Part 1 ( essay ) : E-commerce Business Plan
Write an e‐commerce business plan. Explain who will be the target customers, what products or services will be sold to customers, what value you plan to offer to customers to attract them to your business, how the business will earn a profit, and what technologies will need to be in place for the e‐commerce plan to be successful. Explain any other relevant requirements for the success of your e‐commerce business plan. Your plan should be between 500 and 1000 words.
Part 2: short comment ( required text book: O’Brien, J.A. Marakas, G. Introduction to Information Systems: Essentials for the e-Business Enterprise (16th edition), McGraw-Hill Higher Education, Boston, MA.)
Identify one topic from chapters 9, 10, 11 or 12 that you found most interesting and useful for you personally and professionally. Do NOT chose one topic from every one of these four chapters–only one topic out of these four chapters. Explain why you found this topic to be most interesting and useful for your education and preparation for your future professional goals. Your comment should be between 250 and 500 words
Part 3: (Integration)
Why is it important and useful for organizations to have cross-functional, integrated enterprise systems rather than separate, disconnected silos? If you were hired by Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi as a consultant and asked for recommendations about how this university can better achieve cross-functional integration across the enterprise with the help of information and communication technologies, what recommendations would you make? Explain how your recommendations can be implemented and what benefits can be derived for students, professors, members of the staff and administrators and for other stakeholders of this university from cross-functional integration. [Your comment should be between 300 and 500 words].