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US-8,132,231 Managing user access entitlements to information technology resources
A computer implemented method, data processing system, and computer program product for logical management and provisioning of business applications within the...
US-8,132,174 Concurrency management in cluster computing of business applications
A system and method for concurrency management in an environment, in which a common pool of objects is shared by multiple users. A virtual lock owner is created...
US-8,131,771 Method and computer program product for dynamic weighting of an ontological data model
A method, computer program product, and a data processing system that facilitates navigation through a directed graph for selection of sub-processes of a...
US-8,131,668 User-experience-centric architecture for data objects and end user applications
Methods and apparatuses enable generation of data objects having properties that reflect business understanding and how the data objects are to be used. A user...
US-8,131,652 Residential delivery indicator
This invention provides methods, apparatus, and systems for classifying addresses. An address is evaluated based upon a postal code or standardized postal code,...
US-8,131,593 System and method for automated proposal evaluation
A computer based method for automated submission and evaluation of business proposals by providing a database mutually accessible to a proposal sponsor and at...
US-8,131,586 Method and apparatus for personalized consumer to business matchmaking
A personalized consumer to business matchmaking apparatus and its related method correlate and quantify a personalized match between a business offering...
US-8,131,583 Method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for generating a service blueprint for monitoring and evaluating...
A method and tools are disclosed for systematically capturing the key elements of a business process in conjunction with the definition/development of focused...
US-8,131,570 Managing the business of a medical insurance plan
The method of the invention provides incentives for medical scheme members to minimize medical expenses both by responsible use of the benefits of the scheme,...
US-8,131,546 System and method for adaptive sentence boundary disambiguation
Embodiments disclosed herein provide a system and method useful for pre-processing non-sentence text extracted from business documents (e.g., malformed bulleted...
US-8,130,098 Systems and methods for safety and business productivity
The present invention is a safety and business productivity system having the following components. One or more cameras capture video data having attribute...
US-8,127,237 Active business client
Methods and apparatuses enable generation of and consumption of business context data. A server generates business context data that describes a resource, a...
US-8,127,235 Automatic increasing of capacity of a virtual space in a virtual world
A system and method for automatically increasing a capacity of a virtual space in a virtual world. It is determined if an allowable number of avatars are...
US-8,126,924 Method of representing and processing complex branching logic for mobile applications
A system is provided for efficiently defining and navigating through complex workflow structures for mobile unit applications. In one embodiment, the system...
US-8,126,901 Method and apparatus for generating a dynamic web page
A method and apparatus are provided for generating a dynamic web page. A structured data context is generated based on the result of a business logic process...
US-8,126,855 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-8,126,809 Method and system for processing financial instrument deposits physically remote from a financial institution
A system that includes computer hardware, computer software, apparatus, and methodology that enables individuals, businesses, and all types of organizations...
US-8,126,780 Method for cultured sea algae
A method and apparatus for utilizing, processing, distributing and an accompanying business model for sea algae, particularly forced cultured kombu, to prevent...
US-8,126,779 Machine implemented methods of ranking merchants
In a consumer information system, a method of comparing products and services including providing product specific information, providing merchant specific...
US-8,126,772 Rebate cross-sell network and systems and methods implementing the same
Embodiments of the invention provide a robust rebate cross-sell network in which business entities, including financial institutions, can make targeted offers,...
US-8,126,762 Method for managing and controlling stability in business activity monitoring and management systems
A stabilization methodology and system component in Business Activity Monitoring and Management systems. This enables firms to use Business Activity Management...
US-8,126,754 Resource management and planning for manufacturing organizations
A method for managing manufacturing resources and planning manufacturing activities includes tracking enterprise information detailing business records for an...
US-8,126,574 System and method for dynamic multi-objective optimization of machine selection, integration and utilization
The invention provides control systems and methodologies for controlling a process having one or more motorized pumps and associated motor drives, which provide...
US-8,126,485 Method and systems for dynamic assignment of common short codes for shared use text message routing
A computer-readable medium encoded with executable instructions for a text messaging service for dynamically associating a first user to a first business via a...
US-8,126,276 Business method for selectable semantic codec pairs for very low data-rate video transmission
A business method for using computer image processing for selectable task-based digital video compression is described. The method is intended to reduce travel...
