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Fernando Flores, Chauncey F Bell III, Pablo A Flores, Rodrigo F Flores, Raul Medina Mora Icaza, John A McAfee, Manuel Jasso Nunez, Thomas G Buchler, Thomas E White, Russell G Redenbaugh, Juan Ludlow Saldivar, Terry A Winograd, Robert P Dunham, Harry K T Wong, Roy I Gift: Computerized method and system for managing business processes using linked workflows. Action Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 6, 2000: US06073109 (334 worldwide citation)

A system for analyzing and structuring business processes implemented in software to provides businesses with tools to manage business processes. The system i) notifies the user that he or she has a step to begin or to complete; ii) provides the user with the proper tools to complete a task; iii) pr ...


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Pablo A Flores, Rodrigo F Flores, Raul Medina Mora Icaza, Jaime Garza Vasquez, John A McAfee, Manoj Kumar, Manuel Jasso Nunez, Terry Allen Winograd, Harry K T Wong, Roy I Gift: Method and apparatus for building business process applications in terms of its workflows. Action Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 31, 1998: US05734837 (311 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method and system which provides consultants, business process analysts, and application developers with a unified tool with which to conduct business process analysis, design, documentation and to generate business process definitions and workflow-enabled applications. The invent ...


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Fernando Flores, Chauncey F Bell III, Pablo A Flores, Rodrigo F Flores, Raul Medina Mora Icaza, Jaime G Vasquez, Thomas E White, Russell G Redenbaugh, John A McAfee, Bart A Macleod, Juan L Saldivar, Terry A Winogard, Robert P Dunham: Method and apparatus for creating workflow maps of business processes. Action Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 13, 1997: US05630069 (178 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method and system which provides consultants, business process analysts, and application developers with a unified tool with which to conduct business process analysis, design, and documentation. The invention may be implemented using a software system which has two functional set ...


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Rodrigo F Flores, Pablo A Flores, Raul Medina Mora Icaza, Thomas E White, John A McAfee, Manuel Jasso Nunez, Thomas G Buchler, Roy I Gift: Method and apparatus for utilizing a standard transaction format to provide application platform and a medium independent representation and transfer of data for the management of business process and their workflows. Action Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 2, 2000: US06058413 (79 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method and apparatus which is used to enable application developers to generate workflow enabled applications which request services from the workflow server component of the workflow system, remotely and indirectly using messaging, shared databases or inter-process commun ...