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Method and System for Creating a Business Object Marketplace

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236632D
Publication Date: 2014-May-06
Document File: 2 page(s) / 43K

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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for creating a business object marketplace that is used for discovering and reusing business objects

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Method and System for Creating a Business Object Marketplace

Disclosed is a method and system for creating a business object marketplace that is used for discovering and reusing business objects.

In accordance with the method and system, a business object template is defined. The business object template may include information that is required in order to reuse business objects. For example, a person business object template might have name, address, phone numbers, and email addresses as attributes. If a business object is discovered with similar attributes, then the business object may be reused. Additionally, business data associated with business object is published. The business data includes definitions of taxonomy and tags.

A user uses a shopping list with characteristics of business data to search for business objects in a business object marketplace as illustrated in the Figure.

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The user provides search criteria to search for business data as well as business objects template. In an embodiment, the business data may be used by an event subscription function to identify business objects that include similar business data. The event subscription function may notify the user, when new business objects are created that include similar business data.

After obtaining the required business objects from the search, the business objects are placed in a shopping cart. The shopping cart is checked out and a delivery package is

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