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e-Business and Distributed Systems Handbook: Applications Module
This module explains how to translate e-business strategies to applications that can be developed and deployed to serve the business needs. This is one module of an extensive handbook that systematically discusses how to translate e-business strategies to working solutions by using the latest distributed computing technologies. The chapters of this ...
This module explains how to translate e-business strategies to applications that can be developed and deployed to serve the business needs. This is one module of an extensive handbook that systematically discusses how to translate e-business strategies to working solutions by using the latest distributed computing technologies. The chapters of this module introduce e-business strategic analysis, discuss the key applications that support the e-business strategies, introduce a systematic methodology that describes how to plan and execute the application (re) engineering efforts at an enterprise level, and give a quick overview of the IT infrastructure that enables these strategies. Specific topics include a) e-business evolution into Next Generation Real-time Enterprises, b) the role of eMarkets, ERPs, CRMs, ASPs, eprocurement, supply chains, portals, mobile applications, data warehouses and data mining to address strategic issues, c) an overall step-by-step planning methodology that shows how to translate business strategies to e-business applications and how to engineer new and re-engineer existing applications, d) the key building blocks of IT infrastructure (networks, middleware, platforms) needed to translate strategies to solutions, and e) state of the practice (case studies), market (commercial products), and art (research and development trends).of e-business applications. Chapters of the module also include several real life examples and case studies to highlight practical applications. Additional information and instructor material available from author website (www.amjadumar.com).
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