Process Mining is a relatively new solution that is taking the field of business process management (BPM) and digital transformation by storm.
Relevant to any industry, Process Mining is well on its way to becoming an essential mechanism in the wider digital transformation strategy of enterprises.
However, as with any new field, it can be difficult to find objective information and opinions on the web, particularly on social media. Arguably the most topical social media platform, Twitter is a great way to stay up to date with Process Mining news, as well as wider BPM and digital transformation trends.
Therefore, we’ve selected our top 5 Twitter accounts for Process Mining, as well as the broader fields of BPM and digital transformation.
So, whether you’re just starting out with Process Mining, or you’re already using it and want to stay current with industry trends, follow these accounts for interesting developments and insights.
Professor van der Aalst is the recognized father of Process Mining. Currently a professor at RWTH University in Aachen (previously at Technical University of Eindhoven), he managed to connect business data and a technological algorithm approach, to create a system of high-quality data monitoring and analysis.
As the author of many publications on process mining and data science, he launched a 3 week tutorial at Coursera: “Process Mining – Data Science in Action”, in collaboration with TU/e.
Therefore, if you want to dive into the world of data to serve your business needs in the most precise way – Wil van der Aalst is the first person to follow.
Sandy Kemsley is an independent, Canadian-based BPM analyst/blogger who covers major industry events. Specializing in digital process automation (DPA), BPM, the social enterprise, enterprise architecture and business intelligence, Sandy shares her thoughts and insights on industry developments.
Additionally, along with the Intelligent Automation reads on various industries on her website, you’ll also find great input on the development of process mining and its correlation with business process management.
An industry expert, Nathaniel Palmer provides insight into the latest news and research in the field of BPM. Providing interesting reads and commentary on the future of BPM, as well as challenges and opportunities for businesses undergoing digital transformation, including Process Mining. Similarly, his website www.bpm.com offers a wealth of knowledge on intelligent automation (IA), and how enterprises can optimize their technological investments.
4. Yves Mulkers
Founder of 7wData, providing news on all things data, business intelligence, information management, analytics and digital transformation. Furthermore, Yves provides contemporary insights and tips on big data management, artificial intelligence and the future of technology through informative articles.
5. Ian Hawkins
The go-to twitter account for all things operational and process excellence. A great resource for BPM, RPA, AI and Process Mining, the account shares a multitude of useful content to help businesses fulfil their OPEX goals. Plus, the OPEX website contains many practical articles for enterprises seeking to improve their operations and processes using digital transformation.
In conclusion, even though Process Mining is a relatively young field, there is a lot of independent information out there to guide you, not only with your Process Mining initative, but also the wider digital transformation of your organization.