Time Accounting (time And Attendance, Monitoring Billable Hours) Patents (Class 705/32)
  • Patent number: 11972156
    Abstract: A device management application acquires device information at a predetermined frequency from a printing device on a network and generates a device list by adding a newly detected printing device. In the device list, for a printing device on which device information is acquired, the device information is accumulated in association with the acquisition date and time, and for a printing device on which device information is not acquired, information indicating no connection is accumulated as device usage information in association with the acquisition date and time. A report is created based on the information accumulated for printing devices included in the device list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yuta Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11848759
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are embodiments of systems, methods, and products comprises a server for monitoring and tracking user activities based on different events in a security log. The server may retrieve the security log and parse the security log to identify a set of predetermined events for a user based on the event IDs, including logon events, logoff events, and privileged events. Based on the time point when privileged events occur at least partially during the pattern of having more logon events than logoff events, the server may determine when the user starts to work. Based on the time point when the logoff events and logon event starts to show the pattern that there are more logoff events than logon events and the difference increasing into a threshold, the server may determine when the user stops working. The server may generate a heat map indicating different users' work time length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: BANK OF MONTREAL
    Inventor: Razieh Niazi
  • Patent number: 11824858
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and processes to configure and facilitate selective and granular multi-customer support access in cloud-based cybersecurity computing environments. A request to authorize a multi-customer support account (MCSA) is received. Customer accounts that include an anchor tenant customer account and several secondary tenant customer accounts as well as a set of applications associated with the customer accounts are identified. The MCSA is configured to selectively access customer accounts and granularly access associated applications by being designated with a set of varying access limits for the anchor tenant customer account and another set of varying access limits for the secondary tenant customer accounts, each set of varying access limits being made applicable to various instances of applications associated with each of those customer accounts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Rapid7, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark McKinless, Ryan Edwards, Jun Qian, Ceara McCurdy, Christopher Dowey, Ralph McTeggart, Ashwin Anand
  • Patent number: 11798007
    Abstract: Techniques are provided for facilitating creation, modification, provisioning and transfer of trusted electronic compliance documents. For each of multiple user requests to provide or receive trusted electronic compliance documents, automated operations are performed to determine whether the request is directed to one of a plurality of maintained trusted electronic compliance documents. Each trusted electronic compliance document references information regarding parties to a potential transaction and confers at least partial eligibility for parties to participate in the potential transaction. When it is determined that the request is directed to a maintained trusted electronic compliance document, access to the indicated trusted electronic compliance document is provided, including modifying a copy of the indicated trusted electronic compliance document to include information referenced with respect to an entity associated with the user request and an originator of the trusted electronic compliance document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Inventors: Michael J. Maselli, Andrew Brandon Chan
  • Patent number: 11775658
    Abstract: A device, system and method for linking encrypted data sets using common encrypted identifiers in encrypted space. A first and second parties' encrypted data sets may include first and second respective encrypted data and associated first and second respective encrypted identifiers. The first and second encrypted identifiers may be converted into a first and second respective sets of a plurality of elemental identifier components. Each of the plurality of elemental identifier components in each component set characterizes a distinct numeric property of the corresponding converted encrypted identifier. The first and second sets of the plurality of elemental identifier components may be composed, component-by-component, to generate a plurality of component-specific results.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Duality Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Marcelo Blatt, Yuriy Polyakov, Vinod Vaikuntanathan
  • Patent number: 11727367
    Abstract: A system for interfacing predetermined services to a user at a fixed location includes a processing platform running an operating system. Also included are a plurality of physical system resource interfaces for interfacing with available physical system resources. The system further includes a data store for storing configuration information for enabling the operating system to interface with the available physical system resources through the physical system resource interface associated therewith. A communication resource for interfacing with the operating system allows communication of the operating system with a central office for downloading configuration information to selectively enable ones of the available physical system resources to interface with the operating system through associated ones of the physical system resource interfaces in accordance with the configuration information and the predetermined service selected by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: Ganart Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Anthony M. Cacheria, III, David Hooker, Wayne Thomas McHugh, Kristopher Glover, Webb Edwards, Arthur Martin Holbrook, Barrett Jenkins, Purnendu Mishra, Mohamed Safir Salihu
  • Patent number: 11694272
