The Signavio A-Z is your key to definitions and common questions related to business process management. Here you will find all process management terms for the letter W:

workflow automation
workflow management
workflow management software
workflow process
workflow software

workflow automation

What is workflow automation?

Workflow automation is a way to streamline manual processes comprised of unstructured tasks involving a variety of resources and people by employing software to digitize the process.

What are the benefits of workflow automation?

Workflow automation provides a clearer view of current business processes and allows businesses to make operations more efficient. It can also promote collaboration and communication across teams and departments. Most importantly, it frees up time and resources that were previously dedicated to manual tasks for the workflow.

workflow management

A software system that enables the set-up, performance, and monitoring of a defined sequence of tasks that have been arranged as a workflow. The software performs automated functions based on predefined procedural rules and passes information or documents from one participant to another.

workflow management software

What is workflow management software?

It is a tool that provides an infrastructure to develop, execute, and monitor workflows. The workflows are often task-based and ordered sequentially. Workflow management software is often based in the cloud.

Why should you use a workflow management software?

Software, like the Business Transformation Platform, can change the way your business operates by helping you streamline processes, translate regulations into rules for workflows, and evaluate the efficiency of processes across your organization based on real data.

workflow process

What is a workflow process?

It is a pattern of business activities organized into processes in order to more efficiently provide services or materials. Using business process management software can provide for the automation of workflows and reduce the need for manual actions.

workflow software

see workflow management software