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“The Present and Future of Process Mining – ICPM’2020 Industry Panel”

11 November 2020

Will process mining disappear in 3 years as a standalone market? Is predictive process monitoring finally a reality? Is RPA the “cash cow” of process mining?

These and other provoking questions were discussed during the Industry Panel at the ICPM’2020 conference last month. Apromore’s Co-founder, Marlon Dumas, who participated in this panel, shares his summary of the heated debates during the panel and the rest of the conference in his content piece “The Present and Future of Process Mining – ICPM’2020 Industry Panel”.

Enjoy the full article.

Walkthrough of Apromore Enterprise Edition

04 November 2020

Time and Data are the most valuable resources we have on our hands. How would You use process mining to invest these assets more wisely?

Watch a walkthrough of the latest Apromore Enterprise Edition demonstrating its latest process mining capabilities and find out how it can help your business scale its process optimization to the next level and reach its operational excellence. 

Enhancing Process Management with Process Mining

02 November 2020

Are you looking to enhance your Business Process Management practice with Process Mining? 

Apromore’s COO, Max Tay, offers tips and tricks on how you can achieve this in his latest article. Coming from the experience gathered during years in process mining and BPM, Max highlights the involvement of process mining in day-to-day operations, its undeniable relevance in redesigning business processes, its important presence in process analysis, and much more. All the valuable information is explained from a practical standpoint to help you and your businesses move into data-driven BPM more optimally and with fewer roadblocks on the way.

Enjoy the full article.

Process Mining Paradigm Shift

30 October 2020

We’re happy to learn that Marcello La Rosa’s interview on “process mining as a BPM paradigm shift” is one of the top-voted episodes in the Process Pioneers series curated by Daniel Rayner.
You can watch the great talk if you’ve missed it.

“Business Process Variant Analysis: Survey and Classification”

29 October 2020

Process variant analysis is a key process mining capability used in almost every project. It allows analysts to understand differences between process variants, such as by product type, customer segment, or geographical location. With variant analysis, analysts can make informed decisions about how to standardize or other improve a business process.

The recently published article “Business process variant analysis: Survey and classification” article brought to you by Farbod Taymouri, Fabrizio Maria Maggi, together with Apromore’s Co-founders, Marlon Dumas, and Marcello La Rosa, explores different approaches for variant analysis.

Enjoy the reading here.

Apromore Discoverer

27 October 2020

Come and Discover with us what process mining can do for your business or organization! We bring you “Apromore Discoverer” with its new features as a part of our latest Apromore Enterprise Edition 7.18!
• Search box
• New shortcuts for filtering
• Relative case frequency overlay

Watch a quick video tour and see for yourself how it can benefit your business intelligence and help you achieve your process optimization more cost-effectively!

Should you like more details, read our Release notes.

Process Mining and Higher Education

23 October 2020

What do You think about process mining being applied to higher education?
Let’s dig into this engaging topic with our CEO, University of Melbourne‘s Professor of Information Systems, Marcello La Rosa, who shared his experience at the 2020 Lean Higher Education Global Festival. His presentation was a part of a mini-series on this topic. Marcello’s part was followed up by Murtuza Kapadia and Andrew Barrow, whose session reflected on the extensive application of process mining at the University of Melbourne in processes such as student admission and scholarship management.
Enjoy the full video.

“Fundamentals of Business Process Management” in Spanish

22 October 2020

Apromore’s Co-Founders, Marlon Dumas and Marcello La Rosa together with Jan Mendling and Hajo Reijers, have their textbook “Fundamentals of Business Process Management” out now in the Spanish language, courtesy of the Colombian publishing house Ediciones de la U (Colombia – México – España) and the tremendous effort of the translators Jorge E. Ortiz Trivino and Helga Duarte. Kudos are also well deserved by the authors’ Hispanic colleagues Camilo Ojeda, Santiago Aguirre, Ricardo Seguel, and Pedro Robledo, without whom the Spanish version would not be possible!

You can now get your hands on the textbook yourself and dive deeper into business process management and process mining (the book has a dedicated chapter on process mining).
Find more detail here.

