Definition of critical path analysis in English:

critical path analysis


  • [mass noun] The mathematical network analysis technique of planning complex working procedures with reference to the critical path of each alternative system:

    [count noun] ‘sophisticated software capable of devising a critical path analysis’
    • ‘Operational-level logisticians may benefit from critical path analysis techniques.’
    • ‘This functionality involves critical path analysis, costing and budget management, progress tracking, human resources, and a host of fundamental business processes.’