    Abstract: The system provides a method and apparatus for tracking and managing insurance coverage for an enterprise. In one embodiment, the system provides automated reports that include all types of coverage in a single report with a visual representation that fully informs the reader of status and areas of risk and concern. The reports are fully sortable and can provide a single resource for management of all policies and coverages of an enterprise. In one embodiment the system presents data in a unique grid that provides important information at a glance and enhances management of the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: Transharpe Soltions, LLC
    Inventor: Andrew Sharpe
  • Patent number: 11631312
    Abstract: A method and system for providing protection to users working in a field are provided. Further, the method may include steps of receiving user data associated with the users from user devices, receiving sensor data associated with the users from sensors comprised in the user devices, analyzing the user data and the sensor data, determining a condition of the users based on the analyzing, comparing the condition with alert triggering conditions based on the determining of the condition, generating alert notifications for the users based on the comparing of the condition with the alert triggering conditions, transmitting the alert notifications to emergency contact devices associated with emergency contacts of the users, and storing the user data, the sensor data, the condition, and the alert notifications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Inventors: Holly Sisk Roselle, Charles Michael Roselle
  • Patent number: 11620690
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a system and method for the following steps are described herein: receiving transactional data describing transactions between multiple computing devices, using the transactional data, identifying multiple instances of a particular event type, each instance comprising multiple transactions associated with a particular computing device, using the transactional data related to the multiple instances of the particular event type, determining multiple items for the particular event type, receiving, from a client computing device, an event generation request for an event of the particular event type, generating an event template identifying one or more of the multiple items associated with the particular event type, and displaying, through a graphical user interface executing on the client computing device, the event template.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Coupa Software Incorporated
    Inventors: Justin Mehta, Andrew Miller, Scott Harris
  • Patent number: 11610670
    Abstract: Example systems and methods provide dynamic generation and display of workstation assignments in a pharmacy information system. A plurality of electronic workstation displays are in network communication with a workstation assignment engine configured to generate workstation assignments for employees assigned to the workstations displays and store a schedule record. Based on various triggers, workstations identified in the workstation assignments display the workstation assignments on a graphical user interface portion of the workstation displays. Dynamically generated changes to the workstation assignments in the schedule record may be generated and displayed in response to real-time change in coverage events.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
    Inventors: Caroline L. Chen, Jared P. Tancrelle
  • Patent number: 11605066
    Abstract: In particular embodiments, techniques include generating a user account for a user of a payment service. Funds are received from another user and the user account of the user is identified as a recipient. An amount of the funds is credited to a balance of a first sub-account associated with the user account. The user account is further associated with a second sub-account. A payment instrument is associated with the user account that is usable for making one or more payments using funds associated with at least the first sub-account. Transaction summary records are generated based on transaction data associated with one or more transactions of the user account. A user interface is presented by an application executing on an electronic device of the user. The user interface presents the one or more transaction summary records for tracking activity associated with at least the first sub-account and the second sub-account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Assignee: Block, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian Grassadonia
  • Patent number: 11556872
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method and system that operates on a server includes a time and expense management interface for obtaining crew specific information for crews maintaining a utility distribution system. The server is coupled to a wireless communication infrastructure for receiving crew specific information. A portable electronic device receives a selection of a crew with members. The portable electronic device receives the identifier of the at least one or more members of the crew. Once verified, the portable device receives time entries and expense entries, for the at least one or more members of the crew. Business rules are applied to the time entries and expense entries. Once the business rules are satisfied, the time entries and expense entries are stored on the portable electronic device. When the portable electronic device is in proximity to the wireless communication infrastructure, the crew specific information is transmitted to server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: Florida Power & Light Company
    Inventors: Molly N. Carty, Iliana M. Rentz, Liane M. Sawyer, Matthew R. Moxley, Kristin M. Manz
  • Patent number: 11551168
    Abstract: In some examples, a service provider may determine from a shift schedule that a first employee is scheduled to work a particular shift at a business within a threshold period of time. The service provider may determine, based on a location of a first mobile device of the first employee, that the first employee is unlikely to arrive at the business in time for the start of the particular shift. In response, the service provider may find a replacement employee to fill the shift of the first employee. For instance, the service provider may send the communication to a second mobile device associated with a second employee that is determined to be within a threshold distance of the business. Alternatively, if the service provider determines that the business is overstaffed on a particular day, the service provider may offer a selected employee an incentive to depart work early.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Block, Inc.
