Definition of workflow in English:

workflow

noun

  • The sequence of industrial, administrative, or other processes through which a piece of work passes from initiation to completion.

    • ‘Integrate the multimedia workflow into the normal story planning process of your newsroom.’
    • ‘Thus, people must get an appointment first, and those appointments are scheduled to ensure a steady workflow.’
    • ‘I went looking for pregnant pauses in their workflow and fingered the most prominent one - the print queue.’
    • ‘In a larger system there can be dozens of them, specific ones for particular kinds of content and publications and many workflows that administrators need to ensure happen to maintain the overall system.’
    • ‘Information storage operations can involve complex or repetitive user tasks and system processes - in workflows that migrate across multiple platforms.’
    • ‘Also, it can provide instantaneous, up to date configuration information and can control complex workflows by alerting the right people at the right time to the specific needs of any particular job.’
    • ‘For those, you need a workflow that's more like the auto industry.’
    • ‘The creation and management of workflows has become a topical issue as the industry moves to construct service-oriented architectures (SOAs).’
    • ‘They have to be able to understand diagrams of system architectures and create their own diagrams of process workflows.’
    • ‘Aesthetics, ergonomics, engineering and understanding the workflow all contribute to our designs.’
    • ‘Few companies have succeeded in achieving substantial workflows across their supply chains.’
    • ‘The differences are profound and the process workflow usually kept in a spreadsheet, thus its dominance.’
    • ‘It's simply unhealthy and disruptive to your workflow to continue laboring throughout a designated one-hour break.’
    • ‘The chapter also demonstrates the creation of an action by following a typical workflow so that the process is clarified.’
    • ‘This uncovers problems and waste in any process, and then compares the ideal workflow with the current processes.’
    • ‘The system monitors all workflows in progress and interprets the results upon completion of each step.’
    • ‘Such workflows also can provide parallel and serial approval processes.’
    • ‘Here is a guide to current pricing practices for photographers bidding on jobs involving digital workflows.’
    • ‘The potential therefore exists for business users to change workflows and related processes and breach compliance.’
    • ‘Yes, you can successfully complete simple, short workflows using e-mail.’

Pronunciation

workflow

/ˈwəːkfləʊ/