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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
 
Pricing E-book: 5 Proven Tips for Maximizing Profits with BPM
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover 5 best practices for determining a price-point to maximize profitability, including: know the difference between cost and value, prove your worth, and 3 more. Additionally, learn how a business management platform can assist you in putting these best practices to work.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

ConnectWise

Improve Business Agility with a Comprehensive Business Process Management Strategy
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about a comprehensive BPM strategy that can empower you to foster collaboration between IT and business users, improve agility and speed time-to-market, increase operational efficiency, and more.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Red Hat

CIO Decisions – June 2015
sponsored by Microsoft
EZINE: The future of IoT will depend not only on cutting-edge technology, but also on a range of partnerships that sweep through IT and the business.
Posted: 03 Jun 2015 | Published: 03 Jun 2015

Microsoft

Prosthetics Supplier Boosts Visibility into Sales Performance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals how a prosthetics supplier provided their sales reps with up-to-the-minute updates on their quotas and goals, empowering them to boost their performance. Discover how you can improve visibility and react to trends as they happen.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

IBM

How one Australian Company Built Efficiencies Around their All-Star Team
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how IT solution provider PowerNET implemented an integrated business process management and sales analytics system to create profitability through efficiency.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

ConnectWise

Improve ROI of People Soft Enterprise with Business Automation
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper about a complimentary system that can help boost your ROI for PeopleSoft Enterprise by controlling your most mission critical business processes.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Automic

Measuring, Monitoring, and Improving Customer Experience
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this SearchCRM.com expert e-guide, find insights from leading organizations and industry authorities to help you address the challenges of monitoring and measuring your CEM strategy. Also inside, find 10 steps for improving your customer experiences.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

IBM

Optimizing ETL: The Key to Accelerating Data‐Driven Business Decisions
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: Whether you’re analyzing information from a data warehouse, reviewing click-stream data to find the latest trends, or running a query on current sales figures, the elapsed time to perform these processes means lost revenue. This article explains the steps you can take when processing your data to reduce elapsed time.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Oct 2009

Syncsort

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

Employee engagement: How common-sense principles drive uncommon business benefits
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the benefits of improved employee engagement and offers recommendations to help you get there.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

SuccessFactors
 
 
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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