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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
 
Curing Your Inventory Management Headache
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines legacy ERP systems and their inability to keep up with many of today's inventory and resource planning challenges. Discover an approach to inventory management that helps modernize your business processes, create flexibility, and generate key insights by enabling real-time visibility across supply chains.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

Sage Software

Enabling Real-Time Digital Performance Analytics
sponsored by Catchpoint Systems Inc.
RESOURCE: This resource explores a digital performance analytics platform that is designed to help you tackle the robust challenges of managing major product lines and services. Discover how you can maintain growth and scalability while supporting complex digital infrastructures by delivering consistent, high-quality performance.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Catchpoint Systems Inc.

Using ERP for Process Manufacturing Quality Management
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper learn how to use ERP for process manufacturing quality management to streamline and simplify your business processes.
Posted: 23 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IFS

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

Improving Employee Productivity with Social Tools
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines today's changing workforce, and describes how social tools are becoming the key to better employee productivity, satisfaction, and profitability.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

SuccessFactors

Prosthetics Supplier Boosts Visibility into Sales Performance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals how a prosthetics supplier provided their sales reps with up-to-the-minute updates on their quotas and goals, empowering them to boost their performance. Discover how you can improve visibility and react to trends as they happen.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

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

How to Improve Visibility into Sales Performance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn real-world strategies for understanding sales performance and making improvements to drive revenue. You'll discover how a prosthetics supplier gained up-to-the-minute updates on quotas and goals to drive better sales performance.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

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

Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit
sponsored by Gartner
BROCHURE: This resource introduces the Gartner Sourcing & Strategic Vendor Relationships Summit – an IT sourcing event that offers insight to help you adjust and optimize your sourcing strategy in today's digital age.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

Gartner
 
 
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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