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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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6 Ways to Nurture your Business During Growth Spurts
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: Driving business growth is as much about working smart as it is about working hard. The following white paper examines many of the typical challenges that face businesses and offers 6 ways to nurture your business for success.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

ConnectWise

PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR MAXIMUM PROFITABILITY
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the possibilities of project management, including: enhanced scheduling and reporting, seamless integration of systems, effective resource management, and more. Learn how you can get faster, more reliable, and transparent results that can lead to improved profitability and reduced risk.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Sage (UK) Limited

Why corporate goals become disconnected
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following brief white paper to uncover how with the right BI framework and metric measuring ability, you can monitor the entire life cycle of your corporate goals, ultimately enabling a successful execution.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Considerations of Hybrid Cloud Deployments
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: This resource sheds light on the challenges of cloud implementation and management, and counts down three considerations that help drive deployment success. Read on to learn more today.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

Accelerate Performance in Human Resources
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses HR challenges and metrics solutions for improving operations.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Chief Procurement Officer Study: Improving competitive advantage through procurement excellence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Approached correctly, procurement can be essential for driving value and competitive advantage. This guide reveals the results of a survey of 1,128 chief procurement officers (CPOs) regarding the key strategies that separate high-performing procurement organizations from the pack.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

BI and CPM for Small and Mid-sized Enterprises: The Cloud Fits
sponsored by Host Analytics, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on business intelligence and corporate performance management in the cloud and how it is beneficial to small and mid-sized businesses.
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Jul 2010

Host Analytics, Inc

Playtech Case Study - HP monitoring tools deliver game-changing uptime
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Monitoring tools are often used today in order to view the true impact of events. Access this case study white paper that explains how Playtech, a gaming software company, relies on monitoring tools to ensure uninterrupted, high quality service.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Eight quick tips to keep goal alignment a top priority
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This brief one-page resource counts down eight quick tips for keeping everyone on your team focused on your organization's goals. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Accelerate App Delivery, Improve App Performance, and Spur Innovation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a set of application performance management (APM) and capacity management solutions that together facilitate information sharing between your DevOps teams, in end leading to better app deployments, improved monitoring, lowered number of risks, and reduced repair times.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

CA Technologies.
 
 
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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