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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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IBM Cognos Learning Assessment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a customized learning assessment work package that extends the value of one business intelligence and performance management platform by teaching your business users the skills they need to drive success.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

IBM

Next-Gen Analytics: Conversing with Big Data
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines the business impact of big data, and explores how a next-generation analytics platform helps reduce costs and fuel smarter decision-making.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

The Renaissance of ERP: Leveraging a Digital Core for Increased Innovation
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can boost innovation by upgrading core ERP systems and extending those capabilities in the cloud. Find out how you can improve your company's ability to manage key business processes with a digital ERP strategy and take advantage of evolving opportunities from big data, IoT, mobility and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

SAP

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.

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

Disclosure Management for Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting: the Next Frontier?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how disclosure management can lead to significant productivity gains when used for statutory reporting, and evaluates the viability of this strategy as an option for improving budgeting, planning, and forecasting (BPF) financial processes.
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Ready for Overload: Dynamic Business Process Platforms Balance Event Processing
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to discover one business process management system that not only provides a scalable future, but dynamically handles workloads throughout many servers during overload situations.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Automic

Maximize asset productivity and operational performance - Business analytics solutions for predictive maintenance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper addresses the benefits to using predictive analysis when it comes to boosting your assets' productivity and operational performance.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

IBM

A New Model for Healthcare Transformation
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the major issues that are driving support for care transformation. More importantly, it outlines an approach for achieving value from the IT investments made by health care organizations in support of transformation initiatives.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

DellEMC and Intel®

Core HR Kit: Cut costs, engage your people, and ensure compliance
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers insight to help you choose an effective core HR system. Read on to discover key benefits of the right tool and learn how you can get started today.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

SuccessFactors
 
 
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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