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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 Reports
 
Adaptive Workforce Optimization: Know your Customer-Facing Workforce for Greater Success
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Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 19 Aug 2016

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Business Process Apps for Finance and Purchasing for Dummies
sponsored by K2
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Because many BPM technologies lack agility, businesses are migrating toward business process transformation. Access this essential manual that explains the migration toward business process transformation and the new BPM tools that enable it.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

K2

Understanding the Business Benefits of Leveraging S/4 HANA
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Posted: 08 Sep 2016 | Published: 08 Sep 2016

SAP

Brochure: DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS
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WHITE PAPER: Discover the new features and benefits of IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS version 4.1.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Enabling Real-Time Digital Performance Analytics
sponsored by Catchpoint Systems Inc.
RESOURCE: This resource explores a digital performance analytics platform that is uniquely designed to help you tackle the robust challenges of managing major product lines and services. Discover how to maintain growth and scalability while supporting complex digital infrastructures by delivering consistent, high-quality performance.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

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Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Premiered: 27 Oct 2015

IBM

Who is logi ?
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RESOURCE: Access this brief video to discover one platform that caters to businesses considering self-service analytics. Find out the capabilities such a system can provide, and what benefits your company could see.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Published: 21 Oct 2015

LogiAnalytics

Enterprise BI Platform Vendors Compared
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WHITE PAPER: This resource dives into the top vendors in the BI sector, comparing them based on a wide array of criteria. Cut through the complexity and find out what providers should have your business, and save yourself a BI headache down the road.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

OpenText

2016 State of Crowdsourced Innovation
sponsored by Spigit
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to discover the 2016 landscape of crowdsourced innovation, highlighting essential best practices for running sustainable innovation programs. Download now to learn why enterprises are tapping crowdsourcing as a way to innovate, and what returns you should expect.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 22 Jun 2016

Spigit

Stronger Business Insights for Finance Leaders
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This brief video considers one system that sheds light business performance metrics, with particular focus on analytics and business intelligence. Watch now to see if a system like this can help your senior executives steer your business down the right path.
Posted: 16 Dec 2015 | Premiered: 16 Dec 2015

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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