Patent Number: 7,827,501

Title: Interactive alert bubbles for alert management

Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to alert bubble management and provide a method, data processing system and computer program product for interactive alert bubbles for alert bubble management. In one embodiment of the invention, an interactive alert bubble can be provided for an alert management data processing system. The interactive alert bubble can include an alert bubble interface to the interactive alert bubble. An alert text field can be disposed in the interface and configured to provide a reference to an alert notification in the alert management data processing system. Additionally, a rating control can be disposed in the interface and configured to establish a rating for the alert notification responsive to a selection of the rating control.

Inventors: Geyer; Werner (Boston, MA), Brownholtz; Elizabeth A. (Andover, MA), Moore; Martin T. (Somerville, MA), Muller; Michael (Medford, MA), Ross; Steven (S. Hamilton, MA), Sen; Shilad W. (Minneapolis, MN), Wu; Michael C. (Vancouver, CA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 15/00 (20060101); G06F 13/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00