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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
 
Optimizing the Retail Omni-Channel through Business Discovery
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: Meeting customer demand with relevant offers and a superior shopping experience across channels requires an efficient, cost-effective supply chain and the right tools. Learn how you can gain more visibility into sales, inventory, customer service and your supply chain, analyze data from disparate sources, make decisions on-the-go, and more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2016 | Published: 22 Dec 2016

Qlik

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

A New Trend in Agile - Incorporating Program Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: How can organizations in diverse industries continue to use familiar waterfall practices and at the same time be more Agile? The answer is to use Agile program management - learn more about these principles inside.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 13 Dec 2016

Global Knowledge

Beyond Spreadsheets: The Next Level in Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This Aberdeen Group report explores survey results on the challenges organizations have experienced in using spreadsheets during financial budgeting and forecasting. Discover how going beyond spreadsheets can empower you to accelerate decision-making, track actual performance against budget, and more.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 May 2014

IBM

Using Creativity and Data Analytics to Drive Corporate Strategy
sponsored by Concur Technologies
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores why creativity is becoming a critical skill for finance professionals, and offers key recommendations from a leading CFO to help you successfully move forward.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Concur Technologies

Five tactics for compensation managers to shift the business
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down five smart moves that compensation managers should make in order to build solid compensation processes and ensure employee satisfaction.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Dynamic Business - From Aspiration to Reality
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how you can make your organization a dynamic business with the right set of innovative and proactive applications and tools.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Mar 2013

Microsoft India

Onboarding: The critical role of hiring managers
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how onboarding optimizes the value of new employees and describes evidence-based best practices that hiring managers should follow to fuel onboarding success.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SuccessFactors

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

Pricing E-book: 5 Proven Tips for Maximizing Profits with BPM
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover 5 best practices for determining a price-point to maximize profitability, including: know the difference between cost and value, prove your worth, and 3 more. Additionally, learn how a business management platform can assist you in putting these best practices to work.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

ConnectWise
 
 
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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