I recently wrote about my initial thoughts on Google Cloud Connect and that with some volunteer work I am doing got me thinking further about workflow in Google Docs. Despite how much my technical writing work includes a process/workflow element and my writing on the subject in the past, I still see instances of where organizations stumble on what are seemingly simple document workflow tasks.
The workflow in Google Docs appeals to me on certain levels but leaves me thinking the seamless transition that the glossy marketing slicks could quickly lose its sheen on a live deployment without the proper end user training and support. For purposes of this post, I consider the document author to be the document owner.
Here is how a typical document workflow would look in Google Docs: