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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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Best Practices: Five ways learning managers can make a strategic contribution
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WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines current challenges with talent acquisition and counts down five best practices to help HR leaders address the skills gap by developing internal talent.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

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

Actian Analytics Platform
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WEBCAST: This brief on-demand video introduces an analytics platform designed for today's big data 2.0 world that delivers the key capabilities you need in order to leverage all of your available data.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Jan 18, 2014

Actian Corporation

SaaS and Cloud ERP Observations: Is Cloud ERP Right for You?
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: This analyst report from Aberdeen Group compares the benefits and challenges of two enterprise resource planning (ERP) deployment models: on-premise and software as a service (SaaS).
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Oracle 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

Case Study: MobileBridge Outgrows its Existing Database
sponsored by Clustrix
CASE STUDY: The mobile relationship and loyalty app engagement platform MobileBridge had outgrown its database strategy – its existing MySQL database on AWS was struggling with query load and concurrency. So how did MobileBridge find database success? This case study reveals all.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Clustrix

Webcast: Unlocking New Insights and Opportunities with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this exclusive webcast, learn how you can use big data to create new business value, maintain relevance, and achieve greater operational efficiency.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2013

IBM

Chief Procurement Officer Study: Improving competitive advantage through procurement excellence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Approached correctly, procurement can be essential for driving value and competitive advantage. This guide reveals the results of a survey of 1,128 chief procurement officers (CPOs) regarding the key strategies that separate high-performing procurement organizations from the pack.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

IBM Cognos Lifecycle Manager - Streamline upgrades with automated testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: System upgrades and other IT changes can have a negative impact on business intelligence report content, but testing thousands of reports can be tedious and time-consuming. This resource introduces a utility that relieves the burden by automating the testing process.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

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
 
 
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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