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Thomas Reiss, Felix Wente, Ralf Irrgang: Software customization objects for programming extensions associated with a computer system. SAP Aktiengesellschaft, Fish & Richardson P C, February 20, 2007: US07181694 (69 worldwide citation)

A system may be customized by adding one or more software objects without detailed knowledge of the data model or the programming techniques used in the system. A user interface may be developed to guide the user to define a particular type of extension for one or more systems. The user-entered exte ...


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Hermann Lueckhoff, Ramprasad Rai: Session coupling. Sap Aktiengesellschaft, Fish & Richardson P C, January 30, 2007: US07171478 (69 worldwide citation)

Various implementations for session coupling in a distributed computing system are provided. In one implementation, a first server entity receives a transmission having an identifiable user context from a client entity. In response, the first server entity creates a first session that is related to ...


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Thomas Veit: Organizational settings for a price planning workbench. SAP Aktiengesellschaft, Foley & Lardner, June 10, 2008: US07383990 (69 worldwide citation)

A method for defining a price planning schedule according to one or more organization settings. The method includes receiving a default organization setting for at least one article, receiving a pricing level for the default organization setting for the at least one article, receiving at least a sec ...


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Alexander Renz, Ye Chen: Inventory early warning agent with correction by error correlation calculation. SAP, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 29, 2007: US07222786 (68 worldwide citation)

An inventory agent operating on software includes instructions operable to cause a programmable processor to receive inventory data relating to stock in an inventory. The inventory data includes planned inventory data and actual inventory data. The instructions are operable to cause the programmable ...


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Karsten Schulz: Video conferencing system with physical cues. SAP Aktiengesellschaft, Fish & Richardson P C, August 15, 2006: US07092001 (68 worldwide citation)

A video-conferencing system is described that provides physical cues regarding remote participants. Each remote participant is physically represented at a video conference by a robotic unit that includes a monitor, camera, microphone and speaker. In this way, a physical presence of the remote partic ...


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Matthias Kruse, Nicolai Jordt, Dirk Wodtke: Universal worklist service and user interface. SAP, Fountainhead Law Group PC, July 12, 2011: US07979296 (68 worldwide citation)

Work items are collected from one or more work item providers for presentation to a workflow participant. A work item provider is typically a workflow management system (“WFMS”), but other providers of work items might exist that generate work items and may or may not have their own local worklist. ...


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Brian Willis: User collaboration through discussion forums. SAP Aktiengesellschaft, Fish & Richardson P C, December 4, 2007: US07305436 (66 worldwide citation)

Systems for providing content to multiple users are described, where the systems identify individual content elements within the content, and provide a discussion forum linked to each of the content elements. As one of the users views the content and associated content elements, the user has the opt ...


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Martin Botscheck, Udo Waibel, Mirjam Sonnleithner, Monty Gray, Wolfram Hepp, Martin Zurmuehl, Heiko Schultze, Mikio Takagi, Wolfgang Kuhn, Herbert Penzkofer: Processing life and work events. SAP, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, March 4, 2008: US07340679 (65 worldwide citation)

A system with user interface controls, a build component, a runtime component, and a workflow engine enables a user to specify an event definition, create an event instance based on the event definition, and process the event instance. The event definition may include a list of tasks corresponding t ...


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Andreas Wolber, Bernd Follmeg: Techniques for establishing a connection with a message-oriented middleware provider, using information from a registry. SAP, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner P A, January 7, 2014: US08626878 (65 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus, and system are provided for a Message-Oriented Middleware (MOM) provider having multiple logical MOM server instances. In an embodiment, the MOM provider having multiple logical MOM server instances is implemented on an application server. Each MOM server instance may include a ...


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Rainer Brendle, Frank Brunswig, Josef Dietl, Rolf Krane, Juergen Remmel, Stephan Ritter, Johannes Viegener: Self-describing business objects. SAP, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, May 12, 2009: US07533103 (63 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, that include representing, in a repository, services from a server, the services including interacting with one or more collections of data elements using a set of operations on the data elements in the collections, the repository comprisin ...