Electronic Data Interchange EDI – Components,Applications, Advantages

Electronic Data Interchange EDI – is the exchange of business documents between any two trading partners in a standard or structured, machine readable form. EDI is used to electronically transfer documents such as purchase orders, invoice, shipping bills, and communicate with one another.  A Specified format is set by both the parties to facilitate transmission of information. Traders use Electronic […]

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Transaction Security- Security Issues in E commerce & Defensive Measures

In order to successfully manage an e commerce portal it is essential to understand about Transaction security and security issues in e commerce. Transaction Security An online transaction requires a consumer to disclose sensitive information to the vendor in order to make a purchase, placing him-self at significant risk.  Transaction Security is concerned with providing privacy in transactions to the […]

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Firewall & Types of Firewall

A Firewall may be simply defined as a single point between two or more networks where all traffic must pass, the firewall authenticates, controls and logs all the traffic.  In the computing world Firewall is a software or hardware based network security system that controls incoming and outgoing network traffic by analysing data packets and determining whether they should be […]

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E commerce Models – B2B, B2C, C2C & its Types

E Commerce Models can be broadly categorised into the following three Models: E-commerce Models Example B2B – Business to Business Oracle, Alibaba, Qualcomm, Honeywell B2C – Business to Consumer Intel, Dell, Snapdeal, Amazon C2C – Consumer to Consumer OLX, Quikr, Ebay   A typical E Commerce Business Model  The following E commerce business Model shows the step by step process […]

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E-commerce – Features, Drivers, Factors, Issues, Applications

E-commerce is the use of electronic communication and digital information processing technology in business transactions to create, transform and redefine relationships for value creation between or among organisations and individuals. It simply refers to the buying and selling of products, services and information via computer networks including internet. E-commerce is concerned with system and business processes that support – creation […]

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M commerce – Meaning, Applications and Advantages

M Commerce can be defined as any electronic commerce activity conducted over a wireless network through mobile devices. It includes activities such as buying and selling of goods, provision of services and information, online transactions etc. Wireless networks like GSM, CDMA, TDMA, GPRS and UMTS enables a user of a mobile device to access a variety of information stored on […]

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E-business VS E-commerce – Features & Difference

E-commerce refers to a dynamic set of technologies, application and business processes that link buyers and sellers through electronic networks to carry out commercial transaction and exchange goods, services and information. It involves – Market transactions conducted over electronic networks Interactive platform for trade related activities Buying and selling of goods and services over public networks   A typical E-Commerce […]

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Internet, Intranet & Extranet

What is Internet ? Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use standard internet protocol suite to kink several devices worldwide. It is an international network of networks, linked by optical, wireless and electronic networking technologies which consists of business, public, educational and government networks. It carries an extensive range of information, resources and services. It utilises […]

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