    Inventors: Dina Westland, Amir Nathoo, Yunus Sasmaz, Michael Kim, Claudia J. Ng, Scott Silver
  • Patent number: 11516238
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are embodiments of systems, methods, and products comprises a server for monitoring and tracking user activities based on different events in a security log. The server may retrieve the security log and parse the security log to identify a set of predetermined events for a user based on the event IDs, including logon events, logoff events, and privileged events. Based on the time point when privileged events occur at least partially during the pattern of having more logon events than logoff events, the server may determine when the user starts to work. Based on the time point when the logoff events and logon event starts to show the pattern that there are more logoff events than logon events and the difference increasing into a threshold, the server may determine when the user stops working. The server may generate a heat map indicating different users' work time length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: BANK OF MONTREAL
    Inventor: Razieh Niazi
  • Patent number: 11464209
    Abstract: Provided are a walk support device, a walk support method, and a walk support program capable of efficiently walk a pet in a short time. A walk route deriving device includes an acquiring unit that acquires exercise information for specifying the amount of exercise necessary for a pet and a deriving unit that derives a walk route of the pet including a place where the pet is running on the basis of the exercise information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigetoshi Ishikawa, Yasuhisa Kaneko, Haruyasu Nakatsugawa
  • Patent number: 11436547
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system, method, or computer program product for a wearable device coded for user operational compliance. In this way, the invention comprises system integration of a wearable device for user performance and compliance of operational requirements within user obligations. The wearable device logs time of user initiation of obligations for timekeeping and is programmed for gatekeeping for physical and digital access to user authorized locations and data points. The wearable device codes for generating requests for access to non-authorized locations and data points for temporary needs of the user for obligation fulfillment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Stephen Thomas Shannon, James Alexander, Scott Thomas Bonomo, Joseph Justin Chuba, Anthony Pang Fang, Brian Joseph Smith, Jacquelin Smith, Kimberly Anne Stittsworth, Penelope York
  • Patent number: 11429730
    Abstract: A device, system and method for linking encrypted data sets using common encrypted identifiers in encrypted space. A first and second parties' encrypted data sets may include first and second respective encrypted data and associated first and second respective encrypted identifiers. The first and second encrypted identifiers may be converted into a first and second respective sets of a plurality of elemental identifier components. Each of the plurality of elemental identifier components in each component set characterizes a distinct numeric property of the corresponding converted encrypted identifier. The first and second sets of the plurality of elemental identifier components may be composed, component-by-component, to generate a plurality of component-specific results.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Duality Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Marcelo Blatt, Yuriy Polyakov, Vinod Vaikuntanathan
  • Patent number: 11416958
    Abstract: A method and system for monitoring people, projects, objects and properties to validate the status and quality of work completed, services provided and safety issues. The methods and systems described herein provides for a business solution (B2B, B2C and B2G) and consumer solution (C2C and C2B) that will receive data relating to tracking the onsite/offsite time of people assigned to perform a service or complete a task within a specified location, time-interval visual/audio status updates of work completed, map view to monitor multiple people, projects, objects and properties simultaneously, emergency and safety alerts for workers, safety ratings and reporting safety issues for schools/public/private spaces, tracking the delivery of mailed objects, smart mailbox and smart lockbox components, and white labeling of the mobile application to allow business users to brand it for their customers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Energysherlock LLC
    Inventors: Tim Reichert, Chinya Harleston, Sherman Vandevender, Jr., Kyle W. W. Reichert
  • Patent number: 11403717
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques for explainable payroll calculations. Embodiments include receiving a request from a client for a rule-based calculation. Embodiments include receiving one or more user values related to the request. Embodiments include using a calculation graph to determine the rule-based calculation based on the one or more user values. The calculation graph may comprise at least one node that performs an operation using the one or more user values. Embodiments include identifying an explanation template associated with the at least one node. Embodiments include generating an explanation of the rule-based calculation based on the explanation template and the one or more user values. Embodiments include providing the rule-based calculation and the explanation of the rule-based calculation to the client in response to the request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: INTUIT, INC.