Online Public Training Course on Process Mining

21 October 2020

These times are teaching us, even more than any other era, that constant evolution and enhancement of our knowledge and qualification are essential for our progress and for being a greater asset to our businesses and communities.
At Apromore, we also aim to stay at least one process mining step ahead and welcome all to join us on the ride of business intelligence and operational excellence.

We invite you to embark on a journey with Apromore’s CEO and Professor of Information Systems at the University of Melbourne, Marcello La Rosa, leading an online training course on Process Mining in November 2020. Attend this course from the comfort of your home, between November 09 and November 20.

The course will combine theoretical knowledge with hands-on process mining sessions using the Apromore leading-edge platform, along with practical presentations and thought-provoking discussions on case studies, and much more. You will graduate from the course with a Certificate of Completion issued by the University of Melbourne.

Registrations are open, but the numbers are limited! Don’t want to miss out and intrigued to join? You can do so until November 04, 2020.
Find more details about how to sign up and about the course here.

Process Mining 2.0 – The Future of Process Mining

20 October 2020

How do You see the Future of Process Mining?

We invite you to come along with Apromore’s Co-founder Marlon Dumas to dive deeper into where the techniques of process mining, in the field of process management supporting the analysis of business processes based on event logs, are heading. Marlon has presented the idea of “Process Mining 2.0 – The Future of Process Mining” during the International Conference on Process Mining (ICPM) 2020, at the virtual booth of our Italian partner HSPI Consulenti di Direzione earlier this month. It sparked several thought-provoking questions, that were discussed directly at the event.
Watch the video.

Apromore with GBTEC are the Official Process Mining Solution Providers for proALPHA

16 October 2020

We are proud and excited to announce that Apromore and GBTEC Software AG are the official process mining solution providers for proALPHA, the 3rd largest ERP vendor in the DACH region! This partnership will allow proALPHA users to leverage the power of BIC Process Mining by Apromore to gain insights into and continuously improve their business processes. This is the result of an extensive tender guided by RWTH Aachen University.

GBTEC explains the impact of our solution: “With the automatic discovery and analysis of processes, process mining offers great potential for savings, especially for regular tasks in companies. BIC Process Mining by Apromore uses data from a wide variety of source systems […] and creates process models. In these models, the tool depicts possible weak points, error proneness, and bottlenecks.”
Find more details.

How Process Mining is Transforming Modern Organisations

14 October 2020

Apromore’s CEO, Marcello La Rosa, talked more in-depth about “How Process Mining is Transforming Modern Organizations” at a virtual webinar hosted by ABPMP Australia.

As a leading mind in BPM and process mining, Marcello shared his valuable input on process mining, its practical applications, its great impact on business optimization, and even shared a use case, where Apromore helped other organizations achieve their most optimal operational excellence.
If you’ve missed the event or would like to refresh your mind, see the slides from the presentation.

Causal Process Mining

13 October 2020

As we are constantly learning and have also learnt during the ICPM 2020 conference earlier, there is a lot to be understood and discovered about process mining, especially about its new and emerging topics. One of them is called Causal Process Mining, on which our Co-founder and Partnerships Manager, Marlon Dumas, provides more valuable details in his insightful article.

Marlon writes about a frontier challenge in process mining: How to discover causal relations between what workers do in a business process and the outcome of the process? These relations give valuable hints to managers on how to improve their processes. In this article, he coins the term “causal process mining” and explains what it is and about ongoing research efforts in this field.

Don’t miss out on the latest news and read the full article on the new emerging sub-field of process mining.

The Best Open-Source Software of 2020

12 October 2020

InfoWorld has announced the best open-source software of 2020 / aka the “BOSSIE Awards”. We are proud and honored to learn that Apromore is one of the 25 awarded tools!

According to InfoWorld, Apromore provides users with “accurate view insights into your IT systems […] by analyzing KPIs from your IT back end, ingesting BPMN activities and flows and creating dependency graphs”. InfoWorld also highlights the fact that “…the metrics and visual insights provided by Apromore will do wonders to inform your change impact analyses and end-to-end optimization efforts in your enterprise workflows.”

