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US-8,401,882 Aligning information technology with business objectives through automated feedback control
A method of aligning development of an information technology system with business objectives can include obtaining at least one metric relating to a...
US-8,401,881 Extended web enabled business to business computer system for rental vehicle services
An Internet-enabled rental vehicle reservation management method and system are disclosed. Via the system and method, authorized purchasers can select a rental...
US-8,401,866 Business practices alignment methods
A method to align and effectively apply business practices or culture within the business units in one or more business entities is provided. In the first...
US-8,401,846 Performing speech recognition over a network and using speech recognition results
Systems, methods and apparatus for generating, distributing, and using speech recognition models. A shared speech processing facility is used to support speech...
US-8,401,164 Methods and apparatus for providing expanded telecommunications service
System and method for putting control of incoming telephone calls in the hands of subscribers with the aid of computer software and the Internet. In effect, a...
US-8,400,882 Memento timepiece systems
A memento timepiece system adapted to assist an individual in the daily observance of at least one daily event memorable to the individual. Many individuals...
US-8,399,431 Cyclodextrin-based polymers for therapeutics delivery
The present invention relates to novel compositions of therapeutic cyclodextrin containing polymeric compounds designed as a carrier for small molecule...
US-8,398,085 Card trade system and methods thereof
A Bingo card trade feature is disclosed. This feature can offer players the option to trade one set of Bingo cards for another set of different Bingo cards....
US-8,397,989 Method and apparatus for using boarding passes to apply business rules
A capability is provided for using boarding passes to apply business rules for travelers. The information encoded in a region of a boarding pass of a traveler...
US-D678,320 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D678,308 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-D678,307 Display screen with graphical user interface
US-8,397,223 Web application generator
A method, system and apparatus for providing a web application generator to generate the basis for a complete web application source code. Based on graphical...
US-8,397,057 Generic hub to increase security when accessing business systems
In a method and system for increasing security when accessing a business system, a generic hub receives a request having a first transfer protocol from a user...
US-8,396,917 Storage management system, storage hierarchy management method, and management server capable of rearranging...
According to the present invention, it is possible to rearrange an arrangement unit on an appropriate storage device at a more appropriate timing in a complex...
US-8,396,838 Legal compliance, electronic discovery and electronic document handling of online and offline copies of data
Systems and methods of electronic document handling permit organizations to comply with legal or regulatory requirements, electronic discovery and legal hold...
US-8,396,815 Adaptive business process automation
A method, system, and computer program product are provided for process automation. The method includes: monitoring one or more workstations including...
US-8,396,797 Data source independent interface for an electronic bill presentment and payment system
An electronic bill presentment and payment system including an extensible, customizable, data source independent data layer for accessing a business data...
US-8,396,796 Method and system for establishing a healthcare network across small businesses
A system and method for establishing a healthcare network across small businesses whereby two or more small businesses and one or more healthcare insurance...
US-8,396,792 Dynamically specifying a merchant identifier in an electronic financial transaction
In a system where a merchant conducts transactions on behalf of more than one entity, a method is provided for dynamically selecting a merchant account name. A...
US-8,396,761 Providing product catalog software application as enterprise services
Methods and apparatus, including systems and computer program products, for a services architecture design that provides enterprise services having product...
US-8,396,749 Providing customer relationship management application as enterprise services
Methods and apparatus, including systems and computer program products, for a services architecture design that provides enterprise services having customer...
US-8,396,733 Decisioning framework
A system and method of determining a recommended location for performing a work function is provided. In some examples, the system and method may include...
US-8,395,623 Generating and displaying an application flow diagram that maps business transactions for application...
A method and apparatus for generating and displaying an application flow diagram for an application. The application flow diagram includes: a set of business...
US-8,394,840 Modulators of sperm hypermotility and uses thereof
The invention provides novel compositions and compounds that inhibit CatSper channel activity, that preferentially inhibits sperm hyperactivity over sperm...
