US 9,811,808 B2
Meeting notifications for offline invitees
Kelly Abuelsaad, Poughkeepsie, NY (US); Kulvir S. Bhogal, Pflugerville, TX (US); Lisa Seacat DeLuca, San Francisco, CA (US); and Soobaek Jang, Hamden, CT (US)
Assigned to International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (US)
Filed by International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY (US)
Filed on Feb. 12, 2013, as Appl. No. 13/765,043.
Prior Publication US 2014/0229218 A1, Aug. 14, 2014
Int. Cl. G06Q 10/00 (2012.01); G06Q 10/10 (2012.01); H04L 12/58 (2006.01); H04L 29/08 (2006.01)
CPC G06Q 10/1095 (2013.01) [G06Q 10/10 (2013.01); H04L 51/04 (2013.01); H04L 67/24 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A computer-implemented method comprising:
receiving, by one or more computing devices, a set of one or more invitees for an electronic meeting, the set of one or more invitees including a first invitee to receive an invitation for the electronic meeting;
identifying, by the one or more computing devices, a first status of the first invitee that indicates an inability for the first invitee to view the invitation for the electronic meeting via a communication application, wherein the first status is associated with an Instant Messaging application as the communication application;
identifying, by the one or more computing devices, a change in Instant Messaging status of the first invitee, after the end of the electronic meeting, to a second status that indicates an ability for the first invitee to view the invitation for the electronic meeting via the communication application;
providing, by the one or more computing devices, a notification of the electronic meeting to the first invitee after the end of the electronic meeting, based upon, at least in part, identifying the change in Instant Messaging status to the second status indicating the ability for the first invitee to view the invitation via the communication application, the notification provided to the first invitee via the communication application automatically based upon identifying the change in Instant Messaging status to the second status, the notification including a user interface feature for requesting a communication connection with an administrator of the electronic meeting; and
establishing a communication channel between the first user and the administrator in response to the first user invoking an action relative to the user interface feature.