A workflow is combination of multiple tasks connected with links that trigger in a proper sequence to execute a process. Every workflow contains a start task along with other tasks. When you execute the workflow, you actually trigger the Start task, which in turn triggers other tasks that are connected in the flow.
The following figure shows you a sample workflow:
Informatica PowerCenter provides options to create Workflow manually and automatically; these options are discussed in the upcoming sections.
To create a workflow manually, perform the following steps: