Internet-enabled portfolio manager system and method

  • US 5,706,502 A
  • Filed: 03/26/1996
  • Issued: 01/06/1998
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/25/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A portfolio management system for portfolios of software projects that are distributed over a set of networked computers connected to the Internet, said portfolio management system being resident on a first computer of said set of networked computers and comprising:

  • a set of portfolio files, each of a subset of said set of portfolio files representing one portfolio and including respective references to members of a set of project files, said references being selected from a file name when said project file member is local to said first computer or a URL when said project file member is remote from said first computer;

    each member of said set of project files respectively specifying project attributes of one member of a set of projects, said set of projects being the projects associated said one portfolio;

    a portfolio manager including a set of user-selectable portfolio methods that are configured to process said portfolios based on information in said portfolio files; and

    a Web browser that is configured to download to said portfolio manager system selected remote portfolio files from the Internet as said selected portfolio files are needed by said portfolio methods to process said portfolios.

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