To : From : Date : 20th April 2012
Subject : Report Proposal
Proposed Report Topic: “The Internet and E-business”.
“In five years’ time, all companies will be Internet companies, or they won’t be companies at all.” - Andy Grove, the chairman of Intel, The Net Imperative, The Economist, June 26 to July 2, 1999.
Information technology has transformed the way companies conduct business. Technology allows businesses to automate manual operations and process information much faster. While business technology often is used through personal computers, server storage and point-of-sale or cash register systems, THE MAJOR technological advancement is ...view middle of the document...
The objective of the report is to discuss and understand the evolution of global businesses before and after the integration of Internet and the importance of Internet in modern business operation. The research will yield a report of 1600- 2000 words and a short class presentation on the report.
The information you need would be delivered as shown below. All dates assume a project start date of April 19, 2012.
|Approximate Date: |Deliverable: |
|April 27, 2012 |First Draft of the Report |
|May 2, 2012 |Final Report |
|May 4, 2012 |Presentation on Report |
The report will consist of five parts. First part will give a brief introduction on the importance of internet in modern business operations along with the background, objectives, scope, methodology and structure. Second part will attempt to look how global business evolved before the integration of internet. Third Part will focus on how the internet transformed businesses in the world. Third part will illustrate the integration of World Wide Web and internet in today’s business operations. The fifth part will conclude with some recommendation. The basic structure would be as follows:
Part-III: Internet and Modern Business Operations
This would be a secondary research and the methodology may include collecting information and facts through the following sources:
- Literature Review
- Online Library
- Online Articles
- World Wide Web
- Harvard Business Review
- The Internet Society
1. The Economist, 1999. The Net Imperative. [online]. Available from http://crab.rutgers.edu/~goertzel/economistnetbusiness.htm [Accessed 17 April 2012].
2. Osmond Vitez, Demand Media, The Effect of the Internet on Modern Businesses & Corporations. [online]. Available from http://smallbusiness.chron.com/effect-internet-modern-businesses-corporations-896.html [Accessed 18 April 2012].