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US-6,892,357 Logistics management method and system
In a system and method for logistics management according to embodiments of the present invention, a user interface may present a user with input fields that...
US-6,892,192 Method and system for dynamic business process management using a partial order planner
A dynamic business process management system and method is disclosed for providing using a least commitment planner to better handle the changes and...
US-6,890,397 Method of forming sheets of printable media
A low density polyethylene film layer is extrusion coated on densified bleached kraft paper liner to form a film-coated liner sheet. A facestock sheet is adhered...
US-6,889,263 System uses internet electronic mail for requesting status of a monitored device from a monitoring device
A method and system for monitoring, controlling and diagnosing operation of a machine such as a business office machine including a facsimile machine, a copier,...
US-6,889,220 Method and apparatus for electronic documents retrieving, displaying document clusters representing...
A method and apparatus for document management including assigning labels to gaps in document production. The gaps may correspond to events that caused an...
US-6,889,213 E-service to manage contact information with privacy levels
A method of providing an electronic business card (EBC) access and organization service on the Web. The cardholder database is accessible and searchable from any...
US-6,888,539 Business methods and hardware to implement same
A method for facilitating transfer of Human Machine Interface (HMI) files. The method includes uploading at least one HMI file via a network to a server and...
US-6,886,134 System and method for providing an application navigator client menu side bar
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-6,886,037 Channel director for cross-channel customer interactions
Methods and an apparatus are provided for directing and managing cross-channel interactions with a customer. A customer makes multiple contacts with a business...
US-6,885,995 Method and system for cross-marketing products and services over a distributed communication network
A method and system for cross-marketing products and services to customers of specific merchant web sites on the Internet by a merchant loyalty service provider...
US-6,885,769 Business form handling method and system for carrying out the same
A business form handling system includes an image reading device for reading a business form and a terminal apparatus installed at the window for...
US-6,885,742 System and method for integrating call delivery for fixed-site and mobility services
A system and method for call forwarding between a subscriber's fixed-site and mobility devices. An incoming call is received that is directed to a fixed-site...
US-6,883,033 System and method for regulating incoming traffic to a server farm
A system and method for controlling the rates at which application workload, e.g., TCP connection requests, is admitted to a collection of servers, such as a...
US-6,882,994 Method and system for querying database, as well as a recording medium for storing a database querying program
The present invention provides techniques for answering a user's query to a database system. An embodiment provides a database querying method in which a first...
US-6,882,984 Credit instrument and system 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-6,882,983 Method and system for processing transactions
The present invention discloses a system and method for processing business transactions between trading partners using a central interactive platform. The...
US-6,882,862 Method for interfacing a private branch exchange with a wireless communications network and also with the...
The present invention provides a system and method for using a standard private branch exchange (PBX), such as e.g., the Lucent Technologies, Inc. DEFINITY.RTM....
US-6,882,719 Method for providing outgoing call reservation service in exchange system
A method for carrying out an outgoing call reservation service, method comprises the steps of determining whether there is an input of the outgoing call...
US-6,882,708 Region-wide messaging system and methods including validation of transactions
Methods and systems are disclosed that allow for the exchange of voice mail messages between different VMSs of different service providers and/or in different...
US-6,880,108 Risk assessment methodology for AIX-based computer systems
The present invention relates to a business method for implementing predefined risk assessment methodology for outputting a series of standardized...
US-6,879,972 Method for designing a knowledge portal
A method for designing a knowledge portal for retrieving, organizing and delivering knowledge to a user belonging to an organization comprises identifying a...
US-6,879,677 Methods and systems for telephony call completion
The present invention is directed to processing calls to busy telecommunications lines. In one embodiment, the presence of a subscriber accessing a computer...
US-6,879,674 System and method for providing an automatic telephone call back to a telephone line being used to access a...
A system and method provides an automatic telephone call back to a telephone line being used to access a computer network. A call back is made in response to a...
US-6,877,136 System and method of providing electronic access to one or more documents
The present invention provides a system and method of providing electronic access to one or more documents. In one embodiment, a storage device retains...
US-6,877,093 System and method for secure provisioning and configuration of a transaction processing device
The present invention discloses a transaction processing device capable of secure communication over a public network or a private network. In a preferred...
