Intro to Workflow Manager
ArcGIS Workflow Manager for Server is an extension of ArcGIS Server that provides a framework to organize, centralize, and standardize project workflows using web services. The Workflow Manager tasks have methods to extend Workflow Manager functionality to web applications.
ArcGIS Workflow Manager for Server provides you the ability to do the following:
Query and find jobs - Query jobs based on id of an existing query or by using an ad-hoc query definition. Find jobs using a freeform text search in the system. The jobs returned can be used to keep a track of work in the system or execute work assigned.
Create jobs - Create jobs based on a specific parameters such as assignment, dates, associated location of interest, priority and more.
Update job properties - Update job properties to change the assignment, dates, priority and description for the job.