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Business Miner

About Business Miner

Business Miner is a quick and easy way of looking into different aspects of your business processes. With Business Miner, you can use the powerful functionality of the Celonis Execution Management System (EMS) without in-depth knowledge of the technical detail. By simply selecting and answering a series of questions, you can:

  • Delve into detailed information about your processes

  • Get suggestions about how to improve them

  • Discover potential savings by optimizing your processes

  • Collaborate with your colleagues in a shared space about your processes and data

Who's Business Miner for?

Business Miner is specially designed for people who are experts in their business processes but less familiar with EMS. With Business Miner's guided, self-service approach, you can get up and running quickly and easily.

How Business Miner works

In Business Miner, everything you do is organized and stored in Process Workspaces. You may have access to multiple Process Workspaces if you work across different business processes. Your admin or data analyst will generally set up Process Workspaces for you.

Once you’re in a Process Workspace, you can start looking at your processes. You'll see a list of questions and you can choose one that interests you to get an answer based on your organization’s processes and data. We’ll also guide you through some more detailed, follow-up questions if you want to dig a bit deeper. These questions and answers are called Explorations.

You can also make observations about your Process Explorations using Insights. Business Miner’s seamless collaboration lets your colleagues add their comments too.

Simplified overview of the Business Miner workflow.

Collaborating in Business Miner

Business Miner is all about collaboration so we’ve made sharing Process Workspaces and Insights with your colleagues quick and easy. (And when we say quick and easy, we mean "clicking a button and adding email info" quick and easy.)


When you share a Process Workspace or Insight, you're sharing everything in the Process Workspace too. Don't worry about permissions though. We take care of them behind the scenes to give you and your colleagues a seamless experience.About Process Workspaces

Getting started with Business Miner

Getting started with Business Miner is simple. Just sign in to EMS and click Business Miner on the left of your screen to see any Process Workspaces to which you’ve got access.About Process Workspaces

Or if a colleague shares a Process Workspace or Insight with you, you’ll get an email with a link that’ll take you straight to the right place.


If you're an admin or data analyst, you'll typically create Process Workspaces before sharing them with your colleagues. Find out more in Creating a Process Workspace.

Check out our video to find out more:


For a more in-depth look, follow our Introduction to Business Miner Academy course. You'll need a Celonis Academy login to access this.