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Extensive list of Process Mining applications by HSPI S.p.A.

An extensive list of process mining applications has been released by HSPI S.p.A.

XES Certification for Celonis 4.2 approved

On November 14, 2017, the XES WG has approved the requested XES Certification (Levels A1, B1, C1, and D1 for import, none for export) for Celonis 4.2. This makes Celonis 4.2 the second tool that has received a XES Certification from the XES WG.

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2017 Edition of the Extensive list of Process Mining applications by HSPI S.p.A.

A 2017 Edition of the extensive list of process mining applications has been released by HSPI S.p.A.

New Case Study: Process Mining Collective Behavior

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Contributed by Anne Rozinat.

XES Certification for ProM 6.7 approved

On October 13, 2017, the XES WG has approved the requested XES Certification (Levels A-D and X for both import and export) for ProM 6.7. This makes ProM 6.7 the first tool that has received a XES Certification from the XES WG.

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XES software event extension approved

On September 22, 2017, the XES WG has approved the XES software event extension. This extension is now considered to be one of the standard XES extension.

XES Certification process approved by IEEE Task Force on Process Mining

On Monday September 11th, 2017, the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining has approved of the following process to use for obtaining a XES Certification for a tool.

  1. The vendor of the tool creates a report that (1) clearly states which certification level are requested by the vendor and (2) shows that the tool indeed supports these levels. A template for the report is available as PDF (PDF, 1,364 KB) and as Word file (DOCX, 3,497 KB). In this template, the TODOs need to be filled in by the vendor. To test the import of a tool, a set of XES logs (ZIP archive, 53,404 KB) is available. The tool should not crash when importing the real-life logs, and should show that the attributes are imported correctly for the artificial logs.
  2. When the report is finished, the vendor contacts the representative of the XES WG, which is typically the secretary, Eric Verbeek. Together, they make an appointment during which the vendor shows that the finished report is genuine. Preferrably, this is though a live demo, but a screencast is also acceptable.
  3. When the report indeed supports the requested XES certification levels, the representative of the XES WG starts a round for approval in the XES WG to have the report approved. This round takes two weeks.
  4. When the report has been approved by the XES WG, the report is published on this site, and the certification levels are granted to the tool. The representative of the WG will inform the vendor about this.

XES Certification proposal accepted by XES WG

On July 19, 2017, the XES WG has approved of the XES Certification proposal v2. As a result, we can now start checking the certification levels of the tools that support XES. Based on this certification, it will be clear whether XES files can be successfully transferred between these tools.

The figure above is the main figure in this proposal. It shows the four different levels of certification.

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Celonis Process Mining Thesis Award 2017

Dear Process Miners,

We would like to inform you about the Celonis Process Mining Thesis Award 2017. The award honors outstanding student theses (Bachelor, Master or PhD) on Process Mining. We are also pleased to announce that Wil van der Aalst will be joining the jury to pick the winners for the award!

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IEEE CIS Society Brief on the XES Standard

On April 10, 2017, the IEEE CIS has published a Society Brief on the XES Standard titled:

IEEE 1849TM: The XES Standard
The Second IEEE Standard Sponsored by IEEE Computational Intelligence Society

This Society Brief, which has been published in the IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine of May 2017, introduces the XES Standard to the CIS community.

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