Leveraging Textual Information for Improving Decision-Making in the Business Process Lifecycle

  • Rainer Schmidt
  • Michael Möhring
  • Ralf-Christian Härting
  • Alfred Zimmermann
  • Jan Heitmann
  • Franziska Blum
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 39)


Business process implementations fail, because requirements are elicited incompletely. At the same time, a huge amount of unstructured data is not used for decision-making during the business process lifecycle. Data from questionnaires and interviews is collected but not exploited because the effort doing so is too high. Therefore, this paper shows how to leverage textual information for improving decision making in the business process lifecycle. To do so, text mining is used for analyzing questionnaires and interviews.


Decision-making Bpm Process interviews Text mining Context data 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rainer Schmidt
    • 1
  • Michael Möhring
    • 2
  • Ralf-Christian Härting
    • 2
  • Alfred Zimmermann
    • 3
  • Jan Heitmann
    • 2
  • Franziska Blum
    • 2
  1. 1.Munich University of Applied SciencesMunichGermany
  2. 2.Aalen University of Applied SciencesAalenGermany
  3. 3.Reutlingen UniversityReutlingenGermany

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