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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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From Fear to Fortune: Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the lessons that real-world organizations have learned from their journey to the cloud, and explores how the cloud can cure common business pain points.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

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

Maximize asset productivity and operational performance - Business analytics solutions for predictive maintenance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper addresses the benefits to using predictive analysis when it comes to boosting your assets' productivity and operational performance.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

IBM

ERP Software Selection Criteria for Midsized Businesses
sponsored by Sage Software
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide, you will gain practical advice and best practices for choosing an ERP system from Jim Shepherd, senior vice president of research for AMR Research.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

Sage Software

Subway Successfully Implements Virtualization
sponsored by IIS Technology
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals how the right virtualization strategy enabled the sandwich chain Subway to quickly provision SQL Servers while also maintaining performance and data access. Learn how you can mirror Subway's virtualization success by reading on now.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

Case Study: Peet's Coffee & Tea Sets Direction for Growth with Outstanding Quality
sponsored by Junction Solutions
CASE STUDY: In this case study, discover how Peet's Coffee & Tea leveraged a unified business management technology to overcome the challenges of a legacy business management system.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Junction Solutions

Real-Time Analytics Brings BI Data Directly into Business Operations
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Consult this expert e-guide to uncover what you need to know about operational intelligence. Find out firsthand what this technology can do for you and more interestingly so, if this technology is even right for you and your organization.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

IBM

Best Practices: Eight recommendations for turning engagement measurement into results
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides eight recommendations to help you turn employee engagement measurement into business results.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Big Data Success Stories: Practical Approaches For Achieving Results
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This comprehensive resource collects a number of big data success stories. Read on now to discover how organizations such as Barnes & Noble, Harvard Medical School, and macys.com realized the full potential of big data and drove profitability and growth.
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Playtech Case Study - HP monitoring tools deliver game-changing uptime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Monitoring tools are often used today in order to view the true impact of events. Access this case study white paper that explains how Playtech, a gaming software company, relies on monitoring tools to ensure uninterrupted, high quality service.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company
 
 
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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