Electronic Commerce - Associations, Education, Employment, News and Business

Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce (ACEC) - Created by Congress to study federal, state, local and international taxation tariffs on transactions using the Internet and Internet access.

Association for Enterprise Integration - Advancing enterprise integration and e-business practices for industries and governments worldwide.

Better Internet Bureau - Provides site certification to add credibility to online businesses, enhance international Web presence, and build consumer trust.

Commerce Net - An industry consortium for companies using, promoting and building e-commerce solutions on the Internet.

eCommerceLink for Community Entrepreneurs - To support economic and social entrepreneurs, while working to eliminate the Digital Divide, by providing IT and eCommerce support for business plan formulations, eLearning, and eBuilders Auctions.

Electronic Industry Data Exchange - Electronic industry association that serves as a forum for all segments of the electronic industry, including e-commerce.

eMarketing Association - A professional association for companies and individuals involved in the practice of e-marketing and the integration of on and off-line marketing.

Extranet Benchmarking Association - A forum for business and government members to identify the best practices of extranet initiatives through benchmarking.

Federation of Internet Traders - Subscription-based Internet trade compliance software and services. Includes members only newsletter, articles and forum.

The Routes to Market Association - Promoting academic and professional development for managers responsible for channel marketing and sales across all business sectors. Members work in electronic and physical channels, direct and indirect.

San Diego Electronic Commerce Users Group - San Diego EC User Group is an open forum for sharing EC (Electronic Commerce)and EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) information, issues and events.


ad:tech - Interactive marketing and technology conference. Worldwide shows include keynote speakers, topic driven panels, and workshops.

Breakfastnetwork.com - Monthly conference for executives at the center of the digital revolution.

CommerceNet: Events - This section offers a listing of ecommerce events in the critical areas of security, internet payment, wireless, NGI, and evolving supply chains.

eBusiness Summit - CIOs and leading IT executives discuss and debate eBusiness strategies and solutions in a remote casual environment.

Emetrics Web Analytics Events - Conferences exploring ways to measure Web site success.

The e-Nordic Summit - An invitation-only event for senior e-business professionals. Presents solution providers e-business in areas such as consultancy services, CRM, security, EDI, knowledge management, portal development, and electronic procurement. Conference is in Oslo, Norway, December 2-4, 2002.

Internet Trade Show List - Guide to internet conferences, seminars and technology trade shows.

Online Information - Annual Internet content, management and delivery conference.

Search Engine Strategies - A educational conference focused on search engine optimization, pay per click advertising and marketing strategies that features speakers from search engines, web directories, and marketing companies. Conferences are held several times a year.

TelePlaza Call Center and Internet Conferences - Directory of conferences, seminars, and trade shows to help integrate a call center with the internet and web.

WebmasterWorld's Search Conference - Featuring speakers from major search engines as well as marketing and optimization firms. Annual. Registration details, speakers list, schedule, history, and contact information.

Worldwide Business Research - International conference organisers in the areas of e-commerce, financial services, logistics, defense, call centres, retailing, human resources, mobile financing

IEEE International Conference on e-Technology, e-Commerce and e-Service (EEE-05) - Aims to bring together researchers and developers from diverse areas of computing, developers and practitioners to explore and address the challenging research issues on e-technology in order to develop a common research agenda and vision for e-commerce and e-business. The venue is in Hong Kong, March 29 - April 1, 2005. (March 28, 2004)

eBusiness and eWork 2002 Conference and Exhibition - Call for papers, programme, published proceedings, and press releases. The conference is in Prague, Czech Republic, October 16-18, 2002. The site also contains information about past conferences, and the IST programme Key Action II, projects and conferences. (October 16, 2002)

e-Business UK Summit 2002 - Event for executives and solution providers with keynote lectures, case study presentations and workshops. Held in Turnberry, Scotland, UK, September 30 to October 2, 2002. (September 30, 2002)

I3E 2001 - The first IFIP conference on e-commerce, e-business and e-government. Zürich, Switzerland, 4-5 October 2001. (October 4, 2001)

e-Perishables - This conference focus on developing and implementing a value added e-commerce strategy for perishable goods. Held in Anaheim, CA, October 25-26, 2000. (October 25, 2000)

ECMsym.com Symposuim - Offers a symposium on e-commerce management in San Jose, CA, October 4-5, 2000. (October 4, 2000)


Center for E-Business - Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York.

