Chapter 3 notes - Chapter 3 Ebusiness Ebusiness- the...

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Chapter 3 Ebusiness Ebusiness - the conducting of business on the Internet, not only buying and selling, but also serving customers and collaborating with business partners Disruptive technology- a new way of doing things that initially does not meet the needs of existing customers. They tend to open new markets and destroy old ones. Sustaining technology - produces an improved product customers are eager to buy, such as a faster car or larger hard drive. They tend to provide us with better, faster, and cheaper products in established markets. Internet - a global public network of computer networks that pass information from one to another using common computer protocols Entities that oversee the internet and set standards: Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)- protocol engineering and development arm of the internet Internet Architecture Board (IAB): responsible for defining the overall architecture of the internet, providing guidance and broad direction of the IETF Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG)- responsible for technical management of IETF activities and the internet standards process Protocols - standards that specify the format of data as well as the rules to be followed during transmission World wide web (WWW)- a global hypertext system that uses the internet as its transport mechanism Hypertext transport protocol (HTTP )- the internet standard that supports the exchange of information on the WWW Digital divide - those with access to technology have great advantages, over those without access to technology Web 2.0 - a set of economic, social, and technology trends that collectively form the basis for the next generation of the internet—a more mature, distinctive medium characterized by user participation, openness, and network effects. Web mashup - a website or web application that uses content from more than one source to create a completely new service Application programming interface (API )- a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications. A good API makes it easier to develop a program by providing all the building blocks Mashup editors - are WYSIWYGs (What You See Is What You Get) for mashups. They provide a visual interface to build a mashup, often allowing the user to drag and drop data points into a web application. Web 3.0 - describes the evolution of web usage and interaction among several paths. These include transforming the web into a database, a move toward making content accessible by multiple nonbrowser applications, the leveraging of AI technologies, or the semantic web (an evolving extension of the WWW in which web content can be expressed not only in natural
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ITM 309 taught by Professor Rodammer during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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