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Sunday, 15 April 2012

ENTERPRISE WIDE TECHNOLOGIES AND METHODOLOGIES

businesses and companies nowadays need to compete along with the technologies, and at least to be up to date to succeed. they cannot just stay with the traditional method even though its still possible. but, why not try the new way? here are some of revolution for them to improve their business in attracting customers: 
  • Collaboration Key - companies set up smart hubs that are not only used by their own customers, but also interact with other companies' sites 
  • Breaking Barriers - allowing constant updates of information related to inventory, product availability and shipping status 
  • Supercharged Kiosks - The customer could even purchase the TV directly from the kiosk for later deliver 
  • IM's New Role - instant messaging likely will be beefed up to handle everyday business processes 
  • Speeding Things Up - the real-time aspect of future e-commerce technologies will allow users to engage in "threaded discussions" as they negotiate contracts and share data 
  • On the Same Page 
  • Wireless e-commerce - also called mobile commerce or m-commerce

SECURITY FOR ONLINE TRANSACTION

Online transactions can be monitored, recorded, and key logged by a variety of hackers and third parties without the knowledge or consent of the user and exchanging sensitive information without the appropriate encryption technology or security measures can make a computer user or identity particularly vulnerable.

The following list provides some tips on how to make sure your transaction is secure: 
  • Use the latest Internet browser. 
  • Look for digital certificates 
  • Read the privacy policy 
  • Only use one credit card for all of your online purchases
  • Never give out passwords or user ID information online unless you know who you are dealing with and why they need it. 
  • Keep records of all of your Internet transactions. After you've made purchases online, check your e-mail
  • Never sharing passwords with any other person

never forget these rules ok... =D

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

E-COMMERCE


e-commerce is used to describe business that is conducted over the Internet using any of the applications that rely on e-mail, instant messaging, shopping carts, Web services, FTP, and EDI (electronic data interchange). 

E-commerce can be classified based on the type of participants in the transaction: 

  • Business to Business (B2B) : transactions are those where both the transacting parties are businesses, e.g., manufacturers
  • Business to Consumer (B2C) : When businesses sell electronically to end-consumers
  • Consumer to Consumer (C2C) :  transactions were virtually non-existent in recent times until the advent of ecommerce. e.g; lelong.com and mudah.my

below are the examples of e-commerce:

1) online shopping

2) electronic payment

3) online auction


4) internet banking


5) online ticketing





Advantages
Disadvantages
  • Overcome geographical limitations
  • Gain new customers with search engine visibility
  • Lower promotion costs
  • Locate the product quicker
  • Eliminate travel time and cost
  • Provide comparison shopping
  • Enable deals, bargains, coupons, and group buying
  • Provide abundant information

·         Lack of personal touch
·         Delays goods
·         Anyone can set up an ecommerce website
·         Low security measurement
·         Many goods cannot be purchased online
·         Does not allow you to experience the product before purchase



Wednesday, 4 April 2012

COLLABORATIVE ONLINE LEARNING

the examples of collaborative tools in e-learning are online forum, wikis, pod-casting and second life... wut are they? =)