Definition of critical path in English:

critical path

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  • The sequence of stages determining the minimum time needed for an operation, especially when analysed on a computer for a large organization: [as modifier]: software exists to effectively undertake critical-path analyses
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    • The deterministic critical path is the critical path that is determined without the consideration of risk; it is the collection of tasks that determine the total completion time of the project.
    • To determine the critical path, the project team must identify assignments necessary for progress, particularly tasks that are essential to the successful outcome of the project.
    • Who is on the critical path in the business process?

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