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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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Google Voice: Ready for the Enterprise?
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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

Disclosure Management for Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting: the Next Frontier?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how disclosure management can lead to significant productivity gains when used for statutory reporting, and evaluates the viability of this strategy as an option for improving budgeting, planning, and forecasting (BPF) financial processes.
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Improve Your Web Infrastructure with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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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

IBM Cognos Learning Assessment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a customized learning assessment work package that extends the value of one business intelligence and performance management platform by teaching your business users the skills they need to drive success.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2009

IBM

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

ConnectWise

How SkillSoft Learning Impacts Performance of Individuals and Organizations
sponsored by Skillsoft
WHITE PAPER: In late 2010, Skillsoft asked KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest learning analytics firm, to conduct an independent study to determine the value that SkillSoft training provides to individuals and organizations. Check out this white paper to explore the results of this study and key findings.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Skillsoft

The Renaissance of ERP: Leveraging a Digital Core for Increased Innovation
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can boost innovation by upgrading core ERP systems and extending those capabilities in the cloud. Find out how you can improve your company's ability to manage key business processes with a digital ERP strategy and take advantage of evolving opportunities from big data, IoT, mobility and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

SAP

Ovum Decision Matrix for Enterprise Performance Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research report illustrates the challenges and opportunities in the enterprise performance management space today. Find out which vendors are market leaders as well as criteria for choosing an EPM offering today.
Posted: 02 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Seven quick tips managers can use to improve employee engagement
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This quick resource counts down seven tips to help you improve employee engagement.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors
 
 
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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