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US-8,371,615 Business form and method of making
A business form includes a paper carrier sheet having an upper surface and a lower surface, a barrier layer on an area of the upper surface of the paper carrier...
US-8,370,794 Software model process component
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for defining one of a plurality of process components. At least one inbound operation initiated by...
US-8,370,482 Method and system for storing and distributing social and business contact information online
An information management and distribution method and system for updating contact information over a network. A plug-in associated with a cloud-based back-end...
US-8,370,366 Method and system for comparing attributes such as business names
Embodiments of systems and methods for comparing attributes of a data record are presented herein. Broadly speaking, embodiments of the present invention...
US-8,370,327 Book of business mechanism
A "Book of Business" (or Book) is a set of business domain data of one or more book types. This set of data is identified by a "driving condition" or quality. A...
US-8,370,292 Identifying and defining information services for delivery in a service oriented architecture
A method for information service identification during service modeling of a service oriented architecture (SOA) architected computing system includes loading a...
US-8,370,269 System and methods for electronic commerce using personal and business networks
Electronic commerce over a publicly accessible computer network such as the Internet is facilitated and leveraged by a computer system that forms a community of...
US-8,370,229 Evergreen contract billing and in life contract management system and method
The present invention provides an improved billing and contract management method and a computerized enterprise resource management system for processing and...
US-8,370,219 Methods and apparatus for in-line editing of web page content stored in multiple data stores
Methods and apparatus for in-line editing of web page content stored in multiple data stores are described. In one embodiment, a rendering of a web page is...
US-8,370,195 Methods and systems for dynamically reallocating shared computing resources among hosted business applications
Methods and systems for hosting business and other e-commerce application services are provided which provide secure shared computing resources to multiple...
US-8,370,123 Methods and apparatus for simulating a distributed business process
Methods and apparatus for simulating a distributed business process are disclosed. The methods and apparatus simulate an interdependent business process, such...
US-8,369,504 Cross channel contact history management
Apparatus and methods for providing customer interaction information to a business channel. The apparatus and methods may involve receiving from a first...
US-8,366,545 Screen operation system, screen operation method, and method for providing network service
Provided is a screen operation method for operating a character in a virtually 3-dimensional space displayed on a 2-dimensional screen. The method includes:...
US-8,365,195 Systems and methods for generating sets of model objects having data messaging pipes
Embodiments relate to generating sets of model objects having data messaging pipes. A modeling client can host modeling logic and an application programming...
US-8,364,796 Changing ethernet MTU size on demand without shutting down the network adaptor
A method and system for substantially avoiding loss of data and enabling continuing connection to the application during an MTU size changing operation in an...
US-8,364,748 Environment aware business delegates
A method, system and apparatus for an environment aware business delegate. A method for delegating an invoked action in an enterprise application can include...
US-8,364,662 System and method for improving a search engine ranking of a website
A method for managing a pre-existing website of a business includes receiving, from the business, business information comprising a business name, a location,...
US-8,364,647 Systems and methods for detecting trends in clustered business listings
Systems and methods are provided that detect trends in clustered business listings. The last update time of a last attribute value of a business listing is...
US-8,364,599 System and method to facilitate and support electronic communication of ideas
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-8,364,592 Method and system for conducting transactions with oligopolistic entities
A method for conducting a business transaction using a payment processing network is disclosed. The method includes sending an authorization request message...
US-8,364,588 System and method for automated detection of never-pay data sets
Data filters, models, and/or profiles for identifying and/or predicting the never-pay population (for example, those customers that make a request for credit...
US-8,364,580 Independent research consensus earnings estimates and methods of determining such
Apparatus and methods are described for correlating business relationships and issuing earnings estimates. According to the present invention, an earnings...
US-8,364,567 Secure platforms for financial transaction applications
Systems, methods, and computer program products are provided for a secure platform for conducting financial institution transactions. A game console platform is...
US-8,364,549 Method, system, and apparatus for the customization of the funeral home services and products, for humans,...
This relates to the products and services for funeral homes (for pets, animals, and humans), general memorabilia, general awards, pet awards, human awards, and...
US-8,364,522 Method and system for providing a small business coupon distribution system
A method and system for providing a small business a coupon distribution system includes a process for coupon distribution to select consumers whereby a coupon...
