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8301482 Determining strategies for increasing loyalty of a population to an entity  
A method and system is disclosed that provides: (a) a theoretical framework for designing psychological research that uncovers individual decision-making networks, both in terms of sampling...
8301484 Generating item recommendations  
Disclosed are various embodiments of systems, methods, and programs embodied in computer readable mediums for generating item purchase recommendations. To provide such a recommendation, first data...
8301486 Demand modeling and forecasting for configurable products or services  
A system and method for modeling demand for a configurable product or service and then forecasting demand for said product or service based on the statistical associations of options across...
8301485 Work optimization based upon lifecycle tracking data  
Tracking and management data for a survey distribution and response lifecycle is disclosed. The system generates and links tracking data for both the distribution and the response, generates...
8296177 Method for generating forecasting landscapes  
A method of generating an aggregated forecasting landscape for a particular advertiser's bidded term constructs standardized forecasting landscapes for each marketplace, rescales, by the...
8296176 Matching visitors as leads to lead buyers  
In one embodiment, a method includes accessing information regarding a visitor to a website; accessing a plurality of filters that are each associated with one of a plurality of lead buyers and...
8296172 Method and system for determining audience response to a sensory stimulus  
The present invention is directed to a method and system for measuring the biologically based responses of an audience to a presentation that provides sensory stimulating experience and determining...
8296173 Method and apparatus for network-based sales force management  
A method and apparatus for network-based sales force automation are provided that meet objectives of increasing sales and marketing efficiency and efficiency of technical and customer support by...
8296174 Method and apparatus for network-based sales force  
A method and apparatus for network-based sales force automation are provided that meet objectives of increasing sales and marketing efficiency and efficiency of technical and customer support by...
8296175 Social network marketing plan comparison method and system  
A comparison method and system including retrieving by a computer, first data associated with first interactions between users associated with social networks. The computing system generates a...
8290809 Determining a community rating for a user using feedback ratings of related users in an electronic environment  
Community ratings are determined for users of an electronic marketplace. In a typical configuration, the community rating of an individual reflect the individual's reputation in the electronic...
8290811 Methods and systems for searching for and identifying data repository deficits  
A computing system for searching for and identifying data repository deficits includes an interactive database of items, a data repository that stores a first type of information related to items,...
8285837 Recording and/or use of generation information  
An object (e.g., a video, a widget, etc.) may carry generation information, indicating the length of the referral chain that led to the object's being downloaded. Some users become aware of the...
8285596 CRM system for enhanced retention of customers  
Customer relationship management (CRM) system for enhanced retention of customers of a business entity. In one embodiment, a historical data corresponding to a customer is maintained in the CRM...
8280773 Method and apparatus for internet customer retention  
A method of dynamically optimizing customer retention for a web marketing site is provided. That method includes specifying a permissible defunct threshold, specifying a range of offers to be...
8280952 Methods implementing a preferred placement service for domain registration websites  
Methods of the present inventions allow for providing a preferred domain position on a registration website. An exemplary method may comprise receiving a request from a registrar, which may...
8280757 Demand forecast system and method  
A demand forecast system and method. A planning module normalizes historical forecast data, and generates a forecast error interval according to the historical forecast data and a Grey forecast...
8275663 Method and system for improving personalization of advertising for mobile devices using peer rating  
For use in a wireless communication network, a method and system for targeting advertising for a mobile device is provided. The method includes receiving a plurality of advertisements from an...
8275649 Mining life pattern based on location history  
Techniques for providing mining life pattern are described. This disclosure describes mining a life pattern of an individual, for example, by identifying places visited during the individual's...
8271316 Consumer to business data capturing system  
Methods and apparatus of the present invention collect data associated with a consumer through generation of a consumer feedback communication via a wide area network. A business to which the...
8271315 Personal information utilization system and personal information utilization program for commodity based identification  
The object of the present invention is to improve quality of service for customers by sharing and utilizing personal information on customers among variety of industries. In order to achieve the...
8271364 Method and apparatus for obtaining, organizing, and analyzing multi-source data  
The tool of the invention is a data gathering and analytical process that uses internal customer data and external CRA data to build a consumer credit market data base and data structure. The...
8271357 Presenting items based on activity rates  
Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to monitor an activity level associated with queries made in an online marketplace over a monitoring time period to provide an activity rate, and to...
8271318 Systems and methods for markdown optimization when inventory pooling level is above pricing level  
Computer-implemented systems and methods generate a near-optimum product markdown plan for a plurality of uniform pricing levels having a required inventory sell-through target over all of the...
8271317 Method of assisting a sales representative in selling  
A computer implemented method of providing feedback to a sales representative for a sales opportunity to a customer, comprising: determining, in dependence on information received from the sales...
