e-businesssolution - e-Business How to plan for and...

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How to plan for and implement an e-Business solution and bulletin board services, shared databases and directories, continuous acquisition and lifecycle support, electronic news and information services, electronic payroll, electronic forms, on-line access to services such as the Internet, Intranet and Extranet, and any other form of data transmission. What are the benefits of e-Business? e-Business offers unparalleled opportunities, such as: increased productivity of existing staff; reaching geographic and/or demographic markets previously unprofitable to service; enhancing service quality; or reducing running costs and increasing productivity and competitiveness. Need help implementing an e-Business project? The following checklist provides business with a useful guide to approaching the issue of planning and implementing an e-Business application. There is little dispute that the Internet has revolutionised the way we do business. Since its introduction the constraints of geography have been abolished and the world has truly become a global marketplace. Many companies, however, are still cautious about investing the resources required to conduct business on the Internet. By holding back, these companies are missing out on the opportunities presented by the Internet and electronic business (e-Business). What is e-Business? e-Business is the process of conducting all forms of business electronically between entities (ie: business to business (B2B) or business to consumer (B2C)). The term e-Business embraces electronic trading, electronic messaging, electronic data interchange, electronic funds transfer, electronic mail, facsimile, computer to fax, electronic catalogues fact sheet e-Business
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How will overseas sales be handled logistically? Does it mean more insurance, warehousing or transportation costs? If direct sales mean more volume, will your business be able to meet the additional demand? Will additional demand justify return on investment? Organisational structure What will the implications be on the organisation? Will the current management structure suit a direct selling strategy? Are there appropriate skills available in- house to support a new marketing and distribution model? Do you have staff with the appropriate technical skills to support the new technologies? Will additional telephone support staff be
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2010 for the course MARKETING 107 taught by Professor Vivian during the Spring '10 term at SCA NC.

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