E-Procurement Is Not Electronic Purchasing

This Technology Note covering the e-procurement is presented in two parts. The first part covers: 1. The Promise of E-Procurement; 2. E-Procurement Myths and Reality; 3. Preparing for an E-Procurement Initiative. The second part covers: 4. E-Procurement Architecture; 5. Selecting an E-Procurement Partner(s); 6. Implementing E-Procurement.
(see Part II at: http://www.technologyevaluation.com/ViewArticle.asp?id=74.601.52.1180)

It’s All About User Experience But, How Can We Measure User Experience?

Now that everyone understands the importance of tuning websites to maximize the user experience, the industry is scrambling to figure out how to measure it. This article discusses a new company, WebCriteria, that offers a service which is built on a model describing how users behave on websites. The model is based on usability tests with live surfers, where measurements were made of how different … [ Read more ]

Finding Your Way Around E-commerce

This document provides a good high-level E-Commerce Roadmap. The article uses an interesting three concentric circles graphic and walks through all of the key pieces from hardware to software to strategy. Very useful to the unitiated.

The Yin and Yang of Electronic Commerce

This note identifies the major corporate functions that engage in E-Commerce activities and the kinds of information flows that result from E-Commerce activities.