VU AMSTERDAM BUSINESS INFORMATICS GROUP

WE'RE BUSI!

ABOUT BUSI
Rigorous, methodological and effective research leads to practical business value.

We conduct research in the area of Information Systems with a particular focus on business process management, workflow technology, and business process improvement. Our main goal is to develop innovative techniques and artifacts to support organizations with managing and improving their business processes. To successfully accomplish this goal we are closely cooperating with companies from the services and healthcare domains.

MEET THE TEAM

Team 1 Prof. Dr. Ir. Hajo Reijers FULL PROFESSOR

Business Process Management, Information Systems, Workflow Management, Business Process Reengineering

        

h.a.reijers@vu.nl

room: T-452 | +31 20 59 87824

Team 2 Dr. Henrik Leopold ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Business Process Management, Business Process Analysis, Information Systems, Natural Language Processing

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h.leopold@vu.nl

room: T-444 | +31 20 59 87767

Team 2 Dr. Inge van de Weerd ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Business Process Management, Information Systems, Workarounds

     

i.vande.weerd@vu.nl

room: T-470 | +31 20 598 7760

Team 3 Dr. Ir. Dennis Schunselaar POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

Business Process Management, Business Process Modeling, Business Process Analysis, Configurable Process Models

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d.m.m.schunselaar@vu.nl

room: T-462 | +31 20 59 89891

Team 2 Ir. Han van der Aa PHD CANDIDATE

Business Process Management, Natural Language Processing

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j.h.vander.aa@vu.nl

room: T-454 | +31 20 59 84221

Team 3 Ir. Ünal Aksu PHD CANDIDATE

Business Process Management, Process Mining, Business Process Modeling

     

u.a.aksu@vu.nl

room: T-454 | +31 20 59 84221

Team 2 MSc. Isaac da Silva Torres PHD CANDIDATE

Business Process Management, Business Process Analysis, Business Process Redesign and Improvement, Nature of Business Process

     

i.dasilvatorres@vu.nl

room: T-470 | +31 20 59 87760

Team 3 MSc. Iris Beerepoot PHD CANDIDATE

Business Process Management, Business Process Analysis, Workarounds, Healthcare Information Systems

     

i.m.beerepoot@vu.nl

room: T-470 | +31 20 59 87760

Team 2 MSc. Jelmer Koorn PHD CANDIDATE

Business Process Management, Process Mining, Business Process Modeling

     

jelmerkoorn.jk@gmail.com

room: T-470 | +31 20 59 87760


Former members and affiliated people

Team 3 Ir. Fakhra Jabeen PHD CANDIDATE

Business Process Management, Machine Learning, Data Mining

f.jabeen@vu.nl

Team 3 MSc. Marie Koorneef PHD CANDIDATE

Business Process Management, Process Mining, Econometrics

  

m.koorneef@vu.nl

Team 1 Dr. Ir. Banu Aysolmaz POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

Business Process Management, Process Model Visualization, Process Comprehension

        

b.e.aysolmaz@vu.nl

Team 4 Dr. Ir. Deniz Iren POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

Crowdsourcing, Human Computation, Project Management, Business Process Management, Agile Software Engineering

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y.d.iren@vu.nl

Team 2 Dr. Tijs Slaats VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Business Process Management, Declarative and Hybrid Process Models, Information Systems, Software Engineering

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slaats@di.ku.dk

Team 1 Dr. Ermeson Carneiro de Andrade POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

Availability, Business Process Management, Dependability, Petri nets

        

ermeson@deinfo.ufrpe.br

Team 1 Dr. Marzieh Bakhshandeh POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER

Enterprise Modeling, Semantic Web, Ontology Matching, Business Process Modeling

  

m.bakhshandeh@vu.nl

Partners

  • Client 1
  • Client 2
  • Client 3
  • Client 4
  • Client 5
  • Client 6
  • BRetoPI
    Business Process Requirements to Process Improvement

    portfolio-item
  • PRIME
    Process Invigoration via Model Embellishment

    portfolio-item
  • AMUSE
    Adaptable Model-based and User-specific Software Ecosystems

    portfolio-item

PUBLICATIONS
Selected publications

Journal Papers

Conference Proceedings & Workshops

  • van der Aa, H., Leopold, H., & Reijers, H. A. (2016, September). Dealing with Behavioral Ambiguity in Textual Process Descriptions. In International Conference on Business Process Management (pp. 271-288). Springer International Publishing.