Apromore shares the BOSSIE Award with prominent open-source software projects including Apache Airflow, Drupal, and Redis. And it’s the only Australian company in the mix! Congrats to the other 24 winners!

Read more details about the BOSSIE Award.

Apromore at ICPM 2020, the Top Process Mining Annual Conference

4 – 9 October 2020

The 2nd International Conference on Process Mining (ICPM) 2020 took place virtually. Nearly 2,000 participants attended the online event! It was a week full of industry experts, knowledge-armed academics, and other high-profile individuals sharing their valuable insights on process mining.

Missed anything? We have you covered:

  1. Watch the Industry Panel on present and future of process mining, led by Gartner’s Marc Kerremans and our CEO Marcello La Rosa, with, among others, our Co-Founder Marlon Dumas. 
  2. Have a Walkthrough of Apromore Enterprise Edition, v. 7.18 showcased by Marlon at the Industry Day – at the virtual booth of our partner HSPI Consulenti di Direzione.
  3. Don’t forget INAIL’s case study with their CIO Stefano Tomasini and Process Transformation Lead Roberta Grimaldi, showing how process mining has become a strategic IT asset at INAIL. The presentation captured how process mining with Apromore is supporting INAIL’s digital transformation journey.
  4. Watch the webinar “Process Mining 2.0, The Future of Process Mining“, where Marlon talks about our vision on where process mining will be in 2025 and beyond: prescriptive monitoring, robotic process mining, data-driven simulation, and causal process mining are some of the key ingredients of Process Mining 2.0.

Apromore Named Representative Vendor for the 2nd Time in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Process Mining

3 October 2020

We are honored to be recognized as a representative vendor by Gartner’s latest Market Guide for process mining for the second year in a row!

The guide highlights Apromore’s focus on business process improvement, audit and compliance, as well as its leading-edge features, commenting that Apromore “…focuses significantly more than its competitors on conformance checking and gap analysis capabilities, followed by intelligent support for model enhancement.

This is the result of our long-standing research experience and a deep understanding of the process mining and BPM disciplines, the true backbone of the Apromore R&D.

Access the report [1h read, under payment gateway].

Introducing Apromore Enterprise Edition 7.18!

1 October 2020

Our latest release features a revamped performance dashboard design that provides a birds-eye 360-degrees view into process performance via a collection of fully customizable charts, tables, and performance indicators. Apromore 7.18 also brings enhanced access control and file management along with many other goodies to delight users. You can read more in our Release notes.

Join us on this thrilling journey and watch a quick video tour guiding you through the fully customizable performance dashboard and how it can serve you to scale your process improvement initiatives.

Talking BPM, Process Mining and RPA for Process Pioneers

29 September 2020

Marcello La Rosa converses with Daniel Rayner, Managing Director of GBTEC Australia, on the topics of BPM, process mining, and RPA for the Process Pioneers series. From basic requirements to get started with process mining, through to data quality issues, the role of process mining in the BPM lifecycle and how it can be used to identified RPA automation opportunities, how to align process mining with the strategic objectives of an organization, what education is required and much more.

Interview for Business Optix: Process Mining and Digital Transformation

18 September 2020

Our CEO shares his thoughts on how to accelerate digital transformation with process mining in the latest BusinessOptix webinar. Watch the recording.

Best BPM Dissertation Runner-Up Award & Best BPM Demo Award at 18th BPM Conference

17 September 2020

Wonderful results at the 18th Int. Conference on Business Process Management! Dr Adriano Augusto was awarded the Best BPM Dissertation Runner-Up Award, for his work on Split Miner. This algorithm, which underpins Apromore’s BPMN process discoverer, has been shown to outperform other techniques on real datasets, both in terms of accuracy and scalability. Volodymyr Leno and team were awarded the Best BPM Demo Award for their work on Robidium, a toolchain to mine RPA bots from user interaction logs. Robidium sets the foundations for Apromore’s approach to robotic process mining.

