Process Modeling Library

The Process Modeling Library is a powerful tool for analysts to model at a detailed-level operation in logistics, healthcare, banking, manufacturing, and other business processes and services of a dynamic nature. The library facilitates business workflow simulations and allows users to understand process dynamics and interdependencies between process components, and to gain insights into decision making.

When using the Process Modeling Library, users can model real-world systems in terms of processes (sequences of operations typically involving queues, delays, and resource utilization), entities going through the process flow (transactions, customers, and products), and resources that entities use to perform an action and influence the process. With the library, you can visualize any business process quickly and easily, and validate the results using AnyLogic animation capabilities.

The AnyLogic Process Modeling Library is a toolkit used to represent business processes as discrete event simulation models. These models show business workflows as a sequence of separate, discrete events, and are considered the most appropriate way of process simulation.

The library enables users to capture process behaviors with the help of flowcharts, which are widely adopted graphical units. They are hierarchical, scalable, and extensible, which allows users to model large complex systems at any level of detail. Flowcharts allow you to represent process logic to uncover hidden dependencies between a system’s components.

  • The AnyLogic Process Modeling Library allows you to model a complex system by breaking it into smaller parts and representing them separately in different components. At the top level, you can connect those smaller components together.
  • The Process Modeling Library can be used in agent-based and system dynamics models. For example, all entities and resources in process models can serve as agents, having individual behaviors and influencing the simulating process.
  • The Process Modeling Library elements are compatible with other libraries’ components in one flowchart.
  • Model execution statistics may be logged automatically on waiting time, production time, resource utilization rate, and other parameters.
  • Users can validate a dynamic model with animation, which enables them to see process bottlenecks and highlight the results. The animations can be made hierarchical with multiple 2D or 3D views.