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Jobs

A job is a single space in which teams and departments can collaborate yet still work independently with a focus on their responsibilities. The main building block to articulate work flows are state flows.

A job can be related to multiple state flows. A state flows is predefined by a superuser and can be used as a template which represents all the possible states that might occur to the specified job, depending on the desired content output.

Additionally, the common workspace allows all collaborators to have a transparent discussion section with an @mention and an @reply feature support. Also, predefined state flows have the ultimate advantage of not needing to create or assign tasks on the fly. It supports the automatic reassigning of the work-in-progress content in each state to dedicated teams or individuals. Each state provides the necessary actions to collaborators to perform their duties in a quick pace.

A job should be used when the process to achieve the desired deliverables has a static workflow that is recurrent in the business operations. In other words, it does not require a complex dependency structure with a strict time management planning.

Add new job

In order to define a new job, navigate to the Jobs home page:

  1. Click located next the Jobs page headline:

  2. Provide the job name:

  3. Click CREATE.

Click on the job name in the list to go to the Job details page.

Job details page

A Job details page consists in multiple informative categorizations and operation buttons:

  • Sidebar

    1. Details: This presents the job's essential details such as the job's name, status, current state, assigned users, quick actions, creation date and job owner. Job owners or managers can edit the job's data such re-assigning the job.

    2. Comments: This section facilitates the collaboration between contributors through a comment area with an @mention feature.

  • Main Zone

    1. Current state wizard: This displays the current state of the job.

    2. Content: This shows all the work-in-progress content within a job. The available actions are visible and enabled on the thumbnail of the content.

  • Action buttons:

    1. Apply state flow(s): this allows the owner of a job to apply their desired state flows to the job in order to deliver the requested deliverables.

    2. Add: This allows contributors to upload their content.

    3. Edit: This allows editors to mass-edit the content metadata.

    4. Send to content: This allows the approved content to be published to DAM.

    5. Delete: This deletes the project with all its sub-projects and tasks.

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