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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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CPM White Papers (View All Report Types)
 
The App-Data Gap
sponsored by Nimble Storage
WHITE PAPER: US companies are losing about $7.5 billion in worker time because of application delays and downtime. This is where the App-Data Gap comes into play. Discover how much this gap is hurting your business and what you can do to prevent further injury.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Nimble Storage

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WHITE PAPER: From aging infrastructures to outdated business systems, you need a way to systematically and efficiently turn these challenges around before they further impede organizational performance.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: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2016

Infor

6 Strategies for Future-Proofing Your Business
sponsored by Sage Software - Live
WHITE PAPER: Your business may be competitive today, but how will it perform in the future? Discover 6 strategies for future-proofing your business, and learn how to uniquely position your organization within your market to boost competitive advantage.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 16 Jun 2016

Sage Software - Live

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

Evaluating the Top CPM Vendors
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Nucleus Research paper, compare the top CPM vendors—including Oracle, IBM, Infor, and more—and learn which are the most competitive when it comes to offering features like out-of-the-box capabilities that drive accelerated time to value.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

Dynamic Business - From Aspiration to Reality
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how you can make your organization a dynamic business with the right set of innovative and proactive applications and tools.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Mar 2013

Microsoft India

Core HR: The Foundation for Business Alignment
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This research brief examines the challenges facing HR, and details how to lay the technology foundation to support successful core HR service delivery.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

SuccessFactors

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

The Anatomy of a Recurring Revenue Model
sponsored by Aria
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent study, nearly half of all US businesses currently have, or are considering, recurring revenue-based offerings. This white paper provides key implementation and infrastructure tips to help you find success with your recurring revenue initiative.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Aria

Optimizing ETL: The Key to Accelerating Data‐Driven Business Decisions
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: Whether you’re analyzing information from a data warehouse, reviewing click-stream data to find the latest trends, or running a query on current sales figures, the elapsed time to perform these processes means lost revenue. This article explains the steps you can take when processing your data to reduce elapsed time.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Oct 2009

Syncsort
 
 
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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