A work process the executives framework (WfMS or WFMS) gives a foundation to the set-up, execution and observing of a characterized succession of errands, organized as a work process application

Workflow Management Coalition
World Wide Web Consortium
Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
WS-BPEL 2.0 (integration-centric) and WS-BPEL4People (human task-centric) published by OASIS Standards Body.