A Role in Oracle EBS is a a categorization of set of users who share same responsibilities. A role will have one or more users under it.
When a notification in Oracle Workflow needs to be sent to multiple users, a role is created with set of users and notifications is sent to the role.
Roles are of two types, Static and Dynamic
- Static Role: An attribute with ‘Role’ type is created with constant Role name.
- Dynamic Role: An attribute with ‘Role’ type is created. At Run time Item attribute value is populated with role name dynamically as per some custom logic.