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Software AG launches Process Mining ‘ As-a-Service ’

New SaaS offering makes process mining more accessible for more businesses and is helping businesses to understand what is working and what isn ’ t in their IT infrastructure .

Software AG has launched ARIS

Process Mining SaaS , a new cloud platform for its popular process mining tool . The company said the introduction will help businesses understand and fix process bottlenecks and inefficiencies in order to make their organisation work more efficiently .
ARIS Process Mining is easily accessed through the cloud and easy to use for those with no technical background . Anyone with basic office skills can begin to understand the reality of their department ’ s process execution in under an hour .
Process mining helps businesses to understand where their processes are working as they should and more importantly , where they ’ re not . By assessing every element of digital business operations , ARIS Process Mining helps users find patterns , anomalies and opportunities for improvement . Comparing intended versus actual process performance helps to see if they ’ re executing as planned and make changes before the bottom line is affected .
Dr Stefan Sigg , CPO , Software AG
investment . When the pressure is on to make changes , what ’ s more fundamental than having the whole picture ?”
ARIS Process Mining SaaS is based on a cloud infrastructure and has revamped the user interface and with it the userexperience . It helps businesses who want to start using process mining , as well as making the service more flexible for seasoned users .
As an early user of the new product , Liam O ' Neill , Senior Consultant at BPM-D , added : " Software AG Process Mining cloud provides rich insight into operational data allowing you to analyse how the business actually functions , not just the best-case , compliant scenarios . Having this powerful process mining engine now available through the cloud increases visibility , access and the speed with which innovative ideas can be enacted ."
ARIS Process Mining will now be available in three editions : ARIS Process Mining Elements , ARIS Process Mining Advanced and ARIS Process Mining Enterprise .
Elements and Advanced have been made publicly available via the ARIS Cloud . Elements is available free of charge to allow those new to process mining an opportunity to test out the tools . •
“ Every business faces an unprecedented number of challenges and it ’ s hard to know how to start tackling them ,” said Dr Stefan Sigg , CPO , Software AG . “ Estimates for global IT spending have been revised down and various research suggests that companies are struggling to get value from their investments . One reason is often a lack of analytical insights into core business processes . Process Mining is designed to identify efficiency gains and other immediate performance improvements with a direct return on
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