Enterprise information and communication system having a transaction management engine for managing bills vouchers purchases and email notifications
Estimated expiration: 2022-Jun-09
Potentially relevant companies (9): ASML Netherlands BV, Citrix Systems, Inc., Extreme Networks, Inc., Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Juniper Networks Inc., Kom Software, Rackspace Hosting, Inc., Red Hat, Inc., ZTE Corporation
Products & technologies (3): Communications:Data, Database:Management, Financial Services
An information and communication system uses an web page like environment or “Personal Space” to integrate a plurality of communication and monitoring functions. Home or enterprise automation components are linked together via wired or unwired network links and accessed via the Personal Space. Communications services are accessed through a wide variety of devices and facilitated by the Personal Space. Databases are built and used to customize user services. User profiles and system use patterns are compared and analyzed to continuously improve system performance.
1. An enterprise information and communication system comprising:
at least one database;
a transaction management engine operative to manage transaction information and move the transaction information to and from the database, the management of transaction information including at least one of sending electronic bill pay information to a vendor or service provider, monitoring email traffic in anticipation of an arrival of a bill, correlating a bill with calendar events, thereby associating the bill with an appropriate book keeping category, preparing portions of expense vouchers, allowing a user to group items together as a transaction, automatically connecting entities into a representation of a transaction, tracking sessions, correlating a plurality of session together, using configuration management techniques to complete a view of a transaction and/or session element, providing a view of incomplete transactions to a user, allowing a user to update an element in a transaction and providing for the labeling of received messages as belonging to one or more transaction or one or more transaction type;
an access management engine for maintaining security of the system wherein the access management engine is operative to hold records of at least one user and associates of the user and information to which the at least one user and associates have shared access and to provide permission for accessing the at least one database; an information mining engine operative to sort information within the at least one database and to locate information stored on remote devices; and,
an input control engine operative to maintain and use device drivers accepting and managing input from the user through the associated devices.
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