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e-Business Design and

Implementation
E-BUSINESS DESIGN
1.Challenges confronting today’s manager is in
the creation, execution, and ongoing
evolution of a successful e-business design
2.
3.E-business can be a blessing or a curse.
Depending on your perspective
4.
5.E-business success depends on how well
company execs make decisions
Introduction
 These are first-level strategic weapons in
the new digital economy.


Questions to be posed before
e-business

1.What kind of business design can make


your customer’s shopping and service
experience unique and memorable
2.
3.
4.What capabilities and competencies create
rich customer experience
1.When crafting e-business direction, mgmt
must pay careful attention to three
interlocking layers:
2.
3.
vE-business design
vE-business application infrastructure
vE-business infrastructure
Examples of E-business
design
Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric,
once said,

“When the rate of change in the


marketplace exceeds the rate of
change in the organization, the end is
in sight”
A well built e-business
infrastructure
 Is a balance of structure and flexibility

 Harnesses, safeguards, manages and permits
use of information in ways that are fast, safe
and simple.

 Redefine the value for their customers

 Build powerful e-business designs that
outperform the competition

 Understand customer priorities and consistently
raise customer expectations to new heights
E-business design
A well built e-business
infrastructure
qis a balance of structure and flexibility
q
q
qHarness, safeguards, manages, and permits
use of information in ways that are fast,
safe, and simple
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q
qComprises the technology, utilities (tools),
and services needed to enable an
uninterrupted flow of commerce

Critical Items for any
business
 1. How to get a business sponsor
 2. Where your e-business opportunities are
 3. Where to find users
 4. How to get the help you need
 5. What your training options are
 6. What J2EE application services are
 7. How WDS tools can build applications
 8. How to size your project challenges and
options to your resources
 9. How to match your project requirements to
your skills
 10. How to set low risk strategies
 11. Where to go for more information
Challenges can include the
following:

 1. Planning a Web app for new users and use cases


 2. Creating Web apps that are intuitive; easy to use, simple
to learn
 3. Creating Web apps that are easy to maintain and deploy
 4. Dealing with complex Web application configuration and
tuning
 5. Reusing and integrating existing iSeries database and
applications
 6. Dealing with distributed development & deployment
issues
 7. Working with rapid development schedules for Web apps
 8. Working with Limited funds for new Web apps
 9. Not knowing what the payback is for Web apps
 10. Understanding the user learning curve for Web
applications
 11. Learning new skills for engineering, architecture, design,
build, test, deploy
 12. Dealing with rapid changes in e-business