Critical path

Critical path,

Definition of Critical path:

  1. The sequence of stages determining the minimum time needed for an operation, especially when analyzed on a computer for a large organization.

  2. Longest sequence of activities in a project plan which must be completed on time for the project to complete on due date. An activity on the critical path cannot be started until its predecessor activity is complete; if it is delayed for a day, the entire project will be delayed for a day unless the activity following the delayed activity is completed a day earlier.

How to use Critical path in a sentence?

  1. Software exists to effectively undertake critical-path analyses.
  2. We decided to look at potential obstacles so we analyzed the critical path to best make solutions for potential problems.
  3. Sometimes in life you must go down a critical path to get the things you want and you must perform well at that time.

Meaning of Critical path & Critical path Definition