    Inventors: Shashi Roshan, Aminish Sharma, Manish Shah, Anoop Makwana, Gang Wang
  • Patent number: 11341460
    Abstract: Improved process control systems determine whether a set of sequential steps that are included in a desired checklist have been performed by a user. The user provides, through a wearable device, individual verifications for the completions of the individual steps. The system generates an alarm if the steps of the checklist have not been performed. The user may perform corrective steps to remedy the issue, or else a second alarm is generated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: CLEAR PROTOCOL, INC.
    Inventors: Ernest Michael Kestone, Marie De Lourdes Kestone
  • Patent number: 11317853
    Abstract: Systems and methods for reducing the chance that a patient will develop a bedsore may determine whether a caregiver physically approaches a patient and remains in close physical proximity to a patient for a time sufficient to perform a bedsore prevention action. If a planned bedsore prevention action does not appear to be performed, the systems and methods may alert the patient, the caregiver, or others. A determination may be made as to whether the patient's position has changed in a manner consistent with a bedsore prevention action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: CERNER INNOVATION, INC.
    Inventor: Neil Kusens
  • Patent number: 11295249
    Abstract: A system and method to track time and attendance of an individual at a workplace is provided. The system includes a location tracking system that detects a presence of a portable electronic device carried by the individual, a time clock system that records clock-out registration time of the individual at the workplace, and a main controller. If the main controller receives an electronic communication indicative that the portable electronic device is located at a predefined break or non-work area, and if the main controller does not detect recording of the individual clock-out registration time at the time clock system, then main controller automatically causes an alert at the portable electronic device prompting the individual to transmit a feedback signal acknowledging need to record the clock-out registration time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: API HEALTHCARE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jill Bares, Christopher Daute, Jonathan Tallon, Gregory Bodden, Emanuel Gagliardi
  • Patent number: 11276122
    Abstract: A method, apparatus, and computer program product for configuring a payroll system. The method identifies a subset of rules from a group of payroll rules. The subset of rules correctly correlates payroll input data to payroll output data for a legacy payroll system of an organization. The method translates the subset of rules into a group of policy configuration options for a group of payroll policy templates. The method receives a selection from the group of policy configuration options to create a policy instance for the payroll processing system. The method configures the payroll processing system according to the policy instance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: ADP, LLC
    Inventors: Walter Jacobus Van den Heever, Dimitry Plotko, Brian Christian Jones
  • Patent number: 11276044
    Abstract: A system for interfacing predetermined services to a user at a fixed location includes a processing platform running an operating system. Also included are a plurality of physical system resource interfaces for interfacing with available physical system resources. The physical system resources allow a user to gain access to the predetermined desired services. The system further includes a data store for storing configuration information for enabling the operating system to interface with the available physical system resources through the physical system resource interface associated therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: GANART TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Anthony M. Cacheria, III, David Hooker, Wayne Thomas McHugh, Kristopher Glover, Webb Edwards, Arthur Martin Holbrook, Barrett Jenkins, Purnendu Mishra, Mohamed Safir Salihu
  • Patent number: 11270390
    Abstract: A system and method for zero-touch payroll management that enables an employer to automate payroll recording, approval, and disbursement, while giving employees increased flexibility in their working hours and pay scheduling and enabling processing of payroll based on real-time and predicted business cashflow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: ROCKSPOON, INC.