  • Gulden J., van der Linden D., Aysolmaz, B. (2016). A Research Agenda on Visualizations in Information Systems Engineering. Proc. of the 11th Int. Conference on Evaluation of Novel Approaches to Software Engineering (ENASE), Rome, Italy.

  • Aysolmaz, B., Yildiz, A., Reijers, H. (2016). A Process Variant Modeling Method Comparison: Experience Report. To appear in: Proc. of the 17th BPMDS Working Conference in conjunction with CAiSE'16, Ljuljana, Slovenia.

  • van der Aa, H., del-Rio-Ortega, A., Resinas, M., Leopold, H., Ruiz-Cortés, A., Mendling, J., & Reijers, H. A. (2016). Narrowing the Business-IT Gap in Process Performance Measurement. In Advanced Information Systems Engineering CAiSE.

  • Aysolmaz, B., Demirors O. (2015). Unified Process Modeling with UPROM Tool. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Editors: van der Aalst, W., Mylopoulos, J., Rosemann, M., Shaw, M.J., Szyperski, C., Springer.

  • B. Aysolmaz and O. Demirors, Automated Functional Size Estimation using Business Process Models with UPROM Method. in Software Process and Product Measurement, 2014.

  • Iren, D., & Bilgen, S. (2014, July). Cost models of Quality assurance in crowdsourcing. In Communications and Electronics (ICCE), 2014 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Communications and Electronics (pp. 504-509). IEEE.

  • Iren, D., Kul, G., & Bilgen, S. (2014, June). Utilization of synergetic human-machine clouds: a big data cleaning case. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on CrowdSourcing in Software Engineering (pp. 15-18). ACM.

  • Schunselaar, D. M., Verbeek, E., van der Aalst, W. M., & Reijers, H. A. (2014). Petra: A Tool for Analysing a Process Family. In PNSE@ Petri Nets (pp. 269-288).

CURRENT AND PAST MSc PROJECTS
Ongoing projects supervised by BusI people

Crowdsourcing feedback retrieval using process models for public processes

Experimenting on new ways of information retrieval by using process models as communication media.

by Bas Maassen

Supervisors: Dr. Ir. Banu Aysolmaz & Dr. Ir. Deniz Iren

Analyzing email threads with process mining techniques

Thesis

by Juan Manuel Bedregal

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ir. Hajo Reijers

Towards a Higher Understandability of Declarative Process Models Through Declarative Process Modelling Guidelines

Thesis

by Chris Hazeu

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ir. Hajo Reijers

Embedding a health care Case Management System into its surrounding quality framework

Thesis

by Dorothea Langer

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ir. Hajo Reijers

How much compliance do we need? An empirical study of workarounds

by Dirk-Jan Graat

Supervisor: Dr. Henrik Leopold

Process Mining in a Scrum-based Software Development Team

by Olaf Koopman

Supervisor: Dr. Henrik Leopold

Automatic Analysis of Natural Language in Business Process Models

by Timo Uelen

Supervisor: Dr. Henrik Leopold

Use cases for process model comprehension in an organization

by Ingmar Haasdijk

Supervisor: Dr. Ir. Banu Aysolmaz

A method to select and prioritize business processes for redesign

by Daniel Gallo Sanchez

Supervisor: Ir. Han van der Aa

Aligning customer journeys to process models

by Jakob Strasser

Supervisor: Ir. Han van der Aa

On the fragmentation of process information: an empirical evaluation

by Fabian Pühringer

Supervisor: Ir. Han van der Aa

OPEN TOPICS FOR MSc PROJECTS
Building the future one brick at a time

Social media for process improvement

We wonder if social media can be used as a source of information which may be used for process improvement.

Supervisor: Dr. Ir. Deniz Iren