US-6,877,035 System for optimal resource allocation and planning for hosting computing services
A method, apparatus, computer program product, and decision support system and for allocating hosting-service resources to clients in at least one shared server....
US-6,876,988 Enhanced computer performance forecasting system
A method and system for computing a performance forecast for an e-business system or other computer architecture to proactively manage the system to prevent...
US-6,876,977 Shared shopping basket management system
A computer implemented method is provided for conducting business-to-business electronic commerce over the Internet. The method includes the step of providing a...
US-6,876,893 Order-receiving/manufacturing system for oscillators, control method therefor, business center server, and...
A blank oscillator 300' is prepared for each office, and control data is written into this blank oscillator 300', thereby manufacturing an oscillator 300. Upon...
US-6,873,964 Method and system for recruiting personnel
A method for recruiting personnel for a business entity including a plurality of distinct business units each having individual hiring requirements, wherein at...
US-6,873,861 Business card presentation via mobile phone
A method for providing an electronic business card to a contact via a cellular phone is disclosed. Several business card menu options are provided to a user of a...
US-6,873,622 Broadband circuit identification method for controlling service access
A method for controlling customers' access to services on a broadband network. The method uses a circuit identifier, unique to each customer, to compare service...
US-6,873,254 Multicondition detection apparatus and method providing interleaved tone and verbal warnings
An apparatus for the detection and enunciation of hazardous conditions within an environment comprises at least two detection circuits positioned to sense...
US-6,872,138 System and method for tracking game of chance proceeds
A system and method for tracking game of chance proceeds are provided. The invention includes a point of sale computer electronically communicating registered...
US-6,871,213 System and method for web co-navigation with dynamic content including incorporation of business rule into web...
A method and system for exchanging information over a communications network are described. According to one embodiment, an exemplary method of the invention...
US-6,871,184 Method of delivering groceries purchased over the internet
Groceries ordered over the Internet by a particular time in the early evening may be delivered by the next morning to a location within a 5-6 hour delivery...
US-6,871,140 System and method for collection, distribution, and use of information in connection with commercial real estate
A system and method for creating a unified commercial real estate data model through collection, distribution and use of information in connection with...
US-6,870,926 Method of optimizing call center resources based upon statistics
A method and apparatus are provided for allocating resources within a call center based upon a predetermined business rule of an enterprise controlling the call...
US-6,870,917 Methods and systems for call interruption services
Methods and systems are provided that can automatically facilitate busy line validation (BLV) and emergency interrupt (EI) services with the aid of various...
US-6,870,832 Telecommunications provider agent
The invention is a provider agent product and method that operates as a software interface between a telephony card and a session manager in an advanced...
US-6,868,545 Method for re-using system-on-chip verification software in an operating system
The time, effort and expense required to develop verification software for testing and de-bugging system-on-chip (SOC) designs represents a considerable...
US-6,868,540 Recycling events to take advantage of capabilities of a management system
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by automatically and dynamically annotating events in an event management system...
US-6,868,445 Low-impact method and apparatus for maintaining network access servers
A method of performing maintenance on a network access server having associated channels carrying incoming digital or analog traffic determines whether...
US-6,868,413 System and method for customizing and processing business logic rules in a business process system
Systems and methods for customizing business logic rules within a business process automation system and for processing business logic rules in a business...
US-6,868,150 Method for use with caller ID system
An apparatus and method are disclosed for accessing telephone or cellular originating central office equipment to control the disclosure of a calling party...
US-6,868,147 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-6,866,515 Method for providing business conduct training
The present invention relates to a computer-implemented method for providing business conduct training. The trainee is identified using an identifier input by...
US-6,863,311 Self-laminating strip label and method for assembling same
A business form is provided comprising two layers of material. A first of the layers comprises a strip label layer and a second of the layers comprises a...
US-6,862,589 System and method for performing diagnostics using a portable device displaying diagnostic data using templates
A diagnostic tool suite is made available to technicians servicing equipment at residential and business locations using a portable device such as a PDA. The PDA...
US-6,862,574 Method for customer segmentation with applications to electronic commerce
The customer segmentation software according to the present invention automatically finds or creates profiles of prototypical customers in a large e-commerce...
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