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Developing e-Commerce Systems Paperback – July 31, 2001
From the Back Cover
e-Commerce stands for more than just "electronic commerce." It is, in fact, "evolving commerce:" With e-Commerce systems, the task of development is never done. This ongoing development requires a new approach that supports the evolution that is essential to remain competitive.
Developing successful e-Commerce systems requires combining a unique set of computer science and business development skills. This book describes a systems-development life-cycle approach to developing successful e-Commerce systems. It presents knowledge that is essential to a wide range of current and aspiring software developers and organizational professionals.
This innovative textbook
- describes the context of e-Commerce systems development
- discusses the major issues involved in e-Commerce development
- explains how to apply systems-development life-cycle processes to developing successful e-Commerce systems
- incorporates the latest research and international standards relating to the development of e-Commerce systems
- discusses how both computer professionals and organizations can apply this development information
- suggests how students can apply selected development processes and techniques in a series of interrelated assignments
- provides examples of applying these processes to an e-Commerce application
- discusses challenges and opportunities that students and/or professionals have in developing real e-Commerce systems
The companion website to this book should help to keep the reader informed of the latest developments in a wide range of topics and provide an abundance of references to additional detailed information:
About the Author
Jim A. Carter has been a software professional involved both in developing computing systems and in developing the skills of computer developers since 1973. He has been a faculty member in the Computer Science Department at the University of Saskatchewan since 1982. Dr. Carter is currently involved as a technical expert representing Canada in the development of international standards for software ergonomics, multimedia design, user interface design, and e-Commerce.