• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2009, Volume: 2, Issue: 5, Pages: 82-90

Original Article

E-Business system development: review on methods, design factors, techniques and tools with an extensive case study for secure online retail selling industry


The potential of the internet economy demands newer business models and all-round information systems. The cross-enterprise business process requires high co-ordination of the customers and the suppliers, taking less time and high outcomes. To exploit this potential of the internet economy, companies are involved in a painstaking process of designing its information systems for future development. A variety of techniques available to implement the ecommerce includes EDI, electronic markets and Internet e-business. These techniques are implemented using various technologies like WAP, Bluetooth, Mobile computing and many others. Developer tools are required to implement the technologies includes various web tools like J2EE, ASP, Visual Basic, WAP (WML/WSL), DHTML, C++, Powerbuilder, Informix/4GL. It also involves web/application servers like commerce server by Microsoft, Allaire JRun, IBM websphere and Integration platforms like Microsoft Biztalk servers, DataJunction adapters, EAI, etc. At the end, the paper gives a case study for Secure Online Retail Selling Industry which represents how a traditional selling system can convert itself into ebusiness system with a better performance.

Keywords: E-business, B2B, B2C, C2C, Intra-business, e-business development methodologies. 


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