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US-8,560,436 System and method for assessing credit risk in an on-line lending environment
A method and system assigns trust ranks to nodes from disparate sources, such as user profiles found in social networking websites across the Internet. The...
US-8,560,411 Computerized system for managing communications between a buyer, seller, and lender
A computerized system and method are presented for exchanging information between a buyer, a seller, and a lender. The system permits sellers and lenders to...
US-8,560,372 Compiling workflows into instructions for a state correlation engine
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for compiling workflows into instructions for a state correlation engine. In general, data...
US-8,560,362 Systems and methods for managing business processes in an enterprise
A method for managing a business process in an enterprise includes executing a business process model, wherein executing the business process model comprises...
US-8,559,977 Confirming a venue of user location
Methods and systems that record the location of a user and transmit targeted content to a user based upon their current and past location. A network is...
US-8,559,465 Apparatus and methods for utilizing variable rate program streams in a network
Apparatus and methods for transparently using otherwise wasted bandwidth associated with variable-rate program streams to deliver additional content. In one...
US-8,559,395 Wireless femtocell setup methods and apparatus
Methods and apparatus that enable a wireless femtocell to operate in its designated frequency so as to minimize interference between the wireless femtocell and...
US-8,555,181 Method and system for constructing business rules in a business software system using intelligent tiles
Methods and systems for constructing rules enable a simultaneous display of multiple windows on a display screen of a computer system. The multiple windows...
US-8,554,955 Systems and methods for avoiding host level busy and retry latencies
In one embodiment, a system includes logic adapted for receiving a command from a first system, logic adapted for determining which resources are required to...
US-8,554,916 Service delivery platform and development of new client business models
The present invention relates to systems and methods for delivering telecommunications services to customers. The systems and methods allow for the rapid...
US-8,554,876 User profile service
Systems, methods, and device are provided for a user profile service. One embodiment includes a method for user profile service. The method includes collecting...
US-8,554,797 System and method for modular business applications
A method of adding a program module to an installed program code. A data object having an interface for importation of data into and exportation of data out of...
US-8,554,794 System and method for enforcing privacy in social networks
The present application describes systems and methods for Relationship Capital Management ("RCM"). An RCM system mines relationship capital, which it correlates...
US-8,554,673 Methods and systems for discounts management
An embodiment of the invention is directed to a computer implemented business method in an electronic system in which payment information is exchanged between a...
US-8,554,653 Systems and methods to identify payment accounts having business spending activities
Systems and methods are provided to generate tools to evaluate the probability of an account being actually used by a business rather than an individual. In one...
US-8,554,646 Accounting method and accounting system
An accounting system under standard costing as absorption costing which identifies a break-even point, performs a process in which, in a break-even chart...
US-8,554,645 Method and system for identifying business expenditures with vendors and automatically generating and...
A method and system for determining business expenditures with vendors and automatically generating and submitting required forms whereby vendor identification...
US-8,554,620 High volume call advertising system and method
Disclosed is a method and system for providing third party advertisements with the use of a delayed call connection system, comprising an answering system...
US-8,554,604 Method and apparatus for modeling a business processes
A method of determining the behavioral outcome resulting from a business rule includes the step of defining at least one player, business rules, and an...
US-8,554,593 System and method for quantitative assessment of organizational adaptability
A method, system, and computer program product for measuring and assessing an organization's business adaptability is provided. In one embodiment, a taxonomy...
US-8,554,578 Managing the business of a medical scheme
The method of the invention provides incentives for medical scheme members to minimize medical expenses both by responsible use of the benefits of the scheme,...
US-8,554,533 Methods and apparatus for advancing time in a distributed business simulation
Methods and apparatus for advancing time in a distributed business process simulation are disclosed. The methods and apparatus simulate an interdependent...
US-8,553,871 Call monitoring system
According to one embodiment of the invention, a method of monitoring consumer calls placed to a business and conducted between a consumer and a business...
US-8,549,629 Classification and identification of computer use
Methods, programs, and systems for classifying and monitoring user-computer interactions include monitoring keystroke characteristics, mouse characteristics,...
US-8,549,255 Microprocessor, method and computer program product for direct page prefetch in millicode capable computer system
A microprocessor equipped to provide hardware initiated prefetching, includes at least one architecture for performing: issuance of a prefetch instruction;...
