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US-7,835,933 Method and system for event management in business processes
An event management method for a computer implemented business process system. The method includes the step of executing a plurality of events for representing a...
US-7,835,891 Method and apparatus for generating alternative representation of optimization models
A computer implemented method for determining an alternative representation of an optimization model reduces model input through compact representation of model...
US-7,832,625 Donation receptacle and method
A method of promoting customer donations at a place of business includes providing a donation receptacle including a collection inlet, a proceeds bin, and at...
US-7,831,693 Structured methodology and design patterns for web services
System and method for designing and implementing Web Services according to a structured methodology and design patterns. Embodiments may incorporate a structured...
US-7,831,630 Automation tool for providing access to an electronic database for business intelligence
A method for providing access to an electronic database for business intelligence is provided. The method includes receiving a request to create a new universe...
US-7,831,563 Active storage and retrieval systems and methods
A data storage management system comprises a workflow engine, a lifecycle module, and a storage application. The workflow engine is configured to manage a...
US-7,831,516 System and method for redistributing and licensing access to protected information among a plurality of devices
A method and apparatus of encouraging distribution, registration, and purchase of free copyable software and other digital information which is accessed on a...
US-7,831,488 Systems, methods and computer readable medium providing automated third-party confirmations
Systems and methods are defined for facilitating the audit process involving a business client, an auditor, and a third-party providing confirmations for the...
US-7,831,471 Virtual digital imaging and method of using the same in real estate
The present invention concerns an all-inclusive virtual tour website that features virtual tours of real estate properties. The present invention further...
US-7,831,454 System and method for selecting a business location, wherein the business location has an activity level indicator
A method for directing customers to a business establishment. A query is received from an associated user representing a desired purveyor of a selected good or...
US-7,830,890 Method of doing business over a network by transmission and retransmission of digital information on a network...
The present invention is a method of doing business over a network that: receives a request for transmitting digital information after a start time and before an...
US-7,827,561 System and method for public consumption of communication events between arbitrary processes
A system and method for public consumption of communication events between arbitrary processes. In one embodiment, mechanisms are provided by which the system...
US-7,827,265 System and method for confirming an association in a web-based social network
A method for confirming a request for an association with an organization by a user of a web-based social network is disclosed. In one embodiment, the request...
US-7,827,242 Method and system for providing a common collaboration framework accessible from within multiple applications
The invention provides a system adapted to enable contextual collaboration within a computer network. The invention provides a collaboration manager that...
US-7,827,228 Methods and systems for non-interrupting notifications
A method of processing notifications issued by computer processes, each notification notifying the user of a business event that requires the user to take an...
US-7,827,206 System and method for managing changes to business rules
A rules change management system and method. The system comprises a first computing system comprising a first memory system. The first memory system comprises a...
US-7,827,160 Managing distributed index data
This disclosure provides various embodiments of systems, methods, and software for managing distributed index data. For example, in one embodiment, software for...
US-7,827,081 Computer method and system for equity financing by retail investors with collective due diligence funding
The present invention provides a business facilitation system enabling retail investors to acquire equity in business entities that are seeking equity financing....
US-7,827,066 Method of distributing
A method for a first organization to do business including entering into a contractual relationship with a second organization to deliver products and services...
US-7,827,045 Systems and methods for assessing the potential for fraud in business transactions
Methods and systems are provided for assessing the potential for fraud of an insurance claim. In some embodiments, request data may be provided to a computer...
US-7,823,189 System and method for dynamic role association
A pluggable architecture allows security and business logic plugins to be inserted into a security service hosted by a server, and to control access to one or...
US-7,823,125 Electronic enabler and prescriptive modular service oriented architecture
A system and application design model deploys self-describing modules (e.g., COTS-component off the shelf) of code or services that can be reused on-demand and...
US-7,823,078 Note navigation in a business data processing application
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, implementing techniques for business data processing. The techniques include displaying business data...
US-7,822,865 Federated multiprotocol communication
Methods, apparatus, and business techniques are disclosed for use in distributed communication systems comprising a plurality of communication protocols. In one...
US-7,822,779 Method and apparatus for scalable transport processing fulfillment system
A scalable fulfillment system is presented that supports business processes, manages the transport and processing of business-related messages or documents...
