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    Jesus Escobar
    Parallel and series approvals simultaneousAnswered
    Topic posted June 11, 2019 by Jesus EscobarRed Ribbon: 250+ Points, last edited June 11, 2019, tagged Approvals, Approvals/Notification, Create Requisition, Requisition Processing 
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    Title:
    Parallel and series approvals simultaneous
    Summary:
    Parallel and series Rules
    Content:
     
    hello, community, the client wanted to generate a hierarchy of approval in parallel and series in simultane for all document BPA RFQ etc.... where the first case can be something similar to this.     
     

                      Approver1

     

    Applicant                              Approver3 

     

                     Approver2                                              

     
    Where approver 1 and 2 are in parallel (First Win) and subsequently must be sent to a third Approver 3
     
    How should the rule be configured to apply that functionality.
     
     
    I have two approval groups
     
    Group 1 APPROVER1 and APPROVER 3     
       
    Group 2 APPROVER 2 and APPROVER 3
     
    Approver 1 Approver 2 Approver 3 are at the same level.
     
     
     
    
    Version:
    Oracle Cloud Application 19A (11.13.19.01.0)
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    Best Comment

    Sumana Sarkar

    If the requirement is that such that approval should be first responder wins between Approver 1 and Appover 2 and then it should move to approver 3, you could consider the below approach:

    1. Create one approval group with approver 1 and approver 2.
    2. Use the approval group in a rule Action in a first responder type of participant.
    3. Use a serial participant to add approver 3.

    The above model will generate an approval list like below - Pearlie and Maricela are in parallel (first responder wins), then approval moves to Penelope. If, this is not the use case you are talking about please provide more details on your use case giving example of how the approval need to progress between various approvers.

    Thanks and Regards

    Sumana

     

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    • Aditya Singh

      Hi Jesus,

      See if you can work in stages , so that in 1 st stage you can use parallel approval between  approver 1 and 2.

      and then use post approval stage in which just call approver three.

      Check the highlighted line in uploaded image.

       

    • Sumana Sarkar

      If the requirement is that such that approval should be first responder wins between Approver 1 and Appover 2 and then it should move to approver 3, you could consider the below approach:

      1. Create one approval group with approver 1 and approver 2.
      2. Use the approval group in a rule Action in a first responder type of participant.
      3. Use a serial participant to add approver 3.

      The above model will generate an approval list like below - Pearlie and Maricela are in parallel (first responder wins), then approval moves to Penelope. If, this is not the use case you are talking about please provide more details on your use case giving example of how the approval need to progress between various approvers.

      Thanks and Regards

      Sumana