Is it possible to setup rules for subtasks that, once the subtask is completed, it automatically assigns the next subtask to the new assignee? I envisioned the subtasks not having a designated assignee initially, then once the previous subtask is marked complete, an assignee is then assigned the next subtask in order. Could this be done through Dependencies? I don’t quite understand how those work.
You can have rules for subtasks, but not exactly what you’re describing.
You’re on the right track with Dependencies. You could make Subtask 2 dependent on Subtask 1 and go ahead and give it an assignee early on. It would be up to the assignee to note that it’s blocked and manage that in their My Tasks view; they could move it into a collapsed “Later” section assuming the keep a simple permanent rule in their My Tasks:
Thanks Larry! When you say “Manage it in the My Tasks view” does that mean they filter by blocked tasks so they don’t see them? I like the idea of a Later/Today section, and I’m just looking for the best way to explain this to my team.