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US-8,429,063 Management of business processes
A method and apparatus for managing business processes. First business process data obtained from a first trading participant includes a set of transaction...
US-8,429,049 Method and system for allocating computing resources
A method for operating a commissioned e-commerce service provider provides services to businesses on a computerized network such as the Internet in exchange for...
US-8,429,006 System and method for offer targeting
A system and method for offer targeting is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method for offer targeting may comprise: providing a plurality of offers...
US-8,428,999 Method and system for counting households within a geographic area
A method and system for providing an accurate count of total households and seasonal households within a defined geographic area is disclosed. The invention has...
US-8,428,998 Estimating business targets
A method for generating business targets includes accessing data (300) corresponding to a number of customers. The data includes variables (310-330) associated...
US-8,428,997 Customer profitability and value analysis system
Systems and methods are provided for analyzing a business's profitability. A system for analyzing customer profitability includes an interface for receiving...
US-8,428,984 Transforming service oriented architecture models to service oriented infrastructure models
Described herein are methods and systems for SOA to SOI transformation. The transformation is performed by a transformation engine, driven by a transformation...
US-8,428,981 Method and system for automatically maintaining the consistency of an information system
An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system maintains a plurality of business elements. Each of the business elements represents a business function that may...
US-8,428,971 Insurance coverage analysis
An improved insurance coverage analysis method, system, and computer program. All insurance policies owned by a particular business and its alternate entities...
US-8,424,061 Method, system and program product for authenticating a user seeking to perform an electronic service request
A method, system and program product for authenticating a user seeking to perform an electronic service request is provided. The method includes verifying user...
US-8,423,999 Computer system, virtual machine monitor and scheduling method for virtual machine monitor
In a computer system according to the background art, when a request to halt a virtual processor was detected, the virtual processor was blocked. In the...
US-8,423,955 Method and apparatus for supporting multiple business process languages in BPM
A method and apparatus for supporting multiple business process languages in business process management (BPM). The method may include receiving user input...
US-8,423,762 Common access card heterogeneous (CACHET) system and method
What is disclosed is a system and method that allows a secondary certificate authority to rely on one or more existing primary certificate authorities to...
US-8,423,713 Cluster type storage system and method of controlling the same
The present invention can adjust the ratio between a global namespace storage area and a local namespace storage area. Each of the nodes adjusts the ratio...
US-8,423,514 Service provisioning
Embodiments disclosed herein provide systems and methods that can bridge the gap between business operations and data management operations. An interface layer...
US-8,423,477 Providing multiple views of a business process definition to different classes of users
In one embodiment, a method for providing multiple views of a business process definition includes storing a model of a business process, and providing...
US-8,423,397 Asset management systems and methods
Systems, methods, and software for reliability, hazard, and integrity optimization are disclosed. In at least some embodiments, the software includes an input...
US-8,423,239 Method and system for adjusting a charge related to use of a vehicle during a period based on operational...
A software method controlling a computer device compares operational performance data collected and stored from a vehicle to a predetermined criterion and...
US-8,422,368 Call admission control method
A call admission control method can ensure the admission rate of the high priority business, and simultaneously greatly improve the admission rate of the low...
US-8,418,914 Method and system for identifying and tracking reusable packing crates
A method and system is provided for permanently and visibly marking reusable packing crates with a unique mark and using the mark to identify and track the...
US-8,418,344 Method of assembling a ceremonial multi-piece sculpture
A multi-piece ceremonial sculpture when assembled creates a symbol for unity during a wedding ceremony or anniversary or business celebration. The method of...
US-D680,220 Slider handle for laparoscopic device
US-8,417,996 Facade for business risk minimization in change administration via risk estimation and mistake identification...
A system and method of employing a facade to intercept change action commands to be carried out on a target IT endpoint resource. The intercepted commands are...
US-8,417,739 Systems and methods for object-based modeling using hierarchical model objects
Embodiments relate to systems and methods for object-based modeling using hierarchical model objects. A modeling client can host modeling logic and an...
US-8,417,698 Systems and methods to provide search based on social graphs and affinity groups
Business, recommendation, and social relationship graph information for businesses may be received from a data source social networking website, where each...
