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The eighth Feature of the Day is new Workflow functionality; I am going to break this feature down into three posts, as the three features included by Microsoft are, while all Workflow enhancements, unrelated to one another.
The first of the new functionality, are reminder emails. Reminder emails can be configured on a per step basis in a similar way to the Time Limit:
The reminder email which is sent, is the same one (same Message ID) as the standard notification email with a reminder comment:
I think this is a valuable additionmto Workflow, although it needs to be handled with some caution to avoid swamping users with emails (the same as the notification emails themselves).