A Blueprint for Event-Driven Business Activity Management

  • Christian Janiesch
  • Martin Matzner
  • Oliver Müller
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6896)


Timely insight into a company’s business processes is of great importance for operational efficiency. However, still today companies struggle with the inflexibility of monitoring solutions and reacting to process information on time. We review the current state of the art of business process management and analytics and put it in relation to complex event processing to explore process data. Following the tri-partition in complex event processing of event producer, processor, and consumer, we develop an architecture for event-driven business activity management which is capable of delivering blueprints for flexible business activity monitoring as well as closed loop action to manage the full circle of automated insight to action. We close with a discussion of future research directions.


Reference architecture complex event processing business process management business process analytics business activity management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Janiesch
    • 1
  • Martin Matzner
    • 2
  • Oliver Müller
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB)Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)KarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS)University of MünsterMünsterGermany
  3. 3.Hilti Chair of Business Process ManagementUniversity of LiechtensteinVaduzLiechtenstein

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