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An automated procurement system, in which a buyer workstation is in communication with a mainframe database that stores global data relevant to procurement documents and reports. The workstation is programmed with an interactive buyer interface that displays procurement documents, provides support data to aid in decision-making, and provides various document attachments. Data is uploaded and downloaded to and from the mainframe and the workstation in a manner that is transparent to the buyer.

Title
Automated procurement system with multi-system data access
Application Number
7/560942
Publication Number
5361199
Application Date
July 31, 1990
Publication Date
November 1, 1994
Inventor
Bob W Withers
Allen
TX, US
Amy L Mathis
Plano
TX, US
Gary C Young
Dallas
TX, US
Kenneth M Shoquist
Plano
TX, US
Agent
Richard L Donaldson
Leo N Heiting
W Daniel Swayze Jr
Assignee
Texas Instruments Incorporated
TX, US
IPC
G06F 15/20
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