Обложка книги E-Commerce Success: Building a Global Business Architecture

E-Commerce Success: Building a Global Business Architecture

ISBN: 1566070716;
Издательство: Computer Technology Research Corporation

According to International Data Corp. (IDC), the worldwide market for Internet-related services is expected to explode - from $4.5 billion in 1997 to $43.6 billion by 2002. The main impetus for this trend is the rush to implement e-commerce Web sites. Often, the term electronic data interchange (EDI) is used inappropriately as a synonym for e-commerce. In fact, EDI is only one aspect of e-commerce; e-commerce comprises other elements, including electronic faxes, e-mail, and e-forms. E-commerce has become a critical business component for many businesses. CTR's new report explores the different e-commerce models - business groupings, business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce, and business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce - to help managers determine whichmethod is most appropriate for their companies. The report is intended for e-commerce Web site implementers and users - both groups have much to learn about conducting business online. Although electronic retailing is similar to...