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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
 
Kinross Saves Thousands by Switching from Custom Apps to K2
sponsored by K2
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover how Kinross was able to create a robust BPM platform, which enabled them to develop many custom business applications without the time, cost, and hiccups of custom code.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

K2

Why Customers Resist Modernizing Their B2B Platform
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn the common reasons organizations resist upgrading their B2B platform and find out the steps you can take to modernize your B2B platform.
Posted: 16 Oct 2015 | Premiered: May 1, 2015

IBM

Financial Management in the Digital Age
sponsored by Unit4
WHITE PAPER: With business data being pushed into financial systems, it's up to CFOs to stay up-to-date, collaborate with the business, and drive future performance. Access this guide to learn how the latest in financial management capabilities can help you.
Posted: 01 Dec 2015 | Published: 01 Dec 2015

Unit4

5 Tech Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore
sponsored by ConnectWise
EBOOK: Explore this e-book to discover five new technology trends and how they will impact your business's success.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

ConnectWise

6 Barriers Preventing Innovation and Blocking Your Success
sponsored by Pluralsight
WHITE PAPER: Innovation is critical to driving ROI and staying ahead of the competition, but many enterprises are hesitant to deviate from the status quo and take risks. Discover 6 major barriers that prevent innovation and keep you from creating new value.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016

Pluralsight

Enterprise BI Platform Vendors Compared
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This resource dives into the top vendors in the BI sector, comparing them based on a wide array of criteria. Cut through the complexity and find out what providers should have your business, and save yourself a BI headache down the road.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

OpenText

Improve ROI of People Soft Enterprise with Business Automation
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper about a complimentary system that can help boost your ROI for PeopleSoft Enterprise by controlling your most mission critical business processes.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Automic

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.

Top Five Big Data Tactics Used By CMOs To Drive Results
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: Uncover 5 big data tactics the CMOs use to fuel better business results.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

IIS Technology

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
 
 
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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