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US-RE42,820 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-8,032,932 Systems and methods for providing security token authentication
Described herein are systems and methods for centralizing and standardizing implementation of security tokens so as to provide one token per one user for...
US-8,032,690 Non-volatile memory device, and method of accessing a non-volatile memory device
A non-volatile memory device, and a method for accessing the non-volatile memory device are provided. The non-volatile memory device is connected to a host via...
US-8,032,630 Method and apparatus for comprehensive network management system
In a system for managing data, voice, application and video networks and associated systems and services that comprise multiple, interconnected network...
US-8,032,499 Compression of tables based on occurrence of values
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for compression of tables based on occurrence of values. In general, a number representing an amount...
US-8,032,484 Creation of generic hierarchies
A method and system are disclosed for modeling a relational database. The method comprises the steps of defining a set of data tables to accommodate any number...
US-8,032,412 Collecting and paying micropayments for internet and wireless purchase of copyright material
An apparatus for and method of transacting business over a network, such as the Internet. The technique is applicable to a number of e-commerce applications,...
US-8,032,403 Method and system for assigning staff as a service in a service network within a component business model...
A method and system using a component business model (CBM) architecture provides a staff assignment service to an enterprise. A staff assignment scenario is...
US-8,032,392 Business enablement system
A business enablement method and system. The method includes identifying and retrieving business management data associated with the business. The business...
US-8,032,390 Context information management
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, to manage context information of events. Data characterizing an event is received, a data structure...
US-8,031,852 Method for increasing ease of doing business through use of an access point model
A method and service for handling incoming customer calls. The invention uses an Access Point Model (APM) that includes an inventory of access entry points for...
US-8,028,066 System and method for reactive and deliberative service level management (SLM)
Method and apparatus for service level management, wherein business processes are composed of services. A state of the service is defined by one or more service...
US-8,028,025 Apparatus, system, and method for setting/retrieving header information dynamically into/from service data...
An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for processing a technology specific message. In one embodiment, a computer program product receives a message...
US-8,027,981 System, method and program product for classifying data elements into different levels of a business hierarchy
A method, system and program product for classifying data elements into different levels of a business hierarchy. The method includes identifying data elements...
US-8,027,928 Dynamic selection of deposit clearing methods based on business rules
In general, this disclosure describes techniques of dynamically selecting deposit clearing methods based on business rules. As described in this disclosure, a...
US-8,027,870 Method and apparatus for formalizing information technology (IT) business decision making
A method, framework, and system for providing formalized Information Technology (IT) business decision making, which includes determining a relationship between...
US-8,027,867 System and method for decision of publishing literary work based on reviewer's satisfaction demographic factors
A system, method, and business model by which literary works are posted for review on publicly accessible networks such as the internet where reader input is...
US-8,027,862 Time series pattern generating system and method using historical information
An object of this invention is to analyze history information for each of a plurality of instances, and generate a time series pattern for each of a plurality...
US-8,027,845 Business enablement method and system
A business enablement method and system. The method includes identifying and retrieving business management data associated with the business. The business...
US-8,024,664 Co-brands for user interface in travel booking
Co-brands, virtual wrappers for web sites that allow clients to expand client inventories across different web sites, are disclosed. Different types of travel...
US-8,024,428 Methods for updating WHOIS with information collected from non-controlling party
A Registering Entity or another entity may provide a framework for collecting WHOIS Business Information from a Non-Controlling Party of a domain name and...
US-8,024,367 Alert engine
Methods and systems for managing alerts in a database are provided, whereby the alerts originate from at least one business application due to exceptional...
US-8,024,275 Method and system for monitoring a business process
A method and system for monitoring and fine tuning a business process are disclosed. A system for monitoring and fine tuning a business process, according to an...
US-8,024,220 System and method for networked loyalty program
The present invention provides a system for implementing a loyalty program on a network-wide level. The system associates UPC and SKU data on a network level to...
US-8,024,218 Method and apparatus for determining the product marketability utilizing a percent coverage
Determining product marketability may be accomplished by electronically performing various calculations on related data. The marketability may be determined by...
US-8,024,217 Method of tradeable financial instrument from value-added manufactured product by pareto market analysis
A method and system for design and development of financial instruments which enables businesses to benefit from the economic value of risk management. First...
