COMBINING BUSINESS ACTIVITY MONITORING WITH THE DATA WAREHOUSE FOR EVENT-CONTEXT CORRELATION - Examining the Practical Applicability of this BAM Approach

Gabriel Cavalheiro, Ajantha Dahanayake, Richard Welke

Abstract

Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) is a term introduced by Gartner, Inc to define systems that serve to provide real-time access to critical business performance indicators to improve speed and effectiveness of business operations. Despite the emphasis of BAM on the provision of low latency views on enterprise performance, literature on BAM also indicates the technical feasibility of a BAM approach, which adds context from historical information stored in a data warehouse to real-time events detected by a BAM system so as to help enterprises improving understanding of current monitoring scenarios. However, at this point, there is a lack of studies that discuss the use of this approach to tackle real-world business problems. To improve practical understanding of the potential applicability of this BAM approach, this paper will present a synthesis of existing research on BAM and data warehouse to provide an objective basis for proposing feasible business scenarios for applying the combination of both technologies. This study reveals that the noted BAM approach empowers operational managers to respond in a more precise manner to the occurrence of events by enabling a better understanding of the nature of the detected event.

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Cavalheiro G., Dahanayake A. and Welke R. (2006). COMBINING BUSINESS ACTIVITY MONITORING WITH THE DATA WAREHOUSE FOR EVENT-CONTEXT CORRELATION - Examining the Practical Applicability of this BAM Approach . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-41-2, pages 263-268. DOI: 10.5220/0002449202630268


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@conference{iceis06,
author={Gabriel Cavalheiro and Ajantha Dahanayake and Richard Welke},
title={COMBINING BUSINESS ACTIVITY MONITORING WITH THE DATA WAREHOUSE FOR EVENT-CONTEXT CORRELATION - Examining the Practical Applicability of this BAM Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2006},
pages={263-268},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002449202630268},
isbn={978-972-8865-41-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - COMBINING BUSINESS ACTIVITY MONITORING WITH THE DATA WAREHOUSE FOR EVENT-CONTEXT CORRELATION - Examining the Practical Applicability of this BAM Approach
SN - 978-972-8865-41-2
AU - Cavalheiro G.
AU - Dahanayake A.
AU - Welke R.
PY - 2006
SP - 263
EP - 268
DO - 10.5220/0002449202630268