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US-7,580,862 Method and system to select, schedule and purchase home services
A method and system to select, schedule, purchase, confirm, invoice, bill and settle service orders, such as home services orders from customers. The method and...
US-7,580,854 Knowledge base system for an equipment market
A system and method for managing and processing supply and demand information in an equipment market comprises a business logic engine, a database and interface...
US-7,580,853 Methods of providing a marketing guidance report for a proposed electronic game
Features of electronically embodied games are logically categorized, analyzed, and compared. Features are preferably organized according to a hierarchical...
US-7,580,848 Method of and system for analyzing, modeling and valuing elements of a business enterprise
An automated system (100) and method for analyzing, modeling and valuing elements of a business enterprise on a specified valuation date. The performance of the...
US-7,580,716 Method and apparatus for load balancing in a wireless network
A method and apparatus for load balancing in a wireless network is provided. For example, this invention is directed to a technique for balancing bearer load...
US-7,577,953 Configurable business process
A configurable business process adapted to be created from a user interface includes defining flow tasks that identify value objects and obtaining the value...
US-7,577,907 System and method for dynamically constructing synchronized business information user interfaces
Embodiments of the invention enable data that is synchronized between businesses to be displayed and interacted with by dynamically constructing graphical user...
US-7,577,904 Definition and distribution of business rules while enforcing syntactic and semantic validation
A method and system that provides for the definition and distribution of business rules is disclosed. The method provides for receiving login information that is...
US-7,577,701 System and method for continuous monitoring and measurement of performance of computers on network
Performance on a networked system is monitored through five interlocking monitoring techniques. A network monitoring process causes pseudo messages to be sent...
US-7,577,634 Method and apparatus for automatically providing expert analysis-based advice
The present invention is directed to a computer-based intelligent adviser having particular applicability in industry situations and job positions in which...
US-7,577,587 Purchase order and purchase order response interactive forms
The present invention provides a method and system for generating electronic purchase orders and purchase order responses. Purchase orders and purchase order...
US-7,577,581 Method for targeting promotions to individual associated with a vehicle
This disclosure provides a system for remotely communicating with a vehicle and a related business method of targeting promotions to one or more individuals...
US-7,577,450 Wireless communication device and control method therefor
A wireless communication device for carrying out wireless communication using any one of a plurality of channels, wherein for at least some of the plurality of...
US-7,576,444 Micro turbine sheet design for gathering wind energy
Disclosed is a method and system for providing an energy gathering sheet to harness and provide energy to destinations, such as homes and businesses. The energy...
US-7,574,511 Methods, systems, and software for providing service integration framework
A preferred embodiment of the subject invention comprises a system for implementing computer network services and applications, comprising a front-end component...
US-7,574,501 System and method for configuring and viewing audit trails in an information network
An audit trail system allows a user to configure and view an audit trail of changes that have been made to various types of information that can be accessed by...
US-7,574,483 System and method for change management process automation
The invention enables an enterprise to manage changes to computing infrastructure through an online change management system. The invention enables authorized...
US-7,574,403 Patronage incentive saving system and method for retail businesses
A method of doing business in a retail environment employs a patronage incentive system incorporating a rounding up saving software program which provides a...
US-7,574,389 Method and system for transferring money in business-to-business internet transactions
A method for enabling two businesses to complete a transaction that includes payment from one business (the buyer) to another business (the seller). A payment...
US-7,574,379 Method and system of using artifacts to identify elements of a component business model
A method and system are described for using business artifacts to identify elements of a component business model. Artifacts operated upon by the business are...
US-7,574,358 Natural language system and method based on unisolated performance metric
A natural language business system and method is developed to understand the underlying meaning of a person's speech, such as during a transaction with the...
US-7,573,819 Methods and apparatus for controlling bandwidth and service in a communications system
Methods and apparatus for performing admission control and bandwidth allocation from a centralized network location in a communications system which supports...
US-7,572,520 Trophy construction
An apparatus and method therefore of utilizing a connector base of the present invention to preconstruct a trophy assembly prior to the attachment of the figure,...
US-7,571,187 Support for real-time queries concerning current state, data and history of a process
A computer-implemented method is provided for defining interesting portions of a workflow of a business or other type of process. Using a tracking profile...
US-7,571,171 Smart trigger for use in processing business transactions
A method and system for the selective identification and execution of a specific processing task for one or more records contained in the one or more Financial...
