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Optimize your Processes and Gain Deep Insights with Process Mining 

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Process map & analytics

Process mining captures the daily business processes inside your organization through powerful visualizations and provides you with the insights you need to understand, monitor, and improve upon your existing processes.

Now with the preview of process mining in process advisor, leveraging Power BI Embedded, you can use your business data to produce analytics and detailed process maps, gleaning new insights into ways to optimize your business processes.

Process advisor brings the generally available task mining capability, which provides insights across individual workflows, together with process mining to provide organizations with a holistic view across company-wide bottlenecks and inefficiencies.

Intuitive interface for all users to get started: You can quickly create a new process with process advisor’s intuitive interface and upload your data from the appropriate system of record to select your key data sources.

Go further, faster with custom data: You can customize your insights by selecting from an array of definable attributes – such as regions – and filter your data to gain a deeper understanding of the inefficiencies in your process analytics.

Visualize your process and act with deeper insights: Process advisor leverages Microsoft Power Platform, from Power Automate to Microsoft Power BI, and Microsoft Dataverse to help analyze and visualize your process.

Using stacked bar and column charts, slicers, bookmarks, custom controls and other rich capabilities of Power BI embedded process advisor can help you quickly identify which activities are most time consuming, discover commonalities in your business practices and improve efficiencies leading to streamlined workflows.

Get started with 5 basic steps for building out your process insights:

  1. Create a process by launching the intuitive wizard in process advisor to set up a new process.  
  2. Upload data from your organization’s systems of record using the embedded dataflows to select your data sources.
  3. Customize your analytics filters by selecting the desired attributes to create your custom filters.
  4. Analyze your process with a process map, a custom Power BI embedded control, that outlines the steps, time duration and variant frequency to provide you with greater details behind your process so you can glean new insights.
  5. Zoom in on where the key bottlenecks might exist and start looking for ways to optimize your process.

Try the preview of process mining!