CIT 4453 -- Fall 2009. Global e-Commerce Technologies. Getting Started: Overview of e- Commerce, Websites, and Their Organization. Instructor: Kelly E. Fish, Ph.D. Week 1 Objectives. Learn about the class Learn some Internet fundamental concepts Get started with Dreamweaver
Concepts & Principles
Web development assignments
“[The Internet] is global. It favors intangible things – ideas, information, relationships. And it is intensively interlinked.”
- Kevin Kelly, “New Rules for the New Economy”
e-Commerce can be defined as technology-mediated exchange between parties (individuals, organizations or both) as well as the electronically based intra- and inter-organizational activities that facilitate such exchange
Four distinct categories of e-commerce can be defined, based on the business origination and the customer type
Business originating from...
And selling to...
e.g., Craig’s list
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