US-8,024,215 Managing sales and/or competition within an industry
The present invention provides systems and methods for improving overall profitability, and/or longevity of one or more businesses within an industry, by...
US-8,024,212 Implementation of hands on proactive strategy
HOPS.TM., which stands for "Hands On Proactive Strategy" is software and a business management method about making routine things happen routinely, and about...
US-8,023,934 Synchronizing communications and data between mobile devices and servers
A system, method, and computer program product for synchronizing communications, data, application workflow events, and business processes between a mobile...
US-8,023,626 System and method for providing language interpretation
A method and system of providing a language interpretation service is disclosed. A language access number, such as an 811 number, can be provided. The language...
US-8,021,612 System and methods for assisting businesses in compliance with gas emissions requirements
A system and method for calculating a value indicative of the amount of an undesirable constituent of a volatile gas stream that is removed from the atmosphere....
US-8,020,757 Multiple financial institution automated teller machine apparatus, system and method for using same
An apparatus, system and method for providing to a network of ATMs (10) the ability to transact business in connection with several financial institutions (30,...
US-8,020,174 Method for making user-system interaction independent from the application of interaction media
The method of the invention consists, in a system of the type with three "tiers" , in inserting a fourth "tier" which is the business interaction and which...
US-8,020,166 Dynamically controlling the number of busy waiters in a synchronization object
An embodiment of the invention provides an apparatus and a method of dynamically controlling the number of busy waiters in for a synchronization object. The...
US-8,020,108 Separation of presentation and business models for common management platform tasks in a storage area network
Methods and systems for separating presentation and business models for common management platform tasks in a storage area network (SAN) are disclosed. A...
US-8,019,807 Method and system for communication between computer systems
A system for brokering business service requests in a computer network is disclosed. The system is operative to receive a request for information from a...
US-8,019,775 Human resources networking system and method thereof
A human resource networking system, which is a novel method establishing a business system for locating, identifying, promoting and assisting in the employing...
US-8,019,649 Method of managing prospective business
The present invention reveals the next generation in customer acquisition procedures. LeadMaker.TM. ("LM") is a relationship-based system for handling business...
US-8,019,645 Business method for promoting goods and services of providers
A business method for promoting goods and services of providers includes the steps of designating a group of targeted recipients, and storing demographics...
US-8,019,638 Dynamic construction of business analytics
A system and method are provided that enable dynamic construction of analytics for the evaluation of opportunities. A unique decision-focused approach...
US-8,019,635 Adaptive product configuration model
The adaptive product conditioning is a computer-implemented method for identifying product configurations that can be provided to customers in reaction to...
US-8,019,632 System and method of integrating enterprise applications
The present disclosure includes systems and techniques relating to enterprise application integration. In general, one aspect of the subject matter described in...
US-8,019,631 System and method for automatically selecting one or more metrics for performing a capacity maturity model...
A computer implemented method for automatically identifying one or more metrics for performing a CMMI evaluation of an entity, wherein the CMMI evaluation is...
US-8,018,878 Method and device to transmit a busy medium signal to another device
The present invention concerns a device comprising a medium access control module for performing functions of a medium access control sublayer, noted MAC...
US-RE42,691 Eyewear
Improved eyeglasses are disclosed that have improvements in comfort, safety, wear ability, and convenience, based upon improvements in the contact (bearing)...
US-8,015,541 Business process technology for the enterprise
A system, method and computer program that enables an application designer to automate the process of software development and develop business applications by...
US-8,015,172 Method of conducting searches on the internet to obtain selected information on local entities and provide for...
The invention utilizes local search engines to view a display of local business listings in order of relevance to the user. Relevance to the user depends on a...
US-8,015,101 E-commerce transaction facilitation system and method
A method of operating a computer to facilitate a commercial transaction involving a plurality of negotiable trading parameters where the facilitation of...
US-8,015,079 Pick release performance using a multi-threaded architecture to distribute the workload across multiple processors
In various embodiments, methods and systems can provide highly efficient order processing suitable for high volume order processing businesses. A batch of...
US-8,015,075 Value added benefits franchising
Technical systems and related methods for accounting and bookkeeping operations in an ecommerce enterprise combining elements of both franchise and multilevel...
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