US-8,392,943 Communications between networked cable services system devices
Communication methods between networked cable services system devices are provided. Two or more cable services system set-top boxes may be networked together in...
US-8,392,578 Method and apparatus for controlling access to a website
A method and apparatus delays users from accessing a service via the world wide web in an orderly manner without maintaining a queue. When a user requests the...
US-8,392,394 Merging search results
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for merging search results. In one aspect, a method combines...
US-8,392,298 Invoice adjustment data object for a common data object format
Embodiments of the invention provide methods and data structures for the effective and efficient synchronization or inter-exchange of invoice adjustment...
US-8,392,267 System, method, and software application for dynamically generating a link to an online procurement site within...
The present invention provides a system, method, and software application for providing a link to an online procurement site from within a supported software...
US-8,392,240 System and method for determining outsourcing suitability of a business process in an enterprise
A system and method for determining outsourcing suitability of at least one business process in an enterprise. The method comprising screening at least one...
US-8,392,237 Compliance methodology
Methods, computer readable media, and apparatuses for evaluating compliance with laws, regulations, and/or policies are presented. A metric definition for a...
US-8,392,013 Business process automation
A method for automating a process includes the following steps: providing a user interface which graphically presents a plurality of icons to a user, wherein...
US-8,391,832 Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing service credit to customer accounts in a wireless...
Systems, methods, and computer program products use combinations of international mobile equipment identity (IMEI), international mobile subscriber identity...
US-8,389,499 Cyclodextrin-based polymers for therapeutics delivery
The present invention relates to novel compositions of therapeutic cyclodextrin containing polymeric compounds designed as a carrier for small molecule...
US-8,387,874 Machine out of service based on business hours
An aspect of the invention provides methods, computer media, and apparatuses to support the administration of a cash recycler system. An administrator sets...
US-8,387,110 Method, system and computer program product for tagging content on uncontrolled web application
In some embodiments, communications in a private network are programmatically inspected to identify traffic associated with uncontrolled Web applications...
US-8,387,025 System and method for dynamic business logic rule integration
A system for dynamically integrating changes in the rules governing business operations into an application program that implements the rules in order to...
US-8,386,996 Process extension wizard for coherent multi-dimensional business process models
This disclosure relates to methods, systems, and software for processing a coherent multi-dimensional business process model. The software includes...
US-8,386,994 Method of automation of business processes and apparatus therefor
The invention disclosed relates to the field of requirement specification in application development. This invention provides a system for business process...
US-8,386,636 Business process system management method
A prediction method for predicting a computer-resource usage amount with the use of a service call relation to be extracted from a business process definition....
US-8,386,623 System and method for enabling channel relevancy and rating in an IP marketplace
A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables...
US-8,386,568 Annotating and routing message content
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business for improving communication, whereby message content is routed efficiently while...
US-8,386,507 Efficient caching for dynamic webservice queries using cachable fragments
A method and apparatus for intelligent caching is provided. A thin layer of business logic on a web server receives URL requests sent to the web server from...
US-8,386,419 Data extraction and testing method and system
The present method and apparatus provides for automated testing of data integration and business intelligence projects using Extract, Load and Validate (ELV)...
US-8,386,354 Deterministic pricing management of a portfolio of one or more applications
In certain embodiments, a method for deterministic pricing management of a portfolio of one or more applications comprises, for each of the one or more...
US-8,386,344 Methods and apparatus for centralized global tax computation, management, and compliance reporting
Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture for tax computation, management, and compliance reporting via a centralized transactional tax platform capable...
US-8,386,342 Method, system, and computer program product for performing inventory management
A method, system, and computer program product for performing inventory management. The method includes determining excess inventory for a plurality of site...
US-8,386,332 Community management for electronic peer to peer business to business transactions
Systems, methods, and devices for the automated, community-based exchange of procurement documents. In some embodiments, there may be different sets of rules...
US-8,386,304 Methods for interactive television and mobile device
A environment of server and client systems for revenue generation, where a component is provided for broadcasters to broadcast and/or transmit programming, and...
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