Patent Number: 8,719,042

Title: Ecosytem based application selection and replacement

Abstract: A system for functional domain based information technology selection and replacement is provided. Applications for each of multiple entities are associated with a set of functional domains. The set of functional domains are associated with a set of ecosystems. Data is complied for each ecosystem. Applications are adopted for one entity associated with an ecosystem, for each ecosystem, based on compiled data.

Inventors: Issa; Philip (Coppell, TX), Loyd; Bryan R. (McKinney, TX), Morton; Joseph H. (Leawood, KS), Musuvathy; Vijaykumar (Flower Mound, TX), Park; Paul (Flower Mound, TX)

Assignee: Sprint Communications Company L.P.

International Classification: G06Q 10/00 (20120101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018