Cigna Group‘s patent application describes an apparatus that can create an industry object model for an enterprise’s data set and generate an archive package for a specific time point. The apparatus generates global objects and data source objects based on the model, associating them and storing them in the archive package. GlobalData’s report on Cigna Group gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Data archiving apparatus for enterprise data sets

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: The Cigna Group

The patent application (Publication Number: US20240037065A1) describes an apparatus, method, and computer-readable medium for archiving a data set provided by a set of data sources. The apparatus includes a non-transitory computer-readable medium storing instructions and processing circuitry configured to archive the data set by determining an industry object model and generating an archive package for an archive time point. This involves creating global objects and data source objects based on the industry object model, associating them, and storing them in the archive package for each data source.

Furthermore, the apparatus is capable of identifying a subset of data source objects to be purged based on a purge time point and a policy engine, storing an audit trail of events involving the archive package, providing access to the archive package based on an access criterion, and more. The method and computer-readable medium also follow similar steps for archiving data sets, determining industry object models, generating archive packages, transforming archival data into data source objects, and providing access to the archive package. The instructions on the computer-readable medium include detailed steps for generating data source objects, transforming archival data, and ensuring the integrity and accessibility of the archived data set. Overall, the patent application outlines a comprehensive system for efficient and organized archiving of data sets from multiple sources.

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