(12) United States Patent ao) Patent No.: Us 7,693,794 B2
Wind et al. (45) Date of Patent: Apr. 6,2010
(54) COMPUTER SYSTEM AND
COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED METHOD FOR
(75) Inventors: Oliver Wind, Dudenhofen (DE);
Simone Roth, Heidelberg (DE);
Matthias Berger, Wiesloch (DE); Jens
Bombolowsky, Schwetzingen (DE)
(73) Assignee: SAP AG, Walldorf (DE)
( * ) Notice: Subject to any disclaimer, the term of this patent is extended or adjusted under 35 U.S.C. 154(b) by 968 days.
(21) Appl.No.: 10/865,915
(22) Filed: Jun. 14, 2004
(65) Prior Publication Data
US 2005/0015272 Al Jan. 20, 2005
Related U.S. Application Data
(60) Provisional application No. 60/478,447, filed on Jun. 13, 2003.
Computer system and computer-implemented method for creating travel-expense statements. The computer system is based on electronic data processing means comprising identifying means for automatically creating particular identifying data for identifying which of the travel-expense receipts were related to particular business trips, and determining means for automatically collecting the identifying data of the travel-expense data for determining the travel-expense receipts associated with the particular identifying data. Rather than showing all entries, only those automaticallyidentified entries may be presented to the user as items that should be associated with a particular travel-expense statement.
7 Claims, 3 Drawing Sheets
PROVIDING TRANSACTION DATA
ARRANGING TRANSACTION DATA
STORING TRANSACTION DATA
DETERMINING TRAVEL EXPENSE DATA