Center for eBusiness - MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Center for Electronic Business and Commerce - Stanford University, Graduate School of Business.

Center for Global Electronic Commerce - Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech.

Center for Information Intensive Organizations - New York University, Stern School of Business.

Center For Information Management, Integration and Connectivity - (CIMIC) Rutgers University, New Jersey.

Center for Information Management Studies - Babson College, Wellesley, MA.

Center for Information Technologies in Management - Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University.

Center for Management in the Information Economy - Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles.

Center for Research in Electronic Commerce - Research institution in the fields of information systems and management, electronic commerce and the digital economy. University of Texas, Austin.

Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations - University of California, Irvine.

Center for Virtual Organization and Commerce - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Centre d'Etude et de Management de la Société et des Technologies de l'Information - (CEMAFOR) Université de Lausanne, Switzerland.

Centre for E-Business Research - Aston University Business School, Birmingham, UK.

Centre for Electronic Commerce - University of Sunderland, United Kingdom.

Columbia Center for Excellence in E-Business - (CEBIZ) Columbia University, New York.

e-Business Center - PricewaterhouseCoopers and IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.

e-Business Research Center - Tampere University of Technology and the University of Tampere, Finland.

eBusiness Research Center - Smeal College of Business Administration and the School of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University.

e-Business Systems Integration Center - Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech.

E-Center for E-Business - E-Center of Excellence in Research and Education for E-Business, George Mason University.

Ecommerce at ETSU - East Tennessee State University

E-Commerce Competence Center - A consortium of four universities based in Vienna, Austria.

eCommerce Innovation Centre - Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.

E-Commerce Institute - Laval University in Quebec City, Canada.

E-Commerce Learning Center - North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

eLab - Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management.

eLab - New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ.

eLab@INSEAD - INSEAD Digital Economy Initiative, Fontainebleau, France.

E-Markets Research Group - at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and The Foundation for Research in Economics and Business Administration (SNF).

Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies - Dartmouth University, Hanover, NH.

Infolab - Tilburg University, The Netherlands.

Institute for eCommerce - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Institute for Global Electronic Commerce - University of Maryland - Baltimore County.

International Center for Electronic Commerce - Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, Graduate School of Management, Seoul, South Korea.

Irwin L. Gross eBusiness Institute - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Linda and Mitch Hart eCenter at SMU - Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.

McMaster E-commerce Research Center - McMaster E-commerce Research Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Netcentricity Laboratory - Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park.

Ricketts Center for Electronic Commerce and Database Marketing - Creighton University, College of Business Administration, Ohama, Nebraska.

Systems Research Center - Boston University School of Management.

Virginia Electronic Commerce Technology Center - Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia.

Anwendungen des Electronic Business - taught by PD Dr. Thomas Myrach, Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet für Wirtschaftsinformatik, RWTH Aachen.

Business Strategy in the Digital Age - taught by Dr. Martin Bariff at the Stuart Graduate School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology.

Direct Marketing and E-Commerce - taught by Dr. Larry Isaacson at the Olin Graduate School of Business, Babson College.

E-Business - taught by Dr. A.R.E.M. de Moor and Dr. M.T. Smits at the Tilburg University, The Netherlands.

E-Business and Supply Chains - taught by Dr. Arthur Geoffrion at the UCLA Anderson School.

E-Business Marketing - taught by Dr. Ann Schlosser at the University of Washington.

E-Business Strategy - taught by Dr. Werner Antweiler at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration.

eBusiness Strategy - taught by Dr. Jean Hosseini at Northeastern University.

E-Commerce - taught by Dr. Sheizaf Rafaeli (in Hebrew) at the Graduate School of Business, the University of Haifa.

E-Commerce - courses taught by Dr. Tim Richardson, Faculty of Business, Seneca College in Ontario, Canada.

E-Commerce - taught by Dr. Miklos Vasarhelyi, Faculty of Management at Rutgers University.