US-7,822,769 Analysis of financial and business information based on interactive data
Systems and methods are provided for analysis of financial and business information based on interactive data, such as XBRL data. According to one embodiment, a...
US-7,822,757 System and method for providing enhanced information
A data integration method involves a unique method of collecting raw business data and processing it to produce highly useful and highly accurate information to...
US-7,822,655 Method, apparatus and article-of-manufacture for managing and supporting initial public offering 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-7,822,651 Method for managing returns
There are many situations where returns are needed to further business or other objectives. For example, in remanufacturing businesses, cores are rebuilt into...
US-7,822,643 Presentation production system
A fully customizable system and method for producing videos utilizing a "front-end" and/or a "two-step" decentralized business model for receiving input...
US-7,822,628 System and method for a planner
A planning system and method is disclosed. The planning system includes at least one business rule remote from at least one client, a meeting editor, and at...
US-7,822,504 Nail polish color selection system
A user interactive custom nail polish color and effects dispensing system and method of doing business, including for both point of sale and remote (e.g., via...
US-7,822,410 System and method for deploying application program components having an application server
A communication system includes a development sector for registering a plurality of wireless devices, a business sector for controlling utilization of an...
US-7,821,837 Reprogrammable nonvolatile memory devices and methods
A nonvolatile memory device includes a command decoder configured to generate a read/write flag signal in response to a read/write command and to generate a...
US-7,818,753 Method and system for distributed virtual enterprise dependency objects
A method, system, apparatus, and computer program product for processing e-commerce information are presented. A first business entity and a second business...
US-7,818,674 Method, system, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for interactive notification of events
A method, system, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for the interactive notification of events is provided. A notification client application program...
US-7,818,661 Method and system for automatically generating template based spreadsheet pivot tables
For applications of web-based analytics and business intelligence reporting, methods and systems are provided for exporting a data table as a spreadsheet pivot...
US-7,818,618 System and method for performing compensation work
In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for performing compensation work. These mechanisms and methods can enable embodiments...
US-7,818,593 Power conversation for devices on a shared bus using bus busy and free signals
A method of operating a shared bus comprises sending a wake-up signal on the shared bus. The wake-up signal comprises a sequence of signals, each signal of the...
US-7,818,353 Methods and apparatus for processing a context change request
A method and apparatus for use in a computer system comprising at least two software applications sharing context, wherein a context change may be requested by a...
US-7,818,344 System and method for providing nested types for content management
In accordance with embodiments, there are provided mechanisms and methods for providing nested variables in a content management system. These mechanisms and...
US-7,818,342 Tracking usage of data elements in electronic business communications
A computer program product that is tangibly embodied in an information carrier is described. The computer program product includes instructions that, when...
US-7,818,307 System and method of providing electronic access to one or more documents
The present invention provides a system and method of providing electronic access to one or more documents. In one embodiment, a storage device retains...
US-7,818,285 System and method of using a sales management system to generate printed products
Information stored in a corporate database is monitored and used to determine when certain business-related events have occurred. Event information is...
US-7,818,277 Methods and apparatus for business rules authoring and operation employing a customizable vocabulary
In one embodiment, a method comprises creating at least one individualized language resource, creating at least one individualized language rule referencing at...
US-7,818,225 Financial instrument and related business method
A financial instrument of an entity and a related business method. The financial instrument includes: a conventional investment instrument; a penalty feature...
US-7,818,218 Systems and methods for providing community based catalogs and/or community based on-line services
A buying community is established by discerning customers having the same or similar business types. The business type of a customer may be discerned from a...
US-7,818,195 Method, system and program product for reporting a call level view of a customer interaction with a contact center
A method and program product for reporting a call level view of a customer interaction with a contact center is provided. The method includes pulling data...
US-7,818,152 Computerized method and system for maturity assessment of business processes
A computer implemented method and system for comparative analysis of business processes, in particular for process maturity evaluation. A process vitality index...
US-7,818,150 Method for building enterprise scalability models from load test and trace test data
A method is disclosed that preparing a discrete event simulation model of a production network is provided including a client and a plurality of servers...
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