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US-7,360,088 Method and system for authenticating service using integrated circuit card
A system is provided which compensates a low operational performance of a conventional integrated circuit (IC) card by setting a substitute server computer...
US-7,360,087 Pervasive, user-centric network security enabled by dynamic datagram switch and an on-demand authentication and...
Methods and systems are provided for improving access control, administrative monitoring, reliability, as well as flexibility of data transmission and remote...
US-7,360,053 Facilitating non-contiguous allocation of a large object within a java heap
A method, system, and program for facilitating non-contiguous allocation of a chunked object within a Java heap without changing the manner in which a Java...
US-7,359,969 System and method to provide integrated device, user, and account information to users
A system and method for managing and servicing a device communicatively coupled to a network, including: receiving device information, including alert...
US-7,359,947 Autonomic e-mail processing system and method
Internally within an organization, e-mails are often sent to multiple recipients to request information or ask that a task be performed by one or more, but less...
US-7,359,909 Generating an information catalog for a business model
A method, computer system, computer program product and graphical interface for generating and displaying an information catalog relating to a business model....
US-7,359,875 Method for strucuring an equity issue utilizing a closed block business entity
A method for structuring an equity issue comprising: (a) establishing a holding company as an owner of a closed block business entity, wherein the holding...
US-7,359,874 Method and system for facilitating parts procurement and production planning across an extended supply chain
An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to a computer-based system and method for automating supply chain functions in a network environment, and more...
US-7,359,871 System and method for managing recurring orders in a computer network
The present invention is directed to a system and method for providing complete electronic commerce ("E-Commerce") transactions and solutions for a marketing...
US-7,359,868 Method and system to process remote orders
A method and system for processing a remote order is described that allows a customer to remotely send a signal to a business. The signal contains the order...
US-7,359,863 Condition component framework for reinsurance
An improved method and system for configuring components of a reinsurance contract to process reinsurance business transactions. Reinsurance users may use the...
US-7,359,797 System and method for displaying images in an online directory
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for generating an online listing, such as a yellow pages listing, that includes information...
US-7,359,499 Method and apparatus for eliminating unwanted telephone calls
In accordance with the principles of the present invention, unwanted calls may be prevented. In particular, information about a particular destination is stored...
US-7,357,080 Method for creating a single continuous web from which to fabricate mailpieces
A method for producing a continuous web of printed material for use in creating mailpieces. The continuous web has a width and a length, the length comprised of...
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...
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