SmartObject properties are the attributes that define the object, like columns in a spreadsheet or fields in a database table. They store items that define a record, like First Name, Last Name, Social Security Number, Department and so on. You can manually create properties or you can use a service to retrieve properties from external data sources through to a SmartObject, and use those line of business (LOB) properties directly in workflows, forms, views, and reports.

The type of SmartObject you design determines the service that your SmartObject is based on:

  • SmartBox SmartObject: A SmartObject containing properties and predefined methods based on local storage in the K2 database.
  • Advanced SmartObject: Allows you to create a SmartObject from one or more services, including SmartBox, and to customize the