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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Accompanying the news was the launch of Inconcert, a new workflow manager for client-server systems.
▪ But the high cost of workflow systems limits their appeal to the larger organisation.
▪ Do you have the necessary resources to carry out the workflow analysis and business process re-engineering?
▪ It also features its own workflow engine and Query-by-Example facility.
▪ The firm is also committed to integrating object technology to improve workflow automation, systems management and decision support functionality.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1949, from work (n.) + flow (n.).


n. 1 The rate at which a flow of work takes place 2 (context business English) A process and/or procedure in which tasks are completed. It may be defined with a flowchart to define actors, actions, results, decisions, and action paths.


n. progress (or rate of progress) in work being done [syn: work flow]


A workflow consists of an orchestrated and repeatable pattern of business activity enabled by the systematic organization of resources into processes that transform materials, provide services, or process information. It can be depicted as a sequence of operations, declared as work of a person or group, an organization of staff, or one or more simple or complex mechanisms.

From a more abstract or higher-level perspective, workflow may be considered a view or representation of real work. The flow being described may refer to a document, service or product that is being transferred from one step to another.

Workflows may be viewed as one fundamental building block to be combined with other parts of an organization's structure such as information technology, teams, projects and hierarchies.

Usage examples of "workflow".

So he blinked away the workflow and copy windows, folded up his keyboard and dropped it in a pocket, stood up, took a final deep breath of the blue toxic waste cloud—then opened the door for the first time in nearly twenty-four hours.