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A Method and System for Creating a Summary of a Group Chat with Action Items

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241377D
Publication Date: 2015-Apr-21
Document File: 3 page(s) / 124K

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method and system for creating a summary of a group chat with action items.

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A Method and System for Creating a Summary of a Group Chat with Action Items

Disclosed is a method and system for creating a summary of a group chat along with action items and list of attendees. The summary can be created while the chat is in progress by selecting key moments in the chat and summarizing pertinent points and avoiding duplication.

In accordance, the method and system starts by designating a scribe at the beginning of the chat. The scribe is a person who can access the functions used to create the summary of the chat. By default the scribe can be designated as a person who initiates the chat. The scribe can also be transferred from one person to another person in middle of the chat. The scribe can be authorized to create a summary document of the entire chat after concluding the chat or while the chat is in progress. The summary document can include, but need not be limited to, highlights of the chat along with date, start time and end time of the chat and list of attendees. The summary document can be edited or refined by the scribe before sending the summary document to all pertinent recipients and stakeholders who are unable to attend the chat.

Subsequently, an active summary can be created by enabling the scribe to highlight the selected content from the chat and click the "Add to minutes" button. After, selecting the "Add to minutes" button, a dialog box with the content selected from the chat along with time can be displayed to the scribe, where the scribe is allowed to either add or edit the content. Further, the scribe is allowed to add the selected content as an action item and assign the action item to a respective individual in the chat who is authorized to perform the action by selecting 'convert to action item' button. Similarly, the scribe can also edit the selected content as the action item before adding content to minutes tab, where...