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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
 
A Structured Design Approach to Business Process Automation & Custom Software Development
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to modernize business automation by capitalizing on advances in software development infrastructure, and incorporate them into a new structured, 6-step design approach that eliminates additional risk.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

Red Hat

5 Steps to an Agile Business Plan
sponsored by ConnectWise
EBOOK: Having the right business plan in place can put you on the fast track to exceeding your business goals. This e-book has taken several industry best practices and curated them into 5 simple steps to help you develop and implement an agile business plan that facilitates grow and defines your business needs.
Posted: 23 Dec 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2016

ConnectWise

Business Process Apps for Finance and Purchasing for Dummies
sponsored by K2
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Because many BPM technologies lack agility, businesses are migrating toward business process transformation. Access this essential manual that explains the migration toward business process transformation and the new BPM tools that enable it.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

K2

Getting Value from your Data Scientists
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and find out how to avoid repeating some of the mistakes that have undermined the success of previous generations of analytical talent so you can best nurture and retain your most productive employees.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

SAS

Core HR: The Foundation for Business Alignment
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This research brief examines the challenges facing HR, and details how to lay the technology foundation to support successful core HR service delivery.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

SuccessFactors

8 Must-Have Criteria for Self-Service Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper 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

Eyewear Company Settles 250,000 Transactions Annually With Payment Integration Suite
sponsored by Delego
CASE STUDY: One of the world's fastest growing manufacturers of fashion eyewear needed a scalable system to process over 250,000 transactions each year. Read this case study to discover how this eyewear company was able to anticipate a 50% increase in revenue while reducing risk of a credit card data breach.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Delego

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

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

Lexmark drives IT transformation with CA Service Assurance Suite
sponsored by CA Technologies.
CASE STUDY: The following case study explores the solution Lexmark used to monitor core applications, provide end-to-end visibility into the health of projects, apps, and infrastructure. Learn how with these improvements, Lexmark was able to improve business processes, collaboration, and an even stronger market presence.
Posted: 04 Jun 2014 | Published: 04 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.
 
 
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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