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US-7,844,513 Method and system for operating a commissioned e-commerce service prover
A method for operating a commissioned e-commerce service provider provides services to businesses on a computerized network such as the Internet in exchange for...
US-7,844,510 Method and system for determining absorption costing sequences for items in a business operation
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method and system for determining an absorption costing sequence for items in a business operation. More...
US-7,844,499 Integrated solar agent business model
A method of delivering a solar system and related services from a solar system vendor to a customer is provided. The method includes estimating the customer's...
US-7,843,901 Call flow system and method for use in a legacy telecommunication system
A method of operating a network server, such as a mobile application gateway, connect devices on a cellular or carrier network with individual networks, such as...
US-7,841,950 Products and methods for ocular enhancement and methods for conducting business thereby
The present invention provides methods and products effective for ocular enhancement conditioning of users attempting to successfully hit or otherwise make...
US-7,841,516 Delivery data objects in enterprise computing systems
A method for managing a supply chain for a business enterprise in a manner that is applicable to many different business enterprises and a computer program...
US-7,840,963 Marking and utilizing portions of memory state information during a switch between virtual machines to minimize...
The present invention is directed to systems and methods for providing disaster recovery services using virtual machines. The invention provides an inexpensive...
US-7,840,934 Method and system for integrating workflow management systems with business-to-business interaction standards
A method and system for integrating workflow management systems with business-to-business interaction standards. An automatic business-to-business (B2B) template...
US-7,840,562 System and method of reconciling human resource database
A system and method to reconcile Human Resource databases, including payroll, accounting, tax and travel databases, are provided. The system and method may...
US-7,840,517 Performance evaluating apparatus, method, and computer-readable medium
A performance evaluating apparatus for a rule is provided, which is capable of evaluating a business value of a rule applied to the operation and management of...
US-7,840,461 Method, program, and system for computing accounting savings
Method, system, and computer program product for computing accounting savings for a business related investment of a target product. The target product and at...
US-7,840,457 System and method for automated transaction splitting
A system and method are provided for automated transaction splitting. A central repository gathers details of multi-category transactions between a first payee...
US-7,840,456 System and method for categorizing credit card transaction data
A system and method employs a categorized list of business names to identify a category corresponding to transaction information, such as credit card transaction...
US-7,840,431 Optimal group of service compositions
A method and system for forming service compositions to provide service components to business processes. Service components independently needed by each...
US-7,840,428 Method, system and apparatus for measuring and analyzing customer business volume
A method, system and computer product for analyzing and monitoring business volume is provided. A database is linked with a database management utility. Business...
US-7,840,407 Business listing search
A method of operating a voice-enabled business directory search system includes receiving category-business pairs, each category-business pair including a...
US-7,840,210 Free busy calendar interface
An electronic device having access to a calendar database comprising calendar event data identifying events scheduled for respective time slots and a method of...
US-7,839,883 Methods and apparatus for implementing a flexible multi-user advance reservation system where reservation...
The present invention concerns methods and apparatus for implementing a multi-user advance reservation system where reservations are specified in terms of...
US-7,836,491 System for identifying an individual, a method for identifying an individual or a business method
An individual may be identified by using a portable communication device. Biological information of the user is input into the communication device. The inputted...
US-7,836,457 Hybrid contextual floor plans for object instances
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for hybrid contextual floor plans for object instances. A method for providing a user interface for...
US-7,836,448 System and methods for task management
In a storage area network (SAN), different tasks may expect different types of commands for commencing execution, such as interactive or offline, and may have...
US-7,836,427 Tree-based rule composition with natural language inline editing
A system, method and user interface facilitating hierarchical (e.g., tree-based) rule composition with natural language inline editing. For example, the system...
US-7,836,403 Persistent dashboard for user interface
A method, user interface module, application program interface, computer program product and system that provides access to context information in a display...
US-7,836,263 Nonvolatile memory controlling method and nonvolatile memory controlling apparatus
A nonvolatile-memory controlling method is disclosed which continuously accesses a plurality of memory banks structured so as to have each memory bank accessible...
US-7,836,156 Method and apparatus for analyzing network infrastructure
A generic analysis model is applicable to a variety of network infrastructure domains, and operable for causal analysis in a common manner independently of the...
US-7,836,130 Method and system for providing a collaboration service in enterprise business software
Disclosed is a method and system for creating a first collaboration service node for a first software object node and linking the first collaboration service...
US-7,836,126 Business presence system and method
Systems and methods for managing collaboration with one or more persons are disclosed. Presence information from the one or more persons are published to a...
US-7,836,120 Methods and media for custom mapping B2B transactions in information handling systems
A method for managing communication between businesses includes receiving a request and performing standard mapping on the request. At least one map utilized to...
US-7,836,046 Method and system for facilitating verification of an entity based on business requirements
A method, system and computer program product for facilitating verification of an entity against a reference database. The entity is characterized by...
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...
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