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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

CW+: Analyst's take: Alfabet PlanningIT reaps rewards for decision makers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WEBCAST: When organizations adopt Alfabet’s planningIT, decision makers have more knowledge about their operating environments and use this information to leverage existing assets and avoid unnecessary investments in software or development.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Premiered: Jan 10, 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Northwestern University Builds Customized Financial Models Across Departments to Attract the Best Students
sponsored by IBM
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.
Posted: 02 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Jun 25, 2015

IBM

Hybrid IT Service Management
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
VIDEO: This brief, two minute video will teach you about a single-platform IT service management (ITSM) solution that provides flexible deployment options, reduces IT costs, improves service delivery, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 28 Jun 2013

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

IT Innovation as a Priority
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: Today as a CIO, not only is maintaining operational excellence part of your role, but driving innovation is also high on the priority list. In this video, VP IT and Administration at Hearst Television, Inc., shares how he was able to maintain operational excellence and create an innovative virtualization solution.
Posted: 23 Mar 2011 | Premiered: 23 Mar 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Dancing with Elephants - Making Your Business Processes Agile
sponsored by Fujitsu America, Inc.
WEBCAST: Think Agile BPM is not for you because you don't have simple processes that follow the same path every time? Think again. This webcast illustrates how Agile BPM allows you to get results by striking the right balance between structure and flexibility in processes how Fujitsu's Agile BPM solution can help you to achieve that goal.
Posted: 03 Jan 2011 | Premiered: Jan 3, 2011

Fujitsu America, Inc.

Actian Analytics Platform
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WEBCAST: This brief on-demand video introduces an analytics platform designed for today's big data 2.0 world that delivers the key capabilities you need in order to leverage all of your available data.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 18, 2014

Actian Corporation

Balancing Cost Control with Strategic Investments
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
PODCAST: Listen to this podcast as the Senior Director and Lead in the European Markets for Cisco's Internet Business Solutions Group, explores how CIOs balance cost containment with making strategic investments that will help their businesses accelerate growth today and into the future.
Posted: 16 Mar 2011 | Premiered: Mar 16, 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

The Total Economic Impact of Esker DeliveryWare
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WEBCAST: View this webinar for an examination of the cash conversion cycle, a discussion of how automation works, an overview of the Esker DeliveryWare project, and a discussion of the Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) study. Also included are customer interview highlights and TEI case study conclusions.
Posted: 12 Jan 2010 | Premiered: Apr 29, 2009

Esker Inc.
 
 
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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