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The process of coordinating and validating a sequence of manual tasks.

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Software to draw state diagrams and asm charts?

I would like to draw state diagrams and asm charts like these (under Win7): Any recommendations? Can these be done with Microsoft Visio?
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Change Chrome homepage by time of day

In the morning, I always start my day by opening up Chrome and checking my email, but somehow I always forget to clock in in our web based timeclock. I don't use any desktop calendar solutions and I'...
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Workflow Engines for C#

While looking for info about workflow engines for C# i found little to no info at all, and also almost no feedback or experiences related to the use of them. I'm looking for a workflow engine to help ...
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Creating set of tasks with email reminder

I am looking for a web app that has the following feature: I have a template for a workflow (task) that consists of smaller subtasks that need to be done one after another. The due dates for the ...
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Ticket tracking project management workflow software

I'm looking for a piece of software that fulfills the following requirements. I've exhausted my search capabilities. Version control integration (SVN preferred) Tickets support custom fields, ...
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Suitable product for job management

A group at my work are looking for software to help with job management in the workplace. The work environment is a laboratory and flows roughly as follows: items come in items may require one or ...
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Coding a Flowchart

I'm looking for a professional tool for OSX that using a DSL will allow me to write code for a workflow and will generate a flowchart from the code. Something similar to this but not in-browser and ...
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Interactive web workflows

I am looking for some framework to build interactive web workflows. My problem: I have a lot of .doc files with orientation for users, some docs have 200 pages and the users should read it to help ...
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Frameworks/Tools for managing big data workflows

Looking for a UI based (API is also welcome) workflow creation and management framework. I have found Azkaban from LinkedIn. Planning to evaluate few before choosing one. Needs UI based workflow ...
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Essential packages for web development workflow on Sublime Text 3 [closed]

Any good suggestion from your experience? Handy packages on ST3 improve efficiency dramatically and how to choose them is NOT really a question asking for opinions, but a Problem to be solved! My ...
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Translation collaboration software for writing articles

We are interested in translating articles (meaning long paragraphed text) from our language to a few of the more widely used languages in Europe. To that end, I was looking for a way to do the ...
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Tools to manage solo software project

I will describe exactly what I'm looking to do that suits my subjective most productive way of working on solo projects (no collaboration with anyone whatsoever) that people may or may not agree with ...
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Workflow and case management software

I am looking for software which will help me to manage big workflow of cases. I have more than 100'000 cases, each of them follow a workflow. I would like to manage case-flows with a software. There ...
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Alternatives to GoJS for flowchart

After a round of research, GoJS seems to be the specialist in javascript components for charts related to flowcharts, workflows, org-charts, etc. Here is an example flowchart. Their api and examples ...
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Free document management system with workflow, approval capabilties

I need a Document Management System that has most common features of a DMS but must have the following features: Workflow that a document should go through and approval on various stages E-signature ...
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Decision tree software similar to AnswerPath and Zingtree

I am looking in to software that is similar to AnswerPath and/or Zingtree. They both provide the ability to create interactive decision trees. In my research there are at least two kinds of decisions ...
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Operations workflow documentation system

everyone! I'm helping a client streamline business operations, and I'd love some recommendations on software in case I'm not familiar with some options. Thanks in advance! The Situation We're ...
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Looking for an event/data/cron-triggered tasks workflow automation framework

I'm looking for a framework or project that can automate configurable task flows when a particular trigger is activated, or some data becomes available. Here's a list of requirements: tasks can be ...
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Tool to spread the moderation workload of a Google Group

I have a Google Groups with a dozen posts per day, and 5 volunteer moderators. Most threads are users asking questions, but others post thanks messages, tips, etc. Some threads need an answer, some ...
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Dock-style app to replace DragThing

This is, essentially, a Dock replacer on steroids - dating back to before the Dock even existed. I've been using DragThing since v1.0 in the mid 1990's so it's fair to say I'm rather used to it & ...
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Workflow needed for colaborative video with multiple contributors submitting to one person

A friend of mine has a partner who is refusing to have a party for a major birthday, and what she wants to do instead is gather short videos of birthday greetings from all the friends of her partner, ...
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Reminder for not getting an answer

I have an issue in my workflow. When I have a problem and search for help on any platforms, I can ask in the stack exchange network, in github issues, in forums and so on. I can then activate email ...
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Email filtering and labelling for team

Currently I have the following workflow: Receiving email notices and alerts from various sources. Using Gmail, define filters and labels to automatically label the emails according to Source, Type, ...
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On-premises file synchronization with upload approval workflow

I am looking for a on premises (open source or commercial) file sharing solution for our company. Our administrators have two computers, one for server administration and another for regular email/...
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Workflow Management for Job Shop - Mobile & Desktop

I'm looking for a database solution to capture workflow tasks, which can be used on desktops (Windows) and also on android and iOS devices. Smoothness of the interface is very important to me, ...
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Event guide, workflows, and automation

I have a number of goals/objectives that fall under the software umbrella, but also life organization, efficiency, and management both personally and professionally. My goal is to find something ...
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Free flowchart software

I need to design a "tech tree" similar to what you have in the Civilisation games and similar games. It does not need to be fancy, but it does need to be fairly long. Which one should I use?
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What software or programming language is good for a ticketing system or project management?

