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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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Bridging the Gap Between Business and IT
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Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 10 Mar 2015

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Operating a Next-Generation Utility: Driving Performance through Enterprise Asset Management
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The Art of IT Management
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Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 25 Jan 2016

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How to Improve Visibility into Sales Performance
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EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn real-world strategies for understanding sales performance and making improvements to drive revenue. You'll discover how a prosthetics supplier gained up-to-the-minute updates on quotas and goals to drive better sales performance.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

IBM

Enable relevant, in-context business intelligence: Embedding BI content into applications and processes
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WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces a platform that gives you the power to create customized BI content and embed it into applications and processes for relevant, contextualized business intelligence.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

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Best Practices: Five ways learning managers can make a strategic contribution
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Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

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Dashboard Design 101
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WEBCAST: From choosing the right visualization to using space and colors wisely, this resource is your one-stop shop to learning your dashboard essentials.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Oct 21, 2015

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Best Practices: Six ways to dial in your talent strategy
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Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

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Tuning Hadoop on Dell PowerEdge Servers
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Posted: 23 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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Using Creativity and Data Analytics to Drive Corporate Strategy
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores why creativity is becoming a critical skill for finance professionals, and offers key recommendations from a leading CFO to help you successfully move forward.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

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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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