While most U.S. companies have passed through their digital infancy, time is running out for critical decisions on mission, leadership, processes, structure, and talent.
The e-Business model, like any business model, describes how a company functions; how it provides a product or service, how it generates revenue, and how it will create and adapt to new markets and technologies. It has four traditional components as shown in the figure, The e-Business Model. These are the e-business concept, value proposition, sources of revenue, and the required activities, resources, and capabilities. In a successful business, all of its business model components work together in a cooperative and supportive fashion.
This in-depth e-book walks you through the key steps in the formulation and implementation of an e-Business strategy. It also provides case studies to illustrate key e-strategy concepts. Excellent Read! (500 pages)
This presentation provides an overview of the e-business environment and discusses the different types of e-Business models. It provides examples to illustrate the key features of each e-Business model. (34 slides)
This dated – published in 2000! – report provides a good framework for a discussion on e-business strategy – how to look at e-business in an enterprise setting? what works and what does not and how do we know? Well worth a read!
This white paper discusses using your web presence to build trust and turn online relationships into sales leads – perhaps, closing sales as well?
This research paper examines the causes of failure and success in Dot Coms engaged in e-Commerce. It presents a preliminary framework that identifies the key factors that govern Dot Com success.<br /><br />Note: Contains scary mathematical equations. Please ignore and focus on the proposed framework.
In 2000, UK eUniversity was launched to counter the perceived threat from emerging online universities such as the University of Phoenix. By 2004, the $113M venture was on its knees. What went wrong? The author contends that the many reports published in the aftermath do not get to the bottom of this story.
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.
This presentation provides a guick overview of e-business models – What is a business model? How to classify e-business models? How have e-business models evolved over time?