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US-8,353,750 Response game systems and method
Novel response games provide participants with opportunities to receive response points and subsequent prizes, awards, fortune, and fame. Correct responses are...
US-8,352,959 Apparatus, system, and method for non-intrusive monitoring of business events
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for the non-intrusive monitoring of business events on a middleware server. The steps to non-intrusively monitor...
US-8,352,958 Systems and methods for providing a generic audit trail service
Systems, methods, and computer readable media are disclosed for providing a generic audit trail service for a plurality of business objects, at least two of the...
US-8,352,951 Method and apparatus for utility-based dynamic resource allocation in a distributed computing system
In one embodiment, the present invention is a method for allocation of finite computational resources amongst multiple entities, wherein the method is...
US-8,352,945 System, method, and apparatus for scan-sharing for business intelligence queries in an in-memory database
A computer-implemented method for scan sharing across multiple cores in a business intelligence (BI) query. The method includes receiving a plurality of BI...
US-8,352,909 Business process diagram (BPD) component analysis
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with business process diagram (BPD) component analysis are described. One example method includes accessing a...
US-8,352,423 Apparatus and method for providing streaming data
A Java based server is disclosed for providing streaming data. Streaming data is received in a publisher interface and processed to generate Java messages...
US-8,352,383 Systems and methods for altering mail routing, mail processing, and/or mode of delivery
The present invention provides systems, methods, and computer program products for altering delivery of a piece by altering either the delivery address, mode of...
US-8,352,341 Method and system for managing workforce mobility within a business entity
The present disclosure is directed toward incorporating corporate culture, change management, and employee morale concerns into a business facilities management...
US-8,352,338 Architectural design for time recording application software
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for implementing a software architecture design for a software application implementing...
US-8,352,326 Method, hardware product, and computer program product for implementing commerce between virtual worlds
A virtual business transaction is implemented between a first virtual world and a second virtual world by providing a searchable catalog that includes one or...
US-8,352,306 Systems and methods relating to a lead distribution engine with quality assessment of lead sources
Lead distribution systems and methods distribute consumer business leads received from lead sources for routing to one or more destinations that use the leads...
US-8,352,070 Nail polish color selection system
A user interactive custom nail polish color and effects dispensing system and method of doing business, including for both point of sale and remote (e.g., via...
US-8,351,723 Methods and apparatus for generating and using visual error weights
A low complexity visual masking method used as part of an image encoding process is described. The method is suitable for use in JPEG2000 image compression...
US-8,351,269 Method for non-volatile memory with background data latch caching during read operations
Part of the latency from memory read or write operations is for data to be input to or output from the data latches of the memory via an I/O bus. Methods and...
US-8,347,320 Generating a driver for analysis of an event-driven application
In one embodiment, a method includes specifying an application-specific navigation model of an event-driven application; analyzing the navigation model with...
US-8,347,212 Presentation production system with universal format
A fully customizable system and method for producing videos utilizing a decentralized business model for receiving input parameters from the customer or user...
US-8,346,865 On online networking system and method for depicting views associated with an entity
An online networking system and method for depicting views associated with an entity are presented. An entity profile data structure associated with an entity...
US-8,346,726 System and method for virtualizing backup images
Facility for using images created by backup software to recreate an entire machine as it was at the point in time in the past when the backup was taken. The...
US-8,346,678 Method and system for conducting commerce over a wireless communication network
Described herein is an enabling product that facilitates implementation of an m-commerce business solution. According to an embodiment of the present invention...
US-8,346,677 Method and system for conducting commerce over a wireless communication network
Described herein is an enabling product that facilitates implementation of an m-commerce business solution. According to an embodiment of the present invention...
US-8,346,654 Indexed payment stream system and method
Provided is a computer-implemented method for providing a common index securities fund that provides liquidity in a plurality of small business borrowers in a...
US-8,346,612 Business models for immersive environments
In one embodiment, the invention provides a method for a viewspace provider. The method comprises providing a viewspace at a location; and engaging in a...
US-8,346,602 Method of providing and tracking embedded e-mail advertising
A business model and method for providing and tracking embedded e-mail advertising, where the e-mail sender is compensated in an amount based on the volume of...
