The Only Solution
Business Process Management (BPM) aims to support the whole life-cycle necessary to deploy and maintain business processes in organizations. Crucial within the BPM lifecycle is the analysis of deployed processes. Analyzing business processes requires computing metrics that can help determining the health of business activities and thus the whole enterprise. However, the degree of automation currently achieved cannot support the level of reactivity and adaptation demanded by businesses. In this paper, the authors argue and show how the use of Semantic Web technologies can increase to an important extent the level of automation for analyzing business processes.