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US-7,444,314 Methods and apparatus for business rules authoring and operation employing a customizable vocabulary
Methods and apparatus for authoring and executing an individualized language business rule. In one embodiment, a method comprises creating at least one...
US-7,440,924 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-7,440,922 System, method, and business method for settling micropayment transactions to a pre-paid instrument
The invention provides a method, business method, and system for conducting micropayment transactions between consumers and merchants. A merchant offers...
US-7,440,910 System and method for renewing business, professional, and personal contacts
A system and method for renewing business, professional and personal contacts is described. The system overcomes time and psychological hindrances to maintaining...
US-7,440,909 Methods and systems enabling the identification of actual costs in a transaction based financial and...
A computer implemented actual costing method for collecting and presenting an actual cost of performing a business activity includes the steps of carrying a...
US-7,440,694 SONET outage impact measurement technique
An accurate method of reporting "minutes of outage" for a SONET facility applies a set of business rules and hierarchical definitions to delete certain minutes...
US-7,440,563 Telecommunication and advertising business model and method of utilizing same
A telecommunication and advertising business model and method of utilizing same that permits users to make telephone calls for a predetermined amount of time...
US-7,438,226 Fraud risk advisor
A fraudulent business transaction application (FBTA) is provided for monitoring application based fraud. When a consumer supplies account access information in...
US-7,437,734 Propagating web transaction context into common object model (COM) business logic components
Methods and systems for instrumenting a COM object are disclosed. A request from a client for creating a COM object is intercepted and a wrapper object...
US-7,437,675 System and method for monitoring event based systems
A method and apparatus of monitoring business metrics, the method and apparatus providing an interface with which a user can specify what metrics to monitor,...
US-7,437,608 Reassigning storage volumes from a failed processing system to a surviving processing system
Provided are a method, system, and program for reassigning storage volumes from a failed processing system to a surviving processing system. A first processing...
US-7,437,454 Low-impact method and apparatus for maintaining network access servers
A method of performing maintenance on a network access server having associated channels carrying incoming digital or analog traffic determines whether...
US-7,437,357 Method and system for providing service listings in electronic yellow pages
A method and system for allowing a regional service merchant that is outside of a given geographical boundary, but services inside the geographical boundary, to...
US-7,437,348 Method and system for a non-georedundant failover system
The present invention implements computing systems in a configuration to reduce downtime. The computing systems are configured, without implementing a hot...
US-7,437,342 Method and system of deploying server-based applications
A computer-implemented method and system for developing and running applications in a networked computing environment includes one aspect in which requests are...
US-7,437,323 Method and system for spot pricing via clustering based demand estimation
A method and system can be used to determine an optimal price of a commodity on a spot market. Market state conditions can be generated using historical data,...
US-7,437,320 Process for organizing business and other contacts for multiple users
A method is provided that can include providing a computer, storing data records in the data store, processing the data records to form a hierarchical chart that...
US-7,437,168 Method and apparatus for controlling a quiet zone for wireless units
In an IP-based cellular wireless communication system, systems and methods for spatially controlling cellular phone usage are provided. Entry of a cellular phone...
US-7,436,819 Communication apparatus and control method thereof
The present invention aims at providing a communication apparatus accommodating both a LAN line or a broadband line and an ordinary public network (PSTN) so as...
US-7,436,816 Method and system for transmission-based billing of applications
Computer- and network-based methods and systems for transmission-based billing are provided. Example embodiments provide a Packet-Based Billing System ("PBBS"),...
US-7,434,730 part availability business process
A system and method for identifying and ordering parts and monitoring inventory levels is presented. The method includes the steps of capturing identifying...
US-7,434,257 System and methods for providing dynamic authorization in a computer system
A dynamic authorization callback mechanism is provided that implements a dynamic authorization model. An application can thus implement virtually any...
US-7,434,227 Portable business information content and management system
A system and method for generating business content portable across multiple software applications is described. In one embodiment, a universal object model...
US-7,434,099 System and method for integrating multiple data sources into service-centric computer networking services...
A system for diagnosing impairments in computer networking services a plurality of connector gateways for interfacing to a plurality of data sources to provide...
