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.
Topic: internet business models definition
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 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.
This paper describes and uses a framework to classify e-commerce business models. This framework is based on twelve key business components.
This presentation provides an in depth discussion on e-business models – what are they and how to use them to generate business value.
This presentation describes 9 common e_business models.
This research note defines business model, lays out the business models landscape, describes the common ways models evolve, and discusses implications for management. (<span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 153); ">Dated Material</span>)
An excellent presentation on business models – from definition to use in business strategy in an easy to understand way.
This paper proposes a framework to connect three key models of a business – goal model, business model and process model.
A framework for business IT alignment.
A good IT Strategy Plan that you can use as a template to create your own.
This in-depth – 78 pages – presentation goes into just about everything you would have wanted to know about IT Strategy aka business IT alignment (ICT Strategy, IS strategy, IS strategic alignment, IT Alignment, strategic information systems planning (SISP)…)
This is an in-depth information technology strategic planning example that details the process and framework that CIOs can adapt to give direction to their own IT Organizations. Excellent Read!! (200 pages)
Use this template to create an IT strategic plan for your organization – aligning business with IT strategy. IT Strategy Template can be downloaded for free by CIO Index members.
No business will ever reach the goal of “business and IT alignment”. Should this discourage you from pursuing business and IT alignment? NO! It is a worthy goal to pursue. Indeed, it is a critical one to pursue. You might never reach alignment but you can take steps to get ever closer. This requires a process. Often, we ignore the fact that business and IT alignment is a process. This process does not have a starting point nor does it have an end. It is a series of “learn and do” cycles that incrementally get towards alignment. Let me explain.
There are many definitions of IT Strategy. Which one is true?