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US-7,349,892 System and method for automatically 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-7,349,880 Commerce information processor, commerce terminal, commerce information processing method, and recorded medium
A transaction information processing apparatus and the like for carrying out electronic business transactions of various products and services is provided....
US-7,349,877 Total return to shareholder analytics
A computer-implemented method for analyzing the relative performance of a business unit includes: receiving financial data about the business unit; determining...
US-7,349,865 Methods and systems for monitoring the efficacy of a marketing project
Methods and systems for monitoring the efficacy of a marketing campaign or project. In one embodiment, a customer database stores information about each customer...
US-7,349,862 Business intelligence monitor method and system
The present invention is directed to a business intelligence monitor method and system. Business intelligence indicators are monitored by generating a monitoring...
US-7,347,648 Landfills and methods of operating a landfill
Landfills and their methods of operation are disclosed. Through the controlled introduction of septage into solid municipal waste, refuse decomposes faster to...
US-7,346,930 Security framework bridge
The present disclosure is a method for bridging requests for access to resources between requesters in a distributed network and an authenticator servicing the...
US-7,346,567 Conditional fee ownership home financing system and business method
A method and system for financing the purchase of real property utilizing a conditional fee simple deed. Under this method a conditional fee purchaser and a...
US-7,346,559 System and method for automating association of retail items to support shopping proposals
A shopping server proposal system includes a mechanism that enhances the online retailer's existing database system with the necessary information to provide the...
US-7,346,555 Method and apparatus for client-in-charge business transaction processing
The method and apparatus of the client-in-charge architecture is based upon a different approach to the problems of server bandwidth and latency, found in the...
US-7,346,539 System and method for interpreting market forces and developing strategic business directions
Systems and methods for creating new communications services are disclosed. One embodiment of the invention is a method for developing an application strategy,...
US-7,346,538 System and method for business analysis and planning
A system and method for analyzing a business comprising generating a matrix for analysis and planning that utilizes trend changes in the Average Selling Price...
US-7,346,537 Business method of providing a channel for delivering and distributing events based on a subscription model for...
Sales associated with service providers are increased using an opportunistic approach based on an unexpected change in a schedule or services (time, location)....
US-7,346,533 Method and system for utilizing best practices to satisfy requirements of a requirements specification
A method and system for developing a requirement specification by a consultant for a client. The method includes communication between the client and consultant...
US-7,346,529 Method for developing an enterprise alignment framework hierarchy by compiling and relating sets of strategic...
An enterprise strategy management system includes a first software module adapted to formulate a strategy description based on an assessment of environmental...
US-7,346,524 System and method for improving the operation of a business entity and monitoring and reporting the results thereof
The present invention is a method and system for providing reduced insurance premiums to an insured entity and a reduced risk of loss to an insuring entity. A...
US-7,345,585 Network based device for providing RFID middleware functionality
Some embodiments of the present invention provide middleware functionality integrated into a module of a network device, such as a router or switch, that is...
US-7,343,550 System and method for providing on-line services for multiple entities
A system and method for determining a set of applications that can be accessed by a group or constituency of entitled users from among the applications...
US-7,343,383 Support for real-time queries concerning current state, data and history of a process
A computer-implemented method is provided for defining interesting portions of a workflow of a business or other type of process. Using a tracking profile...
US-7,343,382 Support for real-time queries concerning current state, data and history of a process
A computer-implemented method is provided for defining interesting portions of a workflow of a business or other type of process. Using a tracking profile...
US-7,343,339 Electronic bond and guaranty process and business method
Disclosed is a method by which suretyship bonds and guaranties can be purchased and deployed over the Internet in real time, providing automatic application...
US-7,343,331 Methods and systems for managing supply chain processes
A web-based supply chain system manages internal users, suppliers, and external customers to improve business productivity. The web-based system includes a...
US-7,343,324 Method, system, and computer readable medium for automatically publishing content
The publishing system and method automates at least some portion of a publishing process. The system publishes content using metadata, rights templates and/or...
US-7,343,323 Business transaction system and method
A system and method for enabling a user, over a computer and communications network, to allocate a portion of proceeds of a transaction to a beneficiary by...
US-7,343,310 System and method for providing web-based user interface to legacy, personal-lines insurance applications
The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a web-based graphical user interface to a legacy insurance data process system to increase the...
US-7,343,296 Puppetry based communication system, method and internet utility
A puppetry based system and method is provided. Specifically, the puppetry based system and method comprises a computer environment including one or more images,...
