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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  • Peter Sheldon
  • eCommerce
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Understand Business Needs For Responsive Web Design

    This report, originally written for eBusiness professionals, is also relevant for application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals who will play a significant role in planning, building, and...

    • Downloads: 262
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Why Every Online Retailer Should "Ship-From-Store"

    Revenue, Customer Experience, And Margin Gains Await Retailers That Have The Vision To Seize This Strategic Opportunity

    Amazon is intensifying the online battle across many fronts, including the construction of new distribution centers designed to get orders to the customer as quickly and cheaply as possible....

    • Downloads: 347
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Digitization Of The In-Store Experience

    Mobile Devices And Interactive Displays Are Redefining The In-Store Experience For Sales Associates And Customers Alike

    Retailers are ditching the term multichannel. Instead, in the era of agile commerce, they talk about delivering a "buy anywhere, fulfill anywhere" experience to their customers. In pursuit of this...

    • Downloads: 2499
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Coming Of HTML5

    Why It's Time To Think Seriously About Using HTML5 To Differentiate The Desktop Shopping Experience

    With broad support across smartphone and tablet devices, HTML5 is already underpinning many mobile web experiences. However, adoption of the technology on the desktop has been slow to date due to...

    • Downloads: 700
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Is Your Responsive Site Performing?

    Optimize Your Responsive Website Performance To Overcome Mobile Hurdles

    This report, originally written for application development and delivery (AD&D) professionals, is an important read for any eBusiness professional evangelizing responsive web design (RWD) within...

    • Downloads: 155
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Streamline Localization With Language Service Provider Offerings

    Market Overview: Language Service Providers 2013

    This report, originally written for eBusiness professionals, is relevant to application development and delivery (AD&D) teams charged with website globalization and localization. AD&D teams need to...

    • Downloads: 80
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Mobile App Or Mobile Web? For IT, It's A Choice, Not A Battle

    Neither Is Perfect, But Either Could Be Perfect For Your Customer

    Companies struggle to choose between building a mobile app and implementing a mobile website. The decision becomes a battle shrouded in competing points of view and often a lack of customer...

    • Downloads: 386
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Global Commerce Service Providers, Q1 2012

    SapientNitro, Deloitte, And IBM GBS Lead, With A Strong Pack Of Contenders Close Behind

    In Forrester's 72-criteria evaluation of the top 12 global commerce service providers (GCSPs), we found that SapientNitro, Deloitte, and IBM Global Business Services (GBS) led the pack with their...

    • Downloads: 1608
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Optimize Your Mobile Banking Strategy

    Continuous Improvement: The Mobile Banking Strategy Playbook

    Congratulations! Your mobile banking web, iPhone, iPad, and Android apps are live, and adoption has surpassed your wildest expectations. But what now? Digital banking teams need to test and optimize...

    • Downloads: 831
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Case Study: SunTrust Reboots Its Digital Platform

    Responsive Web Design And Agile Development Prove A Winning Formula

    With mobile and tablet usage now mainstream, Forrester believes that eBusiness teams must find time-to-market and cost efficiencies in their digital development processes. In previous research we...

    • Downloads: 351
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Retool Your Operations To Enable Store Fulfillment

    Shipping Products From Stores Drives Incremental Revenue But With Added Complexity

    Store fulfillment programs have propelled omnichannel integration efforts to be center stage for eBusinesses. Retailers are no longer debating the benefits of store fulfillment — instead, the...

    • Downloads: 98
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Mobile App Or Mobile Web? It's A Choice, Not A Battle

    Neither Is Perfect, But Either Could Be Perfect For Your Customer

    Companies struggle to choose between building a mobile app and implementing a mobile website. The decision becomes a battle shrouded in competing points of view and often a lack of customer...

