Workflow refers to the publishing process for content - the steps content passes through during its lifecycle. A well planned workflow ensures that content can be worked on behind the scenes and is only published when it it is deemed ready
Out of the box, content on Convivial passes through the following phases:
The Creator role is capable of creating new content and edit drafts. The Reviewer role can publish it live and archive it.
These steps and transitions can be altered to suit your needs.