How to update a resolved work object
You want to update a resolved work object. How can you do this? When properties are changed in an exteranlized property, it becomes reset to the original value.
Changes to the BLOB will override any changes to an exposed column, so direct updates to values for a work object's exposed columns will not persist and this approach should not be used.
Under normal circumstances you should just reopen a work object to make changes to it. However, you can update a work object directly using an activity. You identify a work object, open it, update it, and save it back. This avoids reopening the object.