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US-7,155,455 Method and system for business information networks
Sharing business information. Establishing a plurality of user access profiles visible. Establishing small-to-medium enterprise (SME) client processes operative...
US-7,155,425 Mobile web services
A method is disclosed to enable a mobile phone or wireless PDA to discover Internet businesses and services by accessing the Universal Description, Discovery and...
US-7,155,424 Sales management system and method thereof
An SFA (Sales Force Automation) server stores a customer database. The customer database stores: a customer name and/or staff name of corresponding customer; a...
US-7,155,336 System and method for automatically collecting images of objects at geographic locations and displaying same in...
A method and system are provided for collecting images of objects at geographic locations for publication in an online directory, such as online Yellow Pages. A...
US-7,155,210 System and method for short-range wireless retail advertising aimed at short-range wireless protocol-enabled...
A system, method and apparatus is presented that provides advertising transmitted from a business to prospective customers that are proximate the business...
US-7,155,157 Method and system for asynchronous online distributed problem solving including problems in education,...
Systems and methods facilitating authoring and problem solving by joint contributors working separately but against a common goal. On-line asynchronous...
US-7,152,858 Guiding and positioning apparatus and method thereof
A guiding and positioning apparatus for accurate guiding and input of a print media sheet to a business machine. The guiding and positioning apparatus includes a...
US-7,152,137 Method for exchanging data between a plurality of subscribers by means of a data bus
The invention relates to a method for exchanging data between a plurality of subscribers (K1, K2, K3, K) by means of a data bus. The subscribers are located in...
US-7,152,016 Usability evaluation support apparatus and method
There is disclosed an apparatus for supporting evaluation of usability in consideration of situations particular to each business and ISO evaluation standards....
US-7,150,039 Information processing system, portable electronic device, access apparatus for the portable electronic device,...
The invention provides an information processing system, a portable electronic device, an access apparatus for the portable electronic device, as well as a...
US-7,149,977 Virtual calling card system and method
A novel virtual calling card system and method aid in the formation of online relationships, serving as an introduction tool and as a contact mechanism. The...
US-7,149,874 Memory hub bypass circuit and method
A computer system and a method used to access data from a plurality of memory devices with a memory hub. The computer system includes a plurality of memory...
US-7,149,752 Method for simplifying databinding in application programs
A method for communicating between an application and a database by using a lightweight stored procedure data-binding framework for applications written in...
US-7,149,727 Computerized system and method for providing cost savings for consumers
A computerized system and method for providing cost savings for utility users is shown and which includes defining a database in a host computer; storing in the...
US-7,149,700 Method of determining task costs for activity based costing models
A method of carrying out activity based costing in a professional practice, such as a healthcare practice or hospital is provided. The costs of activities...
US-7,149,698 Business alliance identification in a web architecture Framework
A method is provided for identifying alliances among a plurality of business entities in components of a network framework. First, alliances are identified among...
US-7,149,299 System and method for call completion on busy subscribers
System and methods for allowing the extension of the ISDN/GSM Call Completion to Busy Subscriber Supplementary Service across a Network Boundary between a...
US-7,149,292 System and method 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-7,146,608 Method and system for a software release process
The present invention provides a system and method of using highly structured program testing, regression testing, final test and fix procedures and commit...
US-7,146,401 Method for communicating business messages
A method for performing business training communications includes determining a targeted business and performing a needs analysis to determine a plurality of...
US-7,144,551 Mold remediation system and method
Provided herein are systems and methods associated therewith for killing molds and reducing other contaminating bioburden that may include bacteria and their...
US-7,143,420 Strategic technology architecture roadmap
The preferred embodiments relate to a system and method for creating an end-to-end e-business system for an enterprise. In some embodiments, a strategic...
US-7,143,175 Methods and systems for interchanging documents between a sender computer, a server and a receiver computer
A method for storing, accessing and interchanging voluminous confidential documents for review by a plurality of parties and for notifying selected ones of a...
US-7,143,056 Method for automated print ordering utilizing the internet
An automated print order system for institutional business cards and stationery products generally comprises a requestor interface for entry of a distributed...
US-7,143,052 Transitive trust network
Methods, data structures, and systems by which entities can efficiently discover, extend, validate and establish business relationships over a digital network...