E-Commerce - Taught by James D. Clark at the University of Lethbridge, Canada.

E-Commerce - taught by Dr. Jim Courtney at the University of Central Florida.

E-Commerce - taught by Dr. Bill Kettinger at the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina.

E-commerce - Three month intensive distant learning course on Business Applications on the Internet offered by the Centre for Business Management, University of South Africa.

E-Commerce: Doing Business on the Internet - taught by Dr. Joan Feigenbaum, Department of Computer Science, Yale University.

E-Commerce in a Global Environment - taught by Dr. John Story at the College of Business, University of Texas at San Antonio.

E-Commerce Practicum - taught by Drs. Annie Anton, Julie Earp and Laurie Williams at North Carolina State University.

E-Commerce Seminar - Webcasted lecture series in e-commerce organized by Dr. Michael Rappa and Dr. Peter Wurman at North Carolina State University.

E-Commerce Strategy - Taught by Dr. Dennis Viehlan, Institute of Information and Mathematical Sciences, Massey University.

E-Commerce Technology - taught by Dr. Peter Wurman, Department of Computer Science, at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

E-Commerce using the Internet - taught by Mr. Gene A. Yelle, at the State University of NY - Utica/Rome, contemporary issues and technologies used to deploy and manage an e-commerce presence for a business are covered.

Electronic Business and Commerce - taught be Prof. Haim Mendelson at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Electronic Business for Information Professionals - taught by Wm. Scott Brown at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Dennis Galletta at the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Jeffrey S. Harper at the School of Business, Indiana State University.

Electronic Commerce - doctoral elective taught by Dr. Alexander Kogan, Department of Accounting and Information Systems Faculty of Management, Rutgers University.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. John Gallaugher at the Carroll School of Management, Boston College.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Robert H. Reck at Babson College.

Electronic Commerce - Taught by drs. M. Papazoglou, R. O'Callaghan, and P. Ribbers at Tilburg University, The Netherlands.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Kittipong Laosethakul at Auburn University.

Electronic Commerce - Taught by Dr. Vicki L. Sauter, University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Electronic Commerce - Taught by Dr. Howard Rosenbaum, School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Judith Gebauer at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Paul Tallon at the Carroll School of Management, Boston College.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Brian L. Dos Santos, at the College of Business and Public Administration, University of Louisville.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Les Les Wanninger at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Barbara Marcolin at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Arun Sundararajan at the Stern School, New York University.

Electronic Commerce - taught by Matthew R. Versaggi at DePaul University in Chicago.

Electronic Commerce and Marketing - taught by Erik Brynjolfsson, John D. C. Little and Jim Short at MIT Sloan.

Electronic Commerce Law Workshop - taught by Prof. Michael Geist at University of Ottawa Law School.

Electronic Commerce on the Internet - taught by Dr. Richard D. Manning, Nova Southeastern University.

Electronic Commerce Technologies - taught by Dr. Michael Weiss, School of Computer Science, Carleton University, Canada.

E-Marketing - taught by Dr. Ralph Oliva at the Smeal College of Business, Penn State University.

Emerging Technologies and Electronic Commerce - MBA course taught by Dr. Waleed A. Muhanna, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University.

Enterprise Electronic Business Strategies - taught by Dr. Stephen Hayne at Colorado State University.

e-Service Operations - taught by Dr. Gregory R. Heim at the Carroll School of Management, Boston College.

eStrategy - taught by Professors Samuel Bodily and S. Venkataraman at the Darden Graduate Business School, University of Virginia.

Fundamentals of eBusiness - taught by Prof. Bruce Brorson at the University of Minnesota, Crookston.

Information Technology and Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Foster Provost at the NYU Stern School of Business.

International Electronic Commerce - taught by Dr. Erran Carmel at the Kogod School of Business, American University.

Internet Business - taught by Dr. Ken Pickar at the California Institute of Technology.

Internet Marketing - taught by Ward Hanson at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.

Introduction to E-Commerce - taught by Dr. Barton Weitz, Marketing Department, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida.

Introduction to E-commerce - taught by Elena Machkasova at Wellesley College.

