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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
 
Bringing Accounts Payable Out of the Paper Age
sponsored by Epson
WHITE PAPER: 80% of businesses would like to streamline their accounts payable (AP) processes, but are being held back by fear. But of what? Access this white paper to learn how you can automate your AP process and gain an understanding of the future of data and records management.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Epson

The ROI of a New Learning Management System (LMS): How to Construct a Successful Business Case
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes key features and capabilities of a new-generation learning management system (LMS), and counts down six steps for demonstrating LMS value, rooted in ROI. Learn how you can make a successful business case for an LMS by reading on now.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Enable relevant, in-context business intelligence: Embedding BI content into applications and processes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces a platform that gives you the power to create customized BI content and embed it into applications and processes for relevant, contextualized business intelligence.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Strategic performance management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a strategic performance management system that is designed to help enhance your organizations ability to perform key processes such as planning, forecasting, narrative reporting, and more. Read on to learn if this technology is something that would work within your own business.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

How to Provide Efficient & Exceptional Service
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes you through 8 best practices for providing exceptional and efficient service. Read on to see how a business management platform could further help you to increase your ability to deliver high quality service.
Posted: 17 Sep 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2015

ConnectWise

Core HR Kit: Cut costs, engage your people, and ensure compliance
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers insight to help you choose an effective core HR system. Read on to discover key benefits of the right tool and learn how you can get started today.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

SuccessFactors

How Workflow Intelligence Helps Align Radiologists and the Enterprise
sponsored by McKesson Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the advantages of taking a proactive approach to leveraging data can reveal fast, effective pathways to improving quality. Read on to find out how to stop being reactive with your workflow improvements, and how focusing on quality can help mitigate risk.
Posted: 16 Nov 2015 | Published: 16 Nov 2015

McKesson Corporation

Top Ten Best Practices in Embeded Analytics
sponsored by LogiAnalytics
RESOURCE: Access this resource for the top 10 reasons why embedded analytics will bolster your existing business applications, and see real ways your operations can benefit from such insights.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Published: 21 Oct 2015

LogiAnalytics

How To Foster Greater Collaboration and Support Enterprise Objectives Through Business Networks
sponsored by Basware
WHITE PAPER: 40% of B2B activity in the US, and 20% world-wide, is done electronically through business networks. Access this white paper to learn what business networks are capable of, and discover how to create circles of improved collaboration and support enterprise objectives.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Basware

Gartner Research: The Breakup of the CPM Suite
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner report, explore the impacts and recommendations relating to hybrid corporate performance management. Additionally, learn about the emergence of financial and strategic CPM, and how they play into modern day CPM strategy.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 28 Jul 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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