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Posted by James Freeman | 01/26/2021
Learn the definition, categories and benefits of Workflow Management System here. Try a useful and easy workflow diagram solution freely.


A workflow management system (WfMS) is a software system for the set-up, performance and monitoring of a defined sequence of tasks, arranged as a workflow.


Workflow management systems can be categorized into the following categories: 1. Routing System, 2. Distribution System, 3. Coordination System, 4. Agent System, 5. Assistant System.

Advantages of Workflow Management System

  • Fast, efficient and stable workflow engine, supporting a large quantity of concurrent visit by users.
  • Integrate manual and automated workflow.
  • Flexible deployment method, allowing both Concentrated deployment and distributed deployment. Efficient workflow integration framework.
  • Benefits of Workflow Management System

    Because of the rapid development of information technology and the increasingly fierce competition in business world, the independent and separate office automation and computer application cannot meet people's requirements anymore. People need comprehensive and integrated solutions for higher efficiency and larger flexibility. As the technology for management and integration of routine affairs, WfMS will bring the following benefits:

  • Improves and optimizes business workflow and thus increases profession efficiency.
  • Achieves better monitoring of business process, improving customer service quality.
  • Enhances workflow flexibility and so on.
  • Workflow Management Solutions

    Edraw offers powerful and lightweight workflow management solutions, with abundant examples, allowing the users to define different workflows for different types of jobs or processes. Click here to get free trial.

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