    Inventor: Nagib Georges Mimassi
  • Patent number: 11222345
    Abstract: Method and system for evaluating, rewarding and facilitating philanthropic works are described. Ethical accounts and points are introduced and computer-implemented fair evaluations of, and hence interchangeable rewards for, various philanthropic works that reflect different time values are provided. Automatic calculation and distribution of rewarding points from a beneficiary to not only its benefactor but also the benefactor' precious benefactors are implemented to encourage sustainable philanthropy over time. Rewarding amounts and paths are tracked explicitly for impact measurement of philanthropic works, which may be used to facilitate more effective allocation of philanthropic resources. Volunteer requesting, applying and rewarding at the level of minimum durations are enabled, and automated coordination and documentation are offered to further facilitate philanthropic endeavors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Inventor: Jiali Ding
  • Patent number: 11171841
    Abstract: Examples of an apparatus and method for propagating a modification to a service graph are described herein. Relationships between services in the service graph are identified in response to a modification to a service. The relationship is a reference between pairs of services in the service graph. Based on the identified relationships, a modification is propagated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Peter Michael Bruun, Thomas Mortensen, Jens Vedel Markussen
  • Patent number: 11171864
    Abstract: A system and method to facilitate communication between telecommunications participants in a telecommunications network is disclosed. In one aspect, a method of determining a time to permit a communication session by telecommunications participants to be conducted includes causing a telecommunications processor to retrieve, from a data storage: a free time value that is representative of a free time attributed to a participant in the communications session, a funds balance held by the participant, a pre-stored cost per unit time value, and a representation of a billing pattern for the participant. The method also includes causing the telecommunications processor to determine a maximum time to permit the communication session to be conducted as a function of the free time value, the funds balance, the cost per unit time value and the billing pattern. The telecommunications processor initiates ending the communication session when the time to permit the communication session to be conducted expires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: VOIP-PAL.COM, INC.
    Inventor: Johan Emil Viktor Björsell
  • Patent number: 11140174
    Abstract: A system for and method of automatically providing access credentials to employees based upon the time and location of the employee when the request was made are provided. The system and method also control the provision of access credentials to an employee by using the employment status and role of the employee to determine whether the employee is authorized to receive the requested access credentials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
    Inventors: Dilip Patel, Christopher D. Bain, Levent Talgar, Braden D. Peters, Ramana Malakalapalli
  • Patent number: 11107137
    Abstract: A system for automatic categorization and assessment of billing narratives has a semantic engine that classifies billing entries with descriptions expressed in natural language into standardized categories of activity and task objective. The classification is by machine learning methods via training data that is maintained, updated and extended as needed. A rules engine applies rules to the categorized invoice data to analyze the data, report violations to a user/consumer of billed services and to perform related calculations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SHINE ANALYTICS LTD.
    Inventors: Ian Nolan, Alex Kelly, Ciaran Flood, Sean Harrison, Michael Dineen
  • Patent number: 11093902
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for absentee management. Absentee management includes obtaining a demographic feed of employee records, each corresponding to an employee for an entity. Each record includes names of the corresponding employee and a least one other employee which the corresponding employee shares a reporting relationship. Use the demographic feed to construct an organizational tree with nodes, each node representing an employee. Obtain an absentee status feed comprising absentee statuses. Each absentee status corresponds to an employee and includes an absentee status category. Determine from the organization tree and the demographic feed a set of supervisors at the entity. Each respective supervisor in the set of supervisors supervises at least one supervisee having an absentee status category. Communicate a different supervisor status notification to each supervisor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: Matrix Absence Management, Inc.
