(19) United States
(12) Patent Application Publication (io) Pub. No.: US 2002/0035500 Al
Yoko et al. (43) Pub. Date: Mar. 21,2002
(54) MULTI-DIMENSIONAL MANAGEMENT METHOD AND SYSTEM
(76) Inventors: Shinji Yoko, Tokyo (JP); Michihiro
Tame, Tokyo (JP)
MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP
1800 M Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036 (US)
(21) Appl. No.: 09/871,697
(22) Filed: Jun. 4, 2001
Related U.S. Application Data
(63) Non-provisional ol provisional application No. 60/208,922, filed on Jun. 5, 2000.
(51) Int. CI.7 G06F 17/60
(52) U.S. C I 705/9
A method and system for managing an objectives-based business plan. Major objectives are defined according to one or more parameters and are stored in a first database. Based on the major objectives, minor objectives are defined according to one or more parameters. The minor objectives are stored in a second database. Then, the major objectives and the minor objectives are managed according to the method and system of the present invention.