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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
 
Case Study: Del Monte Overcomes Supply Chain Challenges
sponsored by Anaplan
WHITE PAPER: 3 major challenges were straining Del Monte's supply chain. But with a new approach to budgeting and planning, the pineapple distributor was able to improve data accuracy and reduce time-consuming processes. Learn more about how Del Monte's integrated corporate performance management systems helped them align their supply chain.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Anaplan

Sensible one page thoughts on performance – Organisational Change
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Ludo Houdenaert, an independent management consultant, offers advice on managing organisational change.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Using SIPOC to Define ITIL® Processes
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a technique for defining processes called SIPOC (Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs, and Customers). SIPOC provides a structured way to define the key elements of any process. SIPOC can be used as a means of defining any of the service management processes presented in ITIL® best practices.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Global Knowledge

Seven quick tips managers can use to improve employee engagement
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This quick resource counts down seven tips to help you improve employee engagement.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Brochure: DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover the new features and benefits of IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS version 4.1.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

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.

Transforming Finance Processes for the Digital Economy
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Finance is at the heart of the digital business, but the financial processes and technology platforms that have been utilized in the last 20 years aren't agile enough for the digital economy. Access this white paper to explore a modern approach to managing critical processes like planning and analysis, risk management, compliance, and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

SAP

Core HR: The Foundation for Business Alignment
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This research brief examines the challenges facing HR, and details how to lay the technology foundation to support successful core HR service delivery.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

SuccessFactors

Ready for Overload: Dynamic Business Process Platforms Balance Event Processing
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to discover one business process management system that not only provides a scalable future, but dynamically handles workloads throughout many servers during overload situations.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Automic

Case Study: Sage Human Capital Provides Clients with Visibility into the Recruiting Process
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
CASE STUDY: Sage Human Capital, a staffing and recruiting company, wanted to provide faster service, more transparent search metrics, and lower costs than their competitors. This case study explains how Sage was able to give their clients visibility into the entire search process.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

TIBCO Software Inc.
 
 
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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