SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lattice Engines, the pioneer in Big Data for Sales, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded the company its first patent: U.S. No. 8,195,712 for "Lattice data set-based methods and apparatus for information storage and retrieval."
The patent covers Lattice's technology for improving data integration by using the mathematical concept of a lattice. With this method, data inconsistencies can be identified, data can be automatically filled in, and relationships can be mechanically inferred saving users time in developing and maintaining analytical data processes.
The patent was awarded to Kent McCormick, Ph.D., president and CTO of Lattice Engines and is available exclusively as part of the company's Big Data for sales platform, salesPRISM.
Comments on the news:
- "This patent demonstrates the distinctiveness of Lattice's approach to solving Big Data challenges for sales and why some of the world's most successful sales companies are working with us today," said Kent McCormick. "Through the technology's unique ability to model analytic requirements we can shorten the time-to-impact for our customers."
- "We are excited Lattice has been awarded their first patent," said David Liu, CEO, RedAtoms Inc. "By being able to tie company data directly into Lattice's salesPRISM platform using this technology, companies are able to more quickly benefit from the insight of Lattice's Big Data for sales technology."
About Lattice Engines
Lattice Engines is revolutionizing sales by harnessing big data to develop the most informed sales pros, engaging the most receptive customers in the most compelling ways. The company's big data analytics platform, salesPRISM, delivers real-time, actionable, account-specific insight directly to sales reps via CRM, email, or mobile devices. Fortune 5000 companies rely on Lattice Engines to generate more pipeline opportunity and close more deals, improving sales performance by 15 percent or more. Lattice Engines is privately held and backed by Sequoia Capital with headquarters in San Mateo, CA. Learn more at www.lattice-engines.com and follow @Lattice_Engines.
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