ELECTRONIC COMMERCE: Is it a viable business model?

Is Electronic Commerce the way to go? This course will help you in making an intelligent decision.

This Course will address the ever-changing world of business models under the influence of profound changes in the Internet. Electronic Commerce is an emerging and exciting field that requires the integration of Internet, telecommunication, audio/video technologies, computing hardware and software, and business models. It is seen that many aspects of commerce touch on a day-to-day basis with the advent of the Internet Technologies. In particular, the ever increasing use of Web and increasing security on the Internet guarantees business transaction. The Course will enlighten on why Electronic Commerce is becoming important for businesses to consider. We notice a shift in paradigm where the traditional communication, computer and economic models meet under the umbrella of Electronic Commerce. The Course will describe some of the questions about the support for digital interactive services that deal with electronic markets and commerce. How new security measures will help and foster the Electronic Commerce? Will the computer Scientists and economists collaborate to integrate thisBusiness Vision?

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Who should attend:

This course is intended to benefit software developers, software management and product marketing, software designers, application developers, system engineers. This course does not have prerequisites; however, a general familiarity with basic computer software and hardware would be helpful.

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About the Instructor

Dr. Amruthur Narasimhan is a Principal Technical Staff Member at AT&T Labs. He is currently working on incorporating security measures for AT&T WorldNet services. He was coordinator and panel member at a workshop entitled "Electronic Commerce: Is it a viable business model at IEEE Multimedia Systems '98. He is currently carrying out research in the Electronic Commerce area. As the Chief Architect, he has also worked on incorporating AT&T's WorldWorx architecture to deliver video notes via Lotus Notes and Intel's workstation, and on new services for Internet deploying Internet Enhanced Fax. He was coordinator and speaker for Multimedia Communications tutorials and workshops at various IEEE conferences. He has developed a course entitled "Multimedia Communications: Technologies, System and Services" for the Technical Education Center of AT&T Bell Laboratories.

Dr. Narasimhan received a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from Bangalore University, India, in 1967; a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, India, in 1970; a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in 1972; and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Science in 1975. He is a senior member of IEEE, and chairperson of IEEE New Jersey Coast Section.


Course: STO-650 Duration: 1 Days FEE: $799 CEUs: 0.72

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