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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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CPMReports
 
A Unified Model for Describing a Project Plan
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper proposes a unifying model for project plans. A distinction will be made between the outputs of project planning and the project plan itself. The significance of this distinction is to allow projects of all types to be described at a high level, in a common language, regardless of the type of analysis used to develop the plan.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

Systems of Engagement: The Future of Enterprise IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: In this brief on-demand video, Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst John McCarthy describes how systems of engagement are shaping the future of enterprise IT. Tune in to learn more today.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 21, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Business rules management system best practices
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: To streamline processes, you can leverage business process management (BPM) tools and business rules management systems (BRMS). This resource provides a comprehensive guide to best practices for one BRMS. Read now to learn how to leverage this tool to create process- and rule-based applications on a large scale.
Posted: 06 Dec 2013 | Published: 06 Dec 2013

Red Hat

How Consolidated Communications Holidings, Inc Achieved 100% Detection
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. needed to avoid business disruptions and remove the need to set thresholds as they continued to grow their organization. The following white paper explores how they were able to do so by adopting the right predictive management solution.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

IBM

HP AllianceOne Partner Program
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, resource you will discover a leading vendor's alliance program – providing the resources you need to build innovative solutions and get to market quickly – leading to greater growth and success.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard

From Fear to Fortune: Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the lessons that real-world organizations have learned from their journey to the cloud, and explores how the cloud can cure common business pain points.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

The CFO Handbook: Critical Benefits of the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As cloud computing matures, forward-thinking CFOs are realizing that the cloud can be much more than just a cost-saving platform. This resource explains how the cloud can help you improve business processes, increase operational efficiencies, and more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Oracle Corporation

Webcast: Unlocking New Insights and Opportunities with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this exclusive webcast, learn how you can use big data to create new business value, maintain relevance, and achieve greater operational efficiency.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2013

IBM

CIO Decisions E-Zine: Smart Process Apps Rev Up Business Agility
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: Is your IT organization ready to get smart? Smart process apps are becoming a tool of choice in many agile-inclined enterprises.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

SearchCIO.com

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

Dell, Inc. and Intel®
 
 
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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