eCommerce

eCommerce refers to activities in which businesses — or consumers — use the Internet to identify supplies, select products and services, complete financial transactions, and/or obtain services. Delivery may occur online or outside of the Internet. Research coverage includes eCommerce platforms and technologies and mobile eCommerce.

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27 results in Reports

  • eCommerce
  • Public Sector
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:Holography: The Future Of 3D Projection

    Infrastructure Augmentation Will Ensure Project Success

    Holography will significantly disrupt 3D imaging, as it offers better usability and addresses the shortcomings of current 3D solutions. While the holographic effects in Star Wars seem futuristic,...

    • Downloads: 59
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Services For The Digital Self

    The Battle To Serve You . . . And Profit From Your Data

    People must manage an exploding array of digital content that they create or are responsible for, both at work and at home. We call this collection the digital self, and it includes everything from...

    • Downloads: 654
  • For Infrastructure & Operations Professionals

    Report:China Appliance Market Dynamics, 2013 To 2017

    Understanding of and interest in appliances is surging in China as organizations there struggle to manage massive growth while simultaneously using traditional infrastructure and platforms to...

    • Downloads: 123
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Governments Embrace New Modes Of Constituent Engagement

    Social Media, Mobility, And Open Data Transform eGovernment From Electronic To Engaged

    One of the most significant changes in city governance has been the growing trend toward constituent engagement — both with individual citizens and local businesses. Even in non-democratic...

    • Downloads: 516
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Why The EU ePrivacy Law Will Not Kill eCommerce

    Privacy Laws Force Rich Dialogue With Customers

    In May 2011, the EU ePrivacy Directive came into effect across Europe. This directive has met with a mixed response at a national level, with some countries jumping to hit the deadline, some stalling...

    • Downloads: 221
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:What You Need To Know About The Online Sales Tax Debate

    As state and local economies face deficits and prospects of bankruptcy, the opportunity to grow revenues by requiring tax collection for online sales has resurfaced as a hot topic in eBusiness and...

    • Downloads: 202
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:2011 Social Technographics® For Business Technology Buyers

    Technology Marketers Must Prepare For The Coming Storm

    Data from Forrester's Q1 2011 US and European B2B Social Technographics® Online Survey For Business Technology Buyers indicates that both social media habits and the role social media is playing...

    • Downloads: 1188
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:2011 Integration Survey, Part One: Solution Deployments

    ESBs Are The Most Popular Choice

    Enterprise service buses (ESBs), comprehensive integration solutions (CISes), and integration appliances offer a range of overlapping features to meet integration challenges. Forrester recently...

    • Downloads: 635
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:The State Of B2B Integration

    Most Enterprises Plan Imminent B2B Upgrades To Address Key Issues

    Forrester surveyed 300 senior IT managers in North America, EMEA, and Asia Pacific regarding the state of their business-to-business (B2B) integration infrastructure and plans for future...

    • Downloads: 827
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Olympic Opportunities In Emerging Markets

    Smart Host Cities Think Outside The Stadium

    The 2008 Olympic Games were a major milestone not only for China but also for other emerging market countries hosting the Olympic Games. In just a decade, the Olympic venues will include three of the...

    • Downloads: 382
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:How Public Authorities Can Make The Most Of Mobile Services

    Brands and companies are not the only ones that should tap into mobile opportunities. Public authorities can use mobile to improve the quality of life of their citizens and to develop their region's...

    • Downloads: 644
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: The Advent Of Enterprise Carbon And Energy Management Systems

    Sketching The New Opportunities For IT Vendor Strategists

    A new liability is coming onto the collective balance sheet of companies around the world: carbon. In the context of increasing awareness of the business and societal risks of climate change,...

    • Downloads: 1057
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:US Affiliate Marketing Forecast, 2009 To 2014

    Affiliate Marketing Will Be A $4 Billion Market By 2014

    Affiliate marketing is a low-risk, high-return strategy for online marketers. US affiliate marketing spending will thus reach $4 billion by 2014 and will increase at a compound annual growth rate...

    • Downloads: 1042
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:The Best Practices In Online Video Across Industries

    Today, 71% of the US online audience watches video on the Internet, and the number of streams consumed should more than double by 2013. An explosion of video content from users, professional studios,...

    • Downloads: 657
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Assessing Current Pending Legislation Affecting eCommerce In The US

    What The New Administration And Congress Are Working On Now

    With the new Obama administration and a Democratic-led Congress come a new legislative agenda. The big issues prevail, such as economic recovery and healthcare reform. However, various issues that...

    • Downloads: 160
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:How Big Is The eReader Opportunity?

    Book Readers Drive The Market Now, But That Will Change

    The eReader market is hot: Barely a day goes by without an announcement of a new device release or acquisition. Amazon.com, leveraging its position as a dominant book retailer, has catalyzed the...

    • Downloads: 2071
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:How To Participate In ICT Spending Plans Of Economic Stimulus Packages

    Tech Vendors Need To Offer A Holistic Vision To Policymakers

    Investment in information and communication technologies (ICT) is an important element of many economic stimulus packages around the globe. In particular, the new US administration strives to...

    • Downloads: 210
  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    Report:Where To Find Help For Web Design Projects, 2009

    North American Interactive Agencies Report Their Capacity, Budget, And Industry Capabilities

    Web site owners know that selecting the right Web design vendor can be a stressful and complicated endeavor. Budgets for design services are tight, but interactive design agencies are still selective...

    • Downloads: 813
  • For CMO Professionals

    Report:Match Word-Of-Mouth Marketing To How European Consumers Share Opinions

    Most European consumers discuss interests and brands with friends and family and in an offline context. Only then do they open the conversation to both a larger group of contacts and online channels....

    • Downloads: 464
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:Marketing To The Government As Banker

    The Federal Reserve's Big Bailout Needs Technology

    With the US government taking a huge stake in the business of financial markets, what are the implications for technology marketers? This report looks at how the US Treasury Department will address...

    • Downloads: 153
  • For Customer Experience Professionals

    Report:Presidential Candidate Sites Fail Usability

    Forrester Applied Its Web Site Review To Obama And McCain Sites

    Forrester evaluated the usability of the Obama and McCain presidential campaign sites using an abridged version of its Web Site Review methodology. The results were not great: Both sites failed a...

    • Downloads: 153
  • For Sales Enablement Professionals

    Report:Demand Insight: Government Telecom And Networking, 2008

    Governments, whether national, state, provincial, or local, are prime customers and prospects for technology marketers. To better understand government technology buyers, Forrester asked 136...

    • Downloads: 277
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Using BPM To Support Innovation

    Exploring The Benefits Of BPM

    BPM solutions can provide the foundation for many types of innovation, and architects' awareness of how other firms are using these tools can provide a catalyst for joint business/IT brainstorming...

    • Downloads: 863
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:2007 SOA Industry Adoption Trends In Asia Pacific

    The Finance And Public Sectors Consolidate, While Other Sectors Play Catch-Up

    Service-oriented architecture (SOA) continues to show growth in Asia Pacific; many businesses are fulfilling their previous plans to move toward an SOA as they look to enhance their IT agility,...

    • Downloads: 291
  • For Marketing Leadership Professionals

    Report:The Social Technographics® Profile of Voters

    How should candidates use social technologies? We analyzed the Social Technographics® profile of voters and found that Democrats participate in social technologies more, especially backers of...

    • Downloads: 237