    Inventor: Gordon Smith
  • Patent number: 11057513
    Abstract: Described herein is a system and method adapted for use on a personal electronic device, such as a smart phone, for generally monitoring the use of the personal electronic device by an employee by an employer. The system and method generally functions as a time clock and enables the employee to clock in and clock out. Further, the system and method allows the employee to clock out to view items that are restricted by a monitoring system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Inventor: Dorel Boicu
  • Patent number: 11030609
    Abstract: A device implementing a system for preventing duplicate wireless transactions includes a wireless communication controller that is configured to receive a signal for conducting a wireless transaction with a wireless transaction terminal. The wireless communication controller is further configured to determine whether a transaction type of the wireless transaction is associated with a signal strength threshold. The wireless communication controller is further configured to measure a signal strength associated with the wireless transaction upon determining that the transaction type of the wireless transaction is associated with the signal strength threshold. The wireless communication controller is further configured to prevent the wireless transaction from completing when the transaction type of the wireless transaction is associated with the signal strength threshold and the measured signal strength fails to satisfy the signal strength threshold, otherwise allow the wireless transaction to complete.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Vincent Chauvin, Jordi Agud Ruiz, Kenyu Abe, Seunghoi Kim, Tatsuya Nagae, Vusthla Sunil Reddy, Peter Agboh
  • Patent number: 10922659
    Abstract: Mobile workforce management. In an embodiment, punch-in data and punch-out data are collected. Hours data is computed for each of a plurality of employees at each of a plurality of sites from the collected punch-in and punch-out data. This hours data is provided at multiple levels, including at least one summary level and a detailed level. At the summary level, summarized data is calculated for each site from the hours data, and presented as a visual representation with input(s) for selecting each site. In response to selection of a site, a visual representation of hours data for the selected site is presented at a detailed level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC
    Inventors: Zulfiqar Rashid, Aki Atoji, Marco Roman, Irfan Siddiqui, James Dullaghan
  • Patent number: 10885498
    Abstract: An attendance registration device including a processor that executes: a reception process of receiving input according to a first method or input according to a second method of identification information corresponding to a target person whose attendance needs to be registered; and a registration process of registering attendance by associating the identification information received in the reception process with an attendance type input at a predetermined timing, wherein in the registration process, an attendance type input prior to the input of the identification information is subjected to attendance registration in association with the identification information when an input method of the identification information whose input has been received in the reception process is the first method, and an attendance type input after the input of the identification information is subjected to attendance registration in association with the identification information when the input method of the identification
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshitatsu Ishida, Taro Ejiri, Tatsuzi Ichikawa
  • Patent number: 10885487
    Abstract: An exemplary embodiment of the computerized system and method for increasing employee productivity provides a database for storing data, a data inputting device for inputting expected output parameters into the database and a data acquiring device for acquiring actual output data during performance of any workplace duties, preferably in real-time. The data acquiring device may be linked by an interface that transfers the acquired data to the database, where a processor may evaluate the inputted data versus the acquired data. The processor is connected to a data displaying device that may display the inputted, acquired and evaluated data, preferably in real-time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Inventor: Mark Lamoncha
  • Patent number: 10824473
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to computer-implemented methods, software, and systems for determining an acceptable amount for allocation to a requestor. A request from a requestor is received at a cloud platform service. The cloud platform service is integrated with a plurality of systems storing data for employees of an enterprise. A real time estimation of an acceptable amount to be allocated to the requestor is provided by the cloud platform service. Providing the real time estimate comprises identifying the requestor at an employee record stored at the plurality of systems. Data from at least one of the plurality of systems is acquired in relation to the requestor. The data defines performed work tasks, compensation and eligible benefits that are to be monetized. An acceptable amount is determined by evaluating the acquired data according to a predictive model at the cloud platform service and according to processing rules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: SAP SE
