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US-7,509,308 Method, apparatus and system for business performance monitoring and analysis using metric network
A metric network provides a descriptive model that explicitly expresses the relationships among all metrics of a business enterprise. Performance of each single...
US-7,509,289 System and method for single event authorization control of transactions
Controlling the authorization of financial transactions, such as credit card transactions. Financial institutions and businesses can establish accounts for...
US-7,509,269 Referential interface to enable commercial interaction between entities
A system, method and program product is provided for establishment of a referential interface between business entities such as manufacturers and distributors in...
US-7,509,094 Wireless telecommunication device and uses thereof
A wireless telecommunication device including a foreground unit, and a background unit that is physically separated from the foreground unit and in local...
US-7,508,929 Apparatus and method of simulating telephone "in use" signals in a line in a telephone ring system
An apparatus and method is disclosed for simulating an "in use" condition in a telephone line, so that incoming calls will get a busy signal and, therefore, will...
US-7,508,926 Method and system for creating a billing record with a called party's name
A method and system are provided for creating a billing record with a called party's name. Providing the called party's name on the billing record facilitates...
US-7,508,396 Register-collecting mechanism, method for performing the same and pixel processing system employing the same
A pixel processing system includes a register-collecting mechanism and a pixel shader. The register-collecting mechanism corrects a first program to a second...
US-7,506,804 System and method for an integrated payment and reward card
An integrated rewards card includes a credit card number associated with a credit account of a person, persons, entity or a business. The integrated rewards card...
US-7,506,302 System and methods for business process modeling
A method for providing closed-loop analysis of a business process includes using modeling objects to extend a modeling language to obtain a representation...
US-7,506,244 Model-driven software publishing system and method
The present invention facilitates a model driven, scalable and integrated software method for publishing digital information in a convenient, coordinated and...
US-7,506,101 Data migration method and system
The present invention provides a data migration technique enabling a required performance to be satisfied as closely as possible. A server obtains an IOPS...
US-7,506,001 Enterprise proposal management system
A system and method for managing an enterprise is provided. The system and method may be based on a layered architecture including a data center that may store...
US-7,505,993 Database schema for content managed data
Embodiments of the present invention is directed to a data structure in conformance with a database schema for accessing and managing content managed data and to...
US-7,505,991 Semantic model development and deployment
A method of deploying a business application and generating a business intelligence semantic model corresponding to the business application comprises retrieving...
US-7,505,990 Method for defining and generating document management applications for model-driven document management
A business process file generator defining and generating dynamic document management applications for use in a document management system, formalizing variable...
US-7,505,923 Network based franchise business system and method
A System (1) provides electronic commerce for franchise stores over the Internet without such franchise stores creating/maintaining/controlling their own home...
US-7,505,568 Method and system of providing personal and business information
A multi-modal system providing for a single point of contact that can allow users to manage their personal contact information and contact lists, and connect to...
US-7,505,474 System for interactive queuing through public communication networks
The invention pertains to a system and method of interactive queue management through public communication networks. Interactive queue management allows business...
US-7,505,320 Non-volatile memory with background data latch caching during program operations
Part of the latency from memory read or write operations is for data to be input to or output from the data latches of the memory via an I/O bus. Methods and...
US-7,503,032 Method and framework for model specification, consistency checking and coordination of business processes
A computer implemented system analysis and design method for use in a complex business environment characterized by a set of tightly linked business processes...
US-7,502,996 System and method for fast XSL transformation
Improved XML transformation is obtained through the combined use of caching and pooling. A transformer caching pool can cache transformers to server client...
US-7,502,827 System and method for communication between motorists in automobiles using license plate information
A system for sending electronic messages (data, voice, picture, or other) to specific motorists or motor vehicles using their license plate information is...
US-7,502,762 Method and system for commerce with full anonymity
A method (and system) of conducting business electronically between a first party and a second party, includes providing a third party who knows the identity of...
US-7,502,260 Method for non-volatile memory with background data latch caching during program operations
Part of the latency from memory read or write operations is for data to be input to or output from the data latches of the memory via an I/O bus. Methods and...
US-7,500,608 Method for doing business with collision centers
A method and system for the supply of automotive collision centers is provided, which includes a Customer, Jobber, and intermediate Order Manager. The Customer...
