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US-7,673,340 System and method for analyzing system user behavior
A system and method for monitoring and analyzing user activity of an interactive system, providing insight and recommendations to improve the interactive system...
US-7,673,282 Enterprise information unification
An enterprise information unification system including an information modeler for modeling business entities and their properties as an information model, the...
US-7,672,904 System and method to facilitate and support electronic communication of ideas
A method and apparatus effectuates bilateral commerce in ideas. An originator and user-driven on-line commercial network system is designed to facilitate idea...
US-7,672,863 System and method for load balancing based on service level objectives and information on the contents of start...
A load balancing method comprises the steps of: registering a business configuration definition of each business service including a schedule of the business...
US-7,671,753 Slurry monitoring system and method
System and method are disclosed for monitoring slurry from a central location and replenishing the slurry as needed. The method/system allows a slurry supplier...
US-7,671,751 System and method for conducting pet death, and other pet related transactions over a computer network
A business method for conducting pet, death, DNA and other related transactions over a computer network is disclosed. A one-stop site on the Internet permits...
US-7,669,246 System and method for linking user accounts to business entitlement objects
A system comprises a business entitlement object, a primary account associated with a first user, wherein the primary account is linked to the business...
US-7,669,212 Service platform suite management system
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for managing the presentation and regulation of E-Commerce, content and service providers access in an...
US-7,669,205 Using messages to extend CRM functionality
A method of extending the functionality of an API in a CRM program and system to implement the method is disclosed. The method may allow a user to use request...
US-7,669,148 System and methods for portable device for mixed media system
A Mixed Media Reality (MMR) system provides mechanisms for forming a mixed media document that includes media of at least two types (e.g., printed paper as a...
US-7,668,990 Method of controlling a device to perform an activity-based or an experience-based operation
Activity-based or experienced-based operations are created and defined during an initialization or setup session for one or more system component, with minimum...
US-7,668,870 Methods and systems for updating web pages via a web data instant update utility
A method for updating web pages on a web server without republishing the web pages involves providing on a production database server a live version of one or...
US-7,668,788 Resource assignment optimization using direct encoding and genetic algorithms
This invention provides a means to minimize the costs of technical and business processes. These processes are comprised of resources and tasks requiring...
US-7,668,770 Method of repeatedly securitizing intellectual property assets and facilitating investments therein
The present invention relates to methods of repeatedly valuing intellectual property assets and securitizing such assets. The present invention provides a means...
US-7,668,746 Human resource assessment
Methods, devices, and systems are provided for human resource assessment. A resource planning device includes a processor, a memory, and a user interface coupled...
US-7,668,745 Human resource assessment
Methods, devices, and systems are provided for human resource assessment. A resource planning device includes a processor, a memory, and a user interface coupled...
US-7,668,614 Optimization-based process scheduling method and system
Embodiments of a method of optimally scheduling, in near real-time, workunits for processing on processing stations in a processing system, while accounting for...
US-7,668,352 Communicating computer-aided detection results in a standards-based medical imaging environment
A method, system, and method of doing business in a standards-based medical imaging environment is described in relation to the communication of computer-aided...
US-7,667,604 Context-aware and real-time item tracking system architecture and scenarios
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for real-time and context-aware tracking of items. Tags bound to items are read and information read...
US-7,665,014 Method and apparatus for generating forms using form types
A method, computer readable medium and system are provided which generate model driven forms that represent data models. Using the method, to generate a form...
US-7,664,767 System and method for geographically organizing and classifying businesses on the world-wide web
A method and search engine for classifying a source publishing a document on a portion of a network, includes steps of electronically receiving a document, based...
US-7,664,704 Clearing receivables with improved search
A system and method match payments with invoices. A payment is received from a business partner. Multiple fields of an invoice database are concatenated to form...
US-7,664,701 Masking private billing data by assigning other billing data to use in commerce with businesses
A method and apparatus for shielding a user's private billing data, such as credit card information, or other billing arrangements, but distributing different...
US-7,664,670 Product development and assessment system
The present invention discloses a method, program product and system for conducting product assessment and development. One preferred embodiment relates to a...
US-7,661,446 Method for operating and managing a re-fueling business
Disclosed is a method for operating and managing a re-fueling business. The method includes contracting with a customer to fuel a fuel consuming vehicle for the...
