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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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Sybase IQ Accelerates Advanced Analytics
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WEBCAST: This interactive webcast explores how Sybase IQ has a growing partner ecosystem that enables customer to create comprehensive advanced analytics solutions that are easy to acquire, integrate, and implement. Enable your business to analyze, compete, and deliver above the competition.
Posted: 05 May 2011 | Premiered: May 5, 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

WebSphere Message Broker - Universal Connectivity and Transformation
sponsored by IBM
VIDEOCAST: This video demo describes the benefits of implementing a universal ESB, and covers the wealth of new features in IBM® WebSphere® Message Broker 6.1.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Premiered: Feb 11, 2009

IBM

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

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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.

Actuate Rich Information Applications Platform Tour
sponsored by Actuate
SOFTWARE DEMO: Discover how Actuate enables organizations to make interactions and service a better, more convenient experience for their customers.
Posted: 07 Jan 2008 | Premiered: 03 Jan 2008

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

Oracle + Sun Product Strategy Webcast Series - SPARC Enterprise Servers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: Oracle invites you to view our Oracle + Sun Product Strategy Webcast series. You'll get the chance to learn more about the combination of Sun and Oracle—and what it means for you. This webcast will provide you with an overview of the Oracle SPARC Enterprise Server product line.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Premiered: Apr 4, 2011

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IBM Information On Demand Virtual 2010
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Curious about IBM Information On Demand (IOD) Global Conference 2010 in Las Vegas? Explore the best of the conference, virtually. Learn how to deliver trusted information for greater insight and smarter decisions, and align information and related projects to business goals.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Premiered: Dec 15, 2010, 13:00 EST (18:00 GMT)

IBM

Getting Started with SAP Workload Automation
sponsored by Redwood Software Inc.
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

Redwood Software Inc.

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.
 
 
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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