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WHITE PAPER: From aging infrastructures to outdated business systems, you need a way to systematically and efficiently turn these challenges around before they further impede organizational performance.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

Infor

Business Management Software ROI Improvement Guide
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Aligning technology with your business goals is one of the smartest ways to optimize any software investment (especially when it comes to the cloud). Access this ROI improvement guide to learn how to maximize your business management software solutions to drive great agility and SaaS cost savings.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

Sage Software

A New Trend in Agile - Incorporating Program Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: How can organizations in diverse industries continue to use familiar waterfall practices and at the same time be more Agile? The answer is to use Agile program management - learn more about these principles inside.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 13 Dec 2016

Global Knowledge

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

The ROI of a New Learning Management System (LMS): How to Construct a Successful Business Case
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes key features and capabilities of a new-generation learning management system (LMS), and counts down six steps for demonstrating LMS value, rooted in ROI. Learn how you can make a successful business case for an LMS by reading on now.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Analytics for the Mid-Market: Why You Can't Survive and Thrive Without BI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report explores how mid-sized companies are harnessing the power of business analytics to exploit more data, equip more business users with decisions support, and ultimately deliver substantial performance improvements.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Business Analytics for Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource today to learn how analytics can support the use of Big Data in business decision-making and lead to better business outcomes. Inside, find out how you can extract Big Data insights, uncover the challenges of Big Data analytics, and more.
Posted: 21 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

IBM

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

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

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
 
 
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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