Introduction to Electronic Commerce - taught by Prof. Nabil Adam at Rutgers University.

Managing the Digital Enterprise - taught by Dr. Michael Rappa at North Carolina State University. An open courseware educational site that addresses the challenges facing managers in a digital world.

Managing the Digital Firm - taught by Dr. Lee Sproull, Stern School of Business, New York University.

Managing the Digital Firm - taught by Dr. Ken Laudon at the Stern School of Business, New York University.

Marketing on the Internet - taught by Drs. Barbara Coleman and Marc D. Miller at Augusta State University in Georgia.

Networking Infrastructure for E-Commerce - taught by Dr. Julie Earp at North Carolina State University.

Scaling Technology for E-Business - taught by Daniel A. Menascé at George Mason University.

Stratégie et technologies de l'information - taught by Prof. Yves Pigneur at the Institut d'informatique et organisation (INFORGE), HEC, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland.

Web Business Strategy - taught by Dr. Randall Schultz, University of Iowa.

Bellevue University - Undergraduate degree in e-business offered by the Fred H. Hawkins College of Professional Studies, Bellevue University, Nebraska.

Bond University - in the Gold Coast, Australia, offers a Bachelor of Electronic Commerce and a Masters in Electronic Commerce.

Carnegie Mellon University - Institute for eCommerce offers a 12-month Master of Science in Electronic Commerce (MSEC) degree.

Dalhousie University - Master's degree in Electronic Commerce. An interdisciplinary program involving the Faculties of Computer Science, Law and Management.

DePaul University - School of Computer Science, Telecommunications, and Information Systems. Offers both grad and undergrad degree programs in e-commerce technology.

Friends University - The College of Adult and Professional Studies offers an Electronic Commerce Management(ECM)program.

George Mason University - Features admissions requirements, program description, online resources and FAQ.

Goizueta Business School - Offers an emphasis on e-business. Includes programs and degrees, faculty and staff, and resources.

Griffith University - offers a master's degree in e-commerce, located in Queensland, Australia.

Harrow School of Computer Science - offers a full-time/part-time Master of Science in Electronic Commerce, London UK.

IFM University - offers a Bachelor of Science in E-commerce in Geneva, Switzerland.

Illinois Institute of Technology - offers a MS in e-Commerce through the Stuart Graduate School of Business.

Jacksonville State University - The JSU College of Commerce and Business Administration offers degree programs in E-Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, and Marketing.

Laurentian University - Get an E-Commerce degree in four years through Laurentian University's Honours Bachelor of Commerce and Computer Science program.

McMaster University - Michael G. DeGroote School of Business E-Commerce Research Center and MBA program of E-Commerce stream.

North Carolina State University - E-Commerce concentration as part of the MS degree in Computer Networking in the NCSU College of Engineering, Raleigh, North Carolina.

North Carolina State University - E-Commerce concentration as part of the MBA degree in the NCSU College of Management, Raleigh, North Carolina.

San Jose State University - The Electronic Commerce Management (ECM) Program at San Jose State University Professional Development is taught by industry professionals who are focusing on eCommerce in their day-to-day jobs. It represents 120 hours of course work comprised of 8 required courses and 12+ elective courses.

Southwestern Community College - offers a two-year Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Electronic Commerce. Some classes available on-line. Sylva, North Carolina.

Thomas College - Maine business college offers a BS in ECommerce.

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Master of Management in a Networked Economy (MiNE) Program. A collaboration with School of Information Management and Systems of the University of California at Berkeley.

University of British Columbia - Offers over 50 seminars and workshops on all aspects of the Internet.

University of New Brunswick - Offers e-commerce track as part of an MBA degree.

University of Ottawa - offers a Graduate Certificate in e-Business and a Graduate Certificate in e-Commerce.

University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School offers a major in Managing Electronic Commerce as part of its MBA program.

University of Scranton - Kania School of Management offers an undergraduate degree program in e-commerce.

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee - offers an interdisciplinary Master of Science in Management in eBusiness.


Aim4A.com - eTutoring Jobs - Part-time and full-time online tutoring jobs.

