E-Business
Prof. Aditi Ghode
SIMSR
Understanding the New Internet
Economy
Chapter 1
Electronic Commerce
• The process of buying or selling goods or
services across a telecommunications
network.
• Many techn...
Networks
Networks
• A network is a group of computers
connected by cable, telephone, or wireless
device.
• Networks can be “local” ...
The Internet
The Internet
• The internet is a collection of
interconnected networks that use
common, universally accepted protocols.
• ...
The Internet
• The Internet contains computers that are
either servers or clients.
• Servers provide that basic resources ...
Common Internet Services
The World Wide Web
• The WWW or Web is one of the common
Internet services.
• A Web Server is able to serve or supply
Web ...
E-Commerce v/s E-Business
E-commerce, informally, it the use of the
Internet and the Web to transact business.
E-business,...
E-Business Advantages
E-Business Disadvantages
The Value Chain
• A value chain or network is the collection
of activities involved in the production of a
class of goods ...
Value Chains and E-Commerce
• E-Commerce can “shorten” a Value chain
by linking manufacturers with ultimate
customers.
• C...
The Value Chain
A Value Network
E-Business Models
Business to Consumer B2C
• Direct to Customer commerce
• Shortens the supply chain to consumer
• Results in higher margin ...
Ashfords.com
Barnes&Noble
Harry and Davis
Business to Business (B2B)
• Direct exchanges between businesses.
• Many forms and facilitating technologies.
• Can be use...
Elements of B2B exchanges
B2B Summary
Business to Government (B2G)
• Similar to B2B model
• Facilitates sales to governmental entities
eFederal.com
Consumer to Consumer (C2C)
• Exchanges between consumers.
• Some sites similar to the “Want-Ads”
• eBay provides a C2C auc...
InfoRocket.com
Consumer to Business (C2B)
• Reverse auction or Demand collection
Model
• Name price for commodity or service
• Priceline....
Priceline.com
Next….
Chapter 2
E-Business Models
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01 introduction E-Commerce

  1. 1. E-Business Prof. Aditi Ghode SIMSR
  2. 2. Understanding the New Internet Economy Chapter 1
  3. 3. Electronic Commerce • The process of buying or selling goods or services across a telecommunications network. • Many technologies facilitate E-commerce – Electronic funds transfer (EFT) – Electronic data interchange (EDI) – Internet / world wide web (WWW)
  4. 4. Networks
  5. 5. Networks • A network is a group of computers connected by cable, telephone, or wireless device. • Networks can be “local” or “wide” area. • The internet is a wide area network.
  6. 6. The Internet
  7. 7. The Internet • The internet is a collection of interconnected networks that use common, universally accepted protocols. • The internet is a world-wide network.
  8. 8. The Internet • The Internet contains computers that are either servers or clients. • Servers provide that basic resources that users (clients) need.
  9. 9. Common Internet Services
  10. 10. The World Wide Web • The WWW or Web is one of the common Internet services. • A Web Server is able to serve or supply Web pages containing text, graphics, and multimedia
  11. 11. E-Commerce v/s E-Business E-commerce, informally, it the use of the Internet and the Web to transact business. E-business, refers primarily to the digital enablement of transactions and processes within a firm, involving information systems under the control of the firm.
  12. 12. E-Business Advantages
  13. 13. E-Business Disadvantages
  14. 14. The Value Chain • A value chain or network is the collection of activities involved in the production of a class of goods or services. • E-commerce can facilitate these chains or networks by using IT to exchange information between network members.
  15. 15. Value Chains and E-Commerce • E-Commerce can “shorten” a Value chain by linking manufacturers with ultimate customers. • Can eliminate intermediaries such as distributors, and in some cases retailers.
  16. 16. The Value Chain
  17. 17. A Value Network
  18. 18. E-Business Models
  19. 19. Business to Consumer B2C • Direct to Customer commerce • Shortens the supply chain to consumer • Results in higher margin to business or higher value for customer or both. • Can take a variety of forms • Examples…
  20. 20. Ashfords.com
  21. 21. Barnes&Noble
  22. 22. Harry and Davis
  23. 23. Business to Business (B2B) • Direct exchanges between businesses. • Many forms and facilitating technologies. • Can be used to form stronger links between members.
  24. 24. Elements of B2B exchanges
  25. 25. B2B Summary
  26. 26. Business to Government (B2G) • Similar to B2B model • Facilitates sales to governmental entities
  27. 27. eFederal.com
  28. 28. Consumer to Consumer (C2C) • Exchanges between consumers. • Some sites similar to the “Want-Ads” • eBay provides a C2C auction function • InfoRocket provides a link to independent expert consultants who answer questions for $.
  29. 29. InfoRocket.com
  30. 30. Consumer to Business (C2B) • Reverse auction or Demand collection Model • Name price for commodity or service • Priceline.com is a well known example.
  31. 31. Priceline.com
  32. 32. Next…. Chapter 2 E-Business Models

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