US-8,417,628 Electronic bill presentment and payment system and method
A method and system using a communication network such as the Internet to allow registered users the flexibility to pay a bill by using traditional ...
US-8,417,616 Participation systems and methods
A computer-implemented method and system is used for formation on an electronic exchange of a wide range of contractual relationships between a holder of rights...
US-8,417,610 Method, apparatus and article-of-manufacture for managing and supporting initial public offerings and other...
The present invention relates generally to the field of computer-assisted business methods, and to system and articles-of-manufacture for implementing such...
US-8,417,602 Method for using environmental classification to assist in financial management and services
Managing risks of crop production can be performed by understanding the relative performance of different agricultural inputs under the same or similar...
US-8,417,589 Method of conducting business for making and selling articles of apparel having interchangeable parts
A method of conducting business for selling to a purchaser an article of apparel having interchangeable parts comprising the steps of offering for sale to a...
US-8,417,564 Method for allocating advertising resources
A method of allocating advertising resources uses a database that includes a number of business unit characteristics, one being an average allocation of...
US-8,417,561 Market dynamics
Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for providing a market-dynamics network that assesses social and economic...
US-8,417,555 Collaboration based capacity planning in a modular business setting
A computer implemented method, system, and/or computer program product collaboratively reallocate resources across business modules. A collaboration vector,...
US-8,417,553 Incident communication system
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium are presented, for providing incident notifications. The...
US-8,417,536 Ultrasound laboratory information management system and method
A multifunctional information management system that integrates a plurality of modules, each of the modules being interfaced via a relational database. The...
US-8,417,499 Enabling real-time testing of on-demand infrastructure to predict service level agreement compliance
Provided is an apparatus and method for demonstrating the efficiency and effectiveness of a customer's information technology (IT) system and applications...
US-8,417,360 System and method for dynamic multi-objective optimization of machine selection, integration and utilization
Systems and methodologies are provided for controlling a process having computer-controlled equipment, which provide for optimized process performance according...
US-8,412,997 Method and system for message retransmission and intersystem message delivery
The present invention discloses a method and a system for resending messages with a minimized number of retries and maximized timeliness of delivering the...
US-8,412,709 Distributed information collection using pre-generated identifier
The subject matter of this specification can be implemented in, among other things, a computer-implemented method including selecting a person as a...
US-8,412,678 Systems and methods for providing business continuity services
Systems and methods for providing business continuity services after a disaster or other loss of data are provided. The system and methods include accessing,...
US-8,412,653 Knowledge extraction and transformation
The present disclosure includes a system and method for learning (or discovering and extracting) business knowledge from a collection of source code. The...
US-8,412,641 Surface air management systems and methods
Systems and methods are provided for assigning mail items to carriers, comprising at least one server containing a mail assignment engine. The mail assignment...
US-8,412,637 System and method to facilitate and support electronic communication of request for proposals
A method and apparatus effectuates bilateral commerce in ideas. An originator and user-driven on-line commercial network system is designed to facilitate idea...
US-8,412,615 Materials supply contract system and method
The invention relates to a materials supply contract system and method for use in conducting business on-line over a network of computers such as the Internet....
US-8,412,598 Systems and methods for a causality analyzer
A causality analyzer that provides attribution of causality effects for changes in revenue, margin and margin percentage is provided. The causality analyzer...
US-8,412,591 Systems and methods for online matching of consumers and retailers
Systems and methods match buyers and sellers of goods and/or services online. More specifically, a website facilitates a search by consumers of retailers for...
US-8,412,581 Facilitating business transactions between trading networks
A method of establishing an interconnection between trading networks may include receiving at a home operator of a home trading network an access establishment...
US-8,412,561 Business case evaluation system and methods thereof
A system and method to offer a one or more experiences using various layers to at least one customer is disclosed. The method includes user experience layer...
US-8,412,556 Systems and methods for facilitating an analysis of a business project
Systems and methods for analyzing projects in a business entity including multiple groups and multiple levels of decision making authority are provided. Project...
US-8,412,555 Methods and systems for planning configurable manufacturing capacity
The present invention comprises methods and systems that provide manufacturing capacity configuration, allocation, and procurement plans based on manufacturing...
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