Create Linked Work Item screen (Classic, Microsoft 365)

Creates a linked work item for other participants in the Classic Work Center view in SharePoint for Microsoft 365.

Figure: Create Linked Work Item screen

Create Linked Work Item screen


Good to Know

  • Once you create the linked work item, 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. In SharePoint for Microsoft 365, open AgilePoint Dashboard.

    AgilePoint Dashboard
  2. On the AgilePoint Dashboard screen, click My Tasks.

    Click My Tasks
  3. On the My Tasks tab, click [Task Name] > Create Linked Work Item.

    Click Create Linked Work Item


Field NameDefinition

Select User

Specifies the participant to whom to assign the linked work item.
Accepted Values:
A user name from the list.
Default Value:

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 2, the task expires in 2 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.


Creates a linked work item.