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Escalation Events in Camunda BPM 7.4

Written by Niall Deehan on , under Execution category.
The humble escalation event has arrived to the Camunda process engine. Well actually there are technically 6 of them and while each is special in its own little way I’m going to give some examples of the most widely used ones. Escalation events act a lot like error events with one very important difference - You can throw an escalation event without interrupting the process instance. A good example of the usefulness of this event can be seen in the following model: This model describes a situation where someone needs to be made aware of an issue within the process.