What software or programming language is good for a ticketing system or project management or task or workflow management. These are the requirements: 1- allow users to send an email to outlook via ...
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Been told to look into Workflow Engines to automate the running of some processes, I'm not sure its correct for my use case

I have several large, intensive programs that I need to run one after the other, with the input of one flowing to the output of the next. I want to automate this process as it would be occurring ...
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job scheduling and automatization with custom parameters

tl;dr What I am looking for, basically, is a web interface for cron, where I am able to configure a set of additional parameters. lets start with some facts: pre-req's OS: Ubuntu 12.04 / 14.04 ...
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Service to call REST endpoint on schedule, parse json reply and perform conditional action

I have a requirement to Call a particular API (via REST endpoint) including date in query string and auth in headers. (This API is an internal app and won't be in any integration directory) Retrieve ...
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Framework to create a questionnaire following simple workflow, with final report

My task: developing a simple application for classifying a river health. The user is requested to answer a series of questions. Every question has a close set of allowed answers which may be ...
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Alternative solution for activiti engines

I wanted to perform a batch of http requests in java spring boot application and I need a mechanism to show the current status of this batch activity. We can group this http calls into certain ...
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Free and Open Source Workflow engine with GUI diagram editor and embeddable API

I'm searching for a Workflow engine that have a visual editor for creating diagrams, and a library that can be embedded in a solid webapp framework (Django, Spring...) The solutions I have valuated ...
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Want to make work more efficient by using “hotstrings” for files and websites. Have tried AHK but would like a “terminal”

I use Windows 10 and I need to access a lot of local files, websites etc and need easy shortcuts for increased efficiency. I have tried Autohotkey but the amount of files i want to access makes it ...
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Solution for tracking program focus time for billable hours?

I'm part of a small engineering firm that's composed almost entirely out of people working on interdisciplinary projects remotely. We use various CAD software & programming IDEs. Currently, our ...
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Software for tracking submissions to stock video/photo agencies?

I am looking for software that can track which media files I have uploaded to various stock media agencies. I work primarily with digital video but I also do some still stock photography as well. ...
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Personal project management software

I'm looking for a product to manage my own personal workflow. I use Office products for all the rest, such as Outlook. Required Features: Outlook calendar integration Ability to have depend tasks ...
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FAQ Troubleshooter creation software

I am looking for software similar to Microsoft's troubleshooter. It can be a web application, a desktop application, it doesn't really matter. Required features: - Design workflows that branch ...
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Organisational forms workflow with sections assigned to teams

At the moment in our organisation we have numerous processes, which we administer through paper forms. In almost all cases the processes are initiated by customers (not employed within the ...
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C# - XML workflow library

Some time ago, I was working with a commercial, Java-based retail software, which was extended by our company (considering that I will give some specific information about it's framework, it seems ...
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New Employee workflow

I would like to prototype a workflow for New Employees. I have a REST web service which resturns a JSON containing all new employees and their information (name, position, dept, email, manager email, ...
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Looking for a tool to create Flowchart from Delphi Source

I have to work on some old and procedure oriented Sources. No Classes, just procedures :-/ Sometimes a procedure has >500 LoC, I am looking for a tool which helps to visualize the structure of the ...
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Architecture for website with complex workflow in the background

I have been asked to propose a solution for a website with a complex workflow in the background. Requirement: The website is a document authoring/publishing website which will allow users the upload ...
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Document Management System for Health Clinic [closed]

I am the executive director of a small 501c3 nonprofit veteran's care clinic. Because we are staffed primarily by volunteers, which rotate, I need a more streamlined approach for process ...
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BPM / Workflow software for personal use

I am aware of the zero-code debate between programming languages and BPM systems. My personal summary is: on the one hand, there will always be some amount of programming; on the other hand, non-...
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PDF forms workflow system

We need to automate some forms flow in our institution. We have some paper based forms, we would like to be able to publish online as pdfs. These forms will be downloaded by students, filled and ...
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Workflow engine supporting CMIS

I am looking for a workflow engine that supports the CMIS protocol. Requirements: CMIS ChangeLog events can be used to trigger transitions/events. Workflow actions can act on CMIS content (should be ...
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Enterprise workflow management app with complex activity dependencies

In our company, we need to streamline month end close process which consists of many activities. Each activity can have multiple successors and predecessors (n:n relationship). Activities can be ...
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Creating a Workflow Designer

Our current application has a homegrown Workflow designer created with JSF as frontend/ Oracle as backend . It gives a user the ability to create his/her own workflows however this is tightly coupled ...