Journal article

Portals and the challenge of simplifying internet business use

G Adamson

International Journal of Web Portals | Published : 2009


The Internet promised a lot for enterprises from 1995. The Internet's ubiquity offered intercompany connectivity (previouslyprovided to corporations by Electronic Data Interchange)for businesses of every size. The business-to-business (B2B) trading exchange concept emerged, 10,000 B2B exchanges were anticipated. Early Internet investment then struck an unexpected urdle: the Internet didn t inherently support many of the key requirementsfor business transactions (such as reliability, confidentiality, integrity, authentication of parties). These requirements dded to the cost and complexity of Internet investment. The dot. com stock market crash affected ll Internet-related initiatives. But whi..

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