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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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Using SIPOC to Define ITIL® Processes
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a technique for defining processes called SIPOC (Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs, and Customers). SIPOC provides a structured way to define the key elements of any process. SIPOC can be used as a means of defining any of the service management processes presented in ITIL® best practices.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

Best Practices When Designing a Business Process Management Infrastructure
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get an overview of BPM and how an ESB can complement it. Additionally, learn best practices for selecting business process management and enterprise service bus options, and the benefits of implementing one enterprise service bus option.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2015

MuleSoft

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

Improve Your Web Infrastructure with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to power your web infrastructure with open source software solutions. Inside, learn how to fulfill business requirements for a more reliable and scalable web infrastructure.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 10 Dec 2013

Red Hat

Best Practices: Six ways to dial in your talent strategy
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This report explains how talent constraints impact growth and counts down six best practices to help you dial in your talent strategy.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Onboarding: Enhancing New Hire Clarity and Confidence
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource describes best practices for onboarding – the process of integrating new hires into the business environment – and offers insight to help you accelerate both role clarity and confidence for new employees.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SuccessFactors

Brochure: zEnterprise Analytics System 9700 and 9710
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how IBM simplifies building analytics systems by incorporating zEnterprise EC12 and DB2 Analytics Accelerator.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Business benefits of ERP in the cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes an enterprise-grade cloud offering that combines the power of Oracle ERP applications with the simplicity of the cloud. Read on to learn how this approach transforms back-office operations while offering flexible deployment, global security and performance, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Oracle Corporation

HP AllianceOne Partner Program
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, resource you will discover a leading vendor's alliance program – providing the resources you need to build innovative solutions and get to market quickly – leading to greater growth and success.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard

Is an Open Source Business Process Management Solution Right For You?
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Open source options are taking the pain out of business process management (BPM), and putting the value of BPM within reach of more companies and projects. But is open source BPM the right move for you? Read on now to find out.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 13 Aug 2013

Red Hat
 
 
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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