Workflow applications are used to electronically route documents to people for review or online approvals. With this type of application you can eliminate the hassles associated with the delivery of paper documents. Workflow applications electronically manage delivery of documents, online approvals, and timestamps and provide the real-time status of documents. Workflow applications can be used for a variety of purposes, such as
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This chapter includes step-by-step instructions for building a Lotus Notes workflow application to manage procurement requests. However, with minor modifications, the application could easily be modified to be used for action items, service requests, or other business processes that require document routing and approval.