Updated: February 26, 2009
Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007
A workflow is a feature of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 that moves documents or list items through a specific sequence of actions or tasks related to a business process. Workflows can be used to manage common business processes such as document review or approval.
In this section:
What are workflows? This article introduces the types of business processes that workflows can facilitate and describes the workflows included in Office SharePoint Server 2007.
Understanding workflow This article provides an overview of workflow in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and the 2007 Office system.
Plan workflows: Next steps This article contains links to topics that will help you in your workflow planning.
Workflow Security in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (white paper) This white paper provides an overview of security considerations when implementing workflows using either Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Office SharePoint Server 2007.
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