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Flow Builder: Adding notes that explain the process

Process Automation

Context: In a really fast paced economy, ​​​​​​Flow Builder is expanding its capabilities in every release, new elements are opening the possibilities, more subflows and Apex are connected to flows, and in the next 2 realeases we can potentially start migrating our processes from Process Builder to Flow Builder.

As a developer, I can comment my code and peer review is feasible, but it's not that easy for a point&click team member.

As a business analyst / Admin / App Builder, I want to track the business logic in correlation with the configuration in the Salesforce flow. I want to:
  • Add short relevant comments in the canvas so I don't need to open each element and see the "Description" field as of today. These comments are stored in each version of the flow, so we have a more deeper understanding of the evolution of the business logic for a flow.
  • Mention a group or users in my org's Chatter so the business analysis process is connected to the flow

Expected benefits:
  • This would replace lots of Word, Excel etc documents massively.
  • A more effective conversation will happen in our development teams
  • Less errors in flows due to conflicts in logic build

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