US-7,661,013 System and method for error recovery
An automated laboratory device that comprises a mechanism that performs operations on laboratory samples, a scheduler that causes the mechanism to process...
US-7,660,820 Context-based heterogeneous information integration system
A system and method are provided that overcome the previously described limitations of prior art systems. The computer system, in fact, uses a set of information...
US-7,660,735 Method and system for creation of consumer segmentations using maturation and exogenous curves
A system and method for segmenting and clustering consumer segments is disclosed. The system and method disclosed decompose micro-segments into maturation...
US-7,660,666 Geographic database with detailed local data
A method is disclosed for representing locations in a geographic database in a manner that facilitates navigation and routing. A core map database includes data...
US-7,660,576 Portable information terminal and information transmitting method
The disclosed invention provides a portable information terminal making it possible to easily transmit a plurality of kinds of information. The portable...
US-7,658,789 Off gas extraction and chemical recovery system and related methods
An off gas extraction system provides superior results to other systems for cleaning polluted soil. Off gas is extracted, followed by compression and...
US-7,657,942 Method of assuring enterprise security standards compliance
A method, apparatus, and computer instructions for providing a current and complete security compliance view of an enterprise system. The present invention...
US-7,657,868 System and method for applying development patterns for component based applications
A computing device and method for coordinating the development of a client application including application components comprising one or more of at least one of...
US-7,657,777 Common semantic model of management of a supply chain
A method and apparatus of a supply module having a business object module to least one schema to describe the supply chain data, a XML-based language module to...
US-7,657,585 Automated process for identifying and delivering domain specific unstructured content for advanced business...
A cost efficient solution for supporting and deploying custom text analytics applications suited is to provide third party application developers a sand-boxed...
US-7,657,575 Sequencing updates to business objects
A system and method for compensating for disruptions to update transmissions is disclosed. A first application component stores an instance of a business object....
US-7,657,557 Generating code on a network
Described are computer-based methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, for generating code on a network. Input files including information...
US-7,657,545 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-7,657,541 Displaying and analyzing document flows
A system and a method for displaying and analyzing a business process based on the document flow of that business process. The graphical user interface may...
US-7,657,512 Source-context aware object-based navigation
The present invention provides methods and systems for allowing object-based navigation between business objects and applications where the target application is...
US-7,657,498 Business-aligned organizational knowledge management system, framework, and tools for capture and dissemination...
A business-aligned knowledge management system and method for creating the same are disclosed. In accordance with a first aspect of the invention, a knowledge...
US-7,657,493 Recommendation system that identifies a valuable user action by mining data supplied by a plurality of users to...
Personal data mining mechanisms and methods are employed to identify relevant information that otherwise would likely remain undiscovered. Users supply personal...
US-7,657,480 Decision support system and method
A decision support system and method is provided for responding to a deregulated electrical energy environment for use in making decisions related to supplying...
US-7,657,469 Agricultural business methods
A new system for providing agricultural financial services is provided. The system includes crop insurance services, where a proper level of crop insurance is...
US-7,657,464 System and methods of conducting business-to-business operations by registered sellers and buyers using an...
An internet accessible computer system to conduct business to business operations among a plurality of buyer companies and a plurality of seller companies. In...
US-7,657,453 System, computer-readable medium and method for filtering exceptions generated by forecasting and replenishment...
A system, computer-readable storage medium and method for storing, filtering, selecting and manipulating business exceptions generated by forecasting and...
US-7,657,451 Six sigma enabled web-based business intelligence system
A method of presenting an analysis of enterprise wide business data. In response to a user request to a web site operable to access enterprise wide business data...
US-7,657,436 System and method for establishing electronic business systems for supporting communications services commerce
A comprehensive electronic business support system comprises three layers: (1) the business layer, including various smart components which unify data and...
US-7,657,411 Method for transformation of enterprise models to business process models
A transformation method is described having three phases. The first phase provides a tool and language independent annotation framework to capture semantics of...
US-7,657,120 Method and apparatus for determination of text orientation
The present invention relates to a method for determining the orientation of text, so that the text can be correctly read. In one embodiment, the method analyzes...
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