TITLE

Understanding Before Action, Critical to E-Success

PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Dec2000, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the ideas presented by Andrew Finlayson, managing director of the electronic commerce infrastructure builder XACTeCOM.com, during the e-Fulfilment seminar which was held in London, England in 2000. He explained the vital need for upfront research before any successful electronic fulfilment project can be created. According to him there are four key areas that business has to research. The first is to understand the environment within which the business will operate. Second, it is vital to evaluate the need for electronic fulfilment in the business by comparing all the implications of such a project and the costs, with the market opportunity. Third, implementation times need careful analysis. Fourth, there is the decision of whether to use an internal team or external consultants to carry out the audit.
ACCESSION #
11782233

 

Related Articles

  • Screentrade starts internet-only push. Chandiramani, Ravi // Marketing (00253650);11/29/2001, p11 

    Reports the relaunch of Screentrade, an online insurance broker in Great Britain. Use of animated banners in its Internet-campaign; Creation of the campaign by Saatchi Vision; Impact of revamping the site's technical infrastructure.

  • Three e-readiness studies. Pieterse, Johan // Finance Week;6/29/2001, p38 

    Cites research findings on the readiness of different countries for electronic commerce. Infrastructural factors and social infrastructures required by electronic commerce; Criteria for judging if countries are fit for electronic commerce; Impact of the economic slowdown in the United States...

  • What companies need. Cattaui, Maria Livanos // OECD Observer;Jan2001, Issue 224, p76 

    Reports developments on electronic commerce as of January 2001. Key role of businesses in bringing electronic commerce to developing countries; Establishment of the dot.force to provide a high-level forum for private and public sector leaders; Expansion of telecommunications and internet...

  • E-commerce plan key for southern Arizona. Hagen, Bob // Inside Tucson Business;05/01/2000, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p17 

    Reveals the six key components essential for electronic commerce development in southern Arizona. Software development, configuration and servicing; Telecommunications infrastructure; Adequate marketing, legal and financial expertise.

  • Business planning without trends.  // NZ Business;Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p9 

    Focuses on the trends of business planning in New Zealand. Growth of the application packages in the electronic-commerce infrastructure provider; Introduction of an operational framework infrastructure; Evolution of the outsourced information exchange service.

  • Experts illuminate e-commerce.  // Crain's New York Business;10/26/98, Vol. 14 Issue 43, p25 

    Reports on the holding of the Digital Newsmakers series on the opportunities and pitfalls of electronic commerce on October 28, 1998 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers. Members of the panel; Cost of attending the event; Sponsors of the event.

  • Insurance solutions seminar scheduled.  // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;08/18/97, Issue 322187, p17 

    Reports on a seminar on how to improve network security and manage the risks of electronic commerce entitled `Electronic Commerce and Insurance Solutions: What Business Professionals Need to Know' on September 17-18, 1997. Sponsors of the seminar; Addressing of topics such as Internet commerce;...

  • Seminar to focus on e-business.  // Inside Tucson Business;01/24/2000, Vol. 9 Issue 44, p20 

    Reports on a seminar on opportunities in electronic commerce in Tucson, Arizona.

  • eBusiness in Pakistan: Opportunities and Threats. Kundi, Ghulam Muhammad; Shah, Bahadar // Journal of Internet Banking & Commerce;Dec2007, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p1 

    Several studies of eBusiness in developing countries have emphasized the influence of obstacles related to PCs-penetration, cultural and economical infrastructure, and regulatory environment as major determinants of eBusiness success. IT has revolutionized the way organizations conduct business...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics