critical path analysis
- noun the definition of tasks or jobs and the time each requires arranged in order to achieve certain goals. Also called PERT – program Evaluation and Review Techniques.
- noun the analysis of the way a project is organised in terms of the minimum time it will take to complete, defining tasks or jobs and the time each requires, arranged in order to achieve completion on time but calculating which parts can be delayed without holding up the rest of the project and which need to be accelerated. It uses PERT (Program Evaluation and Review Techniques).