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US-8,380,648 Analytic model and systems for business activity monitoring
Methods, systems, and computer program products for monitoring, aggregating, and correlating business events in real time and acting on the results with near...
US-8,380,635 User feedback method and system for business suite customization
A computer-implemented user feedback method, system and program product for customizing business suite software that is executable on a computer system. The...
US-8,380,587 System and method for vendor managed subsidized supply pipeline for business continuity
A system and method are described for establishing and managing a vendor inventory of emergency business supplies for a business. The vendor is compensated for...
US-8,380,558 Method and system for analyzing shopping behavior in a store by associating RFID data with video-based behavior...
The present invention is a method and system for analyzing shopping behavior by associating RFID data, such as tracking data by the RFID tag identifications,...
US-8,380,555 System and method for identifying and managing customer needs
The system monitors the activity of customers, agents, and industry experts in a network for new topics relevant to a business and the interests in those...
US-8,379,834 Method and system for managing interactive communications campaigns
A web-based hosted solution through which business entities create and manage communications campaigns, such as interactive campaigns that afford target...
US-8,375,416 Media build for multi-channel distribution
According to one embodiment, methods and systems are disclosed for converting multi-media content to multiple deliverable formats using a conversion workflow....
US-8,374,986 Method and system for accelerated stream processing
Disclosed herein is a method and system for hardware-accelerating various data processing operations in a rule-based decision-making system such as a business...
US-8,374,906 Method and system for generating pricing recommendations
To determine pricing recommendations for goods and service products in a business-to-business environment, a set of transaction data corresponding to a set of...
US-8,374,898 Bulk material ship routing and inventory management schedule optimization
The present invention is a computational system to generate feasible marine transportation schedules given a proposed bulk material supply chain. The decision...
US-8,374,896 Architectural design for opportunity management application software
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for implementing a software architecture design for a software application implementing...
US-8,374,894 Extended web enabled multi-featured business to business computer system for rental vehicle services
An Internet enabled, business-to-business computerized transaction system is disclosed in its preferred embodiment for use in providing rental car services for...
US-8,374,590 Systems and methods for updating user availability for wireless communication applications
Systems and methods for monitoring and updating user availability based upon presence and television viewing behavior are described herein. In one embodiment, a...
US-8,374,333 System and method of intelligent call routing for cross sell offer selection based on optimization parameters...
An apparatus and methods for a call routing system is disclosed whereby the call routing service provider is associated with a series of partners. By providing...
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...
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