US-7,571,138 Method, system and program for credit risk management utilizing credit limits
Software aggregates and integrates credit exposure and credit data across accounting, trading and operational systems within an organization and generates views...
US-7,571,129 Apparatus and methods of visualizing numerical benchmarks
Methods and apparatus for visualizing numerical benchmarks are disclosed, wherein a display containing information relating to the general performance of a...
US-7,571,107 System and method for externalization of rules for assessing damages
A method and system for externalization of rules for assessing bodily injury general damages. An insurance company may use an expert system to develop a...
US-7,571,082 Common component modeling
A method and apparatus for producing predictive performance and capacity information employing a type of factory to reduce the ongoing cost of providing...
US-7,570,261 Apparatus and method for creating a virtual three-dimensional environment, and method of generating revenue...
An apparatus and method for creating and using a virtual three-dimensional environment, and methods for generating revenue based on the virtual three-dimensional...
US-7,568,221 Information processing system, information processing apparatus and method
The present invention relates to an information processing systems, an information processing apparatus, and method. A camcorder establishes a connection to a...
US-7,568,217 Method and apparatus for using a role based access control system on a network
A role based access control system is described that assigns roles, which otherwise are mutually exclusive, to users based on detecting designated conditions...
US-7,568,211 System and method to implement business model for advertising revenue by detecting and tracking audience...
The invention discloses a system and method to implement a business model for advertising revenue that allows advertising hosts to reliably detect registered...
US-7,568,021 Hybrid mode network stack under EFI/Tiano based BIOS in modular computing environment
A method of transmitting data through network stack choosing one of a synchronous and an asynchronous mode depending on requests of applications. The method may...
US-7,568,019 Enterprise management system for normalization, integration and correlation of business measurements with...
A method is provided for monitoring, predicting performance of, and managing Business Operations by the simultaneous, real-time Integration, Normalization and...
US-7,568,006 e-Business on-demand for design automation tools
Methods, apparatus and articles of manufacture are disclosed for a design automation application to evaluate a design automation task using an on-demand computer...
US-7,568,004 Method and system for sharing brand information
An interactive, computer network based system presents consumers with multimedia brand information via a browser-based interface called the GraffitiWall.RTM.....
US-7,568,000 Shared-use data processing for process control systems
A data processing system and method for use with a process control system enables a plurality of process plants associated with different business entities to...
US-7,567,967 Business application entity subscriptions synch operation management
In a method of managing a synch operation during which business solutions entities are loaded into a mobile data store of a mobile computing device from a...
US-7,567,915 Ontology-driven information system
An ontology-driven information system includes a plurality of models, each of which expresses an aspect of a business domain using concepts and relationships...
US-7,567,526 System and method for asynchronous wireless collision detection with acknowledgement for ad hoc wireless networks
The present disclosure relates generally to a system and method for asynchronous busy-tone multiple access with acknowledgement for ad hoc wireless networks. In...
US-7,567,360 Image forming system, method and program of controlling image forming system, and storage medium
In order to implement and manage an optimal system in the printing business and POD market, in an image forming system which comprises a plurality of devices...
US-7,565,642 Rule engine
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for inference processing in a fact-based business automation system, including receiving a rule set...
US-7,565,469 Multimedia card interface method, computer program product and apparatus
A method to communicate data from a first unit to a second unit over a bus includes initiating an n-block data transfer, where n>1; for a first n-1 data...
US-7,565,373 Automating business events
A method, computer system, and database system for automating a business rule in a database are disclosed. One or more database triggers associated with a...
US-7,565,365 Object storage and synchronization hooks for occasionally-connected devices
A system may include an application programming interface (API) layer, a cache layer, and an object storage/access layer. The API layer may expose an interface...
US-7,565,337 Batch validation method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for rule processing
A computer-implemented method and apparatus thereof for validating combinations of product features that are compliant with existing business rules relative to a...
US-7,565,327 Copyright detection and protection system and method
A method for detecting against unauthorized transmission of digital works comprises the steps of maintaining a registry of information permitting identification...
US-7,565,304 Business processes based on a predictive model
Systems and methods of improving business processes are described. These systems and methods enable service providers to improve the quality of services...
US-7,565,221 Method for fast manufacturing and assembling of hot runner systems
The method and apparatus of the present invention includes a computer implemented injection molding configuring subsystem which enables a customer to...
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