US Patent No: 6,023,702

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Method and apparatus for a process and project management computer system

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The inventive concept comprises a system platform for a synergistic, role modular work process environment. A work process object (WPO) (1001) is created, residing in a data base, and stored in a memory of the process and project management computer system (1030). All data concerning the process and project management are reported to said work process object (WPO) (1001) and said work process object (WPO) (1001) is used as a common data base. According to the inventive concept, each view must be supported by a specific workplace, represented by digital data and enforcing the rules for the specific role. A work process information model supports the dynamic definition and use of a data base object representing a work process, boch in its process and project planning modes and its execution. According to the inventive concept, one object supports simultaneously all modes delimited by dynamically moving boundaries. Workplace implementation enforces over-all rules for each role in the inventive system.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATIONARMONK, NY73247

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bandat, Kurt Wien, AT 4 138
Leisten, Udo Stuttgart, DE 2 100
Parncutt, Geoff Lillington, GB 1 93
Voesch, Ekkehard Aidlingen, DE 1 93

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