# ML Wiki

## Contents

a business process consists of a set of activities that are performed in coordination in an organization and technical environment

• these process jointly implement some business goal
• (Weske, 2007)

Motivation:

### Example: IT4BI

Consider a process of IT4BI admission

Activities:

• Assign an identifier
• Evaluate an application
• Select candidates
• Communicate the results
• Send rankings to the European Commission
• Send invitations - for visas
• and many others

How to model BPs?

### BPM Lifecycle

BPM is more than just modeling:

• Process Mining - to discover existing processes in a company
• Process Analysis - in the model correct or not, is the process consistent with the model? (see Process Conformance)
• Process Enacting - putting a model into software
• Process Monitoring - how much time each task takes?
• Process Simulation - after creating a model we try to see what would happen if we used it

$(1) \to (2) \to (3) \to (4) \to (1)$

• is a BPM lifecycle

### Process Mining

Process Mining is about discovering the existent process and creating a model from it

There are several process mining algorithms. For example,