Create a Linked Work Item for a Task

To create a duplicate, linked task, do the procedure in this topic.

Figure: Create Linked Worked Item screen

reate Linked Worked Item screen

Good to Know

  • When the procedure is complete, a duplicate task starts for the specified user.
  • This duplicate task does not need to complete for the process to move forward.

How to Start

  1. Do one of these:
    • In AgilePoint NX, click Work Center.
    • In SharePoint, go to the AgilePoint NX Dashboard.
    • In Salesforce, click the AgilePoint Dashboard tab.
  2. Click the My Tasks or In Queue tab.
  3. Click your task name.


  1. On the task option list, click Create Linked Work ItemCreate Linked Task icon.
  2. On the Create Linked Task screen, in the Select User field, enter the name of the user.
  3. Complete these fields as necessary to specify the .
    Field Name Definition

    Time Unit

    Specifies the unit of time for the task to expire.
    Accepted Values:
    • Second
    • Minute
    • Hour
    • Day
    • Month
    • Year
    Default Value:


    Specifies the number of time units to do the work in the set time.
    Accepted Values:
    An integer.
    Default Value:
    If you enter 3, the task expires in 3 seconds, days, hours, or minutes, as you specified in the Time Unit.

    Business Time

    Determines whether the time span represents actual time or business hours.
    Accepted Values:
    • Deselected - The time span represents actual time. There is no effect for any business time configuration settings.
    • Selected - The time span represents business hours only. For example, 5 days of business time might be equivalent to 7 days of actual time. 8 hours of business time might be equivalent to 24 hours of actual time.
    Default Value:
    The Business Time property is set to True, and business hours are configured as 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A manual activity with a time span of 6 business hours is entered at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, then the task must be completed by 2 p.m. on Wednesday.