8271328 User-based advertisement positioning using markov models  
Methods and systems to modify the number and/or positioning of advertisements presented to a user based on that user's activity patterns (e.g., previous queries, query result selections, ad...
8271336 Increased visibility during order management in a network-based supply chain environment  
A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for a first business entity to provide a network-based supply chain framework for collaborative order management between at least a second...
8265983 System for collecting information for use in conducting an interview  
One embodiment relates to a method or process for structuring and operating an integrated interviewing and capture process including providing a produced recording of the interview. In one...
8265981 Method and system for identifying a business organization that needs transformation  
A method and system for identifying a business organization that needs transformation is provided. In one implementation the method and system may include providing information, such as financial,...
8265984 Method and apparatus for unified optimization model for retail network configuration  
A method and system for integrating multiple factors into a unified optimization model for retail network configuration, in one aspect, obtains input data for modeling store configuration. The...
8265980 Workflow model for coordinating the recovery of IT outages based on integrated recovery plans  
One aspect of the present invention provides a workflow model to effectively respond to outage events within an IT infrastructure. This workflow model enables a combination of manual and automated...
8266020 Methods and systems for collaborative demand planning and replenishment  
The present invention provides systems and methods for generating replenishment orders for products sold to a multi-store retailer. Store trait data is mapped with planogram information and the...
8265982 Systems, methods and computer program products for modeling costs and profitability of a good  
Systems, methods and computer program products for determining a learning curve value and modeling an associated profitability of a good are provided. According to one method of determining a...
8260690 System and method for capturing test subject feedback  
Embodiments of the invention include an apparatus used to present a participant with a virtual reality simulation of a shopping environment. For example, the system of the present invention may be...
8260645 Transaction recurrence engine  
Embodiments of the present invention relate apparatuses and methods that allow a financial institution to monitor, group, and store customer transaction data and determine market information...
8260657 Dynamic pricing of electronic content  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for dynamically pricing electronic content. In one aspect, a method includes determining a likelihood...
8260655 Price optimization with robust learning constraint  
A valuation optimization method includes generating offeree decision information (buyer decision information, by way of illustrative example) by presenting a sequence of mechanisms to a sequence of...
8260921 Demand forecasting system for data center, demand forecasting method and recording medium with a demand forecasting program recorded thereon  
A demand forecasting system and a demand forecasting method capable of forecasting demands for IT resources in a data center accurately are provided. The demand forecasting system includes: a...
8255263 Bayesian product recommendation engine  
The invention provides a method of generating a recommendation for a product type. A plurality of product attributes associated with the product type is provided. A sampled set of consumer values...
8255246 Method and apparatus for creating compound due-to reports  
Methods and apparatuses for computing a variance between two business metrics is described. In one embodiment, the method computes a variance for each of a first set of activities based on the...
8255248 Method and computer program product for obtaining reviews of businesses from customers  
A method and apparatus for automatically soliciting business reviews includes a process for automatically soliciting business reviews whereby searches made, and/or reviews submitted, by individuals...
8255266 Forecasting demand for products  
A global demand forecast is generated for a product group in a computer system, where the product group comprises a plurality of products of a predefined genre. A historical relationship between an...
8255245 Determining a value for an indicator  
Among other disclosed subject matter, a computer-implemented method for determining a value for an indicator includes identifying an indicator for which a value is to be determined. The method...
8255267 System and method for determining relative preferences  
A method analyzes preferences of one or more participants. Each of the participants may be presented with a plurality of evaluation items that illustrate various marketing options. Response data...
8255264 Methods and systems for determining the effectiveness of a dealer's ability to close a sale  
A method of measuring the sales performance of a dealer may include determining a propensity to buy score associated with each lead received by a dealer and determining an expected close rate...
8249231 System and computer program product for predicting churners in a telecommunications network  
Data pertaining to interactions between a plurality of customers is obtained. A graph is formed, having a plurality of nodes representing the customers and a plurality of edges representing...
8249912 Method for determining, correlating and examining the causal relationships between media program and commercial content with response rates to advertising and product placement  
A method of determining correlations and causality between media program content and consumer responsiveness involves identifying and storing media and commercial program time occurrence and...
8244573 Dynamic marketing system and method  
Provided herein are systems and methods for providing access to marketing data via a reduced-complexity marketer GUI for dynamically defining market segments for use in marketing campaigns. The...
8244562 Sequence of algorithms to compute equilibrium prices in networks  
The claimed subject matter provides an architecture for facilitating equilibrium solutions for resource allocation markets. One particular example of such markets can be a computer network...
8244548 Augmenting service oriented architecture governance maturity  
Augmenting service oriented architecture (‘SOA’) governance maturity including receiving an evaluation of the maturity of the governance of the SOA; identifying, for each governance capability in ...