Path-Colored Flow Diagrams: Increasing Business Process Insights by Visualizing Event Logs

  • Koen DaenenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10445)


Event logs of a self-care troubleshooting portal indicate that most customers do not follow the directions up to a conclusive end. Consequently, customers risk losing confidence in the support channel, which undermines the competitive strength of the business. We present a method for visual analysis of the event logs that employs graph reduction, and the use of path classification to create a novel type of flow diagram. These diagrams help to discover and communicate new insights, such as important trends about the way the customer traverses through the underlying business process.


Workflow analysis Graph visualization Business process insights Troubleshooting process 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nokia Bell LabsAntwerpBelgium

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