Tag: E-Business

Internet TV – The future of Streaming Television

Internet Television is gradually gaining in importance as a service in this web enabled era.  Simply speaking it is the digital distribution of television content which is streamed over the Internet. Internet TV or Streaming TV is a general term that covers the delivery of television shows, channels, news, sports, entertainment and other video content over the Internet by video streaming technology, typically by major traditional television broadcasters. This is a new format of content delivery as opposed to traditional systems like terrestrial, cable and satellite, although internet itself is received by terrestrial, cable or satellite methods. Continue reading “Internet TV – The future of Streaming Television”

E-Commerce Infrastructure Planning and Management

E-Commerce is the magic word in the era of web enablement. In this era of internet driven innovations, a rising number of professionals are engaging in innovative business models and services within their own. There are further numerous professionals employed within the domain as experts.  This article provides an overview of E-Commerce Infrastructure Planning and Management. Continue reading “E-Commerce Infrastructure Planning and Management”

E-Commerce Infographics

E-Commerce is the buzzword of the moment. In this era of web enablement, a rising number of professionals are engaging in innovative business models and services within their own. There are further numerous professionals employed within the domain as experts. This article is for providing some interesting infographics and imagery which could be used by such professionals working within the domain of e-commerce. Continue reading “E-Commerce Infographics”

Understanding Information Systems as a Discipline

Information systems is an academic discipline of the complementary networks of hardware, software, users and business processes that organizations use to collect, filter, process, create and distribute data. Any specific information system aims to support planning, operations, management and decision making. Continue reading “Understanding Information Systems as a Discipline”

Search Engine Optimization Strategy

As defined by Wikipedia, Search engine optimization is the science and management of digital resources to affect the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s “natural” or un-paid search results. In general, higher the rankings on the web search results in the search pages, and more frequently a site appears in the search results list, the more visitors it will receive from the search engine’s users. Continue reading “Search Engine Optimization Strategy”

E-Commerce – Frameworks, Challenges and Solutions

Introduction:  E-Commerce (electronic commerce), derived from such terms as “e-mail” and “e-markets,” is often identified as the same as e-business, in many context, though the former theoretically is a subset of the latter. It is essentially the conduct of business on the Internet, not only buying and selling but also servicing customers and collaborating with business partners. Today, major corporations are rethinking their businesses in terms of the Internet and its new culture and capabilities. Companies are using the Web to buy parts and supplies from other companies, to collaborate on sales promotions, and to do joint research. Exploiting the convenience, availability, and world-wide reach of the Internet, many companies, such as Amazon.com, the book sellers, has already discovered how to use the Internet successfully.
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What is Business Analytics and why the hype

Business analytics refers to the skills, technologies, applications and practices for the exploration and investigation of existing data assets to gain insight and drive business planning. It focuses on developing new insights and understanding of business performance based on data, predictive analytical models, data mining models, intelligent tools and statistical methods. Business Analytics is used for strategic, operational and tactical decision making across industry verticals such as banking, financial services, telecom, manufacturing and retail. Continue reading “What is Business Analytics and why the hype”

Website Designing Strategies – Colour Schema

Website designing is a bigger challenge than is perceived to be by most webmasters. Sure, it is very easy to set up a word press or a drupal blog with a single click install, but how do you design it properly so that it delivers the intended value to your stake-holders? In this article, we would discuss upon the major issues related to the color schema of blogs and what they communicate. Continue reading “Website Designing Strategies – Colour Schema”

Growing use of online booking tools

Given the benefits, it is hardly surprising that more and more bookings are being made online, as noted by 70 percent of travel managers and 53 percent of travelers in companies that implement OBTs. On a scale of 1-10 (1 being a strong decrease and 10 being a strong increase), the average scores are 7.5 for travel managers and 6.7 for travelers. So how do these tools really affect an enterprise? Continue reading “Growing use of online booking tools”

Security Threats in E Commerce

Over the years, E Commerce security has become an important aspect of businesses worldwide, particularly the aspects of Information Security and Computer Security. With technological advantages, we are able to eliminate ‘Human touch’ and improve efficiency in a number of areas, but with the added fear and risk that some part of the entire value chain might be compromised, leading to financial loss, and more importantly loss of private information. Continue reading “Security Threats in E Commerce”

Financial Inclusion through Mobile Technologies

Today, banks are leveraging the advantage of smartphones by combining e-commerce with m-commerce concept. With the mobile payment options, smartphones are likely to become a credit card. Near-field communications through mobile phones have succeeded in making transfer payments easier. With banking applications being developed for tablets and iPads, m-commerce is taking a big hit. The options for premium SMS, Direct mobile billing and mobile based web payments help customers to increase the usage of smartphones. The focus is reaching out to the bottom of the pyramid for financial inclusion and promote e-commerce for this segment. Continue reading “Financial Inclusion through Mobile Technologies”

IMPACT OF SMARTPHONES ON E-BUSINESS

The technologies of today are growing by leaps and bounds. And with the changing technology the ways of business is also shifting. For data, voice and image communications, the world has come together at one place in a form of smartphones. With the advent of “Smartphones” including tablets are becoming increasingly powerful in terms of accessibility of information in e-business. The proliferation of such devices has diverse impacts on various dimensions of IT, business practices and consumer behavior. The reach of smartphone has penetrated to a large extent that information is available to the users at their fingertips. Mobile devices are becoming closer to digital wallets. The mobile phones are no more considered as future technology, it is in fact very much utilized in present context. Continue reading “IMPACT OF SMARTPHONES ON E-BUSINESS”

Types of E-Commerce

Today electronic commerce is fast changing the way firms do business. Every firm who wants to sustain are reinventing themselves and their business models to find out innovative ways to leverage upon the power of the web. No industry or sector is being left out in this innovation and disruption. So what are the various e-commerce models which are striking out in today’s business? Continue reading “Types of E-Commerce”

What is E-Commerce?

E-Commerce is the use of the Internet and the Web to transact business. Main focus in e-commerce is on digitally enabled commercial transactions between and among organizations and individuals. Digitally enabled transactions include all transactions mediated by digital technology. This means transactions that occur over the Internet and the Web. Commercial transactions involve the exchange of value (e.g., money) across organizational or individual boundaries in return for products and services. Exchange of value is important for understanding the limits of e-commerce. Without an exchange of value, no commerce occurs. Continue reading “What is E-Commerce?”

Using E-Commerce Software and Systems

The online marketplace is much more competitive than the high street. Customers can find a new online store anywhere in the world in just a couple of clicks, rather than having to make a physical effort to walk or drive elsewhere. Consequently, first impressions count more than ever and ensuring that your e-commerce site is attractive, appealing and user-friendly is extremely important. This is why you need the right e-commerce software. Continue reading “Using E-Commerce Software and Systems”