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US-7,356,771 Adaptive content platform and method of using same
An adaptive content platform includes one or more content-enabled, dependent applications, each of which includes a user interface and business logic. A services...
US-7,356,583 Indirect measurement of business processes
Systems and methods are provided for collecting a set of values from a computing device and associating the collected set of values with a process, such as an...
US-7,356,541 Processing business data using user-configured keys
A system, method and carrier medium for locating processing parameter values in a Financial Service Organization (FSO) computer system using pre-configured key...
US-7,356,538 Configurable business controls task notification
A method for performing business control task notification is proposed. The method comprises processing a combination of one or more databases and one or more...
US-7,356,481 Delivery management method and device, and delivery information service method
Method for making delivery of products more efficient, and having deliveries made that are convenient for delivery recipients. When a user (delivery recipient 3)...
US-7,356,479 Device and method for accommodating business process
A process in which participants in different situations define in plural epistemological spaces can be easily accommodated. An epistemological space synthesizing...
US-7,356,440 Method and business process for the estimation of erosion costs in assemble-to-order manufacturing operations
A method for forecasting the component surpluses for a target planning period is provided. To begin this method, a planner first identifies each component...
US-7,355,763 Image scanning apparatus, method and business machine using the same
Scanning errors and document feed errors are prevented by pressing originals, including thin originals and thick originals of greatly different thicknesses, to...
US-7,355,349 Apparatus and methods for providing emergency safety lighting
The present invention transforms existing electrical wall outlets into an emergency lighting system for homes, hospitals, hotels, nursing homes and businesses....
US-7,353,497 Method and system for providing an end-to-end business process for electronic supplier qualification and...
An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to an integrated computer-based method and system for facilitating supplier qualification and quality...
US-7,353,494 System and method supporting configurable object definitions
The present invention discloses a system and method supporting high-level configuration of Business Object Types during development of an application. More...
US-7,353,398 Article, method, system and apparatus for decentralized creation, distribution, verification and transfer of...
The invention described herein utilizes a universally known and accepted unique item that is independently identifiable and valuable so as to be constituted for...
US-7,353,203 System and method for invoice confirmation and funding
A system and method are disclosed for billers and payers to manage accounts receivable for business-to-business payments using a third-party intermediary. The...
US-7,353,198 Method and system for managing a mortgage-backed securities index
A system and method for generating and managing a generic mortgage-backed securities index. Bonds are selected for the index on a monthly basis. In order to...
US-7,353,196 Configuring dynamic database packageset switching for use in processing business transactions
A system and method for dynamic selection of a database identifier, associated with a database, based on application program requirements in a Financial Service...
US-7,353,184 Customer-side market segmentation
A system and method for customer-side market segmentation and categorization. This segmentation is done without disclosing sensitive private customer information...
US-7,350,209 System and method for application performance management
An improved method and system for complex and integrated application performance management which tracks end-to-end computer resource consumption of a first...
US-7,350,150 Methods and apparatus for accessing information from multiple remote sources
In accordance with the present invention a process is provided for interfacing a legacy application and internet-based application and for displaying information...
US-7,350,100 Method and apparatus for monitoring data-processing system
A system management method and apparatus presents in real time an importance level of a job affected by a failure in distributed systems to make it possible to...
US-7,349,907 Method and apparatus for storing and retrieving business contact information in a computer system
The present invention provides an information management system comprising a remote device, a remote database operatively coupled to the remote device, the...
US-7,349,892 System and method for automatically organizing and classifying businesses on the World-Wide Web
A method and search engine for classifying a source publishing a document on a portion of a network, includes steps of electronically receiving a document, based...
US-7,349,880 Commerce information processor, commerce terminal, commerce information processing method, and recorded medium
A transaction information processing apparatus and the like for carrying out electronic business transactions of various products and services is provided....
US-7,349,877 Total return to shareholder analytics
A computer-implemented method for analyzing the relative performance of a business unit includes: receiving financial data about the business unit; determining...
US-7,349,865 Methods and systems for monitoring the efficacy of a marketing project
Methods and systems for monitoring the efficacy of a marketing campaign or project. In one embodiment, a customer database stores information about each customer...