US-7,433,929 Intelligent network selection based on quality of service and applications over different wireless networks
A system and method for selecting a wireless network is disclosed. The method relates to selecting a wireless network from a plurality of wireless networks. A...
US-7,433,887 Method and apparatus for metadata driven business logic processing
A metadata driven system for supporting business application software required in the middle tier for a line of business applications includes a process metadata...
US-7,433,845 Data structure, method and system for generating person-to-person, person-to-business, business-to-person, and...
The delivery of a secure method and system of generating person to person, business to business, business to person and person to business transactions involving...
US-7,433,838 Realizing legally binding business contracts through service management models
Methods and apparatus for managing business interactions between opposing parties. Business interactions are mapped to service contracts. The service contracts...
US-7,433,829 System and method for managing global risk
A system for tracking compliance to risk management policies for a given enterprise that provides risk status feedback on hierarchical managerial levels. The...
US-7,433,792 Disc drive testing system and method
A disc drive testing method is provided for testing a plurality of disc drives. The disc drive testing method includes steps of: selecting a disc drive as a...
US-7,433,757 Chemical substance total management system, storage medium storing chemical substance management program and...
A chemical substance total management system aids for reduction of release and transferring amount of managing substances in business entities. The system...
US-7,433,459 Methods and apparatus for providing telephone support for internet sales
Methods and apparatus for providing manned, e.g., live customer support to customers, e.g., people using the Internet to purchase goods and/or services are...
US-7,433,072 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-7,431,202 System and method to monitor credit card transactions
A transaction verification system and method includes a central station coupled to receive transaction data from a plurality of transaction locations at which a...
US-7,430,562 System and method for efficient date retrieval and processing
A system and method for efficient data retrieval and processing in an online analytical processing system, a reporting system, a business intelligence system, or...
US-7,430,535 Methods and systems for identifying prospective customers and managing deals
A system including at least one computer configured as a server that contains a database of deal information, business rules, libraries and templates for deals...
US-7,430,515 System and method for externalization of formulas for assessing damages
A method and system for externalization of formulas for assessing bodily injury general damages. An insurance company may use an expert system to develop a...
US-7,430,514 System and method for processing insurance claims using a table of contents
An improved method and system to process insurance claims using a graphical user interface with structured data collection. The insurance claims processing...
US-7,430,427 Radio resource management scheduler using object request broker methodology
A method for scheduling RRM procedures in a wireless communication system begins by receiving at least one trigger, each trigger being associated with at least...
US-7,428,748 Method and system for authentication in a business intelligence system
A system and method for permitting a user of a business intelligence reporting system to be authenticated against one or more logon IDs and concurrently using...
US-7,428,603 System and method for communicating with memory devices via plurality of state machines and a DMA controller
The disclosure is directed to a device including a memory interface. The memory interface includes a data interface, a first state machine and a second state...
US-7,428,531 Customer information management system and method
A customer information management system which enables integration of data across lines of business that classify data using distinct formats. In the system, a...
US-7,428,498 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-7,427,480 Life sciences business systems and methods
Improved life sciences business systems and methods are disclosed. One or more genomes are scanned for single nucleotide polymorphisms. The polymorphisms are...
US-7,426,736 Business systems management solution for end-to-end event management using business system operational constraints
The present invention provides a method, apparatus, and computer program product for implementing a business systems management solution for end-to-end event...
US-7,426,655 System and method of enhancing storage array read performance using a spare storage array
A system and method for enhancing read performance of at least one storage array using a spare storage array of coupled spare drives, wherein the at least one...
US-7,426,642 Integrating legacy application/data access with single sign-on in a distributed computing environment
The present invention provides methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business whereby legacy host application/system access is...
US-7,426,558 Method and system for controlling and auditing content/service systems
An improved interactive network system is provided that allows the Network Operator to control the transfer of information to and from the network end users, the...
US-7,426,526 Method and system for the creation and reuse of concise business schemas using a canonical library
An exemplary feature is a method for using XML Schema based standards. The method consists of constructing a reduced schema for a specific interaction from a...
US-7,426,486 Multi-party reporting system and method
One or more parameters such as time is reported to a center using a form. The center then automatically extracts data from the form and converts it for storage...
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