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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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Systems of Engagement: The Future of Enterprise IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: In this brief on-demand video, Forrester Research Vice President and Principal Analyst John McCarthy describes how systems of engagement are shaping the future of enterprise IT. Tune in to learn more today.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Feb 21, 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

8 Steps to ERP Selection Success: A Guide for Manufacturers
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide counts down eight simple steps for successfully evaluating, selecting, and implementing the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Driving the New Wave of High Performance Applications
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how a new class of technology called NewSQL is bringing better performance, reliability, and scalability to relational databases.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

The Information-Driven Enterprise: How Businesses are Fueling Success
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
ANALYST REPORT: In this report from Forrester Consulting, find the results of a survey of over 150 business technology executives regarding their journeys to smarter information management. Also inside, learn about the key role that analytics tools are playing in driving business success.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Best Practices: Six ways to dial in your talent strategy
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This report explains how talent constraints impact growth and counts down six best practices to help you dial in your talent strategy.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

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

Application Architecture, BPM Must Align Objectives
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn what you need to know about aligning business process management (BPM) with application architecture, and how to ensure you get the most business value from new technologies and tools.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

IBM

Dynamic Business - From Aspiration to Reality
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how you can make your organization a dynamic business with the right set of innovative and proactive applications and tools.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Mar 2013

Microsoft India

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
 
 
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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