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Represents the current state of the workflow engine.
- Kuali Rice Team (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Gets the next id to be used for simulation purposes. Since, during simulation, we cannot save to the database and get primary keys
assigned to our data beans, this method will be used to get a new simulation id which is guaranteed to be a negative number
which will be unique for at least the lifetime of the simulation.