Taverna Workbench now comes in builds for several domains - astronomy, biodiversity, bioinformatics and digital preservation. These builds mainly differ in available plugins (e.g. for service types) and default service sets. Taverna Workbench Enterprise is a build which contains all available plugins. Unless otherwise stated, this Manual refers to the Enterprise build.

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On starting the Taverna Workbench, you are presented with a graphical user interface that can be used for building and running workflows, as well as for browsing the results generated from workflow runs.

The Taverna Workbench consists of a number of menus, toolbars and panels organised into perspectives, which provide access to the functionality associated with the workflow life-cycle: