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Method and system for providing service listings in electronic yellow pages
A method and system for allowing a regional service merchant that is outside of a given geographical boundary, but services inside the geographical boundary, to...
Method of managing a deposit exchange to offer price reductions
A business method which uses a computer program to establish and maintain a deposit exchange. Customers deposit money with the deposit exchange and register with...
System uses 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,...
Systems and methods of message queuing
An intelligent queue may be used to facilitate communication among a set business application programs. In one embodiment, the intelligent queue may interact...
System and method of sorting information based on a location of a mobile
A system and method for locating the present location of a mobile station and sending consumer information to the mobile station sorted based on distance between...
Business method for secure document folder distribution
A system, method, and computer readable medium for a business to securely distribute potentially large collections of document folders (180) to recipients (140)....
Flow designer for establishing and maintaining assignment and strategy
A system, method and carrier medium for modeling a Financial Service Organization (FSO) business in a computer software program and for storing the model of the...
Method and system for skills-based planning and scheduling in a workforce
contact center environment
A method of forecasting, allocating and scheduling in a single or multi-site skills-based contact or call center environment organized into a hierarchy of zero...
Form search apparatus and method
Forms such as business forms used in banks and post offices are automatically classified using a form search apparatus and method. The method of classifying...
Orientation invariant feature detection system and method for unstructured
A system and method for detecting features in video from business meetings and video teleconferencing systems can use color, motion, morphological (shape)...
Method and apparatus for caller ID system
An apparatus and method are disclosed for accessing telephone or cellular originating central office equipment to control the disclosure of a calling party...
Service mapping method of enterprise application modeling and development
for multi-tier service environments
A method for modeling an enterprise application to be performed over multiple tiers in a distributed computer system. The method includes generating a model,...
On-line localized business referral system and revenue generation system
An online interactive system comprising a business referral and income generation system linked to one or more listed web sites of businesses in a particular...
Secure integrated device with secure, dynamically-selectable capabilities
A method, system, computer program product, and method of doing business by providing a secure integrated device (such as a pervasive computing device) for which...
Methods and systems for integrating process modeling and project planning
Methods and system consistent with the present invention provide a workflow modeling and project planning integration tool that allows a user to model a business...
Method for generating, organizing table codes either code is highest code
level or code is linked to parent...
A business method for converting and storing classification data of existing codes having different number of levels and different number of digits in each level...
Method and business process to maintain privacy in distributed
A distributed recommendation system and method are disclosed that provides greater privacy for the user's private data. The method distributes the tasks of a...
System and method for automatically adjusting merchandise pricing at a
service-oriented interface terminal...
A business method prompts users of electronic payment cards and automatically adjusts automobile fuel pricing based upon the number of passengers in a vehicle at...
Systems, methods and computer program products for producing narrative
financial analysis reports
Systems, methods, and computer program products for generating a narrative financial analysis of a financial statement of a business entity are provided....
Enhanced security features for an automated order fulfillment system
A method is described for facilitating implementation of an automated system for transacting business, where the system users are subject to predetermined rules...
System and method for measuring and managing performance in an information
An IT measurement system is aligned with the IT organization's business goals by examining the IT organization's current state-of-affairs with respect to...
Emergency and disabled persons communication business model algorithm and
method and apparatus
This invention is an algorithm and method and apparatus for communication in emergency situations and for persons who are disabled. The invention features unique...
Audio tone controller system, method, and apparatus
Embodiments of the invention comprise a new device and technique to realize a utilization for providing a system, method, and apparatus for providing an improved...
Automatic cluster join protocol
A method for new nodes to join a cluster in a serial sequence includes (a) a new node transmitting a first type of request to join the cluster and (b) the new...
System and method for clustering servers for performance and load balancing
A hybrid Notes/DB2 environment provides a requisition catalog on the Web. Client browsers are connected to a GWA infrastructure including a first network...
Negotiated wireless peripheral systems
Methods, apparatus, and business techniques are disclosed for use in mobile network communication systems. A mobile unit such as a smart phone is preferably...
Method and apparatus for managing functions
A method and apparatus for managing functions (e.g., that express business rules) to allow calling functions, maintaining functions, and providing of an...
System and method for analyzing and utilizing data, by executing complex
analytical models in real time
A system and method for collecting, filtering, analyzing, distributing and effectively utilizing highly relevant events (such as key business events) in real...
Systems, methods and computer program products for facilitating the sale of
The invention provides systems and methods for facilitating the sale of commodity-like goods/services. The commodity-like goods/services at which the invention...
Business card as electronic mail authorization token
The present invention provides a method of enabling a first user to obtain, using a business card of a second user, authority to transmit electronic mail to the...
Performance optimizer system and method
Information is received from a plurality of CRM/SFA sources within an operating environment and is mapped to specific business processes. Transactional data,...
Dynamically adapting events to capabilities of a management system
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by automatically and dynamically annotating events in an event management system...
Transforming data automatically between communications parties in a
Methods, systems, and computer program products for automatically transforming data or business messages to enable communication between parties in a distributed...
Method of quantifying royalty owner rights
The invention is a business method for calculating royalty owner rights--specifically, calculating a metric of use corresponding to an aspect of royalty owner...
Method and apparatus for acquiring, processing, using and brokering
location information associated with mobile...
An information broker operates a location server coupled to a wireless network and a wireline network, which acquires and processes information indicating...
Vehicle body business methods
Various vehicle body business processes are described which capitalize upon the interchangeability of vehicle bodies on a flat rolling chassis. The ability to...
Process and system for a client object to perform a remote method
invocation of a method in a server object
An adapter is generated by introspecting on the interfaces of an Enterprise JavaBean (EJB) running on a CORBA server. The adapter resides on the Java client-side...
Methods for dynamically accessing, processing, and presenting data acquired
from disparate data sources
Methods for acquiring and transforming data for business analysis, and computer readable media having program instructions for enabling the same are provided....
Containerized liquid coating product supply business method
A consumer places an order for liquid coating product directly with a supplier via the internet or telecommunications. Customer order information is entered into...
Operations method for providing wireless communication services 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...
Method, system and service for conducting authenticated business
The invention pertains to a method, online service, and system, for creating partnerships based on trust relationships over a public network, authenticating...
System method and article of manufacture for building, managing, and
supporting various components of a system
A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for identifying various components of a system for building, management, and support purposes. A...
Method and system for scheduling inbound inquiries
A method and system schedules inbound inquiries, such as inbound telephone calls, for response by agents in an order that is based in part on the forecasted...
Portable travel guitar
A portable travel guitar that can be quickly disassembled to fit in a business briefcase. A string keeper disengages from the end of the neck and maintains the...
Life sciences business systems and methods
Improved life sciences business systems and methods are disclosed. One or more genomes are scanned for single nucleotide polymorphisms. The polymorphisms are...
Crossbar switch that supports a multi-port slave device and method of
A crossbar switch (12) arbitrates for access from multiple bus masters (14, 16, 18, 20 and 22) to multiple addressed slave ports (3 and 4) that have overlapping...
Framework, architecture, method and system for reducing latency of business
operations of an enterprise
A framework, architecture, system and method are provided for reducing business transaction latencies thereby enabling an enterprise to run as a zero latency...
Methods and system for optimizing a campaign
Methods and a system of optimizing campaigns are provided. A campaign is identified and associated with a campaign contact list. Moreover, factors which indicate...
Method, system, storage medium and server apparatus for controlling
Flow control for a workflow controlling system is achieved wherein a business document flows among a plurality of participants by, at a system which includes a...
Method and system for evaluating quality services
A method and system for evaluating quality service though the use of anonymous shoppers. The method and system provide executives and managers of retail...