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Stale pull request alert

When an employee's Github pull request has been open for 7 days, send an alert to the author and their manager.

When this happens

Github pull request is open for extended period

Then do this

Send a notification to an employee, manager, admin, department, or team

How to trigger an alert when a pull request on Github is stale

With Rippling’s Workflow Automator, you can automatically trigger an alert when a pull request is open on Github for a specific period of time.

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Recipe Overview

There are many reasons a pull request may become inactive or stale in the course of building a product—it might be related to a feature you decide not to release, or inadvertently forgotten in the day-to-day shuffle.

Whatever the reason, it’s easy for stale requests to go unnoticed and pile up, adding unnecessary clutter and cognitive load to your otherwise streamlined operations.

With this Recipe, you’ll be better equipped to stay on top of your stale requests. When a pull request in Github is open for seven days, Rippling will automatically send a notification to the pull request’s author and their manager, alerting them to the stale request.

Seven days not long enough? As with all our workflow Recipes, you can customize this template to your exact needs, including when it should trigger, what the actions should be, who it should go to, and more.

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