US-8,549,036 Information technology enterprise manager and product portfolio manager application module
This document discusses, among other things, an information technology (IT) enterprise manager system. In one example, the system includes data groups organized...
US-8,549,001 Method and system for gathering and providing consumer intelligence
A method for gathering and providing consumer intelligence includes the steps of receiving and storing data in a first database relating to a transaction...
US-8,548,977 Embedding a media hotspot within a digital media file
A computer-related and/or business type method is presented for embedding one or more media hotspots within a digital media file and, in response to interaction...
US-8,548,938 Business rules for configurable metamodels and enterprise impact analysis
A metadata management system for importing, integrating and federating metadata, including a configurable metamodel, a metadata repository for storing metadata...
US-8,548,909 Method and system for building an internet portal
A method and system for building an Internet portal provides a portal toolkit platform consisting at least in part of a portal application server and a web...
US-8,548,904 Transaction risk analyzer
Methods and systems are disclosed for automatically identifying and managing potentially fraudulent transactions without adversely impacting legitimate...
US-8,548,871 System and method for allocating business to one of a plurality of sellers in a buyer driven electronic...
A system and method for allocating conditional purchase offers (CPO) among a plurality of agency-based and broadcast-based sellers in a buyer-driven commerce...
US-8,548,861 Multimedia B2B opportunity and error detection and resolution engine
A method and system for automatically handling exceptions in a business-to-business transaction. E-commerce internet gateways through which the...
US-8,548,840 Method and system for managing a strategic plan via defining and aligning strategic plan elements
A method and system for managing a strategic plan via developing and aligning strategy elements that include required business outcomes (RBOs), strategic...
US-8,548,837 E-business value web
A method and system is provided to manage and track changes in enterprise architectures. The invention provides a hierarchical visual management tool to manage...
US-8,548,836 Business driven learning solution particularly suitable for sales-oriented organizations
Disclosed is a business driven learning solution and related methods for managing the learning and training needs of a sales-oriented organization in a manner...
US-8,548,832 Business process automation in a health plan organization
The computer implemented method and system disclosed herein automates business processes of a health plan organization using a plurality of portals. The portals...
US-8,544,726 Method and system for providing an automated and integrated R and D tax credit tool
In accordance with one embodiment, one or more R&D project/activity survey tools are generated and used to obtain employee R&D activity data. Payroll data is...
US-8,544,068 Business pre-permissioning in delegated third party authorization
A method to manage access to end user-protected resources hosted in a shared pool of configurable computing resources, such as a cloud computing environment,...
US-8,543,984 Architecture for state driven testing
An architecture for a test script editor that can be used by anybody in the development team, including non-programmer business analyst testers. Software...
US-8,543,981 State driven test editor
A test script editor that easily can be used by anybody in the development team, including non-programmer business analyst testers. The test script editor...
US-8,543,932 Generation and testing of graphical user interface for matter management workflow with collaboration
A method including obtaining metadata specifying screens based on a business logic of the matter management workflow, generating, based on the metadata, the...
US-8,543,870 Circuit for detecting and recording chip fails and the method thereof
A circuit for detecting and recording chip fails according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises a common error bus, a plurality of fail detector...
US-8,543,653 Systems and methods for business network management discovery and consolidation
According to some embodiments, a plurality of interconnected entities may be discovered in a network landscape. A subset of the entities may then be...
US-8,543,527 Method and system for implementing definable actions
A method and system is provided for use in business intelligence and reporting. The method and system are able to implement one or more definable actions when...
US-8,543,506 System and method for delivering financial services
A delivery system and method allow a financial institution to provide financial services to a plurality of remote devices. The system is comprised of a set of...
US-8,543,483 Auctions for multiple items with constraints specified by the bidders
A method for considering constraints imposed by the bidders in auctions for multiple items. The invention discloses representative examples of such constraints....
US-8,543,476 Systems and methods for cash based accounting in a general ledger
In one exemplary embodiment, a method provides a cash ledger. The cash ledger may contain at least one line item and a clearing account. The method may post a...
US-8,543,475 System and method for obtaining automated third-party confirmations in receivables factoring
Systems and methods are defined for facilitating the factoring process involving a business client, one or more factors, and a third-party (i.e., a debtor doing...
US-8,543,473 Business partner collaboration and buy analysis
The present invention provides a method, system and computer program product for implementing an automated inventory replenishment process between a...
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