What is a Group?

Understand what groups are in ProcessMaker Platform.


In ProcessMaker Platform, a group is a set of users and/or other groups that have the following attributes:

Use groups to flexibily manage multiple users and multiple groups to more easily organize roles, user types, or other categories within your organization.

Attributes of Groups Within Groups

Organize multiple groups within one group to more flexibly manage permission categories.

The following attributes apply to configuring multiple groups within another:

  • Notifications: When a member of one group triggers an event, such as starting a Request, all members in that group receive the notification. To more flexibly manage notifications across follow this best practice. For email notifications, the Send Email package must be installed.

  • Task assignment to the Group Manager: When a Task is assigned to the group manager, that Task assigns to the group manager configured to the parent group. The group managers to the child groups within the parent group are ignored.

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