Electronic commerce technologies and applications have changed the way information technology is used in business and society, allowing organizations worldwide to expand their market reach and their customer service. Cases on Electronic Commerce Technologies and Applications presents a wide range of real-life cases that describe the successful and unsuccessful adoption of e-commerce, e-business, e-government, mobile commerce, and Web services technologies. This collection provides significant insight on the successful implementation of these areas.
Compiles top research from the world's leading experts on many topics related to electronic commerce. Covers topics including mobile commerce, virtual enterprises, business-to-business applications, Web services, and enterprise methodologies.
E-Commerce Strategy: Text and Cases provides the fundamental literature required for graduate students and practitioners to understand electronic commerce. Each chapter provides clearly designed learning objectives and review questions to highlight the major topics and goals. This book covers many of the new innovations and technologies that have been established for e-commerce site development. Unlike similar books, topics such as e-channel adoption, factors affecting e-commerce adoption, and strategy design are reviewed in greater depth. Additionally, the book examines areas not normally covered like open source, online research, and peer-to-peer systems. E-Commerce Strategy: Text and Cases is divided into two parts. Part 1 examines the evolution of e-commerce, analyzes different sectors such as B2B and m-Commerce, and explores the challenges they face. Case studies of well known companies reinforce the concepts learned to demonstrate both successes and failures in the field. Part 2 deals with developing strategies in e-Commerce and looks at future trends including Web 2.0. Overall, the useful guidelines provided should prove valuable to students and researchers in the field.
Impact of Technology on Goods, Services, and Business Transactions
Author: Lee, In
Publisher: IGI Global
Category: Business & Economics
"This book offers insights into issues, challenges, and solutions related to the successful application and management aspects of electronic business, providing a comprehensive framework for researchers and practitioners in understanding the growing demand of e-business research"--Provided by publisher.
Technologies and Applications for Building Customer Relationships
Author: Ciaramitaro, Barbara
Publisher: IGI Global
Category: Business & Economics
Virtual Worlds and E-Commerce: Technologies and Applications for Building Customer Relationships presents various opinions, judgments, and ideas on how the use of digitally created worlds is changing the face of e-commerce and extending the use of internet technologies to create a more immersive experience for customers. Containing current research on various aspects of the use of virtual worlds, this book includes a discussion of the elements of virtual worlds; the evolution of e-commerce to virtual commerce (v-commerce); the convergence of online games and virtual worlds; current examples of virtual worlds in use by various businesses, the military, and educational institutions; the economics of virtual worlds: discussions on legal, security and technological issues facing virtual worlds; a review of some human factor issues in virtual worlds; and the future of virtual worlds and e-commerce.
As e-commerce continues to develop, organizations have adopted its technological advancements in order to keep a strategic advantage in the business environment. E-Commerce for Organizational Development and Competitive Advantage provides insight on the challenges related to the management aspects of e-commerce and its influence over organizational development. With the growing applications of electronic commerce technologies, this reference source is vital for educators, researchers, and managers interested in the advantages of this field.
The Internet is revolutionizing retail merchandising and shopping. Software agents are capable of automating the more routine, tedious and time-consuming tasks involved in the trading process. Internet Commerce and Software Agents: Cases, Technologies and Opportunities addresses some major Internet commerce issues and the challenges to be met in achieving automated and secure Internet trading.
Annotation. Continuing the tradition of Journal of Management Information Systems, this strictly refereed series of research volumes offers an unparalleled lasting record of the field of Information Systems. Featuring brand new material specifically written for this series, each volume presents both knowledge aboutorganizational systems, and methods for creating new knowledge in the discipline. To further the field¿s continuing development, the series is designed to serve researchers as well as practitioners. AMIS publishes several topical volumes each year, edited by leading authorities in the various subfields of IS.
"M-commerce (mobile commerce) applications for both individuals and organizations are expected to grow considerably over the next few years. This book addresses issues pertaining to the development, deployment, and use of these applications. Provided is a single source of up-to-date information about mobile commerce, including the technology involved, research on the expected impact of this technology on businesses and consumers, and case studies describing state-of-the-art m-commerce applications and lessons learned. The role of m-commerce in the automotive industry, advertising, and the wireless classroom is addressed."
Aimed at students, this work covers various aspects of e-business - focusing on sales and marketing, as well as detailing procurement, supply chains, and the legal and security considerations. It contains a range of features to help you learn effectively including margin definitions, international case studies, activities and web links.
Author: Information Resources Management Association. International Conference
Publisher: IGI Global
As the field of information technology continues to grow and expand, it impacts more and more organizations worldwide. The leaders within these organizations are challenged on a continuous basis to develop and implement programs that successfully apply information technology applications. This is a collection of unique perspectives on the issues surrounding IT in organizations and the ways in which these issues are addressed. This valuable book is a compilation of the latest research in the area of IT utilization and management.
"This research book is a repository for academicians, researchers, and industry practitioners to share and exchange their research ideas, theories, and practical experiences, discuss challenges and opportunities, and present tools and techniques in all aspects of e-business development and management in the digital economy"--Provided by publisher.
ECWAC2012 is an integrated conference devoted to Electronic Commerce, Web Application and Communication. In the this proceedings you can find the carefully reviewed scientific outcome of the second International Conference on Electronic Commerce, Web Application and Communication (ECWAC 2012) held at March 17-18,2012 in Wuhan, China, bringing together researchers from all around the world in the field.
Some analysts predict that electronic commerce will grow to more than $300 billion in the next five years. With electronic commerce growing in exponentially, staying competitive through an effect e-business strategy is a tough challenge. Electronic commerce represents one of the most promising directions for generating competitive advantage at the micro level of the organization and for increasing productivity at the macro level of the economy. Electronic Commerce: Opportunity and Challenges looks at the critical fundamental elements that could impact a user's perception of business-to-business and business-to-consumer electronic commerce. It presents a study of key components and concepts of e-commerce, evaluating the critical success factors for global e-commerce, the economics of e-commerce and the practical issues involved with e-commerce in various applications.
This four-part overview of electronic commerce offers a more thorough and technical view of the subject than many recent books on the subject. The book provides a balance of theories, applications, and hands-on material. Electronic Commerce is divided into four parts: Electronic Commerce Basics, Electronic Commerce Supporting Activities, Implementation and Management Issues in Electronic Commerce, and Appendix and Glossary. The book's chapters begin with introductions of leading companies with significant e-commerce expertise and at least two small case studies. They include 10 or more hands-on exercises, encouraging readers to explore and analyze sites, and a list of key terms and bibliographic citations. They conclude with 25-30 review questions and 6-10 projects for further investigation. Offers a generalist's overview of the field and its major players for people with little or no technical background Every chapter starts with an industry profile and two information boxes, which serve as case studies and point to practical applications Projects and hands-on exercises conclude each chapter