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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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Operating a Next-Generation Utility: Driving Performance through Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: From aging infrastructures to outdated business systems, you need a way to systematically and efficiently turn these challenges around before they further impede organizational performance. Access this white paper and learn ways to benefit from integrated enterprise asset management (EAM.)
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2017

Infor

Pay, Performance, and Productivity
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how you can use compensation to encourage high performance and ensure talent retention. Read on to learn how to design an effective compensation strategy, uncover the top five myths of compensation management, and more.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

A Manager’s Guide to Perfecting Performance Management: How to Transform Your Employee Review Process
sponsored by Ultimate Software
WHITE PAPER: Experts agree that traditional, once-a-year employee reviews are holding back business performance. This resource counts down six simple steps that will help you perfect employee performance management at your organization.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Ultimate Software

Gartner Research: The Breakup of the CPM Suite
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner report, explore the impacts and recommendations relating to hybrid corporate performance management. Additionally, learn about the emergence of financial and strategic CPM, and how they play into modern day CPM strategy.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 28 Jul 2015

IBM

Where have all my marketing investments gone?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper addresses the severe pressures weighed out by the consumer market today. Inside, discover how marketing performance analytics can help marketers address and act upon the marketing pressures.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

How one Australian Company Built Efficiencies Around their All-Star Team
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how IT solution provider PowerNET implemented an integrated business process management and sales analytics system to create profitability through efficiency.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

ConnectWise

Enable relevant, in-context business intelligence: Embedding BI content into applications and processes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces a platform that gives you the power to create customized BI content and embed it into applications and processes for relevant, contextualized business intelligence.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Brochure: DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover the new features and benefits of IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS version 4.1.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Onboarding: The critical role of hiring managers
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how onboarding optimizes the value of new employees and describes evidence-based best practices that hiring managers should follow to fuel onboarding success.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SuccessFactors

Information, Technology and Innovation in Business Management, Part 1: Schumpeter's Gale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the role and impact of information technology on management to date, and which of these recent developments will combine to have a transformative impact in the near future. Additionally, learn what to keep in mind when selecting a business analytics software option.
Posted: 16 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM
 
 
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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