    Inventors: Marcus Krug, Annika Schneider, Christian Karaschewitz, Sebastian Schlunke, Cornelius Bock, Christopher Wong
  • Patent number: 10810558
    Abstract: A system for interfacing predetermined services to a user at a fixed location includes a processing platform running an operating system. Also included are a plurality of physical system resource interfaces for interfacing with available physical system resources. The physical system resources allow a user to gain access to the predetermined desired services. The system further includes a data store for storing configuration information for enabling the operating system to interface with the available physical system resources through the physical system resource interface associated therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: GANART TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Anthony M. Cacheria, III, David Hooker, Wayne Thomas McHugh, Kristopher Glover, Webb Edwards, Arthur Martin Holbrook, Barrett Jenkins, Purnendu Mishra, Mohamed Safir Salihu
  • Patent number: 10803422
    Abstract: A system for tracking an employee's time comprises a geographic location aware device able to detect a presence within a geo-fence area in real time, create a time and location message when the real time geographic location detector enters into or departs from the geo-fence area; and transmit those messages to a remote tracker which may be at one or a plurality of remote locations. The remote tracker comprises software that calculates a time differential between the arrival time and the departure time and uses the calculated time differential to calculate a gross pay for the employee at a predetermined rate of pay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Senior Match Solutions Corp.
    Inventors: Chris Spurgeon, Lawrence Hugh Maze, Bryan Oden
  • Patent number: 10796383
    Abstract: The present invention consists of an improved partnership profit sharing system wherein hours billed and collected are tallied for a given time period, profits are determined, and then according to a predetermined set of rules, time billed and collected by each billing and client originating partner is assigned a ratio or factor by which the profit share will be divided among those eligible to share in the firm or company profits for the year. Positive leveraging factors include: time billed versus time collected, the rank of the total funds collected by a billing entity, the client's business ranking in terms of financial and business strength, placement on the Fortune 500 and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Inventors: Ahmed Farouk Shaaban, Venkat Thandra
  • Patent number: 10657496
    Abstract: Embodiments of a computer system that determines a time history are described. During operation, the computer system receives a single command which accesses information associated with the time history, wherein the command is received from a user, and the information is to be used by financial software. Then, the computer system generates multiple queries corresponding to the time history, where the multiple queries access multiple data sources. Next, the computer system executes the multiple queries to obtain the time history.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: INTUIT, INC.
    Inventors: Karl Lew, Ranjit R. Sawant, Michael W. Dehlwes, Rajasivasubramanian Ramanathan
  • Patent number: 10642930
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for implementing notifications for rich data types in a spreadsheet application. Generally, a value being of a rich data type is as a type of value that has context and established relationships with other types of data. In particular, a rich data type is a data value having associated context, which may be units (e.g., inches, miles, meters, kilograms, seconds, joules, hertz, Fahrenheit, etc.) or other information about the data's type (e.g., city, stock, NCAA football team, car, restaurant, school, etc.). Additionally, a value being of a rich data type further includes established relationships with other types of data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: John Campbell, Carlos Augusto Otero, Benjamin Edward Rampson, Allison Rutherford, Christian Canton, Andrew Becker
  • Patent number: 10554525
    Abstract: Systems and methods for tracking computing resources are provided. Aspects include receiving, by a workload manager, a workload, wherein the workload is executable on a customer machine, and wherein the customer machine comprises a plurality of computing resources. The workload is analyzed to determine a workload profile. A token associated with the workload is received and associated with the workload profile. The token is authenticated and the workload is executed based at least in part on authentication of the token.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Robert Abrams, Donald W. Schmidt, Andrew M. Sica, Horst Sinram
  • Patent number: 10469556
    Abstract: An exemplary VoIP service provides call participants cues to indicate that an enhanced service is being employed. When calling, the standard dial tone may be replaced with a distinctive dial tone or sound that indicates to the call participant that enhanced service is active (e.g., a service active sound). In some embodiments, the person called by the VoIP user hears a viral sound that indicates that an enhanced telephone service is being used. Furthermore, communication audio cues may be provided during the communication to provide further information to the call participants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Ooma, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Frame, Dennis Peng, Kelvin Cheung, Jeff Peck, Toby Farrand