US-7,500,200 System and method for instant messenger busy gauge
A system and method that gathers activity level from users and provides a "busy gauge" to others that indicates the user's activity level. In one embodiment, the...
US-7,499,972 B2B service center communications using locate collaborate transact methodology
An apparatus and method for providing a locate, collaborate, and transact (LCT) communications platform for a business-to-business exchange service center. The...
US-7,499,967 Access to web services
The present invention provides a method, apparatus and computer program product which enable a web service gateway which provides support for business services...
US-7,499,948 System and method for web-based personalization and ecommerce management
A personalization system that uses rules to adjudicate and characterize a customer, or a customer's actions, and then to personalize a business function, such as...
US-7,499,887 System and method for card processing with automated payment of club, merchant, and service provider fees
An apparatus and methods for a card that allows a cardholder to set up auto-charge payment of dues and fees to a series of clubs, merchants or service providers....
US-7,499,877 Method and apparatus for dynamically maintaining and executing data definitions and/or business rules for an...
An apparatus, method, and computer readable storage medium for dynamically maintaining data structures and executing business rules in an electronic procurement...
US-7,497,376 Business method of implementing an automated vault machine
A system and method for remotely managing a security area such as a safe deposit box repository providing ready access by a community of users includes one or...
US-7,497,374 Fraud risk advisor
A fraudulent business transaction application (FBTA) is provided for monitoring application based fraud. When a consumer supplies account access information in...
US-7,497,373 Intelligent reminder service to track customer requests and processing
A method of providing reminders to facilitate a business transaction can include first identifying a personal representative of a business entity, wherein the...
US-7,496,927 Auto-generated task sequence
A significant challenge in modern computing is to provide a user interface that as starting point takes the end user's goals. A taskoriented user interface...
US-7,496,723 Server-free archival of backup data
Embodiments of a system and method for making an archival copy of business data by performing a third party copy of backup data across a SAN are described. A SAN...
US-7,496,628 Electronic message filter
The present invention is directed to a method and system for identifying content in an unsent electronic message composed by a sender affiliated with a business,...
US-7,496,570 Interactive filtering model to enhance a software component meta management system
Provided is a method for generating an on-demand, custom runtime solution to a user or business's computing needs. A library of software components corresponding...
US-7,496,564 Resource optimizations in computing utilities
Techniques are provided for use in accordance with relates to computing utilities. For example, in one aspect of the invention, a method for use in a computing...
US-7,496,552 Method for rule compliance situation checking and related checking system
A method for rule compliance situation checking is provided. The method in one aspect, includes the steps of: a) building a rule model for predefined rules and...
US-7,496,537 User-generated traveler's checks
A system and method for issuing traveler's checks at a user's home or business using the purchaser's own computer system to allow the user to obtain traveler's...
US-7,496,529 Electronic activity and business system and method
An electronic system for regulating activity that includes a standard user interface that requires all information presented in the system to be formatted in a...
US-7,496,525 Purchase coordinator for electronic commerce
A method of doing business on the internet by which the manufacturer maintains an on-line presence without bypassing and without alienating the retailer and the...
US-7,496,524 System and method for networked loyalty program
The present invention provides a system for implementing a loyalty program on a network-wide level. The system associates UPC and SKU data on a network level to...
US-7,496,476 Method and system for analyzing performance of an information processing system
A method for analyzing performance of an information processing system having information processing apparatuses providing services to each other. Communication...
US-7,495,787 Method and system for controlling and communicating with machines using multiple communication formats
A method and system which allows a remote monitoring and diagnostic computer or system to communicate using different communication protocols which are stored...
US-7,493,593 Method for generating a business process execution language for web services executable workflow code from an...
A method for generating a BPEL4WS executable workflow code from an unstructured cyclic business process model. The method inputs a graphical representation of...
US-7,493,380 Method for determining load balancing weights using application instance topology information
An apparatus and method for distributing traffic across a group of machines using application instance statistics. In order to perform load balancing in...
US-7,493,379 Business process managing system, server device, outsider cooperative server device, business process managing...
The system comprises a technical information exchanging server device that is connected to in-office use client devices in respective departments in a company...
US-7,493,329 System and method for providing generic controls in a communities framework
A community that is accessed via a portal is disclosed, for maintaining user membership during collaboration on a project. A repository containing resources is...
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