US-7,349,862 Business intelligence monitor method and system
The present invention is directed to a business intelligence monitor method and system. Business intelligence indicators are monitored by generating a monitoring...
US-7,347,648 Landfills and methods of operating a landfill
Landfills and their methods of operation are disclosed. Through the controlled introduction of septage into solid municipal waste, refuse decomposes faster to...
US-7,346,930 Security framework bridge
The present disclosure is a method for bridging requests for access to resources between requesters in a distributed network and an authenticator servicing the...
US-7,346,567 Conditional fee ownership home financing system and business method
A method and system for financing the purchase of real property utilizing a conditional fee simple deed. Under this method a conditional fee purchaser and a...
US-7,346,559 System and method for automating association of retail items to support shopping proposals
A shopping server proposal system includes a mechanism that enhances the online retailer's existing database system with the necessary information to provide the...
US-7,346,555 Method and apparatus for client-in-charge business transaction processing
The method and apparatus of the client-in-charge architecture is based upon a different approach to the problems of server bandwidth and latency, found in the...
US-7,346,539 System and method for interpreting market forces and developing strategic business directions
Systems and methods for creating new communications services are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention is a method for developing an application strategy,...
US-7,346,538 System and method for business analysis and planning
A system and method for analyzing a business comprising generating a matrix for analysis and planning that utilizes trend changes in the Average Selling Price...
US-7,346,537 Business method of providing a channel for delivering and distributing events based on a subscription model for...
Sales associated with service providers are increased using an opportunistic approach based on an unexpected change in a schedule or services (time, location)....
US-7,346,533 Method and system for utilizing best practices to satisfy requirements of a requirements specification
A method and system for developing a requirement specification by a consultant for a client. The method includes communication between the client and consultant...
US-7,346,529 Method for developing an enterprise alignment framework hierarchy by compiling and relating sets of strategic...
An enterprise strategy management system includes a first software module adapted to formulate a strategy description based on an assessment of environmental...
US-7,346,524 System and method for improving the operation of a business entity and monitoring and reporting the results thereof
The present invention is a method and system for providing reduced insurance premiums to an insured entity and a reduced risk of loss to an insuring entity. A...
US-7,345,585 Network based device for providing RFID middleware functionality
Some embodiments of the present invention provide middleware functionality integrated into a module of a network device, such as a router or switch, that is...
US-7,343,550 System and method for providing on-line services for multiple entities
A system and method for determining a set of applications that can be accessed by a group or constituency of entitled users from among the applications...
US-7,343,383 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-7,343,382 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-7,343,339 Electronic bond and guaranty process and business method
Disclosed is a method by which suretyship bonds and guaranties can be purchased and deployed over the Internet in real time, providing automatic application...
US-7,343,331 Methods and systems for managing supply chain processes
A web-based supply chain system manages internal users, suppliers, and external customers to improve business productivity. The web-based system includes a...
US-7,343,324 Method, system, and computer readable medium for automatically publishing content
The publishing system and method automates at least some portion of a publishing process. The system publishes content using metadata, rights templates and/or...
US-7,343,323 Business transaction system and method
A system and method for enabling a user, over a computer and communications network, to allocate a portion of proceeds of a transaction to a beneficiary by...
US-7,343,310 System and method for providing web-based user interface to legacy, personal-lines insurance applications
The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a web-based graphical user interface to a legacy insurance data process system to increase the...
US-7,343,296 Puppetry based communication system, method and internet utility
A puppetry based system and method is provided. Specifically, the puppetry based system and method comprises a computer environment including one or more images,...
US-7,343,006 Drive-in restaurant credit-card transaction system
A method for conducting credit card transactions at a business having a plurality of remote customer interfaces includes the steps of electronically transmitting...
US-7,341,182 Method and apparatus for integrating a mobile phone with a contactless IC card
The present invention is to provide a method and an apparatus for integrating a mobile phone with a contactless IC card, wherein various data are preinstalled in...
US-7,341,024 Apparatus, method and business methods for processing animal waste in a farm building
A mobile apparatus is used to process animal waste in a farm building and to spread the processed animal waste back on the floor of the farm building as the...
US-7,340,593 Hard drive reset cache
A method, computer system, and apparatus perform an expedited boot and operating system load operation from a hard drive device. Rather than waiting for storage...
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