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.

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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.

Professor Dr. Fettke’s lecture at the Jungen Kolleg in Greifswald

On January 25th Professor Dr. Peter Fettke was invited to the Jungen Kolleg in Greifswald, where he gave a lecture, belonging to the series of lectures “Mensch:Maschine” (“Man:Robot”),  about “Business Engineering in the era of Industry 4.0 and Big Data”. Starting points of the speech were the sudden development of technology and the progressive improvement of robots, whose more and more accurate performances could jeopardize our current industries.

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Three Papers accepted at WI 2017



The BPM Group is proud to announce that three of our papers have been accepted for publication at the 13th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik in St.Gallen:



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IWi Process Model Corpus V10 released

We are happy to announce that the version 10 of the IWi Process Model Corpus (IWi PMC V10) has been released.  The new version includes:

  • 136 new models (i.a. Federal Enterprise Architecture Reference Model, Microsoft Operations Framework, Process Discovery Contest, VU-App)
  • calculated metrics for all the new models
  • a total of 7256 EPCs (in the whole corpus)