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Adaptive Goal Management Tool

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000174170D
Original Publication Date: 2008-Aug-30
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Aug-30
Document File: 2 page(s) / 28K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The Adaptive Goal Management Tool will securely utilize compiled information from traditionally divergent sources of a person’s life to allow comprehensive planning for lifestyle management. This precise management of a user's needs also feeds easily into an option for niche advertising.

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Adaptive Goal Management Tool

Disclosed is an application designed to facilitate comprehensive management of information from different sources. Today, to electronically manage one's health and financial information, which are intrinsically linked, a person would need to use multiple software applications. The user would need to gather and combine the information, then look into options about how to handle the compiled data.

The Adaptive Goal Management Tool will securely utilize compiled information from traditionally divergent sources of a person's life to allow comprehensive planning for lifestyle management. This precise management of a user's needs also feeds easily into an option for niche advertising.

Users of the Adaptive Goal Management Tool will have one location at which they can combine statements and recommend options for accomplishing the user's goals. A typical embodiment would pull a user's statements from credit cards, grocers, paychecks, and other debtors, combine that information with their financial and health goals and result in recommendations on budgeting, financial alternatives, healthy recipes, etc. The site would track their current habits and provide suggestions while allowing users to remain in control of their own lives and anonymous.

In all current solutions that combine health and financial data, even when references to unrelated information are located in the same place, each reference leads...