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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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VIDEO: In this video case study, hear how Kraft Foods Europe GmbH achieved a cloud like environment that offers private, public, or hybrid cloud tools while also facilitating third-party cloud services. Tune in now to learn more – all in under a minute.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 31 Dec 2012

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Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series - Got Bad Data? Part 2
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Posted: 09 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Apr 9, 2010

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Actuate Rich Information Applications Platform Tour
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SOFTWARE DEMO: Discover how Actuate enables organizations to make interactions and service a better, more convenient experience for their customers.
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Testimonial: Publishing Company Goes Digital, Leverages Analytics
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VIDEO: This brief video discusses how John Wiley & Sons handled the transition from traditional publishing to the digital frontier, and how they stayed on top of their data analytics from day one. Watch now to see their business hurdles, and how they overcame them.
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SAP Solutions for Information Workers: Empowering Salespeople
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Posted: 15 Jun 2007 | Premiered: 15 Jun 2007

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WEBCAST: Watch this brief video to see how Northwestern University gained real-time insight into costs, tuition and enrollment, and enhanced its forecasting, budgeting and reporting capabilities by replacing its spreadsheets. Learn how the tool Northwestern adopted streamlined financial practices, eliminating administrative hiccups and saving time.
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Duet Implementation: How to leverage SAP applications through your Microsoft Office Environment
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Getting Started with SAP Workload Automation
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WEBCAST: Discover how your organization can benefit from real-time, event-driven process automation and job scheduling, with a single point of control and central monitoring of business processes for SAP systems.
Posted: 07 Sep 2007 | Premiered: Sep 1, 2007

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The Rise of Collaboration in the Budgeting Process
sponsored by Tagetik Software
WEBCAST: Learn how companies can use social software in combination with Business Intelligence applications to improve decision-making in key business processes.Watch this webcast presented by Tagetik, Microsoft and featuring Gartner as new collaboration strategies and methodologies for budgeting and forecasting are introduced.
Posted: 11 Jun 2010 | Premiered: Jun 22, 2010, 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT)

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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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