Not only are traditional businesses completing their transactions with other businesses in such an online format, but such transactions are taking place between businesses and consumers as well as consumers to consumers. The following paper outlines some of the differences and similarities of each of these e-business models. Business to Business E-Business There are many companies that offer e-business solutions, but I will be using Intel for an example. Intel is a leader in this field when it comes to the solutions they offer their clients. By utilizing a product based web experience for their business customers they have tailored their organization to effectively manage their supply chain as well as customer relations (David and Malone p. 103).
An effective e-business architecture should be built after a careful analysis of the way a company does business, for implementing an appropriate architecture is a way to make businesses overall more efficient. When developing an e-business architecture, a company must first take into consideration its current business structure or how they would like this structure to be if it's a new business, and from that point develop an architecture that will take the business to a next level of organization and management. Business goals Before starting any business you should consider its objectives, in order to develop a strategy. It is the strategy that lays out how the objectives will be achieved and determines deadlines for achieving them. If and when the goals are reached the business will be successful.
At Amazon.com DSS are used to emphasize change, speedy response, and flexibility in decision making. Though I believe that DSS are important in decision making especially for a company like Amazon.com whose focus is in e-commerce, there are concerns that must be addressed to make the implementation of DSS more accepted and effective. References Haag, S. & Cummings, M. (2008). Management information systems for the information age (Laureate Education, Inc., custom ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
This paper intends to provide a detailed exploration in the relationship between the internet and e-business with a further review of some of the key strategies employed by organizations for e-business that include marketing, financial services, procurement, with consumer services. The Internet and E-Business E-business refers to the application of technology with intentions to improve an organization’s business dealings. The implementation of technology is on a basis of diversified areas linked to a business’ internal procedures like the human resources, monetary systems, along with administrative systems. There are external operations associated with the business that the technology improves like sales with marketing, procurements, and customer relationships. Any business operations that an organization conducts through a computer interceded network has reference as e-business (Napier, 2006).
It Outsourcing INTRODUCTION Companies are increasingly outsourcing the management of information technology (IT) for reasons that include concern for cost and quality, lagging IT performance, supplier pressure, access to special technical and application skills, and other financial factors. The outsourcing solution is acceptable to large and small firms alike because strategic alliances are now more common and the IT environment is changing rapidly. REASON TO OUTSOURCE Although the mix of factors raising the possibility of outsourcing varies widely from one company to another, there are a series of themes that explain most of the pressures to outsource. First of all, general managers’ concerns about cost and quality drive outsourcing. The same issues such as getting existing services for a reduced price at acceptable quality standard came up repeatedly.
Recommendations and advice have been given in the end for businesses intending to adopt an e-business dimension. DEFINITIONS OF E-BUSINESS AND E-COMMERCE: The terms e-business and e-commerce are closely related but have some elements of differences between them. The term e-business was first coined by Lou Gerstner, CEO of IBM. According to Wikipedia (2006), e-business is any business process that relies on automated information system, which today is mostly done with web based technologies (Wikipedia, 2006). The Aberdeen Consulting Group defines e-business as “the automation of the entire spectrum of interactions between enterprises and their distributed employees, trading partners, suppliers, and customers.” (Intel.com, 2006) http://www.intel.com/it/pdf/e-business-value.pdf (27/12/06) E-business is a wider concept that takes into account all the aspects of use of information technology in business.
The areas of the Security and privacy, Reliability of the seller and buyer, Consumer Protection, logistics involving shipments and E-loyalty are some of the major problems of E business industry. Comprehensive background of these issues and countermeasures discussed here come from experiences derived from the studies made upon researches regarding the challenges of the E business industry. E-commerce Security is a part of the Information Security framework and is particularly applied to the factors that affect e-commerce that include Computer Security(CS), Data security(DS) and other wide... ... middle of paper ... ...g priority and make sure nothing goes wrong. The entire steps taken by online retailers and governments are to work together to build-up e-loyalty among the consumer/customer. E loyalty is the most important of all the other essentials for the survival and long lasting success for every online retailer.
Chapter I introduces the key elements of logistics in the e-commerce enterprises. Firstly there is presentation of key terms and definitions which are used within the paper, connected to the e-market, logistics and other areas constrained by those two. Next section presents strategies used by managers in e-businesses to efficiently construct all logistic processes around their companies. Last two sections which are “Solutions” and “Tools” are describing by what means strategies can be achieved and by how firms can get better results by complete change or update of given processes or used technologies. Chapter II presents practical use of the elements from Chapter I on the basis of Amazon Company case study.
Conclusion As observed above, the business model canvas is a crucial tool for analyzing a given corporation’s business model. The link introduced between value proposition and the firm’s infrastructure ensures that that the business model gets closer to the objective of identifying how the business model will achieve its goals. This indicates that it is a comprehensive way of presenting a business model to the stakeholders and also offering guidance to the firm itself. The business model canvas presented above offers evidence as to why eBay has managed to survive in an online business environment given that many internet businesses do not survive for long.
Unfortunately, most enterprise applications, infrastructures and information services are not flexible enough to keep pace with the requirements of dynamic business opportunities. In this paper,we explore new concepts, techniques and methodologies in solution architecture used to create an atmosphere of cooperation. Through this atmosphere of cooperation, we unite business and IS/IT, enabling the IT applications and infrastructure to be strategic weapons that increase business performance. Introduction Enterprises are increasing their dependence on their information applications and infrastructures to conduct core business activities. Information applications and infrastructures facilitate the multi-directional collection and distribution of critical business information.