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US-7,809,771 Automatic reduction of table memory footprint using column cardinality information
In a business system, one or more methods can be used to reduce an amount of redundancy in the storage of data. One implementation includes a method of reducing...
US-7,809,754 Method and computer program product for generating a lightweight ontological data model
A method, computer program product, and a data processing system for representing service relationships of a business process. A plurality of services are read,...
US-7,809,622 Method and system for generating an employment metric
A method for generating an employment metric involves obtaining employer payroll data from multiple business applications and obtaining personal income data from...
US-7,809,602 Computer-implemented system and method for measuring and reporting business intelligence based on comments...
According to one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for measuring and reporting business intelligence based on comments collected from web page users...
US-7,809,600 Method and system for business planning via a communications network
A method and system for business planning via a communications network includes automated electronic communication procedures for managing the exchange of goods,...
US-7,809,597 Progressive refinement model for business processes
In one embodiment, a method for refining a business process model includes receiving business process data pertaining to a first phase of a business process...
US-7,809,587 Rapid business support of insured property using image analysis
A method of providing rapid business support of insured property using image analysis can include the step of receiving at least one digital image of damaged...
US-7,809,582 System and method for providing a consistent visual appearance to output generated by multiple applications
The techniques and mechanisms described herein are directed to a method for creating an identity that defines a visual appearance for output generated by...
US-7,809,153 System and method for assessment of health risks and visualization of weight loss and muscle gain
The present system combines image morphing technology, exercise programming, supplement sales, and motivational techniques into one product. Users begin by...
US-7,808,928 Testing user terminal status
A network system and method of testing the terminal status so as to acquire the link status of the wired/wireless terminals associated to the VoIP-based network...
US-7,808,681 Portable photocopy apparatus and method of use
An apparatus and methods for copying documents, especially to a personal, portable and foldable document copier that can identify the presence of a new document...
US-7,808,378 Alert notification system and method for neighborhood and like groups
An alert notification system and method for neighborhood, business, work location, community and other groups for broadcasting an alert message from one member...
US-RE41,803 Operations method of providing wireless communication service and network and system for delivering same
The present invention is directed to an improved operations method for a wireless communication system. The improved business method, operations method, network...
US-RE41,802 Missed call notification to cellular telephone using short text messaging
A system for and method of providing Short Message Service (SMS) message notification to a cellular telephone customer regarding missed incoming calls that are...
US-7,805,330 System and method for cross-selling products and services across an enterprise
A system for cross-selling products and/or services across an enterprise comprising an enterprise-level decision engine and a plurality of line-of-business...
US-7,804,917 Clear channel assessment method and system for ultra wideband OFDM
An ultra-wideband clear channel assessment system uses a double-window energy technique for energy detection, which indicates a clear or busy channel.
US-7,804,530 Picture taking method and apparatus
Method and apparatus is disclosed to enhance the quality and usefulness of picture taking and other image acquisition for pleasure or business purposes. In a...
US-7,802,765 Wall structure mounted retention device
Retention devices and methods are disclosed that are mounted to the surface of a wall structure such as a wall surface or surfaces or a framing construction. The...
US-7,802,264 Method and system for implementing a databus in a global ecosystem of interrelated services
In accordance with an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, a DataBus data management architecture is presented for the NewWave service platform. It...
US-7,802,194 Business query language
Methods and apparatuses enable providing a structured business query interface to receive a structured business query. The interface can be provided as an...
US-7,802,181 Document processing device and document processing method
A new content distribution technique is provided.A document processing apparatus 100 provides a function as a browser that allows the user to browse a document...
US-7,802,007 Techniques for providing connections to services in a network environment
Methods and apparatus for facilitating consumption of services via a services network are described. Access is provided to a services directory which identifies...
US-7,801,905 Knowledge archival and recollection systems and methods
The present invention generally relates to data acquisition, analysis, and management system for professionals and organizations of all sizes across many...
US-7,801,782 Object oriented system for managing complex financial instruments
Object oriented design strategies and patterns are applied to financial data processing systems for processing and modeling of financial products (also referred...
US-7,801,776 Method of controlling product inventory
A business method and system for executing the method that involves gathering merchandise orders at a show in the home of a hostess. The method compiles the...
