A parameter is a special kind of variable that is used as input for the microflow. When a microflow is triggered, the parameters are filled with the current values.
If you want to use an object of the Customer entity in a microflow, use the parameter. In the picture below, the object name is EnclosingCustomer and is shown in black. The data type is object, therefore the entity name is shown underneath the object name in blue.
2 Output Properties
Name refers to the value of the parameter.
2.2 Data Type
The data type of a parameter defines the type of the value that it expects. See Data Types for the possible data types.