An Approach to Business Processes Reengineering Based on Integration of the Process Mining Methods and Domain Specific Modeling Tools
Abstract: An approach to reengineering business processes through the integration of the domain specific modeling platform and Process Mining tools is described. An analysis of the existing approaches to business processes improvement is presented and restrictions are shown. The Process Mining methods are related to business process reengineering stages and tasks. Comparative analysis of Process Mining tools is executed. The advantages of the using of domain specific modeling tools (language workbenches, DSM platforms) are substantiated. Brief comparison of various visual languages notations and model transformation examples are described. The DSM platform ensures mutual understanding between specialists. The MetaLanguage DSM platform is the basis of integration tools. Some DSL (metamodels) are described and transformations are illustrated. The implementation of integrated tools reduces the complexity of analyst’s work. Keywords: business processes reengineering, domain specific modeling, DSM, modeling languages, DSL, language toolkits, DSM platform, model transformations, business process analysis, Process Mining. ACM Classification Keywords: H.4 INFORMATION SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS: H.4.1 Office Automation –Workflow management; H.4.2 Types of Systems – Decision support (e.g., MIS). I.6 SIMULATION AND MODELING: I.6.2 Simulation Languages; I.6.4 Model Validation and Analysis; I.6.5 Model Development Modeling methodologies.