US-8,126,132 Method and system for providing enhanced call waiting
A system and method for providing information about a calling party to a called party is disclosed. Generally, a network element obtains information about a...
US-8,122,512 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-8,122,477 System and method for video distribution
A method and system for a Virtual Video Store (VVS) System for distributing video. Shown is an on-premise locked storage vault or remote video rental storefront...
US-8,122,457 System and method for facilitating the exchange of information among applications
Facilitating the exchange of information among applications (e.g., business support systems or operational support systems or a combination thereof) may involve...
US-8,122,432 Rule management using a configuration database
A method is presented that enables custom applications to embed rule authoring capabilities. In one embodiment, the method includes: imbedding a rule picker...
US-8,122,381 Context debugger
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for user a context debugger. A computer-implemented method of displaying information on a computer...
US-8,122,374 Dynamic value sets in a service-oriented business framework
A method includes receiving a representation of a service, the service including handling of a request for a context-dependent data set derived from one or more...
US-8,122,340 System and method for management of common decentralized applications data and logic
Enables a computer-assisted management of enterprise-network files of interest, and trouble-free migration of enterprise-wide business data and processes...
US-8,122,264 Power-state change as a function of direction of right-to-use status change
The present invention provides a computer-implemented limited right-to-use business method. In response to a command to change the right-to-use status of at...
US-8,122,123 System and method for monitoring business performance using monitoring artifacts
A method (and system) of monitoring business performance using a monitoring artifact includes processing an incoming event using the monitoring artifact.
US-8,122,107 Method for extending business systems to a mobile workforce
Systems, software, and methods for reliable wireless communication are provided. In one aspect, a computer program control device, called a node, is configured...
US-8,122,085 Email transaction system
The present invention provides a method and a system in which, a determination is made in order to determine whether a destination mail server is able to...
US-8,122,018 System and method for generating creatives
Attribute data regarding an entity, such as a business entity, are identified. Thereafter, one or more creative templates are selected based on the attribute...
US-8,122,013 Title based local search ranking
A method for performing a local search includes receiving a local search request that includes at least a search term and a geographic identification. Business...
US-8,121,950 Method of processing a check and an apparatus therefor
A device captures an image of a check having a payee and/or a payor field. Payee data and/or payor data contained in the payee field and/or the payor field is...
US-8,121,921 Method, apparatus and article-of-manufacture for managing and supporting initial public offerings and other...
The present invention relates generally to the field of computer-assisted business methods, and to system and articles-of-manufacture for implementing such...
US-8,121,913 Architecture for account reconciliation
An architecture and methodology provides a uniform approach for reconciling accounts in a manner that ensures proper controls, both legal and financial, are...
US-8,121,883 Method and system for automatically prioritizing opportunity based customer requirements
A method and system for automatically prioritizing a plurality of customer requirements. A request for fulfilling a product-modifying customer requirement is...
US-8,121,854 Method and apparatus for compensating defibrillator operators following an event
Methods, devices, and business systems are provided for insuring those who might use a defibrillator against at least some of the costs of using the device in a...
US-8,117,619 System and method for identifying least busy resources in a storage system using values assigned in a...
An apparatus, system and method to optimize load distribution across logical and physical resources in a storage system. An apparatus in accordance with the...
US-8,117,389 Design structure for performing cacheline polling utilizing store with reserve and load when reservation lost...
A design structure for performing cacheline polling utilizing store and reserve and load when reservation lost instructions is disclosed. In one embodiment a...
US-8,117,133 System and method for providing regional community-based membership service
Disclosed herein is a system and method for providing a regional community-based membership service. The method includes registering a customer visiting a...
US-8,117,099 Billing systems conversions
A computer implemented method for converting a business account from a source billing system to a target billing system is provided. The method includes...
US-8,117,095 Apparatus for supporting delivery and redistribution of perishable and time-sensitive goods using a shuffle run
Systems and methods provide for tracking, controlling, optimizing, and otherwise managing the delivery of perishable and time-sensitive goods such as...
US-8,117,086 Order tracking system and method using trigger events
An order tracking system comprising an interface to an order tracking database for users such as sales agents and sales managers to quickly find orders and...
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