Question / Problem:
I would like to force the Workqueue and the TakeNextActivity functionality to utilize the Job due date and not the activity due date. Since a job can have many activities, it does not make sense to have to update/modify these due dates multiple times when we could easily set it once on the job and have that be it..
Answer / Solution:
1. Job due dates ("Expected Duration") is shown below
2a. Activity due date ('Doc Review Due date) is shown below
2b. Activity due date (Validation Due Date) is shown below
You want (2a and 2b, doc review due date and validation activity due date) to only show/have Job due date (1).
If so; you can create a date variable and then open the Process extended properties and add the variables as shown below
All 3 due dates are the same. I added a date variable on each activity extended property.