We absolutely need this. Our company deals with rapid change workflows, and while it is nice to get a notification, the status has to change to make our workflow better.
It would be great to see this upvoted more. My company also does not use Google applications.
I came in looking for the exact same thing.
Still, being able to just star a template would be amazing. We have a large group working in Wrike, and parent folder have a ton of folder and projects in them.