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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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Trade in Your Aging Desktops for a Smaller, Faster, Cost-Effective Alternative
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Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

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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

Improving Employee Productivity with Social Tools
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines today's changing workforce, and describes how social tools are becoming the key to better employee productivity, satisfaction, and profitability.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

SuccessFactors

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

An Assessment Breakthrough That Will Change The Way You Think About Your Workforce
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for an assessment breakthrough that will change the way you think about your workforce. Learn about a unique approach to defining workforce culture that reveals your organization's internal values, strengths, and weaknesses.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

IBM

Eight quick tips to keep goal alignment a top priority
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This brief one-page resource counts down eight quick tips for keeping everyone on your team focused on your organization's goals. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

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

CFO Guide to Improve Decision-making, Reduce Risk, Enhance Performance
sponsored by TideMark
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Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013


8 Must-Have Criteria for Self-Service Analytics
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WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gives you 8 essential criteria for implementing self-service analytics in your organization. Discover how you can empower your business end users to tap into in-depth insights, driving more informed business moves and increasing visibility into valuable datasets.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 27 Oct 2015

Information Builders

HP Advanced Information Services for SAP HANA
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this brief two page white paper, you will discover a new appliance exploiting in memory computing capabilities offered by HP and SAP. Find out how this innovative approach enables you to rapidly analyze greater volumes of data and accelerate access to the right information.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 09 Aug 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
 
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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