US-7,142,852 Method and gateway for controlling call routing
A gateway (111, 200) and method for routing calls for a wireless communication unit (113) via a selected network (105, 124, 131) comprises an access point (217)...
US-7,142,842 Hyperkey access to network-based services
A method, system, and device for providing access to network-based services by analyzing a symbol associated with a network service. A representation of a symbol...
US-7,142,659 Directory assistance method and apparatus
A cellular telephone subscriber who wishes directory assistance services is connected in the conventional manner to an operator who identifies a destination...
US-7,142,652 Apparatus and method to identify potential work-at-home callers
A method of identifying work at home users of a telecommunications network based on call detail records. The phone numbers of the work at home users are...
US-7,140,001 Method for constructing business application system and computer-readable storage medium having stored...
A framework for a business application system, which is used for constructing the business application system, is described by an object-oriented language having...
US-7,139,664 System and method for providing personalized storm warnings
A system and method for generating storm warnings which are precisely tailored automatically for a particular individual or business user's geographic location...
US-7,139,383 Method and system for providing enhanced call waiting
A method and system are disclosed for providing an enhanced call waiting message to a customer when the customer is busy on a previous call and receives a...
US-7,136,996 One-time logon method for distributed computing systems
Prior to authentication, a business system generates a password list and sends the password list to a commercial service system. A request for use of the...
US-7,136,880 Method and apparatus for compiling business data
The present invention provides a method and apparatus of compiling and providing business data in a distributed computer system, preferably the Internet or any...
US-7,136,865 Method and apparatus to build and manage a logical structure using templates
A flowchart-based tool can be used to build a logical structure. In the context of a customer relationship management (CRM) system, the logical structure can...
US-7,136,827 Method for evaluating a business using experiential data
A method for evaluating and quantifying the risk, performance and potential of a business is disclosed. Experiential data generated by the business' activities...
US-7,136,823 Business method for quality assurance of services
The quality of information technology services provided by an organization to a customer is assured. Assurance reviews of a first solution are performed and a...
US-7,136,792 Computerized method and system for maturity assessment of business processes
A computer implemented method and system for comparative analysis of business processes, in particular for process maturity evaluation. A process vitality index...
US-7,136,480 Methods and apparatus for processing a call
A system, method, apparatus, computer program code, and other embodiments for allowing a call to a busy telephone number extension to be queued and/or handled in...
US-7,136,467 Customer-oriented telecommunications data aggregation and analysis method and object oriented system
The present invention involves obtaining telecommunications data of a business entity from its communications vendors and providing that business entity with...
US-7,135,286 Pharmaceutical and diagnostic business systems and methods
Improved pharmaceutical and diagnostic business systems and methods are disclosed. One or more genomes are scanned for single nucleotide polymorphisms. The...
US-7,133,868 System and method for catalog administration using supplier provided flat files
A hybird Notes/DB2 environment provides a requisition catalog on the Web. Client browsers are connected to a GWA infrastructure including a first network...
US-7,133,867 Text and attribute searches of data stores that include business objects
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for performing text and attribute searches of data stores that include business objects. A...
US-7,133,846 Digital certificate support system, methods and techniques for secure electronic commerce transaction and...
The present inventions provide an integrated, modular array of administrative and support services for electronic commerce and electronic rights and transaction...
US-7,133,422 Implementing enhanced distributed coordinating function (EDCF) with a single hardware backoff counter
A method for implementing a plurality of backoff counters on a hardware backoff counter for use in implementing a prioritized message transmission network is...
US-7,131,574 Optical memory card based e-commerce business method
In a system for reading data encoded on a single, secure, personal, portable database of private information, such as an optical memory card, a method of...
US-7,131,572 Automatic business reply mail funding
A method for enabling a mailer to infer the amount of business reply that he/she is going to receive on a given day and determine the amount of postage that is...
US-7,131,107 Method for mapping business processes using an emergent model on a computer network
Mapping business and engineering processes is accomplished by giving users access to a system for generating an emergent model and publishing inputs and/or...
US-7,130,885 Methods and apparatus providing electronic messages that are linked and aggregated
A method for associating related electronic messages in computer storage. A first transportable application is created and stored. User input requesting creation...
US-7,130,865 Methods and systems for developing market intelligence
Methods and systems are provided for characterizing market distribution for a business having multiple business representatives. The business is considered to be...
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