BPM Panel Interview: Talking Privacy & Process Mining

15 September 2020

Marcello La Rosa talks about privacy as part of a panel on “Privacy in Data-Driven Process Analysis – More Chance or Risk for Industry Adoption?” organized at the 18th International Conference on Business Process Management.

Watch the video statement [17.5 min].

Launching the US Trial Node of Apromore Enterprise Edition

7 September 2020

Due to popular demand from our process mining fans in U.S. and Latam, we have launched an Apromore in USA. So whichever part of the world you’re in, you’ll find an Apromore trial server for you.

Start your free trial.

The Apromore Process Mining Academic Alliance is Thriving

5 September 2020

Less than one month from the launch of Apromore’s Process Mining Academic Alliance, over 60 educators in 40+ universities across 20+ countries have joined the Alliance, providing process mining education to more than 2000 students per year. We look forward to sharing our teaching experience in process mining and learning from our colleagues.

Join the Process Mining Academic Alliance.

Apromore Community Edition 7.15 is out!

3 September 2020

We’ve released Apromore Community Edition 7.15! This is our 100% free and open-source process mining solution, featuring the core functionality of our flagship commercial product + some advanced features such as predictive process monitoring.

Check out Apromore’s editions & Release notes.

The Story of Apromore Featured in The University of Melbourne’s Research Hub

27 July 2020

The story of Apromore, from research to commercialization, is featured in a research partnership case study on The University of Melbourne’s Research Hub.

Read the article [5min].

Today Is Our 10th Birthday!

23 July 2020

On this day, ten years ago, we released Apromore 0.1. Despite being commercially young, our R&D roots go back to ten years ago. It’s been a long journey from a research concept to a leading-edge process mining solution. We are proud of our roots and committed to keep up our research-driven and open-source spirit, while delighting our users with our sleek UI and our down-to-earth approach to advanced process analytics. Curious about what our research on Apromore looked like ten years ago?

Read the very first paper on Apromore! [2h].

Apromore Gets XES Certified

17 July 2020

Apromore Enterprise Edition 7.16 obtained XES Certification for the import and export levels A1, B1, C1 and D1.

Check out the report here [1h read].

Apromore raises AU$6.84M in Series A Fundraising Led by German Software Vendor GBTEC

6 July 2020

We are proud to announce the completion of our Series A fundraising of AU$6.84 million (EUR 4 million). The round was led by German BPM software specialist GBTEC and also involved investments from Australia-based consulting and technology firm Leonardo and The University of Melbourne, which helped to incubate Apromore prior to spin off.

The investment will allow us to strengthen our product development capacity and to expand into the realm of AI-driven automated process improvement, including robotic process mining, prescriptive process analytics, and automated decision optimization. 

Read the Press release [2min].

Apromore Enterprise Edition 7.16 is out!

30 June 2020

Our latest version features new functionality such as the ability to create a variety of custom dashboard widgets and to export performance analytics for use in third-party BI tools. This version also brings in many improvements, with a focus on improved memory management for a smoother user experience.

Try it out for free on the cloud. Read the Release notes.

We are hiring!

26 June 2020

We are hiring two Senior Full Stack Java Developers, a Sales & Marketing Director and a Business Support Officer in our Melbourne team!

More details and applications through our Careers page.

Apromore Featured on Ticino Management

14 June 2020

Our partners Thinking Solutions (Switzerland) and HSPI (Italy) have co-authored an article on Ticino Management, showcasing their approach to modern business process management using process mining with Apromore. They describe typical use cases for process mining and market uptake.

Read the article [10min – in Italian].

IIBA Seminar on Process Analysis & Process Automation

3 June 2020

Our CEO Marcello La Rosa talks about process mining in a time of crisis for the Australian Chapter of the IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis) Process Analytics & Process Automation series.

More information and access to the video recording here.

