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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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Process Automation Improves End-User Experience and Internal Workload for Fossil
sponsored by Automic
CASE STUDY: Fossil, a leader in consumer products and fashion, was running a single SAP instance to support a 24/7 global business operation, putting great pressures on how they managed processing. View this case study to see how Fossil used process automation.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Automic

Simplify business intelligence in familiar desktop applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief resource today to learn about a platform that makes reliable, trusted business intelligence (BI) data available in familiar Microsoft Office applications – giving you a single, trusted version of the truth.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Next Generation BPM Thinking
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Today, it is evident that Business Process Management (BPM) has lost focus on delivering successful business outcomes. In this white paper, discover what the entire industry needs to do in order to re-focus on business outcomes and, ultimately, generate more money or protect existing money.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

OpenText

Industrialised delivery: The next stage in outsourcing evolution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast explores how your organization can achieve the true scale of outsourcing with industrialized delivery.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Oct 25, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Monitor. Manage. Perform.  - Scorecarding and Business Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a business intelligence technology that includes scorecard capabilities to help you pull data from a diverse range of sources, enabling you to present your metrics in a consistent manner across the entire company.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Are You Ready for Real-Time Information?
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises today have a special appetite for real-time data to enable better decision making - and it's no long a luxury, but an expectation.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Hitachi Data Systems

Next-Gen Analytics: Conversing with Big Data
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines the business impact of big data, and explores how a next-generation analytics platform helps reduce costs and fuel smarter decision-making.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

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

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

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
 
 
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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