InfoPath & SharePoint No-Code Workflow Basics
This session provides the introduction to where
InfoPath fits into business processes, the requirements for using it and
provides a framework for the rest of the course.
This session will get into the use of form
templates vs. starting from scratch. Users will get to create their own form
that will be used throughout the course.
Forms can be very powerful when they pull data
from other sources to use in the form for lookups and other fields. Users will
learn how to connect to external data sources and use that data source to
populate controls in the form.
InfoPath and SharePoint 2010 work great
together. In this session you will publish your form to a SharePoint site, and
create views to help with reporting on form results.
Turn form fields into Create a
custom content type based on your form
Create SharePoint columns in
SharePoint from your form
Use that metadata to create
custom views in SharePoint for your data
Users will learn how to add more controls, data
validation and formatting your form to make it a useful business tool for data
Review of all controls available
Add in data validation for
Learn how to set conditional
Setup a field with a custom
Add in views to your form
This session provides an introduction to
SharePoint Designer workflows and the built-in Out of the Box (OOTB) workflows.
What are the workflows used for, how are they used and what are the benefits of
creating your own vs. utilizing OOTB workflows. We will review the different
types of workflows that can be created like global, reusable or list based
This session will take the OOTB approval
workflow and add some basic customization like e-mail and logs.
This session will create a custom workflow that
links to your custom content type that we created in earlier sessions for a
This session goes to the next step and reviews
the conditions, actions and branching that can be used in the workflow steps.
What kinds of things can you do
with a workflow?
Create an If statement
Create conditions to determine what happens next in the workflow
Create actions based on the
This session completes the workflow and publishes it to
SharePoint for testing and use.