E-commerce is the activity of buying or selling online. Electronic commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems.
E-commerce. Some common security threats include fraudulent use of credit cards, computer viruses, spam (unsolicited e-mail messages) and theft of computers or information. Phishing is another type of security threat that involves an e-mail message that looks like it comes from an official source but links in the message go to a fake website where you may disclose personal information. Common threats to privacy include theft of personal information and inadequate protection of private information.
If choosing a template option, are there a sufficient variety of templates and designs to choose from? Can you easily import/export (i.e. transfer) data? If you have an existing product catalogue, will it be easy to integrate into the new software? If you change hosts, can you export your data without having to manually re-enter all your information? How easy will it be for you to update and change the website and product catalogue? What level of technical support do you need? What level of technical support is being provided? you need an automated sales tax and shipping cost calculation feature (depends on the extent of your e-commerce and your customer base)? You may need a solution that allows you to outline detailed shipping costs, particularly if you have international customers.
Distribution process management Supply chain management Services knowledge base Configure prices Improve accuracy of financial data Facilitate better project planning Automate the employee life-cycle Standardize critical business procedures Reduce redundant tasks Assess business needs Accounting and financial applications Lower purchasing costs Manage human resources and payroll