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Method and System for Grouping Emails based on Current Role of a Person

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000238249D
Publication Date: 2014-Aug-12
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Abstract

A method and system is disclosed for grouping emails based on current role of a person in an organization. The method and system includes performing a lookup in a role table to identify current role and responsibilities of the person in the organization. Thereafter, emails are grouped according to the current role and responsibilities of the person in the organization.

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Method and System for Grouping Emails based on Current Role of a Person

Disclosed is a method and system for grouping emails based on current role of a person in an organization. The method and system includes performing a lookup in a role table to identify current role and responsibilities of the person in the organization. Thereafter, emails are grouped according to the current role and responsibilities of the person in the organization.

In accordance with the method and system, a lookup in a role table is performed when one or more persons are present in one or more groups as illustrated in the Figure.

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For example, if Person 5 and Person 4 are present in both Team lead and Developer group as illustrated in the Figure, then a lookup in a role table is performed to identify current roles of Person 5 and Person 4 in an organization.

The lookup in the role table involves extraction of information from the email that is grouped. The information includes one or more of, but not limited to, details of sender of the email and date of the email. The detail of the sender is identified to determine the role of the sender in the organization. The date of the email is determined to match a date of the role table. The date of the role table assists in determining roles and responsibilities of both the sender and receiver for that particular date. Thereafter, emails are grouped based on the roles and responsibilities that have been identified for

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