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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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Business Resource Optimization With Red Hat Jboss BRMS 6
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how an embeddable planning engine can help Java developers construct applications that solve complex scheduling and optimization problems.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Red Hat

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

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

CFO Guide to Improve Decision-making, Reduce Risk, Enhance Performance
sponsored by TideMark
WHITE PAPER: In this CFO guidebook, learn how you can leverage mobile, cloud, social media, and big data to dramatically improve business results and drive insight-fueled transformation.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013


Mobile Field Service: Better Collaboration with the Back Office
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces an enterprise mobile field service strategy that gives you the power to receive and process work orders in the field, allowing you to be more responsive to customer needs and drive success.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

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

SAP HANA Profitability Analysis Rapid-Deployment Solution
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Companies need to evaluate market segments to better support internal accounting and decision-making. Learn how SAP ERP Profitability Analysis provides that data for you, and how you can enhance our reporting and analytics with SAP HANA CO-PA.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 09 Aug 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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

IBM Sterling Supply Chain Visibility - Optimize your supply chain network through real-time, end-to-end visibility
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this resource to learn how greater visibility into the supply chain can help you effectively combat efficiency and performance challenges and pave the way for business success.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

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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