Nortal Becomes Our First Partner in Eastern Europe

29 May 2020

We are delighted to welcome Nortal as our first partner in Eastern Europe. is a multinational strategic change and technology company. Nortal has 20 years of experience in digitizing governments and healthcare institutions as well as creating a competitive edge and agility for large businesses, industry and manufacturing companies with a strategic data-driven approach. The company is present in 10 countries and employs 850 specialists who carry out high-impact digital transformation projects across Europe, North America and the GCC. Nortal embraces process mining as a key tool in its data-driven digital transformation arsenal.

Read the Press release [2min].

The Story of Apromore in an Interview for the Task Force On Process Mining Newsletter

29 May 2020

Our CEO has fully open-sourced the story of Apromore in an interview for the newsletter of the Task Force on Process Mining. The story exposes the origins of Apromore, all the way from the initial idea and first steps as a research prototype, through to the “gotcha moment” which inspired the Apromore team to prepare for commercial launch, the development of the “Democratize process mining!” vision, and how the first commercial customers were acquired.

Read the interview [10min].

Seminar: Process Mining in Action – Live Demonstration of Process Mining Techniques using Apromore

10 June 2020

As a follow-up to our seminar on 13 May, our CEO Marcello La Rosa, together with Ian Edwards, Principal Consultant at our partner Leonardo, deliver another seminar with a focus on the “how” of process mining. Using Apromore they show concretely how to identify opportunities for improvement along the efficiency, quality, compliance and agility dimensions.

Watch the seminar [1h 4min].

Seminar: How Process Mining Can Help You Improve Operational Efficiency in a Time of Global Crisis

13 May 2020

Our CEO Marcello La Rosa joins forces with Ian Edwards, Principal Consultant at our partner Leonardo, to deliver a seminar on process mining. Supported by a compelling case study and different anecdotes based on their experiences, Marcello and Ian cover different process mining capabilities, with a specific focus on how to use these capabilities during a time of global crisis, such as the one we are living in with COVID-19.

Watch the seminar [1h 4min].

Apromore and Ovations Group Team Up to Bring Open-Source Process Mining to South Africa

7 May 2020

We are delighted to welcome Ovations Group as our first partner in the African continent. This strategic partnership will enable us to combine our accumulated know-how in the field of process mining with Ovations Group’s deep expertise in process automation and management. After our tremendous uptake in Europe and Australia, this is a major milestone in the development of our vision to democratize process mining.

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Launching Our COVID-19 Promotion

20 April 2020

To help organizations alleviate the burden of the current COVID-19 crisis, we have decided to extend our free trial subscription to Apromore Enterprise Edition from 30 to 90 days. This special offer, available as SaaS only, entitles you to use Apromore EE with no limitations, including free use for commercial purposes and free technical support. This is a great opportunity to try out Apromore on your first process mining project!

Register by 31 May 2020 to activate your 90-day trial, and contact us if you need support.

Seminar: Process Mining & Predictive Monitoring – From Technology to Business Value

17 April 2020

Our Co-Founder and Partnerships Manager Marlon Dumas delivered an open webinar on Value-Driven Process Mining through the University of Tartu. The seminar was attended by over 250 participants across the globe!

Watch the seminar [1h 3min].

Seminar: Process Mining & Predictive Monitoring – From Technology to Business Value

17 April 2020

Our CEO Marcello La Rosa gave a webinar on value-driven process mining in cooperation with our Italian partner HSPI. The seminar was accompanied by a live demonstration of the latest version of Apromore Enterprise Edition.

Watch the seminar [1h 32min].

Apromore landed in Japan!

26 March 2020

Mitsubishi Research Institute (DCS) describes how to take your first analysis steps in Apromore Enterprise Edition. The author, Murata, describes Apromore as “very easy to analyze with just a click of a button.”

Read the article [10min – in Japanese].

Apromore named “Major Contender” in Everest Group’s Process Mining Products PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2020

3 March 2020

Apromore has been named “Major Contender” in the Process Mining PEAK Matrix® Assessment for 2020, by Everest Group. The report assesses process mining vendors based on market impact, capability to deliver and vision.

