Choose Index below for a list of all words and phrases defined in this glossary.


index | Index

Workflow - definitions

Workflow - The movement of data, documents, or tasks through a work process; generally used in the context of technologies that automate workflows. Data Governance_ programs often strive to address workflows by embedding governance controls (e.g., approvals, decision steps) or by providing loop-outs to governance processes (e.g., issue resolution, change control).

[Category=Data Governance ]

Source: The Data Governance Institute, 30 December 2009 09:47:16 External

These advertisers support this free service

Workflow - The automation of a process or series of processes through the linking of tasks and activities. The software that automatically routes tasks, notifications and records to predefined or user selected destinations such as users, departments, or business units.

[Category=Data Cleansing ]

Source: X4DB, 26 May 2010 10:30:59, External

Workflow - The operational movement of documents, data, applications, tasks, etc. Many software systems exist to support workflows in particular domains. Such systems manage tasks such as automatic routing, partially automated processing and integration between different functional software applications and hardware systems that contribute to the value-addition process underlying the workflow.

[Category=Data Quality ]

Stibo Systems, 30 May 2011 08:03:15, External


   (1) [organizational issues] An organization's established processes for design, construction, and maintenance of programs, products, and business objectives.
   (2) [organizational issues] A set of tasks carried out in a certain order to achieve a goal.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 14 October 2012 10:25:34, External

Data Quality Glossary.  A free resource from GRC Data Intelligence. For comments, questions or feedback: