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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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Big Data: Operationalizing the Buzz
sponsored by Actian Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive report explores the findings of a survey of 259 business and technology stakeholders regarding big data trends and the technologies and tactics that are fueling big data success.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Actian Corporation

Managed Service Provider Attributes Growth to the ConnectWise Community
sponsored by ConnectWise
CASE STUDY: Growing an IT Services business in an unstable economy is challenging, but for one MSP, the key to success was the right partnership and business support from a group of peers. See how Wisconsin-based ITConnexx leveraged the ConnectWise Community and the PSA platform to transform their business from break-fix to managed services.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

ConnectWise

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

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

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

Onboarding: Enhancing New Hire Clarity and Confidence
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource describes best practices for onboarding – the process of integrating new hires into the business environment – and offers insight to help you accelerate both role clarity and confidence for new employees.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SuccessFactors

A Brazilian company adopts IBM System z to handle rapid business growth
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This on-demand video case study explains how Sicoob, Brazil's largest cooperative credit system, achieved high performance and scalability by investing in the right server platform, allowing the company to accommodate business growth.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Premiered: May 29, 2013

IBM

HP AllianceOne Partner Program
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, resource you will discover a leading vendor's alliance program – providing the resources you need to build innovative solutions and get to market quickly – leading to greater growth and success.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard

Case Study: Peet's Coffee & Tea Sets Direction for Growth with Outstanding Quality
sponsored by Junction Solutions
CASE STUDY: In this case study, discover how Peet's Coffee & Tea leveraged a unified business management technology to overcome the challenges of a legacy business management system.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Junction Solutions

Take the Modernization Impact Assessment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Take this online assessment today to discover the impact that modernization can have on your organization's IT environment, and find out what you can do to plan for modernization success.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company
 
 
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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