workflow

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noun work·flow \ ˈwərk-ˌflō \
variants: or less commonly work flow
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of workflow

:the sequence of steps involved in moving from the beginning to the end of a working process
  • improving office workflow
  • … this new upgrade isn't revolutionary. But it does a fine job of streamlining workflow and getting the business done.
  • —Sally Wiener Grotta
  • The site automates and tracks workflow as well. For example, when a subcontractor fills out a request for information, it goes directly to the general contractor, who signs off on it. The request then travels to the architect, then back to the subcontractor.
  • —Lawrence Stevens

First Known Use of workflow

1921



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