AllWebJobs.com - Niche job board focused exclusively on web related job openings. Post a job or post a resume.

Onrec Jobs - Online recruitment jobs from onrecjobs.com.

Software Sales Careers - E-business sales recruiters.

e9c Ventures Ltd - Links entrepreneurs, investors and corporations to new media talent.

intrinsic-search.com - Intrinsic Executive Search is a European Executive Search firm for Enterprise Software, Business Application Software, Hosted Commerce Platform and Internet Markets.

Market Place

Apartmentops.com - The Only industry developed e-marketplace solution for owners and operators of apartment properties.

BizWiz - Marketplace and resource network which is a highly interactive business environment that connects business to business.

BuyerZone.com - Marketplace for small and mid-sized businesses.

BuyReman.com - Designed for buyers and sellers of remanufactured products.

CPGmarket.com - A marketplace dedicated to European professionals in the CPG industry providing both procurement and supply chain services.

ECeurope.com - A business to business trading hub for Europe.

Edeal - Provides businesses of all sizes with complex, private label dynamic pricing e-marketplaces.

Flavor and Fragrance Network - A leading industrial website for flavor and fragrance trade and commerce.

Global Sources - Provides sourcing information to volume buyers and integrated marketing services to suppliers.

iOffer - Allows buyers and sellers to negotiate to buy and sell items in an interactive and open format.

MachinesBuySell.com - Marketplace for machine tools, agricultural machines and construction equipment.

MarketGateway - Connects manufacturers and buyers of consumer, industrial, and agricultural products.

Meta B2b - Business to Business Procurement from Millions of B2b Buyers and Sellers.

MyBiz Malaysia - Online business community promoting Malaysian manufacturing capabilities and products and services to the global market.

Neworldream.com - A B2B marketplace for the year 2000.

Ningbo Import and Export Online Commodities Fair - Find almost all the products made in china ningbo such as sugar and other products.

Oil & Gas Property Exchange - Energy marketplace for buying and selling of oil and gas producing properties. Online auction.

OMBE Auctions - Find copiers, fax, printers, toner cartridges and other business equipment at auction prices.

OneStopClick - The B2B service for UK small businesses (SMEs) who need to source specialist suppliers of Internet and new media related services.

PurchasePooling Solutions, Inc. - Group procurement for public sector agencies to save on big-ticket capital assets.

Purchasing Planet - Purchasers can find suppliers and post RFQs. Vendors find buyers and submit a price quotation for any MRO and BOM requirements.

RentalSite - Vertical operating portal for rental communities including construction equipment, equipment rental and event professionals.

Salvage Service Auction Site - Provides an internet listing and bidding service for damaged surplus or off-spec material.

Simplytrading - An online electronic business to business marketplace.

SinoTradeNet - A trade portal, where suppliers can show their product information and images. This brings those buyers from Hong Kong, China and overseas together to a dynamic trading environment.

SPS Commerce - Retail & Manufacturing B2B exchanges.

Surplus Global - International B2B marketplace for surplus and used assets.

Technical Ceramics and Refractories On-line - A source for ceramic tubes, insulators, crucibles, in mullite, alumina, silicon carbide, corundum, cordierite, and steatite.

United Raw Material Solutions, Inc. - Provides a B2B exchange center for the raw materials industry.

WholesaleRamp - Marketplace of auctions linking together wholesalers, retailers and liquidators.

Xbridge - Developers of a customisable business portal application.

Xslots.com - B2B marketplace for closeout, wholesale and surplus inventory.

ZAO Sozvezdie Nakosy - B2B exchange with catalog, trade leads and directory. A global network.

News and Media

eCommerce Info Center - A one-stop e-commerce reference center and an e-commerce meta directory.

Find Web Hosts - Directory of Web hosting companies supporting e-commerce.

ITtoolbox Emerging Technologies Knowledge Base - Portal for e-business professionals. Focusing on ecommerce, business to business, and internet security.

Just e-Commerce Jobs - A collection of technology specific online jobsites.

SearchEBusiness.com - EBusiness-specific search engine/portal for IT professionals.

About.com Electronic Commerce - News, articles, FAQ and tutorials.

