Business to Business Electronic Commerce Panel

Submitted by Peter Roden of MIT


Most commercial activity today using the World Wide Web is focused on the consumer marketplace, offering primarily services such as electronic shopping, subscription information services, and entertainment.

The next major transformation will be when businesses rely on electronic commerce for dramatically reducing their transaction and labor costs while radically improving their overall processes.

This change will revolutionize our traditional understanding of the supply or value chain for the ordering, distribution, delivery, and payment for goods and services, and permanently alter our concepts of a global economy.


We hope to engage the audience through a lively conversation about business-to-business use of electronic commerce over the World Wide Web. Collectively, we will discuss:


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