Business Lifecycle

Why use a Lifecycle?

There are multiple steps to compiling and delivering a Middesk Business report. From request to approval, there are multiple states of a report. Middesk helps track these states, and always provides auditable records of how a report has changed and progressed over time.

Middesk customers frequently build unique programmatic workflows and decision schemes based on the progression of a report through the Lifecycle.

What statuses does Middesk use?

All Middesk Business reports follow a similar Lifecycle of statuses. These can be tracked either through the Middesk Dashboard or through the Middesk API.

The statuses are the following:

Status

Description

Open

The request for the Business has been received, but no searches have yet been kicked off for this Business.

Pending

Middesk has kicked off searches for this Business, but they have not yet completed.

In Audit

Middesk is required to Audit and ensure the quality of this Business report.

In Review

You have an action to take on this Business.

Approved

The Business meets your screening requirements.

Rejected

The Business does not meet your screening requirements

The basic flow of this Lifecycle is captured in the diagram below.

Basic Middesk report lifecycleBasic Middesk report lifecycle

Basic Middesk report lifecycle

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