In the future, more and more companies will use e-business. E-business boasts many advantageous benefits that cut costs drastically and help make the company more efficient and effective, even beyond corporate boundaries. Increasing amount of companies see the Internet as a business platform and use this platform to support and manage business transactions.
Businesses experience strong growth because e-Business is a winning formula for cost reduction and process acceleration, improving quality and developing new markets. Even smaller companies are integrating e-Business and are investing in more business software. Legislation, websites, customer management, order processing and much more is made easier by using integrated software solutions. e-Commerce turnover in Germany in the coming years will continue to grow. There have been a growing number of internet users and many new positive developments in the German online business in the recent years such as improved safety standards and electronic payment systems.
Global competition demands a rapid and cost-effective development of products and services. In order for this to happen a worldwide collaboration with suppliers and partners, supported by innovative technologies in needed. New solutions for sales and services must be connected with internet technologies. Standardised interfaces and self-describing services are a necessary prerequisite for services on the internet.