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OLAP Technology for Business Process Intelligence: Challenges and Solutions

Date Added: Jul 2007
Format: PDF

The emerging area of business process intelligence aims at enhancing the analysis power of business process management systems by employing data warehousing and mining technologies. However, the differences in the underlying assumptions and objectives of the business process model and the multidimensional data model aggravate a straightforward solution for a meaningful convergence of the two concepts. This paper presents the results of an ongoing project on providing OLAP support to business process analysis in the innovative application domain of Surgical Process Modeling.