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US-7,136,865 Method and apparatus to build and manage a logical structure using templates
A flowchart-based tool can be used to build a logical structure. In the context of a customer relationship management (CRM) system, the logical structure can...
US-7,136,827 Method for evaluating a business using experiential data
A method for evaluating and quantifying the risk, performance and potential of a business is disclosed. Experiential data generated by the business' activities...
US-7,136,823 Business method for quality assurance of services
The quality of information technology services provided by an organization to a customer is assured. Assurance reviews of a first solution are performed and a...
US-7,136,792 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-7,136,480 Methods and apparatus for processing a call
A system, method, apparatus, computer program code, and other embodiments for allowing a call to a busy telephone number extension to be queued and/or handled in...
US-7,136,467 Customer-oriented telecommunications data aggregation and analysis method and object oriented system
The present invention involves obtaining telecommunications data of a business entity from its communications vendors and providing that business entity with...
US-7,135,286 Pharmaceutical and diagnostic business systems and methods
Improved pharmaceutical and diagnostic business systems and methods are disclosed. One or more genomes are scanned for single nucleotide polymorphisms. The...
US-7,133,868 System and method for catalog administration using supplier provided flat files
A hybird Notes/DB2 environment provides a requisition catalog on the Web. Client browsers are connected to a GWA infrastructure including a first network...
US-7,133,867 Text and attribute searches of data stores that include business objects
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for performing text and attribute searches of data stores that include business objects. A...
US-7,133,846 Digital certificate support system, methods and techniques for secure electronic commerce transaction and...
The present inventions provide an integrated, modular array of administrative and support services for electronic commerce and electronic rights and transaction...
US-7,133,422 Implementing enhanced distributed coordinating function (EDCF) with a single hardware backoff counter
A method for implementing a plurality of backoff counters on a hardware backoff counter for use in implementing a prioritized message transmission network is...
US-7,131,574 Optical memory card based e-commerce business method
In a system for reading data encoded on a single, secure, personal, portable database of private information, such as an optical memory card, a method of...
US-7,131,572 Automatic business reply mail funding
A method for enabling a mailer to infer the amount of business reply that he/she is going to receive on a given day and determine the amount of postage that is...
US-7,131,107 Method for mapping business processes using an emergent model on a computer network
Mapping business and engineering processes is accomplished by giving users access to a system for generating an emergent model and publishing inputs and/or...
US-7,130,885 Methods and apparatus providing electronic messages that are linked and aggregated
A method for associating related electronic messages in computer storage. A first transportable application is created and stored. User input requesting creation...
US-7,130,865 Methods and systems for developing market intelligence
Methods and systems are provided for characterizing market distribution for a business having multiple business representatives. The business is considered to be...
US-7,130,848 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-7,130,832 Energy service business method and system
If the energy service enterprise is responsible for paying costs for applying energy-saving measures to the object facilities, measures the energy consumption...
US-7,130,816 Digital distribution method and digital distribution system
Digital contents representing the entity of a product are incorporated in a control program, and the control program is transmitted from a vendor to a buyer over...
US-7,130,808 Method, algorithm, and computer program for optimizing the performance of messages including advertisements in...
Method, procedure, algorithm, system, and computer program for improving and attempting to optimize the performance of messaging campaigns, particularly to...
US-7,130,803 Unique virtual dynamically-capable addressing system and method of mail and parcel delivery and forwarding
A system and method for unique virtual dynamically-capable (UVDC) addressing relating to mail and parcel delivery and forwarding. The UVDC addressing system...
US-7,130,742 Electronic guide system, contents server for electronic guide system, portable electronic guide device, and...
Tour guide contents utilized by a user at a travel destination consist of guide information including POI information, map data and the like, and user...
US-7,130,620 Telecommunications services and apparatus regarding lost connectivity events
A telecommunications system and operations technique associated with unintentionally disconnected wireless communications. When a call is severed other than...
US-7,130,452 System and method for multi-party validation, authentication and/or authorization via biometrics
A system and method for multi-party authentication is described. The multi-party authentication process uses synchronous and persistent biometrics signals...
US-7,129,497 Method and system for normalization of a positron emission tomography system
A method and system for normalization of a positron emission tomography system are provided. The method includes determining a plurality of block busy fractions...