US-7,801,754 Systems, methods and computer-implemented architectures for performing supply chain planning
Methods, systems and computer-implemented architectures are provided for performing supply chain planning. In one implementation, a system is provided that...
US-7,801,753 Purchase planning and optimization
The present invention provides a purchase planning system for making optimal procurement recommendations for purchasing direct materials. The system provides...
US-7,801,751 Method and apparatus for the sale of airline-specified flight tickets
An unspecified-time airline ticket representing a purchased seat on a flight to be selected later, by the airlines, for a traveler-specified itinerary (e.g., NY...
US-7,801,628 Industrial operator interfaces interacting with higher-level business workflow
Systems and methods are provided that enable high-level and abstract business engines to affect and influence plant-floor or industrial operations via dynamic...
US-7,801,092 Method for a simple 802.11e HCF implementation
A Hybrid Coordination Function (HCF) implementation wherein an access point's existing (E)DCF transmit queues are augmented by at least one strict priority HCF...
US-7,797,708 Simulating actions on mockup business objects
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for simulating business object behavior with a mockup object. In one exemplary...
US-7,797,577 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-7,797,403 Deployment of configuration information
A system and methods providing the automated configuration management and configuration information communication/deployment for a business process server...
US-7,797,381 Methods and apparatus for information hyperchain management for on-demand business collaboration
Hyperchain information management techniques are provided for use in applications such as on-demand business collaboration. In accordance with such techniques, a...
US-7,797,371 Systems and methods for clickstream analysis to modify an off-line business process involving determining...
Methods and systems are provided herein for the analysis of clickstream data of online users. The analysis methods and systems allow for the creation of new...
US-7,797,249 Copyright detection and protection system and method
A method for detecting against unauthorized transmission of digital works comprises the steps of maintaining a registry of information permitting identification...
US-7,797,204 Distributed personal automation and shopping method, apparatus, and process
A business method utilizing a system comprising one or more distributed computers, application software, off-the-shelf peripheral components including...
US-7,797,201 Method and system for receiving and handling orders for commodities
An order-reception system has: an order-reception subsystem which receives, from a customer, customer order information including order-reception information...
US-7,797,188 Method and system for optimizing business location selection
A method and system for making predictions about business locations. The method includes providing a spatial map and analyzing heterogeneous data having a...
US-7,797,185 Value driven integrated build-to-buy decision analysis system and method
A value-driven build-to-buy decision analysis system and method is provided that addresses and integrates the system analysis for multiple parts of the...
US-7,797,183 Method and system for calculating an environmental score for a business unit
A method and system for calculating an environmental score are described and generally related to calculating a score for a separately accountable business unit,...
US-7,797,180 Method and system for comparing populations of entities to make predictions about business locations
A method and system including software makes predictions about potential business locations. The method includes the steps of providing heterogeneous data...
US-7,797,149 Integrating related data from incompatible systems for enhanced business functionality
An embodiment of the present invention describes a method and system for using related data from external systems employing incompatible character sets to affect...
US-7,797,104 Geographic database with detailed local data
A method is disclosed for representing locations in a geographic database in a manner that facilitates navigation and routing. A core map database includes data...
US-7,797,062 System and method for dynamic multi-objective optimization of machine selection, integration and utilization
The invention provides control systems and methodologies for controlling a process having one or more motorized pumps and associated motor drives, which provide...
US-7,797,006 Method and system for guaranteeing seamless session when replacing PoC terminal in PoC system
A method and system for guaranteeing a seamless session when replacing a PoC terminal in a PoC system is provided, in which a currently busy PoC client can be...
US-7,797,005 Methods, systems and apparatus for interactive audience participation at a live entertainment event
A method and system provide interactive participation during activity occurring at a college campus venue. Enjoyment for a plurality of enrolled participants is...
US-7,793,833 Apparatus and method for photographing a business card in portable terminal
Provided are an apparatus and method for photographing a business card in a portable terminal. The method includes recognizing boundary lines of the business...
US-7,793,343 Method and system for identity management integration
A method and system for a vendor-neutral method of integrating single sign on functionality with the features of a robust identity management application in a...
US-7,792,948 Method and system for collecting, aggregating and viewing performance data on a site-wide basis
Systems and methods for network service management, wherein the internet service management system includes one or more components which collectively enable an...
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