  • Patent number: 10467060
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a computer-implemented method of performing analytics on a large quantity of data accommodated by an external mass storage device is provided. The analytics may be divided into a set of modules, wherein each module is selectively executed and comprises a script for a parallel processing engine to perform a corresponding atomic operation on the analytics. A user selection is received of one or more modules to perform desired analytics on the large quantity of data from the external mass storage device, and the selected modules execute scripts for the parallel processing engine to perform the corresponding atomic operations of the desired analytics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Jihong Ma, Shivakumar Vaithyanathan, Haojun Wang, Tian Zhang
  • Patent number: 10453049
    Abstract: Embodiments presented herein describe systems, methods, and products that may maintain separate databases to provide for logical and physical separation of funds maintained in a single account database. The single account database may include a database record containing the entire balance of a user's funds, but systems, methods, and products may split the funds between several, physically separated sub-accounts that have balances related to the entire balance of the account by maintaining separate database records in the separate databases. The systems, methods, and products may receive requests for financial transactions, including credit and debit transactions, and may identify the target sub-accounts to process the requests, wherein the target sub-accounts are identified based on the information contained in the corresponding requests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Square, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian Grassadonia
  • Patent number: 10417844
    Abstract: A driver logging device events generator. In example, the events generator includes an input port configured to receive telemetric data generated by a vehicle control module and sent from a vehicle diagnostic port; a positioning information source; and an electronic processor coupled to the input port and the positioning information source. The electronic processor is configured to receive telemetric data, location information, and timing data; process the telemetric data to extract a subset of data points; receive driver input from a mobile device; determine at least one event value based on the driver input, the location information, and the timing data; generate a logging device event from a pre-determined set of events based on the at least one event value, the event including an event type and an event code based on the driver input and the subset of data points; and send the event to the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: J. J. KELLER & ASSOCIATES, INC.
    Inventors: James Allen Ambrose, Jason Philip Goodrich
  • Patent number: 10394915
    Abstract: Architectures and techniques to store and search logging information are provided. In some embodiments, statements included in the logging information can be categorized according to respective unique identifiers. A category of statements can be retained in one or more files within a directory associated with a unique identifiers representative of the category. The directory can be included in a distributed storage system. In addition, metadata including the unique identifier and a defined searchable field or another defined discrete amount of information pertaining to a statement associated with the unique identifier can provide an indexation of an available category of statements. In addition or in other embodiments, an interface unit can permit querying the logging information via programmatic queries or other queries received via a user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Bharath Raghavendran, Hemant Kumar Gupta, Mohit Gupta, Naman Chhabra
  • Patent number: 10339536
    Abstract: A system and method that uses geo-location and a rules engine to facilitate compliance to federal, state, and local regulations as well as company policies across different jurisdictions that may have different compliance regulations. A mobile workforce may use the techniques herein to manage work assignments, report activities, and to manage and track time. This technology may be used, e.g., in the transportation industry, but is not limited to this industry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SCHNEIDER ENTERPRISE RESOURCES, LLC
    Inventors: Mike Degeneffe, Shaleen Devgun, Stephen John Pauls, Daniel G. Schmidt, Christopher B. Lofgren
  • Patent number: 10268972
    Abstract: A work support system of an embodiment of the present invention includes a task information display control unit to display a list display screen to display a list of a plurality of task indices including contents of a task to be processed using an application, a first icon for causing transition to a head screen or initial screen of the application, and a second icon for causing transition to an operation screen of the application corresponding to the contents of the task and a screen control unit to cause transition from the list display screen of the task indices to the head screen or initial screen of the application upon selection of the first icon and to cause transition from the list display screen of the task indices to the operation screen of the application corresponding to the contents of the task upon selection of the second icon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Ohsumi