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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The flow or progress of work done by a company, industry, department, or person.
  • n. The rate at which such flow or progress takes place.

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  • n. The rate at which a flow of work takes place
  • n. 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.

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  • n. progress (or rate of progress) in work being done

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  • "Skelta Workflow.NET 2004 was conceptualized to address a glaring lacuna in the development space of the workflow software applications segment. The absence of easy-to-integrate workflow-specific embeddable tools available to a developer in order to workflow-enable applications / products."
    - Skelta website.

    July 6, 2008