e_Business case study

Case Study: Leading a Digital Transformation

This case study discusses the implementation of digital strategy as narrated by a CIO. An excellent discussion for his peers who can learn how to navigate the choppy waters of digital transformation. Excellent Read! (100 pages)

How Nordstrom Evolved from Brick to Clicks

Nordstrom, for one, is meeting the bricks and clicks challenge head on. The chain’s online shoppers might not hear that live piano player in the background as they point and click or be able to grab a bite at the café after making a purchase, but there’s little else about Nordstrom’s traditional brand that is absent from its digital presence.

Introduction to e-Procurement

This presentation discusses the impact of internet related systems and technologies on the supply chain of an organization and helps devise a strategy to adapt the supply chain – and procurement – to leverage the capability presented by digital technology. The author identifies the key elements of a supply chain and their relationship to value chain and value networks, discusses how IT enables and affects these elements of the supply chain, explores the benefits and challenges of e-procurement, analyzes the roi of e-procurement alternatives, and assesses the approaches to integrate an organizations supply chain with that of its key suppliers and vendors. (27 Slides)

Electronic Business Value Framework (EBV)

This primer introduces electronic business value framework (EBV) which helps an organization identify, select and fund e-commerce opportunities based upon their potential for business value creation.

The Success and Failure of Pure Play e-Businesses

This research focuses on a simple question: why did Webvan fail and Peapod succeed? It uses four factors to compare the failure of one and the success of the other in the same market! The factors are: managerial decisions, logistical infrastructure, technological systems, and marketing strategies.

Poster Child for Dot.com Failure

Boo.com burst into flames six months after launch but not before burning through $185M. So what happened to the promise of an exceptionally profitable website? This e_Business case study tries to find out!

Most Famous Dot Com Failure?

This article discusses the demise of the hip online retailer Boo.com and culls lessons for existing and prospective e-tailers.

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