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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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Turkcell improves productivity through processes automation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Turkcell's IT team needed to optimize its resources, focusing on the tens of thousands of incidents and service requests it receives monthly, along with process automation and health checks. Read this white paper to find out how Turkcell's IT team saved 3,300 man-hours each month, while improving quality and supporting digital business processes.
Posted: 03 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Google Voice: Ready for the Enterprise?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Google announced its Google Voice service in 2009 as a  "trial service, by invitation only", but it quickly became widely available in the US. Google originally stated that it was a consumer service and not meant to be an enterprise service, but the player now considers it part of its enterprise service portfolio.
Posted: 29 Nov 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Building the New Workplace: The Power of People, Culture, and Technology
sponsored by Google
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn how one platform is helping business teams to create high-performing workforces, drive innovation, and speed up processes through improved collaboration and a modern technology infrastructure.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Google

Solutions & Strategies for Supply Chain Assurance & Collaboration: A Retailer’s Quest for a Unified Buying Cycle
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper get solutions and strategies for supply chain assurance and collaboration, and learn more about how you can realize your need for a unified buying cycle.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

True breaks from vendor lock-in without compromising on performance with Red Hat
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, discover how True overcame their inconsistent technologies by turning to Red Hat. Inside, find out how you can save IT costs while delivering the same high level of performance and security by implementing the right flexible and scalable platform.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 09 Dec 2013

Red Hat

Business Plan Blueprint: Turn Your Dreams Into Actionable Goals
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This eBook and planning worksheet will walk you through the steps to creating a winning business plan and change the way you look at your business immediately.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

ConnectWise

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

Next Gen IT and the Cloud
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource examines how IT is losing control over the enterprise and the need for change in the world of IT, and explores how cloud-driven technology can help you more successfully manage IT services.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

ServiceNow

Application Performance for Oil and Gas Seismic Analysis
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: The reference solution combines Dot Hill storage solutions, Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre, and Mellanox Infiniband to deliver a highly scalable and high performance infrastructure for oil exploration computing platforms, as well as other HPC applications.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

IBM Marketing Performance Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper discloses a sure-fire way to track and analyse performance across an infinitely expanding number of channels and campaigns.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

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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