This table lists the differences between native Salesforce Tasks and Process Tasks (custom task objects created by Conga Orchestrate).

Process Task or Custom Object StepStandard Task (Activity)
Track metrics for completionYesYes
Available for complex Business processesYesYes
Trigger the launch of the next task in a business processYesYes
Custom field limit500100
Formula fieldsYesLimited
Additional long text area fieldsYesNo
Additional Rich Text FieldsYesNo
Roll up summary fieldsYesNo
Available in QueuesYesYes
Show as Open ActivitiesNoYes
Show in Activity HistoryNoYes
Archived after 1 yearNoYes