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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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Free LabTech Remote Monitoring & Management Trial
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Posted: 03 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 03 Feb 2014

LabTech Software

Simplify scorecarding: Successfully link strategy to operations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Executives and business managers need to know how the business is performing against strategic and operational objectives. However, the large volume of data collected makes it difficult to get a clear, reliable view of performance. View this resource to learn how to overcome these challenges.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

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

The Information-Driven Enterprise: How Businesses are Fueling Success
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
ANALYST REPORT: In this report from Forrester Consulting, find the results of a survey of over 150 business technology executives regarding their journeys to smarter information management. Also inside, learn about the key role that analytics tools are playing in driving business success.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

HP helps Kraft move to the cloud
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VIDEO: In this video case study, hear how Kraft Foods Europe GmbH achieved a cloud like environment that offers private, public, or hybrid cloud tools while also facilitating third-party cloud services. Tune in now to learn more – all in under a minute.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 31 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Eight quick tips to keep goal alignment a top priority
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This brief one-page resource counts down eight quick tips for keeping everyone on your team focused on your organization's goals. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Chief Procurement Officer Study: Improving competitive advantage through procurement excellence
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WHITE PAPER: Approached correctly, procurement can be essential for driving value and competitive advantage. This guide reveals the results of a survey of 1,128 chief procurement officers (CPOs) regarding the key strategies that separate high-performing procurement organizations from the pack.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Why Business Analysis is Essential for Agile success
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WEBCAST: There are many myths surrounding the role of business analysis when it comes to Agile projects. Is it really necessary for Agile success? In this comprehensive webcast, you'll hear from business analysis expert Mary Gorman from EBG Consulting, as she covers the myths and actualities of business analysis for Agile projects.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

IBM

Application Architecture, BPM Must Align Objectives
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn what you need to know about aligning business process management (BPM) with application architecture, and how to ensure you get the most business value from new technologies and tools.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

IBM

Tuning Hadoop on Dell PowerEdge Servers
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive resource describes how to tune BIOS, OS, file system, and Hadoop settings to increase performance in Hadoop workloads.
Posted: 23 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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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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