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Cascading approvals

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Model approval processing involving a reporting structure to model managerial approvals that are applied consistently to cases. Pega Platform provides the authority matrix option for approvals in which the approving party is not part of the user's reporting hierarchy, such as in a dotted-line reporting relationship or cross-functional team. The authority matrix supports business processes, such as sales contracts requiring a review by the legal department.

After completing this module, you should be able to:

Identify appropriate use cases for a cascading approval
Identify the benefit of approvals using a reporting structure or authority matrix
Configure a cascading approval using a reporting hierarchy
Model conditional levels of approval within a reporting hierarchy
Configure an approval process using an approval matrix

Practice what you learned in the following Challenges:

Configuring a cascading approval with a reporting structure Configuring cascading approvals with an authority matrix

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System Architect

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