What is e-commerce? E-commerce and distributed applications, will look at typical application areas including the internet, supply chain management and online auctions. It will also help you to understand the underlying technologies used to implement e-commerce applications before looking at some of the problems that can be encountered when developing distributed e-commerce systems.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
detail what is meant by the term ‘e-commerce’
examine some typical distributed applications
detail some of the problems that are encountered when developing distributed applications
describe briefly some of the technologies that are used to support distributed applications
show how some of the technologies detailed in the course are used in concert to realize a typical commercial system.
This course examines the type of system which is described by the umbrella term ‘e-commerce’. A number of typical application areas are examined including retailing using the internet, supply chain management and online auctions. The course also looks at some of the underlying technologies used to implement e-commerce applications, for example web technology. The final part of the course looks at some of the problems which are encountered when developing distributed e-commerce systems, for example problems in ensuring that a system is kept secure from criminal activity. It concludes with an examination of a typical retailing system, how some of the technologies fit together and business models used in the internet.
|E-commerce and distributed systems|
|Distributed systems Details||00:04:00|
|Commerce and the internet Details||00:04:00|
|Example: Supply chain management Details||00:10:00|
|Auction sales Details||00:10:00|
|The facilities of the internet used to support e-commerce and e-business systems|
|The World Wide Web Details||00:10:00|
|Mailing List Details||00:08:00|
|Issues and problems affecting internet, e-commerce and e-business development|
|Legacy technology Details||00:09:00|
|Security an Privacy|
|Security and Privacy Details||00:10:00|
|Programming and abstraction Details||00:08:00|
|The speed of development Details||00:09:00|
|Structure and data Details||00:07:00|
|Problems with transaction Details||00:04:00|
|A distributed system|
|The architecture of a typical e-commerce system Details||00:00:00|
|The application Details||00:07:00|
|The architecture Details||00:09:00|
|The Sydney Olympic Games system Details||00:08:00|
|Internet business models|
|What is a business model Details||00:02:00|
|Business Models Details||01:30:00|
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