K2 Five User Guide

K2 allows you to build and run applications and solutions that automate and streamline your organization's processes and operations. The tools and features available in the K2 platform also enable you to maintain, monitor, and improve your operations. With the K2 platform, you can create complex, integrated, mission-critical process automation at scale, all the way down to quickly rolling out lightweight departmental workflows and simple applications. The platform includes tools and features that help you create, use, report and administer K2 applications.


Create K2 applications using the four main elements: Data (SmartObjects), Forms, Workflows and Reports.

There are different ways of using K2 and K2 applications, depending on what you want to do and how the application was designed.


Use reports to view workflow statistics on both active (running) and completed workflows.

Using K2 Management site you can configure rights, set view and execute authorization, and work with workflow instances.