Artifact-Centric Process Mining for ERP-Systems with Multiple Case Identifiers

By Dirk Fahland. Analyzing processes supported by an ERP system such as Order-to-Cash or Purchase-to-Pay are one of the most frequent use cases of process mining. At the same time, they are one of the most challenging, because the processes operate on multiple related data objects such as orders, invoices, and deliveries in n:m relations. … Continue reading Artifact-Centric Process Mining for ERP-Systems with Multiple Case Identifiers

Multi-Dimensional Process Thinking

Dirk Fahland I am trying to sketch the landscape of describing, analyzing, and managing processes outside the well-established paradigm of a "BPMN process" where a process is executed in instances, and each instance is completely isolated from all other instances. Thinking about Processes Let me introduce the term "process thinking". Process-thinking is the fundamental paradigm … Continue reading Multi-Dimensional Process Thinking