Advanced simulation of resource constructs in business process models

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Simulation is often used as a tool to assess the performance of business processes. However, current business process simulation engines do not support advanced resource constructs, such as work allocation strategies and case attributes. Using only basic resource constructs leads to performance metrics that deviate significantly from the real process performance. Therefore, a clear need arises for simulation engines that incorporates advanced resource constructs. Addressing this need, we present the resource patterns that should be supported by simulation engines, a conceptual model to support them, and a prototype implementation of this conceptual model. The model and engine are evaluated in a simulation experiment that highlights utilization rates under different conditions. This experiment shows that the advanced resource constructs significantly outperform the basic resource constructs. From this we can also conclude that existing simulation engines must be extended with advanced resource constructs to properly simulate processes from practice that use these constructs.

TaalEngels
TitelBusiness Process Management Forum - BPM Forum 2018, Proceedings
RedacteurenMarco Montali, Mathias Weske, Jan vom Brocke, Ingo Weber
Plaats van productieCham
UitgeverijSpringer
Pagina's159-175
Aantal pagina's17
ISBN van geprinte versie978-3-319-98650-0
DOI's
StatusGepubliceerd - 12 aug 2018
Evenement16th International Conference on Business Process Management, BPM 2018 - Sydney, Australië
Duur: 9 sep 201814 sep 2018

Publicatie series

NaamLecture Notes in Business Information Processing
Volume329
ISSN van geprinte versie1865-1348

Congres

Congres16th International Conference on Business Process Management, BPM 2018
LandAustralië
StadSydney
Periode9/09/1814/09/18

Vingerafdruk

Business Model
Business Process
Process Model
Engines
Resources
Engine
Industry
Simulation
Conceptual Model
Process Simulation
Experiments
Performance Metrics
Business process model
Simulation Experiment
Attribute
Prototype
Experiment

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Peters, S. P. F., Dijkman, R. M., & Grefen, P. W. P. J. (2018). Advanced simulation of resource constructs in business process models. In M. Montali, M. Weske, J. vom Brocke, & I. Weber (editors), Business Process Management Forum - BPM Forum 2018, Proceedings (blz. 159-175). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; Vol. 329). Cham: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-98651-7_10
Peters, Sander P.F. ; Dijkman, Remco M. ; Grefen, Paul W.P.J./ Advanced simulation of resource constructs in business process models. Business Process Management Forum - BPM Forum 2018, Proceedings. redacteur / Marco Montali ; Mathias Weske ; Jan vom Brocke ; Ingo Weber. Cham : Springer, 2018. blz. 159-175 (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing).
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Business Process Management Forum - BPM Forum 2018, Proceedings. redactie / Marco Montali; Mathias Weske; Jan vom Brocke; Ingo Weber. Cham : Springer, 2018. blz. 159-175 (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing; Vol. 329).

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Peters SPF, Dijkman RM, Grefen PWPJ. Advanced simulation of resource constructs in business process models. In Montali M, Weske M, vom Brocke J, Weber I, redacteurs, Business Process Management Forum - BPM Forum 2018, Proceedings. Cham: Springer. 2018. blz. 159-175. (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing). Beschikbaar vanaf, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-98651-7_10