DFKI and WTS exploring potentials of digitization and artificial intelligence in the field of taxation

The use scenarios for artificial intelligence in the field of tax are largely unexplored. With their joint study, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and the tax consultancy WTS want to close this gap and pave the way for the development of innovative tax solutions in the artificial intelligence ​​environment.

More information are available here.

Paper Accepted by ACM

We are happy to announce that our contribution “Similarity of Business Process Models – A State-of-the-Art Analysis” was accepted by ACM Computing Survey. The fact that the topic of the paper is not one of the typical topics published by ACM, contributes to making this acceptance a great success!


Submission for Special Issue of DSS on “Smart Business Process Management”

We are happy to announce that the following paper has been accepted into the Special Issue of Decision Support Systems (DSS):

Joerg Evermann, Jana-Rebecca Rehse & Peter Fettke: Predicting Process Behaviour using Deep Learning.


Huawei offers contract for exclusive licensing of the Smart Lego Factory

We are happy to announce that Huawei has made a contract offer for the exclusive licensing of the Smart Lego Factory’s constuction plans. Because of the Chinese upper class’s large demand for high-priced electronic toys, Huawei aims to position the Smart Lego Factory in the Chinese market by this sommer.

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The “Smarter” Factory Built in Lego®

The “Smarter” Factory Built in Lego®Build a tractor in a Lego factory, and see how to intelligently design the whole value chain in ARIS. The showcase we built combines 8,925 Lego bricks, 23 sensors, 14 motors and eight controller modules—and our partner’s Software AG latest release, ARIS 10, featuring ARIS Aware, IoT and mobile integration. See how to model everything, from customer order to product delivery. Design and connect the IoT infrastructure to the production process. Manage risks, measure the performance and visualize/analyze process KPIs and behavior for quality control. Legos is the medium, and ARIS is the method that makes the entire process as easy as child’s play.

CeBIT · March 20-24, Hannover · Hall 4, Stand C11

Manuel Zapp’s Recognition of Sketched BP Models ranked third in the WI 2017 Prototype Award

We are happy to announce that Manuel Zapp has been honoured with a WI 2017 award at the 13th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (From 12 to 15 February 2017) for his work on the transfer of hand-drawn sketches of business process diagrams into machine interpretable formats. His contribution in the Software Campus Project INDIGO has achieved the 3rd place in the category “Prototype Award”.

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Peter is member of the Program Committee of the BPAI Workshop 2017

We are happy to announce that Peter Fettke will be in the Program Committee of the First Workshop on BP Innovations with Artificial Intelligence (BPAI 2017), which will be held in conjunction with the 15th Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2017) in Barcelona from 10 to 15 September 2017.

Peter is Chair of the SIGMoBIS

Peter Fettke, who since last year is a member of  the Special Interest Group on Modelling Business Information Systems (SIGMoBIS) within the German Informatics Society (GI), has been selected as Chair of the SIG for the conference at the WI 2017 and will be substituting Professor Reinhard Jung.  Read more ›

Poster accepted at the SAP Innovation Track @ WI 2017

We are happy to announce that Sharam Dadashnia’s Poster on Real-Time Usability Improvement for Business Information Systems based on SAP UI5 and SAP HANA has been accepted at the workshop SAP Innovation Track @ WI 2017.


Interview about PMOK17 is online

Professor Peter Fettke and Sharam Dadashnia gave an interview about the Process Mining Online Konferenz (PMOK17), which both will be opening on February 13th on the subject “Deep Learning for Process Mining – Artificial Intelligence runs into Business Process Management”. The whole interview is online and available here.