US-8,346,597 Customer-level macro business performance monitoring
Embodiments of the invention relate to systems, methods, and computer program products for client/customer-centric macro (e.g., business-wide) monitoring of...
US-8,346,520 Systems and methods for dynamic process model configuration based on process execution context
Methods and systems to dynamically configure a process model based on process execution context are described. In one example embodiment, a system to...
US-8,346,271 Method for implementing a business of communication service level based on a user request
The present invention relates a method for implementing a business of communication service level based on a user request. A calling user initiates a call...
US-8,346,242 Telecommunications system and method
The present invention overcomes the problem of S1 interface failure by redirecting user equipments to another radio basestation, or another RAT. This...
US-8,346,226 Method and system for creating a web listing using a mobile phone
A method and system for creating a web listing using a mobile phone whereby a user, typically a business owner or a representative of the business, provides...
US-8,346,095 System and method for providing multi-provider telecommunications services over a passive optical network
A method for providing access to a passive optical network for services to homes or businesses from two or more telecommunications service providers and a...
US-8,345,981 Systems, methods, and computer program products for determining document validity
A method according to one embodiment includes extracting an identifier from an electronic first document, and identifying a complementary document associated...
US-8,345,837 Preventing unintended users from accessing a re-routed communication
A method, system, and computer-readable medium embodying a computer program for securing a communication against access by unintended users is presented. A...
US-8,345,833 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-8,342,845 Method and system for providing incentives in a business environment
A method, comprising the steps of (a) representing users within a virtual environment, the virtual environment residing on one or more computers, comprising the...
US-D673,685 Microwave device spacer and positioner with arcuate slot
US-RE43,905 Flow designer for establishing and maintaining assignment and strategy process maps
A system, method and carrier medium for modeling a Financial Service Organization (FSO) business in a computer software program and for storing the model of the...
US-RE43,888 Bank deposit method
According to the present invention, a business is issued a deposit card readable on a debit card reader enabling the business to transmit deposit information to...
US-8,341,601 Flexible SLA modelling and validation
A method for modeling, validating, and monitoring a service level agreement (SLA) associated with a business process is disclosed herein. Such a method may...
US-8,341,592 System and method for conducting dependency analysis of business components
A system and method is provided for the ontological representation of the meta-models of businesses and their processes, activities, and components in one or...
US-8,341,246 Personal content server apparatus and methods
Personal content server apparatus and associated methods that allow a user (e.g., cable or satellite network subscriber) to access content, such as a video...
US-8,341,211 System and method for inquiry caching in a storage area network
A system and method for servicing inquiry commands, wherein inquiry data is stored in a memory and if an inquiry command for a target device is received while...
US-8,341,156 System and method for identifying erroneous business listings
A system and method is provided that detect a business listing having erroneous geospatial data. In one aspect, it is determined whether a first location and a...
US-8,341,081 Intelligent identification of on-line bank accounts utilized for business purposes
Computer-implemented methods, articles of manufacture and systems for identifying an on-line bank account utilized for business purposes. A computer processor...
US-8,341,033 Method, system and business model for a buyer's auction with near perfect information using the internet
A methodology, system and business model are disclosed for facilitating a fully automated buyer's auction in which the major types of transaction costs are...
US-8,341,027 System and methods of conducting business-to-business operations by registered sellers and buyers using an...
An internet accessible computer system to conduct business to business operations among a plurality of buyer companies and a plurality of seller companies. In...
US-8,341,013 System and method for analyzing agent interactions
A system and method for analyzing agent interactions is provided. An interaction between an agent and a business is provided to analysts. Performance scores for...
US-8,341,010 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-8,340,999 Automatic generation of executable components from business process models
Exemplary embodiments provide a computer implemented method, system and computer usable program code for automatically generating executable components from a...
US-8,340,995 Method and system of using artifacts to identify elements of a component business model
A method and system are described for using business artifacts to identify elements of a component business model. Artifacts operated upon by the business are...
US-8,340,990 Logistics planning in a business environment
A method for supply chain design may include identifying nodes, links connecting the nodes, and replenishment strategies for moving materials along the links,...
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