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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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Big Data: Operationalizing the Buzz
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive report explores the findings of a survey of 259 business and technology stakeholders regarding big data trends and the technologies and tactics that are fueling big data success.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Actian Corporation

We Used to Schedule Repairs, Now We Predict Them
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover a solution to the conventional ad hoc approach to system maintenance. Learn about predictive maintenance and how it can detect problems and areas of attention way before it causes your business severe downtime and slowed productive processes.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

IBM

Site visit programs fuel outsourcing success
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: Site visit programs play a critical role in any successful outsourcing initiative. This on-demand webcast describes key features of an effective site visit program.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Oct 25, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Cognos and Oracle: Integrated business intelligence and performance management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Every organization wants to get the most from their ERP systems, data warehouses, and other applications -- including ones from Oracle. But did you know you can achieve higher performance with your Oracle platforms with IBM Cognos® software?
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

How Consolidated Communications Holidings, Inc Achieved 100% Detection
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. needed to avoid business disruptions and remove the need to set thresholds as they continued to grow their organization. The following white paper explores how they were able to do so by adopting the right predictive management solution.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Jul 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

Application Performance for Oil and Gas Seismic Analysis
sponsored by Dot Hill Systems Corp.
WHITE PAPER: The reference solution combines Dot Hill storage solutions, Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre, and Mellanox Infiniband to deliver a highly scalable and high performance infrastructure for oil exploration computing platforms, as well as other HPC applications.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Dot Hill Systems Corp.

Strategy guide to business protection for physician practices
sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® processors
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how hospitals can manage risk and keep critical IT infrastructure up and running. Read now to learn how HIT leaders can ensure a high availability IT infrastructure that can improve service and protect their business.
Posted: 01 Aug 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

HP and Intel® Xeon® processors

ERP and the Cloud: Working Together to Transform the Back Office
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes an enterprise-grade cloud offering that combines the power of Oracle ERP applications with the simplicity of the cloud. Read on to learn how this approach transforms back-office operations while offering flexible deployment, global security and performance, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Oracle Corporation

CFO as Catalyst for Change
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read the CFO Research Report from Longitude Research commissioned by Oracle and Accenture to see how 930 CFOs from around the world are managing change and driving growth in a disruptive and unpredictable business environment.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation
 
 
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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