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How Collaboration Tasks Differ from Standard Tasks
Collaboration or instant tasks are essentially identical to standard tasks; the key distinctions are:
*The manner in which they are started.
*Their unique child relationship with the parent task from which they were started.
*Their operation within a unique collaboration process associated with the parent task.
Enabling a collaborative workflow environment requires a defined parent/child relationship between two or more task types. When a run-time process (or user) is working with a task that is designated as a parent task, new child collaboration tasks can be created dynamically and assigned to other users.
This can be done automatically (within a process) or manually, by a user who is working with the task.