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Working with OpenERP by Greg Moss

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Chapter 11. Understanding Workflows

One of the key objectives of an ERP system is to organize information as it passes through business processes in the company. As operations grow in complexity, companies typically attempt to better define their processes by diagraming and creating formal workflows. While there are a variety of workflow methodologies, the primary goal is the same: to provide clear documentation of the processes that make up the core operations of the business. The better these processes are defined and executed, the better the company can manage their operations.

In this chapter, we will:

  • Take a look at OpenERP's business-friendly view of a workflow
  • Use the OpenERP graphical workflow editor to examine the sales order workflow
  • Study ...

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