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DEFINITION: The critical path method (CPM) is a step-by-step technique for process planning that defines critical and non-critical tasks with the goal of preventing time-frame problems and process bottlenecks. The CPM is ideally suited to projects consisting of numerous activities that interact in a complex manner.In applying the CPM, there are several steps that can be summarized as follows:Define the required  … 
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BPM 101: What Is Business Performance Management and What Are the Benefits?
sponsored by SearchCRM
WEBCAST: This webcast will show you how to quantify BPM ROI and build the business case. It will also look at ways to leverage your existing systems to produce BPM benefits.
Posted: 20 Nov 2005 | Premiered: May 4, 2005

SearchCRM

Understand Cloud ERP
sponsored by IFS
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast dispels the confusion surrounding cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP). Inside, find out how cloud ERP works, uncover the key benefits it can offer your organization, learn about executive perceptions and misconceptions, and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2013 | Premiered: Jun 11, 2013

IFS

How to Get Lean with Automated Process Discovery - Live demonstration and case study presentation
sponsored by Fujitsu America, Inc.
WEBCAST: The biggest challenge to improving the efficiency of your business processes often lies in knowing how these processes really work in your organization. This webcast will teach you how to visualize and analyze your business processes from historical data, expose process waste and apply lean initiatives to achieve significant value.
Posted: 23 Mar 2010 | Premiered: Mar 23, 2010

Fujitsu America, Inc.

Sybase IQ 15: More Flexibility to Adapt and Grow
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WEBCAST: Please join Bill Jacobs, Director of Technical Marketing, Sybase IQ, in this webcast about the first of seven topic areas – as he discusses the new features added to Sybase IQ 15 that enhance the flexibility of Sybase IQ 15 for analytics, reporting and business intelligence applications.
Posted: 31 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 1, 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

Dynamic Business Processes Podcast Series: Tips for Thriving in Today’s Economy with BPM
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: Today, more than ever, organizations must deliver the benefits of cost optimization and business agility. This podcast series explains how that goal can be realized through dynamic Business Processes Management. The series focuses on banking, government, healthcare, insurance, cross-industry and retail.
Posted: 15 Oct 2009 | Premiered: Oct 15, 2009

IBM

Common BI and ETL Process Management Pain Points and How to Handle Them
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses the most common BI and ETL process management pain points experienced by BI operations staff as well as strategies for addressing them. Learn how to face process issues, design processes that are efficient and resistant to common problems, and learn real-life examples of successful implementations.
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Premiered: May 13, 2010, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Actuate Performancesoft Suite Product Tour
sponsored by Actuate
SOFTWARE DEMO: An effective method of monitoring and managing metrics is critical to increasing the performance of any organization. Learn how to gain visibility into all areas of concern and leverage insight into operations that stakeholders demand to ensure success.
Posted: 17 May 2007 | Premiered: 17 May 2007

Actuate

Duet Implementation: How to leverage SAP applications through your Microsoft Office Environment
sponsored by Duet for Microsoft Office and SAP
WEBCAST: Attend this Webcast to learn the various components that make up a Duet environment--a bridge between SAP applications and the Microsoft environment--as well as scalability and high availability options.
Posted: 15 May 2007 | Premiered: May 22, 2007, 13:00 EDT (17:00 GMT)

Duet for Microsoft Office and SAP

Webcast: Unlocking New Insights and Opportunities with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this exclusive webcast, learn how you can use big data to create new business value, maintain relevance, and achieve greater operational efficiency.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2013

IBM

Using SAP Netweaver MDM to Take Control of your Data
sponsored by HP, Intel & SAP
WEBCAST: Attend this Webcast to learn how you can solve master data management (MDM) issues on a global basis, standardize business processes, and simplify your application landscape.
Posted: 19 Oct 2007 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2007, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

HP, Intel & SAP
 
 
CPM DEFINITION (continued): …  tasks and put them down in an ordered (sequenced) list.Create a flowchart or other diagram showing each task in relation to the others.Identify the critical and non-critical relationships (paths) among tasks.Determine the expected completion or execution time for each task.Locate or devise alternatives (backups) for the most critical paths.The CPM was developed in the 1950s by DuPont, and was first used in missile-defense construction projects. Since that time, the CPM has been adapted to other fields including hardware and software product research and development. Various computer programs are … 
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