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Methods and apparatus, including computer program products for tracking usage of business data elements include receiving an electronic document that includes instances of business data elements and identifying an instance of a particular business data element in the electronic document. A counter associated with the particular business data element is incremented based on the identified instance. The electronic document has a format defined by a business communication schema, and the business communication schema includes a set of predefined business data elements for use in transacting electronic business.

Title
Tracking usage of data elements in electronic business communications
Application Number
10/986628
Publication Number
7711676 (B2)
Application Date
November 12, 2004
Publication Date
May 4, 2010
Inventor
Gunther Stuhec
Heidelberg
DE
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
SAP Aktiengesellschaft
DE
IPC
G06F 17/30
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