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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
 
6 Ways to Nurture your Business During Growth Spurts
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: Driving business growth is as much about working smart as it is about working hard. The following white paper examines many of the typical challenges that face businesses and offers 6 ways to nurture your business for success.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

ConnectWise

Research Report: Digital Transformation in Australia and New Zealand
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are implementing new digital technologies to transform business models and processes, but this won't result in greater productivity unless the workforce is prepared. Learn the biggest challenges that enterprises in Australia and New Zealand have faced on their digital transformation journeys.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

SAP

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

Case Study: IBM helps transform workload management and global system access
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how IBM zEnterprise System with IBM DB2 for z/OS sped report generation by 70% for Swiss Re.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2012

IBM

Information, Technology and Innovation in Business Management, Part 1: Schumpeter's Gale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the role and impact of information technology on management to date, and which of these recent developments will combine to have a transformative impact in the near future. Additionally, learn what to keep in mind when selecting a business analytics software option.
Posted: 16 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

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

8 Must-Have Criteria for Self-Service Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper gives you 8 essential criteria for implementing self-service analytics in your organization. Discover how you can empower your business end users to tap into in-depth insights, driving more informed business moves and increasing visibility into valuable datasets.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 27 Oct 2015

Information Builders

Contact Center Metrics for Customer Experience Success
sponsored by Desk.com (A Salesforce Company)
EGUIDE: In this SearchCRM.com expert e-guide, get an inside look at common practices for measuring contact center and organizational performance, and learn how you can transform metrics into a world-class customer experience.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

Desk.com (A Salesforce Company)

Employee engagement: How common-sense principles drive uncommon business benefits
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the benefits of improved employee engagement and offers recommendations to help you get there.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

SuccessFactors

Case Study: Sage Human Capital Provides Clients with Visibility into the Recruiting Process
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: Sage Human Capital, a staffing and recruiting company, wanted to provide faster service, more transparent search metrics, and lower costs than their competitors. This case study explains how Sage was able to give their clients visibility into the entire search process.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.
 
 
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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