US-8,364,171 Systems and methods to determine the current popularity of physical business locations
In general, the invention relates to methods and systems that record the location of a user and transmit targeted content to a user based upon their current and...
US-8,363,819 Collaboration system and method
A system for enabling collaboration between two or more customer contact campaigns running within a call center environment includes at least one outbound...
US-8,363,645 Method for realizing user decision user busy forwarding
A method for implementing call forwarding on user-determined user busy, including the following steps of: step 1: after receiving a session request routed by a...
US-8,362,637 Method and apparatus for wind energy system
The description relates to generating power using wind energy. The current disclosure provides an opportunity to develop a new energy generating resource....
US-8,360,474 Wheeled cart for carrying and securing snowsports equipment and personal items, and business methods and...
A two-wheeled cart for carrying snowsports equipment including skis, boots, poles, snowboards, helmets and personal items is disclosed. The cart incorporates a...
US-8,359,477 Dynamic configuration of a gaming system
A method to enable dynamic configuration of gaming terminals installed in one or a plurality of gaming premises whereby certified games, certified data files...
US-8,359,327 Document processing method and system
A method and system for expanding a document set as a search data source in the field of business related search. The present invention provides a method of...
US-8,359,244 Apparel production system and method
A computer-implemented system and method for coordinating apparel production. In preferred embodiments, the invention is a business model and system for the...
US-8,359,224 Systems and/or methods for identifying service candidates based on service identification indicators and...
Certain example embodiments relate to algorithmic and/or programmatic approaches to identifying service candidates from among business process functions. In...
US-8,359,218 Computer readable medium for implementing supply chain control using service-oriented methodology
Methods and apparatus, including systems and computer program products, for a services architecture design that provides enterprise services having supply chain...
US-8,359,216 System and method for finding business transformation opportunities by using a multi-dimensional shortfall...
A method and system for determining one or more shortfalls of one or more business components by multiple dimensions for business transformation, in one aspect...
US-8,359,211 System and method for active insurance underwriting using intelligent IP-addressable devices
A system and method are disclosed herein for maintaining an inventory of assets located at an insured property covered under an insurance policy based on data...
US-8,359,209 System and method for predicting and responding to likelihood of volatility
The invention relates generally to data analysis, and to systems and methods for the computation of the volatility of a loss. The system comprises a module for...
US-8,359,049 Methods and systems for enhanced directory assistance using wireless messaging protocols
Directory assistance provides telephone number look up services to callers based on the business or caller name as listed in a telephone directory. In the prior...
US-8,359,010 Interactive control of access to services and capabilities of a mobile device
A system device and method are provided which determine authorization for access to one or more services grouped together as a package of services without...
US-8,356,090 Method for a facilitator to assist an entrepreneur in creating an internet business
The present invention provides a method for an Entrepreneur to start an Internet business by creating an Entrepreneur's web site using tools provided at a...
US-8,356,088 Configuration management utility
Embodiments of the present invention provide apparatuses and methods for managing the configuration settings of one or more servers within a business. The...
US-8,356,075 Distributed business process management system with local resource utilization
Systems and methods consistent with the invention may include providing an instance of business process management suite in a sandbox of a web browser. The...
US-8,356,046 Context-based user interface, search, and navigation
The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing context-based user interfaces, searches, and navigation in...
US-8,355,942 Software/hardware ranking
A ranking method and system. The method includes receiving by a computing system, business requirements and associated weighting factors. The computing system...
US-8,355,938 Capacity management index system and method
A system and method is provided that generates an index, providing predictive and actionable intelligence to ensure that a Technology Infrastructure Group (TIG)...
US-8,355,934 Systems and methods for prospecting business insurance customers
Systems and methods are disclosed herein for identifying potential insurance prospects. The potential customers or prospects are identified by determining...
US-8,355,694 Obviating mobile airtime minutes for business telephone calls
Systems and methods are described that provide a phantom mobile telephone number that is assigned by the mobile telephone service provider, for business...
US-8,355,387 System and method for bandwidth reservation protocol for spatial reuse in a wireless communication network
A system and method for providing spatial reuse in a wireless network for communicating compressed and uncompressed audio/video is disclosed. A bandwidth...
US-8,354,926 Systems and methods for business process monitoring
The present invention is a method to ensure business processes are followed, comprising the steps of capturing sensory data from one or more sensors; storing...
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