Business News America - Free ecommerce news daily from Latin America.

Computer Information Centre UK - News in IT and gateway to varied information sources.

Computerworld's E-Business - News and feature articles, opinions, interactive forums, and research links.

CRM Daily - Customer relationship management news and analysis for the e-commerce industry.

Ecommerce Digest - Concise and independent guide to all aspects of ecommerce, from initial planning to running the online business.

E-commerce Headline News - E-commerce: An invitation to a truly practical demonstration.

E-Commerce Times - Includes breaking news, special reports, product reviews, stock information, success stories and tips for selling online.

Electronic Commerce - From About.com Guide

Electronic Commerce In Canada - This Web site contains information on Canada's Electronic Commerce Strategy, outlining the various initiatives in the adoption and use of electronic commerce.

IBM Institute for Advanced Commerce - A forum for the examination of fundamental shifts in business and trade. National and international trade, business operations, and general society are all dramatically impacted by the emergence of electronic commerce.

International Credit Card/Check Card Fraud - Publication dealing with all facets of this issue.

International Marketing Reports Ltd. - Corporate and academic publications in the fields of sports marketing and digital media.

Internet Valley - IBM e-business transformation: Data, Facts, and trends.

TSNN.co.uk - exhibitions worldwide - The definitive guide to exhibitions, events and suppliers.

WDVL Electronic Commerce - Articles and annotated links.

ACM Crossroads - Article entitled "Foundations of Electronic Commerce" (October 3, 1998)

Standards and Protocols

DEDICA Project - A project funded by the European Union to research the use of PKI security with UN/EDIFACT for EDI.

eCommerce Innovation Centre - Practical resources for small business involved in or considering eCommerce implementations. Expert Advice and Assistance

EDI Basics - step-by-step guide to Electronic Data Interchange - EDI Basics is your one stop resource for learning about Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). The site provides a central resource for you to be able to learn about the different aspects of implementing an EDI system within your business.

Electronic Commerce Code Management Association (ECCMA) - Supports the development of open standards for content over the Internet. Includes standards downloads, membership information and FAQ.

ENX - European Network eXchange - ENX is an association of manufacturers, suppliers and associations from the European automotive industry. The association operates a communications network for the European automotive industry. It enables all partners to exchange data between companies and across borders in a uniform, harmonised way.

GS1 UK - A not for profit organisation helping members implement GS1 standards through the use of bar codes, radio frequency identification (RFID), electronic communications and Global Data Synchronisation (GDS).

GXS UK - On-demand Supply Chain Management, EDI & B2B e-Commerce Solutions - GXS is a leading global provider of B2B e-commerce solutions that simplify and enhance business process integration, synchronization and collaboration among trading partners. GXS Messaging Services provide reliable EDI services, regardless of you or your business partners' current EDI standards. You and each trading partner may independently use whatever format (including EDI, XML & many proprietary formats) and communications method you prefer, thus eliminating the need to modify current systems. Organizations worldwide leverage the GXS Trading Grid® to extend supply networks, optimize product launches, automate warehouse receiving, manage electronic payments and gain supply chain visibility.

OFTP file transfer protocol - An overview of the OFTP file transfer protocol used as the EDI standard used by most major European Motor Manufacturers and their suppliers.

Open Financial Exchange - OFX is a unified specification for the electronic exchange of financial data between financial institutions, business and consumers via the Internet.

PeSIT - PeSIT protocol is the result of efforts by the banking profession, in the framework of GSIT, to field a file transfer system. Site is in English and French.

Qualedi : EDI/EDM Solution Provider - The oldest continuing private company in the EDI world. For over 21 years Qualedi has been dedicated in assisting small business operators to become EDI proficient.

tScheme Limited - Regulates the UK's electronic trust service providers. The site contains detailed background information, and information on how to become a member or gain tScheme approval.

UDDI Central - A collection of resources for the new UDDI standard for e-commerce, sometimes referred as a yellow pages for e-commerce.

Uniform Code Council (UCC) - UCC takes global leadership role in establishing and promoting multi-industry standards for product identification and related electronic communication.

Vendor Managed Inventory - Overview of how to setup and run a vendor managed inventory program.

