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US-8,255,907 Managing virtual machines based on business priority
According to one embodiment, a method for managing one or more virtual machines includes generating a request for at least one performance characteristic for at...
US-8,255,813 Declarative task-based user interfaces
A method for building wizard-style user interfaces (UIs) for a business task is disclosed. The method includes receiving metadata at a computer system, where...
US-8,255,454 Method and apparatus for a multiplexed active data window in a near real-time business intelligence system
A method of optimizing a first set of graphical display elements on a client device. The method also includes coupling a first server to the client device by a...
US-8,255,316 Integrated business decision-making system and method
An integrated business decision-making system is provided. The system comprises a data processing component, a prediction component and an optimization...
US-8,255,306 Identification of businesses with potential to achieve superior revenue growth and financial performance
A method of identifying target businesses with above-average potential to achieve a selected financial performance target, in accordance with the principles of...
US-8,255,273 Evaluating online marketing efficiency
A method and a system evaluate a company website's online marketing efficiency on various advertising websites by evaluating both access activities and business...
US-8,255,270 Systems and methods relating to a lead distribution engine that accommodates internal and imported destination...
Lead distribution systems and methods distribute consumer business leads received from lead sources for routing to one or more destinations that will use the...
US-8,255,260 System and method for filtering exceptions generated by forecasting and replenishment engine
A system and method for storing, filtering, selecting and manipulating business exceptions generated by forecasting and replenishment processes and systems....
US-8,255,248 Method and computer program product for obtaining reviews of businesses from customers
A method and apparatus for automatically soliciting business reviews includes a process for automatically soliciting business reviews whereby searches made,...
US-8,255,246 Method and apparatus for creating compound due-to reports
Methods and apparatuses for computing a variance between two business metrics is described. In one embodiment, the method computes a variance for each of a...
US-8,254,967 Method and apparatus for differentiated paging channel selection
Disclosed is a method and apparatus to manage selection of a paging channel in a wireless communication system. When a mobile station powers on in a coverage...
US-8,254,893 System and method for automatically downloading and storing contact information to a personal communication...
The present invention relates to a method and system of saving contact information of local businesses into the contact list of a communication device. Contact...
US-8,254,549 Method and system for providing directory assistance to erroneous telephone calls
A method and system for providing directory assistance to erroneous calls. The method and system includes an intercept system that intercepts erroneous calls...
US-8,254,547 Method and system for providing directory assistance to erroneous telephone calls
A method and system for providing directory assistance to erroneous calls. The method and system includes an intercept system that intercepts erroneous calls...
US-8,252,276 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-8,251,284 Covers having RFID functionality for portable electronic devices
A cover for electronic hand-held devices providing RFID-operability and/or other functional keypad overlay to extend or expand the operation of the device to...
US-8,250,666 Method and apparatus for improving security in an application level virtual machine environment
In one embodiment the present invention includes a security manager for managing security in a dynamic programming environment. The security manager interfaces...
US-8,250,590 Apparatus, system, and method for seamless multiple format metadata abstraction
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for providing seamless multiple format metadata abstraction. A metadata application programming interface (API)...
US-8,250,521 Method and apparatus for the design and development of service-oriented architecture (SOA) solutions
A method is provided for designing and developing a service-oriented architecture (SOA) solution that comprises implementing a business process layer having a...
US-8,250,205 Business process management system, method thereof, process management computer and program thereof
A business process management computer, when the load of a service execution computer etc. is increased, determines the condition of a service call step which...
US-8,250,195 Leveraging synchronous communication protocols to enable asynchronous application and line-of-business behaviors
Methods and systems of leveraging synchronous communication protocols to enable asynchronous application and line of business behaviors. An application platform...
US-8,250,191 Methods and apparatus for cooperative file distribution with target data delivery rate
Methods and apparatus are provided for cooperative file distribution with a target data delivery rate. A file is provided in a cooperative file distribution...
US-8,250,169 Business context data companion tool
Methods and apparatuses enable rendering business context data in a desktop widget. The business context data describes a resource, a view, and actionable...
US-8,250,158 Electronic message filter
A method includes: applying an unsent electronic message to an electronic screening tool programmed to identify content that is potentially not authorized by a...
US-8,250,117 Processing a spreadsheet for storage in a database
Generally speaking, systems, methods and media for processing a spreadsheet for storage in a database are disclosed. Embodiments may include a method for...