US-7,127,600 Aggressive content pre-fetching during pre-boot runtime to support speedy OS booting
A method and system for content pre-fetching during a processing system pre-boot runtime. First, it is determined when a processor of a processing system is in...
US-7,127,415 Method and system for acquiring branded promotional products
A method and system allows users to purchase branded promotional products over the Internet through a central, real-time exchange process. Users may include...
US-7,127,409 Methods and systems for aviation nonconformance component management
A computerized business process that captures component nonconformance data elements at an inspection process level is described. The nonconformance data is...
US-7,127,330 Business management system and method for a deregulated electric power market using consumer site anomaly detection
A business management method for remote detection of anomalies with interaction between an electric distribution company and a plurality of customer energy...
US-7,127,328 System and method for federated security in an energy management system
A system and method are disclosed for providing authentication of data source and integrity between applications and users in different Non Affiliated...
US-7,126,708 Method for enabling a photolab to process digital images and related data
A system and business method for enabling photolabs to provide digital image processing services, and at the same time, to provide the photolabs with the ability...
US-7,124,369 Multi-layer path explorer
The invention provides an improved method of exploring paths having multiple layers. Such paths may be through any of a number of types of networks, such as...
US-7,124,186 Method for communicating a live performance and an incentive to a user computer via a network in real time in...
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to system, method and apparatus for producing and differentially promoting, vending and distributing live...
US-7,124,165 Arrangement and method for displaying and sharing images
According to an aspect of the disclosure, the present invention provides methods and arrangements for using the internet and an internet access appliance to...
US-7,124,145 System and method for dynamic business logic rule integration
A system for dynamically integrating changes in rules governing business operations into a rule-implementing application program includes a dynamic business...
US-7,124,096 Query system for service availability according to customized criteria
A method, program, and system for checking the availability of goods and services by means of the Internet are provided. The invention comprises compiling a...
US-7,124,087 System and method for updating user home automation systems
A system and method for automatically contacting one or more contacts when a user makes travel plans. A profile is used to determine to which contacts messages...
US-7,123,697 Method and system for providing a call answering service between a source telephone and a target telephone
In a method and voice mail system for providing a call answering service between a source telephone and a target telephone, a voice mail system receives an...
US-7,121,429 Point-of-sale body powder dispensing system
A user interactive custom cosmetic powder color and effects dispensing system and method of doing business.
US-7,120,707 System using Internet electronic mail for communicating status of a monitored device to a monitoring device
A method and system for monitoring, controlling and diagnosing operation of a machine such as a business office machine including a facsimile machine, a copier,...
US-7,120,703 Transforming data automatically between communications parties in a computing network
Methods, systems, and computer program products for automatically transforming data or business messages to enable communication between parties in a distributed...
US-7,120,676 Transaction configuration system and method for transaction-based automated testing
A software product tests and monitors an Internet server system. Advantageously, the software product communicates with a web browser without the need for other...
US-7,120,643 Method, system, and storage medium for creating and maintaining an enterprise architecture
An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to a method, system, and storage medium for creating and maintaining an enterprise architecture over a network....
US-7,120,632 Methods and systems for managing business information on a web site
A method for managing information on a web site for a business entity using a server system is provided. The server system is coupled to a centralized database...
US-7,120,629 Prospects harvester system for providing contact data about customers of product or service offered by business...
A system and method for providing profile data representing profiles of potential customers of a business enterprise. The system is based on an application...
US-7,120,611 Integrated electronic scale, and a system and method which uses the scale automatically to compute...
An electronic scale integrally formed within the housing of a piece of office equipment increases a user's work space in a home or business environment. The...
US-7,120,607 Business system and method using a distorted biometrics
A method of doing business is disclosed that transforms a biometric used by a user in a transaction. The transformation creates a distorted biometric. The...
US-7,120,592 Method, apparatus and processed for real time interactive online ordering and reordering and over the counter...
The Invention encompasses a system comprising a novel Volume Purchase Rebate Business Method, Volume Purchase Rebate Appliance sub-system, Volume Purchase Rebate...
US-7,120,488 Therapy-delivering portable medical device capable of triggering and communicating with an alarm system
A therapy-delivering, portable medical device (200) capable of triggering and/or communicating with an alarm system (100), as well as a related system and method...
US-7,120,239 System and method for providing no answer detail service for telephone calls that are not completed
Call detail service is provided using a trigger that only activates after the disposition of a telephone call is known, for example, a T-Busy and/or a...
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