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US-8,051,430 Systems and methods for data processing in a service-oriented architecture
Systems and methods are provided for data processing. In one implementation, a data process system is provided having a service-oriented architecture. The...
US-8,051,164 Impact propagation in a directed acyclic graph having restricted views
Service impact data is efficiently propagated in a directed acyclic graph with restricted views. One or more service components, impact rules and business rules...
US-8,051,159 Systems and methods for configuring a network of affiliated websites
A plurality of affiliated network of websites may be configured to log user interactions thereon. The respective logs may comprise user identification...
US-8,051,106 Automated application discovery and analysis system and method
An object oriented design for an automated modeling system for mapping and monitoring the business roles and impact of elements within an IT Infrastructure that...
US-8,051,049 Method and system for providing enhanced matching from customer driven queries
A system for providing enhanced matching for database queries. The system includes a data source; a data repository comprising a single-sourced reference file;...
US-8,050,982 Systems and methods for transacting business over a global communications network such as the internet
A business process is described for conducting business transactions over the Internet, allowing buyers an opportunity to reduce the price of a product/service...
US-8,050,961 Vehicle managing method, vehicle managing apparatus and vehicle managing program
A method is disclosed for performing comprehensive management for vehicles owned by clients, and according to this method, a vehicle managing apparatus, a...
US-8,050,955 Method for forecasting and managing multimedia contacts
Multimedia contacts are forecasted, propagated, and managed for each period in a range. The number of contacts received in a period is forecasted using...
US-8,050,935 Dynamic web service composition to service a user request
A method and apparatus for dynamic Web Service composition is described. A user request is received. Multiple Web Services that may need to be performed...
US-8,050,921 System for and method of automated quality monitoring
A system and method according to the present invention automates call monitoring activities to evaluate and directly improve agent-customer interactions. Rather...
US-8,050,917 Method and apparatus for identification of conference call participants
A system including a conferencing telephone coupled to or in communication with an identification service. The identification service is configured to poll user...
US-8,050,907 Generating software components from business rules expressed in a natural language
An embodiment of the present invention is a method for generating software components from one or more business rule statements expressed in a language. Symbols...
US-8,050,811 Method for controlling the distribution of vehicle-related data
A method for controlling the wireless distribution of vehicle-related data that is collected from a vehicle and is distributed to one or more authorized...
US-8,050,690 Location based presence and privacy management
A method and system for providing location based presence status and enhancing location privacy management in a mobile, instant messaging or social networking...
US-8,050,672 Telecommunication system, mobile phone and calling method
The present invention provides a telecommunication system, a mobile phone and a calling method adapted for the telecommunication system. The telecommunication...
US-8,050,627 Method and system for predictive sensing of periodic intermittent interference
A method (10 or 40) or system (200) of predictive sensing of periodic intermittent interference (PII) can include the measuring (12) of energy on a channel for...
US-8,050,283 Network router apparatus and method
An improved network router apparatus and associated network architecture is disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment, the router apparatus is adapted to interface...
US-8,047,848 Method and system for providing incentives in a business environment
A method carried out by identifying acts related to enterprise performance; generating a competitive training environment, the environment including situations...
US-8,047,607 Modular stackable furniture systems
Modular stackable furniture systems comprising chairs with modular removable seats, chair-leg covers, and/or chair-back covers. The chair frames are stackable...
US-8,046,836 Method for device quarantine and quarantine network system
A network quarantine management system eliminates registration or updating work of a quarantine-exempted device and prevents a fraudulent device from abusing...
US-8,046,733 Method and system for process composition
A method and system for model composition. A business process model defined by a plurality of tasks may be accessed. A plurality of available executable...
US-8,046,682 Method and system for accessing business applications via a standard interface
A method and system for integrating business application elements of an external business application into an internal business application where the...
US-8,046,673 Apparatus and method for facilitating trusted business intelligence through data context
A computer readable medium with executable instructions to analyze a report value, includes executable instructions to select a report value and identify the...
US-8,046,346 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-8,046,326 Adaptive synchronization of business objects
In some implementations, a method includes changing a master business object that is resident at a first location on a network, generating a change message for...
