions of Agreements for Approval
For Agreements with Enabled Document Versioning set as true, you can now select and send a specific version of an agreement document for approval.