07353180 is referenced by 53 patents and cites 33 patents.

The present disclosure provides for affording supply chain/workflow services in a contract manufacturing framework. First, a database including a plurality of service provider data structures is provided, wherein each service provider data structure includes a description of a particular service provider, and wherein the database further includes a request for proposal mechanism. Next, a particular service provider data structure is identified based on a request for proposal from a user utilizing the request for proposal mechanism. Finally, project management services are afforded to the user based on the request for proposal and the identified service provider data structure.

Title
Supply chain/workflow services in a contract manufacturing framework
Application Number
9/551181
Publication Number
7353180 (B1)
Application Date
April 17, 2000
Publication Date
April 1, 2008
Inventor
Paul McGowan
Atlanta
GA, US
Yaarit Silverstone
Atlanta
GA, US
Agent
Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly
Assignee
Accenture
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/50
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