US-8,046,280 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-8,046,263 Method of offering home inspection services through retailers
Methods of offering inspection services through retailers are described. Customers may obtain access to qualified home inspectors in a sub-contractor referral...
US-8,046,238 Business transaction management
A method and system of managing business transactions includes receiving at least one business transaction, determining whether the business transaction...
US-8,046,016 Indicating availability of RF resources at a peer base station in a two-way peer-to-peer communication system
A method for indicating availability of outbound RF resources (ORFRs) of peer base stations is provided that uses peer busy indicator (PBI) messages transmitted...
US-8,041,677 Method and system for data backup
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to Web-Services-based data backup and data-archiving applications that provide remote data backup and data...
US-8,041,667 Method and system to manage multiple party rewards using a single account and artificial intelligence
A system for managing an account having at least one sub-account, including: a memory element, a processor, and an interface element for at least one specially...
US-8,041,636 Method and apparatus for dynamically determining insurance coverage
A method and apparatus for monitoring and dynamically adjusting insurance coverage tracks new personal and/or business property purchases and alerts a concerned...
US-8,041,617 System and method for providing web-based user interface to legacy, personal-lines insurance applications
The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a web-based graphical user interface to a legacy insurance data process system to increase...
US-8,041,591 Business process operation method and system
A format conversion decision definition generating unit 104 stores information whether or not a response message format from a service unit 134 may be utilized...
US-8,041,588 Business process diagram visualization using heat maps
System and method for displaying information regarding a business process. A diagram of the business process may be displayed on a display. The diagram may...
US-8,041,568 Business listing search
A method of operating a voice-enabled business directory search system includes prompting a user to provide a type of business and an identifier of a specific...
US-8,041,454 Automated business system and method of vending and returning a consumer product
System and method of dispensing disc-based media and other consumer products. A user can interact with an automated business system to select disc-based media...
US-8,041,019 Methods and apparatus for call back disposition and re-evaluation in interactive voice response based customer care
An interactive voice response (IVR) system which assists in identifying repeat callers, understanding whether they are calling for the same reason as one of...
US-8,038,058 Method and system for automated value transfer
This invention provides a system and method for authorizing automated value transfers from an account available to users who do not have a pre-existing trust,...
US-8,037,185 Dynamic application placement with allocation restrictions, vertical stacking and even load distribution
A solution to a variant of a class constrained multiple knapsack problem. Previous solutions require that memory demand of every application be identical and do...
US-8,037,133 Business to business event communications
A method, system and product is provided for the implementation of business to business event handling mechanisms for use in coarse grain components allowing...
US-8,037,004 Computer-implemented methods and systems for identifying and reporting deviations from standards and policies...
A computer-implemented method may include steps of providing a plurality of business document templates; providing a plurality of deviation rules and...
US-8,036,951 Method and system of providing customized business products to consumer at a retail location
The present invention relates to a retailing system that provides a series of consumer products, customizable prime business communication products and a...
US-8,036,950 Auction management with business-volume discount
A computer-implemented method for satisfying a purchase requisition includes receiving, from each of a plurality of candidate suppliers, a corresponding...
US-8,036,907 Method and system for linking business entities using unique identifiers
A corporate linkage system and method provides customers with complete, accurate, and timely lists of corporate linkage locations, including monitoring company...
US-8,036,774 Automated business system and method of vending and returning a consumer product
System and method of dispensing disc-based media and other consumer products. A user can interact with an automated business system to select disc-based media...
US-8,036,195 System and method for concurrently utilizing multiple system identifiers
System and Method for providing access to multiple wireless service providers (WSPs) on a shared network infrastructure. The system includes a plurality of...
US-8,036,041 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-8,035,845 Print controller, print control method and computer program
A print controller for making a print device print in such a manner that a grouping for each record included in printed matter can be easily recognized is...
US-8,034,425 Business form for laser and inkjet printing devices, and method for producing same
A form or printing product and method for fabricating same on label formation equipment. The form includes first and second layers of material adhesively...
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