Method and system for resource allocation

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20020029213A1
SERIAL NO

09785412

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The present invention relates generally to a method and system for allocating resources to needs. More specifically, the present invention presents a system and method that allocates resources to needs by defining a currency, accepting bids for the needs in the currency from the resources and determining an optimal match between the bids and the needs.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
NUTECH SOLUTIONS, INC.CHARLOTTE, NC2
Bios Group, Inc.SANTA FE, NM2

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Borissov, Roumen Somerville, MA 2 17
Gaganidze, Kyr Santa Fe, NM 2 20
Outkin, Alexander Santa Fe, NM 2 29

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GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2014/0172,615 Method for Transparent and Fair Resource Distribution 0 2013
 
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY (2)
* 7451449 Work allocation system 6 2002
* 2004/0088,206 Work allocation system 1 2003
 
AVAYA INC. (19)
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* 2005/0071,212 Method and apparatus for business time computation in a resource allocation system 34 2003
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8738412 Method and apparatus for supporting individualized selection rules for resource allocation 2 2004
* 2006/0015,388 Method and apparatus for supporting individualized selection rules for resource allocation 62 2004
7711104 Multi-tasking tracking agent 29 2004
8234141 Dynamic work assignment strategies based on multiple aspects of agent proficiency 4 2005
7949121 Method and apparatus for the simultaneous delivery of multiple contacts to an agent 12 2005
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8751274 Method and apparatus for assessing the status of work waiting for service 1 2008
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* 2008/0275,752 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ASSESSING THE STATUS OF WORK WAITING FOR SERVICE 9 2008
* 2008/0275,751 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ASSESSING THE STATUS OF WORK WAITING FOR SERVICE 10 2008
8306212 Time-based work assignments in automated contact distribution 1 2010
* 2011/0206,199 TIME-BASED WORK ASSIGNMENTS IN AUTOMATED CONTACT DISTRIBUTION 2 2010
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
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METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE CO. (1)
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Respicardia, Inc. (1)
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INTUIT INC. (1)
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CHEMTRON RESEARCH LLC (2)
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TOPCODER, INC. (1)
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III HOLDINGS 3, LLC (2)
* 7150020 Resource management 8 2001
* 2002/0007,408 Resource management 0 2001
 
III HOLDINGS 1, LLC (1)
* 2009/0150,237 POINTS BASED ONLINE AUCTION 8 2008
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