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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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Information Governance: Why It Matters and How to Drive Success
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the need for a proven, holistic approach to information governance. Read on to learn why governance matters, and learn where to start with your governance strategy in order to reduce risk and cost, improve productivity, and more.
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Is Your Back Office Behind the Times? Evaluate Three Key Areas
sponsored by Concur Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper provides readers with the practical knowledge on how to evaluate the 3 most common slowdown areas in the office back end. Learn what technology is available to help and more.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

Concur Technologies

Best Practices: Five ways learning managers can make a strategic contribution
sponsored by SuccessFactors
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

From Fear to Fortune: Lessons from Leveraging the Cloud
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the lessons that real-world organizations have learned from their journey to the cloud, and explores how the cloud can cure common business pain points.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetSuite

Best Practices: Eight recommendations for turning engagement measurement into results
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides eight recommendations to help you turn employee engagement measurement into business results.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Ashurst Australia Focuses on Domestic and International Growth
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study reveals how the right analytics strategy enabled the law firm Ashurst Australia to address the challenges of business growth by analyzing business performance, identifying opportunities for improvement, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

CIO Decisions E-Zine: Smart Process Apps Rev Up Business Agility
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: Is your IT organization ready to get smart? Smart process apps are becoming a tool of choice in many agile-inclined enterprises.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

SearchCIO.com

HP Advanced Information Services for SAP HANA
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this brief two page white paper, you will discover a new appliance exploiting in memory computing capabilities offered by HP and SAP. Find out how this innovative approach enables you to rapidly analyze greater volumes of data and accelerate access to the right information.
Posted: 09 Aug 2013 | Published: 09 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

The CFO Handbook: Critical Benefits of the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As cloud computing matures, forward-thinking CFOs are realizing that the cloud can be much more than just a cost-saving platform. This resource explains how the cloud can help you improve business processes, increase operational efficiencies, and more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Oracle Corporation

ERP and the Cloud: Working Together to Transform the Back Office
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes an enterprise-grade cloud offering that combines the power of Oracle ERP applications with the simplicity of the cloud. Read on to learn how this approach transforms back-office operations while offering flexible deployment, global security and performance, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Oracle Corporation
 
 
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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