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Workflow Management System

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  A computerized information system that is responsible for scheduling and synchronizing the various tasks within the workflow, in accordance with specified task dependencies, and for sending each task to the respective processing entity (e.g., Web server or database server). The data resources that a task uses are called work items.
Source(s):
NISTIR 7316