US-7,343,006 Drive-in restaurant credit-card transaction system
A method for conducting credit card transactions at a business having a plurality of remote customer interfaces includes the steps of electronically transmitting...
US-7,341,182 Method and apparatus for integrating a mobile phone with a contactless IC card
The present invention is to provide a method and an apparatus for integrating a mobile phone with a contactless IC card, wherein various data are preinstalled in...
US-7,341,024 Apparatus, method and business methods for processing animal waste in a farm building
A mobile apparatus is used to process animal waste in a farm building and to spread the processed animal waste back on the floor of the farm building as the...
US-7,340,593 Hard drive reset cache
A method, computer system, and apparatus perform an expedited boot and operating system load operation from a hard drive device. Rather than waiting for storage...
US-7,340,426 Event-triggered transaction processing for electronic data interchange
A method and system for automating data exchange processing by using event-triggered transaction processing. Transaction data may be exchanged electronically...
US-7,340,424 System and method for facilitating sale of a loan to a secondary market purchaser
A method for facilitating sale of a loan by a seller to a purchaser where the seller and the purchaser have an agreement regarding the sale of loans including...
US-7,340,411 System and method for generating, capturing, and managing customer lead information over a computer network
A customer lead management system that relates to a system and method for collecting and organizing customer-marketing data, which is then made available to...
US-7,340,216 Methods for making a business decision in response to information from a short distance wireless network
A method, among other methods, includes generating a short-range radio signal that indicates a type of a device in a short distance wireless network. A cellular...
US-7,339,894 Closed loop resource allocation
Method and apparatus for performing transmission data rate allocation in a high speed wireless communications network. A macro control loop with the network of...
US-7,339,029 Sperm-specific cation channel, CatSper2, and uses therefor
Nucleic acid and protein sequences relating to a cation channel which is sperm-specific (CatSper2) are disclosed. The CatSper2 protein is shown to be...
US-7,337,440 Methodology for generating accessing functions for programmed execution of panel-driven business applications
A method of providing access to Business Applications (BA) offering their services and interactively controlled by a multitude of BA panels, the BAs displaying...
US-7,334,719 Banking envelope and method of use
A banking envelope is made from a blank of material such as paper. The blank has a rectangular back panel, a front panel, a side flap opposite the front panel,...
US-7,334,216 Method and apparatus for automatic generation of information system user interfaces
A method and apparatus for the specification and automatic generation of user interfaces of information system (computer programs) is provided. The method is...
US-7,334,044 Method for connection acceptance control and optimal multi-media content delivery over networks
A method is disclosed for call and/or connection acceptance control and the optimal delivery of multimedia (audio/video) data over networks. This method involves...
US-7,334,027 Controlling method, computer system, and processing program of booting up a computer
Respective WWNs (World Wide Names) which can be allocated to a plurality of computers, business application identity information of programs to be booted and...
US-7,334,015 Integration of legacy mainframe systems through data stream objectification into finite state machines
A system and method for integrating terminal-based legacy mainframe applications through data stream objectification into a distributed object system. The...
US-7,333,984 Methods for document indexing and analysis
The present invention describes a method that is based on an analysis of document information, and which can be used for conducting and potentially accelerating...
US-7,333,972 Database integration management method and apparatus and processing program, medium therefor
The technology includes the steps of: associating material-object identification code identifying each individual material object with material-object...
US-7,333,948 Method and system for cross-marketing products and services over a distributed communication network
A method and system for cross-marketing products and services to customers of specific merchant web sites on the Internet by a merchant loyalty service provider...
US-7,333,941 System and method for optimizing revenue and/or bookings from collected demand data in a buyer driven commerce...
Methods for optimizing hotel revenues for a predetermined sale margin, optimizing room nights for a predetermined amount of margin, optimizing margin amounts for...
US-7,333,939 Method for providing web-based insurance data processing services to users
The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a web-based graphical user interface to a legacy insurance data process system to increase the...
US-7,333,635 Method and system for confirming personal identity
An authentication utility may be provided to entities, such as businesses, organizations or even individuals, that require the identification, verification and...
US-7,330,944 Method for storing data in a memory, a system, an electronic device and a memory card
The invention relates to a method for performing a memory processing function to a block memory (2), wherein there are memory cells (18), where data can be...
US-7,330,846 System and method for facilitating a distributed search of local and remote systems
A system and method for performing a distributed search in response to a user request. In response to a search request received from a user at a local server, a...
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