This accolade, which confirms previous acknowledgments from Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Process Mining and Forrester’s 2020 Now Tech, arrives after only six months from opening the shop, and refers to our very first version of Apromore Enterprise Edition (version 7.5), back in August 2019.

We are now in version 7.14 and the tool has since evolved dramatically both in terms of usability and functionality, while remaining anchored to its solid open-source core.

Access the report [1h read].

Dr Adriano Augusto – The Mind behind Split Miner – Obtains his Doctoral Degree

14 February 2020

Dr Adriano Augusto obtained his doctoral degree with a thesis titled “Accurate and Efficient Discovery of Process Models from Event Logs” – a joint PhD between The University of Melbourne and University of Tartu, under the supervision of Marcello La Rosa and Marlon Dumas. The thesis’ main contribution is the design, implementation and evaluation of Split Miner, arguably the most sophisticated algorithm for discovering BPMN models from event logs. Split Miner underpins Apromore’s automated discovery capability. Well done Adriano!

Read Adriano’s thesis [several days].

Marlon Dumas Interviewed for the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining Newsletter

1 February 2020

Our Co-Founder Marlon Dumas has released an interview for the newsletter of the IEEE Task Force on Process Mining about the past, present and future of process mining, focusing on how we are moving from process mining as an analysis toolset to process mining as an operational and tactical intelligence toolset for continuous process improvement.

Read the Marlon’s interview [10min].

HSPI releases 2020 version of the Process Mining Project Database

26 January 2020

Our partner HSPI has released their 2020 version of the Process Mining Project Database, a comprehensive census of process mining case studies curated by HSPI and Hesplora Process Mining Laboratory.

The report contains 551 case studies from 27 countries. Apromore is featured with 20 case studies, including applications in banking, insurance, manufacturing, logistics, higher education and the public sector.

Access the report [1h read].

Apromore Featured in Forrester’s Now Tech

6 January 2020

Apromore has been featured in Forrester’s Now Tech: Process Mining And Documentation, Q1 2020. This is Forrester’s overview of the process modeling and mining vendors landscape based on market presence and functionality.

The report features 21 representative products, and provides indications on main use cases for process mining, as well as valuable recommendations on how to drive automation strategies using process mining and documentation.

Access the report [30min read].

Seminar for the Australian BPM Roundtable

4 December 2019

Our CEO Marcello La Rosa talked about process mining and Apromore at the Australian BPM Roundtable, in Brisbane, Australia. Lots of interest in the topic and interactions with the audience!

Apromore at the APAC Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo

27 October 2019

We were at the APAC Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo, Gold Coast, Australia, with our partner Leonardo, to talk about how process mining can help drive innovation and operational excellence and demonstrate the latest version of Apromore.

Our public course on process mining was a success!

21 August 2019

Great turn up at our 2.5-day public training on process mining delivered via The University of Melbourne. Our CEO Marcello La Rosa talked to an audience of 20 participants about process mining capabilities, and put them to practice via use cases and exercises using Apromore.

You can find more information on our training services here.

Interview for the ICPM Conference

29 June 2019

Our CEO Marcello La Rosa was interviewed by the ICPM conference organizers on the conference, its technical program and the future of the process mining discipline.

Watch the interview.

Interview for Celonis

25 June 2019

Our CEO Marcello La Rosa has released an interview to Celonis on the ICPM conference, process mining research & practice, Robotic Process Automation, Apromore and more.

Watch the interview.

Apromore named representative vendor in Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Process Mining

17 June 2019

Apromore has been featured among 19 representative vendors in Gartner’s 2019 Market Guide for Process Mining. The report provides an overview of process mining’s key techniques and use cases, and discusses relative merits of each product. Gartner praises the level of sophistication of Apromore’s automated discovery engine, based on the Split Miner algorithm, and its intelligence capabilities for predictive monitoring and drift discovery & explanation.

According to Gartner: “[…] Apromore focuses more on the business process improvement, and the audit and compliance use cases. Our survey revealed that it focuses significantly more than its competitors on intelligent support for model enhancement, and on predictive analytics.”

Access the report [1h, under payment gateway].


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