US-8,250,024 Search relevance in business intelligence systems through networked ranking
Method and system for optimizing search results in a business intelligence system. An member is selected in the business intelligence system having a user...
US-8,249,992 Digital rights management and audience measurement systems and methods
Digital rights management and audience measurement systems and methods are disclosed. An example method includes receiving a request to upload media content to...
US-8,249,971 System and method for managing investments in infrastructure assets
A system comprises a memory operable to store financial data associated with a business entity having a plurality of shares. The business entity may receive,...
US-8,249,934 IMS network providing purchasing sessions to mobile devices that are located proximate to a business
IMS networks and methods are disclosed for providing purchasing sessions to mobile devices that are located proximate to a business. IMS network includes an...
US-8,249,926 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-8,249,903 Method and system of determining and evaluating a business relationship network for forming business relationships
A collective knowledge set of business relationship information from a plurality of sources is generated. The collective knowledge set is mapped as a plurality...
US-8,249,886 Global asset risk management systems and methods
Systems and methods for risk assessment are disclosed. In various embodiments, the systems and methods may include at least one risk information source...
US-8,249,574 Communication method and system
A software button and software agent downloaded to a computing in response to actuation of the button make it possible to create a communication connection...
US-8,249,077 Methods and apparatus for enhancing the scalability of IMS in VoIP service deployment
Methods for Enhancing the Scalability of IMS in VoIP Service Deployment lower the number of messages transmitted between functions of an IMS network. The number...
US-8,245,273 Sharing referenced content through collaborative business applications
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for sharing referenced content through collaborative business applications. The method includes detecting...
US-8,245,269 System and method for delivering video programs to a video distribution center
Embodiments of the present invention are systems and methods for delivering video programs to a video distribution center. An embodiment of the invention is a...
US-8,245,184 System and method for graphically building business rule conditions
A system and method are disclosed for graphically building business rule conditions. The method of graphically building business rule conditions comprises...
US-8,244,853 Method and system for non intrusive application interaction and dependency mapping
The present invention facilitates mapping dependencies between software applications, components, and business processes on a computer network. Packets...
US-8,244,794 Consolidated business service for integrating service oriented architecture services with customer resources
A processor-implemented method, system, and/or computer program product integrate Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) services with resources at multiple...
US-8,244,708 System and method for improving integrity of internet search
A system and method are provided to receive a search query from a user, typically via a web browser, the Internet, and a web server. A search engine obtains a...
US-8,244,696 Methods and systems for supporting multiple deployment models of enterprise business applications
Methods and systems for supporting multiple deployment models for enterprise business applications, are described. In one embodiment, the method may include...
US-8,244,640 Packet schema for pay-as-you-go service provisioning
Methods and a program of instruction provide a packet schema framework for communication between elements of a pay-as-you-go business model including a...
US-8,244,633 System, method, and business method for settling micropayment transactions to a pre-paid instrument
The invention provides a method, business method, and system for conducting micropayment transactions between consumers and merchants. A merchant offers...
US-8,244,613 System, method, and business method for settling micropayment transactions to a pre-paid instrument
The invention provides a method for conducting a transaction between a first and second consumer, and a merchant using one or more electronic communication...
US-8,244,577 Using web-mining to enrich directory service databases and soliciting service subscriptions
A system and method are provided for augmenting information on business directory databases and communicating with businesses is disclosed. Using the enriched...
US-8,244,575 Method and apparatus for creating due-to reports for activities that may not have reference value
Methods and apparatuses for computing a variance for the difference between two business metrics. In one embodiment, the method accesses a response model and a...
US-8,244,571 Automated specification, estimation, discovery of causal drivers and market response elasticities or lift factors
In some embodiments, a software facility performs a method of automated specification of models, estimation of elasticities, and discovery of drivers using the...
US-8,244,570 Business flow analysis method and apparatus
A series of transaction records is extracted for each case from a database storing processing results of respective performed jobs to generate, for each case, a...
US-8,244,566 Systems and methods for on-line scheduling of appointments and other resources
Computer-based system and computer-implemented methods for providing an automated computer network-based, or online, appointment scheduling service through...
US-8,243,912 Method and apparatus for providing transaction data in a packet network
A method and apparatus for providing transaction data in a packet network is described. In one embodiment, at least one routed call is received. Transaction...
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