United States Patent 7,257,541

7,257,541

System and method for performing a business process in a multi-enterprise, collaborating network

Issued:  August 14, 2007

Assignee:  i2 Technologies US, Inc. (Dallas, TX)

Inventors:  Notani; Ranjit N. (Irving, TX)

Abstract:  A system for performing a business process includes a first version of a business application executed by a first client to perform a particular business process and a second version of the business application executed by a second client to perform the business process, wherein the first client is coupled to the second client using a communication link. The first version of the business application is identified using a first version identifier and the second version of the business application is identified using a second version identifier. One of the first version of the business application and the second version of the business application is selected to initiate the business process based upon the first version identifier and the second version identifier.