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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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10 Tips for Establishing Shared Service Center Operations
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WHITE PAPER: Establishing and growing a global service center is boasts quite the opportunity for personal and professional growth, but unfortunately, doing so isn't always so cut and dry. The following white paper intends to help by providing readers with 10 tips for establishing shared service center operations. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Perceptive Software

Business Agility Survival Guide
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Posted: 17 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

Rally Software

Why corporate goals become disconnected
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
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Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

Actian Analytics Platform
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WEBCAST: This brief on-demand video introduces an analytics platform designed for today's big data 2.0 world that delivers the key capabilities you need in order to leverage all of your available data.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 18, 2014

Actian Corporation

Operational Insight for Running IT at the Speed of Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how your organization can use IT operations analytics to solve and resolve IT issues more quickly, proactively, and effectively – allowing you to run IT at the speed of business. Read on to learn how this approach can help you manage big data, avoid costly outages, and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

IBM

Best Practices: Five ways learning managers can make a strategic contribution
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines current challenges with talent acquisition and counts down five best practices to help HR leaders address the skills gap by developing internal talent.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Pay, Performance, and Productivity
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how you can use compensation to encourage high performance and ensure talent retention. Read on to learn how to design an effective compensation strategy, uncover the top five myths of compensation management, and more.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Brochure: DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS
sponsored by IBM
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Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

CFO as Catalyst for Change
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read the CFO Research Report from Longitude Research commissioned by Oracle and Accenture to see how 930 CFOs from around the world are managing change and driving growth in a disruptive and unpredictable business environment.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation
 
 
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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