    • Downloads: 477
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: Product Information Management (PIM), Q2 2014

    Hybris (An SAP Company), IBM, Informatica, Riversand, And Stibo Systems Lead The Pack, With A Robust Set Of Midmarket Players Close Behind

    In Forrester's 19-criteria evaluation of product information management (PIM) vendors, we identified the 10 most significant providers in the category — ADAM Software, Agility Multichannel,...

    • Downloads: 259
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Forrester Wave™: B2B Commerce Suites, Q4 2013

    The "Big Three" Lead The Pack, But Several Emerging Players Trail Closely Behind

    In Forrester's 66-criteria evaluation of B2B commerce suite vendors, we identified the seven most significant providers in the category — commerceserver.net, hybris (an SAP company), IBM,...

    • Downloads: 865
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Solving The Quandary Of Responsive Design

    Seven Key Questions That Will Guide eBusiness Leaders To Make The Right RWD Decisions

    Web traffic on mobile phones and tablets is increasing to the point where firms must optimize for these touchpoints. Native mobile apps aren't always necessary because organizations can support a...

    • Downloads: 485
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Using Facebook Login To Your Advantage

    Demystifying The Hype And Misconceptions Of Social Login For eBusiness

    Everyone remembers Microsoft's Passport service, positioned to be a ubiquitous sign-on protocol across the Web and at one time adopted by web giants including eBay, Expedia, and Monster. However, the...

    • Downloads: 840
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Understanding Responsive Design

    What eBusiness Teams Need To Know About The Future Of Multitouchpoint Web Design

    The splinternet has created a headache for eBusiness leaders who must now support optimized commerce experiences across an increasingly complex landscape of web-enabled touchpoints. Maintaining...

    • Downloads: 1176
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Canadian Online Retail Forecast, 2013 To 2018

    Canadian Online Retail Will Reach $34 Billion By 2018

    Online retail in Canada is finally on the move, outpacing sales growth at traditional stores and playing a critical role in the transformation of the nation's retail landscape. With Canadian online...

    • Downloads: 348
  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:Product Information Management Is Critical For Omnichannel Management

    The Forrester Wave™: Product Information Management (PIM), Q2 2014

    This report, originally written for the eBusiness and channel strategy professional, includes content relevant to enterprise architects. Product information management (PIM) solutions help...

    • Downloads: 215
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Commerce Technology Investment And Platform Trends — 2013

    Few retail CEOs get far into their quarterly earning calls these days without mentioning the phenomenal quarterly growth of their online revenues, mobile adoption, and omnichannel performance....

    • Downloads: 838
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Market Overview: Global Payment Service Providers 2013

    Globalizing your eCommerce business isn't just an option anymore — in many cases, it's an imperative. However, winning global customers' online spend often means adapting to local preferred...

    • Downloads: 738
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Commerce And Content: The Perfect Couple Or A Tumultuous Affair?

    Choosing Between eCommerce And Web Content Management Solutions

    Companies need cohesive digital customer experiences, but marketing and eCommerce groups often operate in silos with differing objectives, which leads them to buy and operate independent solutions...

    • Downloads: 421
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Optimize Performance For Global eCommerce

    Performance Management: The eCommerce Globalization Playbook

    Global is all the rage: eBusiness teams are feverishly building new international initiatives in the search for lucrative foreign customers and their wallets. Unfortunately, the Internet was not...

    • Downloads: 716
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:Integration Challenges For Mobile Commerce

    When the iPhone launched four years ago and triggered off the acceleration of mobile commerce, eBusiness leaders, eager to get their feet wet, went looking for solutions. For many, transcoding or...

    • Downloads: 606
  • For Application Development & Delivery Professionals

    Report:Content And Commerce: The Odd Couple Or The Power Couple?

    How To Choose Between Using A Web Content Management Solution, An eCommerce Platform, Or Both

    Companies need cohesive digital customer experiences, but marketing and eCommerce groups often operate in silos with differing objectives, which leads them to buy and operate independent solutions...

    • Downloads: 275