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Unformatted text preview: A custom-designed system was necessary in this case because the company wanted to give there site a homier feel to the user, wherever it is the user calls home. Most companies might go with an existing system that simply translated text. However, PayPal, being a site where money is being transferred, wanted something more personalized. 3. PayPal might believe the system has great potential and does not want to give any advantages to its competition. I think this could become a huge strategic advantage in the short run of the company, but over time, this type of system may become the norm for the industry. The idea is great, so eventually it will be imitated by competition. As long as PayPal can fix any bugs in its own system, it will have the advantage till other companies come around....
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course ISAM 3033 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UH Clear Lake.
- Spring '08