COM1004 Web and Internet Technology What business tasks are involved in running
an e-commerce site?
What are the advantages and risks of e-
How can sites be attacked? Can attackers be
What about more general scams? Can you
trace the scammer?
Is e-commerce viable in the face of web-
piracy? Identify your goals
Identify your products
Identify your customers
Be aware there are different types of
Understand the risks and threats
Choose a sensible web strategy Do you have wider strategic aims?
Reduced processing costs?
Faster turnaround of orders?
How will you judge your own success? Is e-commerce a
Selling books (yes)
Detailed legal advice
(probably need a local
office or phone link)
Fresh bread (probably
need a local shop) http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/dcs http://www.tesco.com/ http://www.royalmail.com/postcode-finder http://www.britishpathe.com/search/query/HIPPIE+FASHIONS https://www.usps.com/ http://secondlife.com/ http://www.amazon.com/forum/kindle What sort of site is this?
http://tvguide.co.uk/?systemid=3 All businesses face threats
They can be systemic (bad planning, bad structure)
They can be internal (unhappy staff, lack of training)
They can be external (illegal attacks, competitors)
Not getting enough business
Getting too much business
Network and utility failure
Reliance on other companies
Government policies and taxes
Capacity limitations Exposing confidential data
Loss or destruction of data
Modification of data
Denial of Service (DoS,
Errors in software
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