E-commerce Strategy

CIO's E-Business Resources - Offers feature articles, columns and events.

Digital Root - An interactive consulting agency that offers cutting edge solutions in the areas of business modeling, business development, brand management, web site project management, strategic marketing and PR, and media consulting.

Economics Through Time@eCommerce-Now.com - Free guide to the greatest economic writers in history. We review the major contributors, their lives and the works.

eStrategy Partners - Helps eBusinesses plan for success.

Ideaca Knowledge Services - Ideaca is the leading Canadian provider of e-business consulting services, including e-business strategy, solutions development and implementation, on-line branding and digital media solutions.

Internet Economy Books - Business Book Extracts - Site that organizes the business concepts and ideas found in recently written internet business books. Users can purchase book extracts, book summaries, or suites of extracts that may span several internet books.

RanjayGulati.com - Information and articles on strategies for e-business.

Svelte.Com Ltd. - Future proof business solutions in transaction based architectures.

Tony Cooper's Marketing Madness - From site construction to marketing your wares, and free newsletter.

Technology Vendors

Arcilon Technologies - Offers e-commerce solutions. Contains company profile, list of web services and job opportunities.

Ariba - Provider of intranet- and Internet-based business-to-business electronic commerce solutions for operating resources.

BuyCircle - Offers e-commerce solutions for business-to-business marketplace. Includes company profile, product details and contact information.

Consupro - Enables small to medium-sized businesses to create and maintain their own, private e-catalogs complete with secure e-procurement capabilities.

Digital Movers, LLC. - Provider of EDI sourcing, hosted e-Commerce, VAN, web and fax automation services to companies that need to communicate commerce transaction data electronically with their trading community.

Ebreviate Inc. - eBreviate is the global leader in web-based solutions that enable large corporations to take the time, cost, and inefficiencies out of buying. eBreviate combines over 20 years of experience from A.T. Kearney.

Electronic Commerce Solutions - Provides iSeries e-commerce software solutions. Includes service overview, product demonstration and contact details.

ET Technologies Inc. - Offers online store builder and management tools.

Frontpoint - Provides e-business solutions to business-to-business companies. Includes company profile and solutions overview.

IBM Commerce Software - Offers WebSphere Commerce. Includes list of products and news.

i-gistix - Offers e-commerce shipping solutions for small businesses. Includes company profile, list of services and contact details.

InfoAccess.net - Offers e-business integration and order management services. Located in Ohio, United States.

Instill Corporation - Provider of e-Business service for the foodservice supply chain, including, operators, distributors and manufacturers.

IntelliCatalog, Inc. - Offers web catalog and order processing service. Include service overview and online demonstration.

Internet Business Group PLC - Provides e-commerce solutions. Based in London, United Kingdom.

KeyCommerce, Inc. - Provides ebusiness suite. Includes company profile, list of products and services and list of clients and partners.

MarketVelocity - Offers automated sales management solution. Includes company profile, list of services and contact details.

Meade Willis ITI - Offers e-commerce solutions and electronic data integration. Includes company profile and list of services.

MotherLode - Offers e-commerce solutions for the forest, mining and associated industries. Includes company profile and contact details.

Networld Exchange, Inc. - Offers business-to-business e-commerce solutions for the food service industry. Includes company profile and service details.

NoMatterWare - Offers development of internet-based solutions for businesses. Includes company profile, list of partners and client login.

NPX Technologies - Offers verification solutions for credit card transactions. Contains company profile, technology and contact details.

Perfect Commerce - Links buying and selling organizations into open, real-time trading communities. Find company profile, description of services, news and events.

Qpass - Offers business system software to wireless carriers and other network operators.

Securitynet - Offers ecommerce security solution. Includes company profile and list of services.

Simplicity Software and Technology Group Ltd - Offers services in software deployment, automation, consultation and corporate business strategy planning and design.

SingTech - Offers business-to-business and business-to-consumer e-commerce transaction engine. Includes company profile and product features.

TechInfo - Ecommerce development and consulting.

Web Service Concepts - Offers WSAddress system for locating and validating Canadian addresses.