How does workflow management work?

Workflow management is here to stay, that’s a fact – but have you ever wondered how it actually works? Well, you’re in luck. Here is a brief overview of the ways it can work for you and your company and help you save time and be more effective.

How does workflow management work?


Workflow management works by transferring your employee’s transcripts, essays and write ups into electronic form so that they are easily accessible and retrievable. Once a team member completes a task, the work is then automatically transferred to the next worker in line. Whereas paper documentation is becoming a thing of the past, workflow management is becoming a thing of the future.

Saves Time

If you find that your employees are wasting too much time on invaluable tasks on a daily basis, properly managing your workflows can help them get through those to-dos much faster so that they can focus on more important jobs at hand. This is because they will no longer have to search through hundreds of documents, wait for the transfer of files or worry about losing any critical documents.

Balances the Workload

Ever notice how some employees seem to always be swamped with work to do, while their colleagues hang out and remain idle? Workflow management is a fantastic solution for balancing the workload so everyone equally does their part and cooperates as a team. Managing your workflows also doesn’t allow employees to only pick tasks that they are most interested in, evenly spreading out the mundane activities that nobody really ever wants to do but need to get done.

Simply put, workflow management helps company of all sizes automate their business processes so that everyone puts in their equal part to prevent bottlenecks, save time and increase efficiency. Now that you know how workflow management works, you can better decide if it’s something that you see fitting in with the operations of your company.

Manage your Workflows with Pipefy!

Pipefy is an intuitive, simple to use, workflow software. We allow businesses to run all their processes in a single platform, ensuring efficiency and solid execution.

Pipefy works as an online Kanban system where tasks move laterally through the multiple phases of your process. Each of your process’ phases can have its own set of work rules, triggers and, if needed, a designated owner.

Don’t lose any more time, try Pipefy!

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Isabelle Salemme

Head of Customer Support & Education @Pipefy. She uses her extensive Pipefy knowledge to write informative pieces teaching users to make the best of Pipefy. Besides being in charge of product knowledge, she's an avid reader, a coffee lover and a professional photographer.