Traditional business is based on the use of structured paper documents in generally accepted communication between participants in the business process. The novelty of e-business technology is often confused with the notion of e-commerce. E-commerce involves the exchange of goods and services between buyers, business partners and sellers (the supplier interacts with the manufacturer, buyers with sellers, and shippers (freight forwarders) with distributors). E-commerce is made up of all these elements, but also operations that are carried out within the company itself (production, development, corporate infrastructure and product management).
Electronic business is the exchange of standardized electronic messages in the conduct of various tasks in companies, banks, government, citizens’ activities and in other business transactions. In today’s highly competitive market, every company is looking for something that will rise above the competition, accelerate internal processes and ultimately reduce operating costs while maintaining the quality of the end product or service. The course is aimed at young, practically oriented experts at the level of inspection and personnel management, who should creatively introduce e-business support systems and integrate them into modern maritime business models. They should become experts who create software solutions to support e-commerce and executives who base their decisions on consistent and quantitative measures of enterprise success.
Properly implemented mobile technologies can become an advantage towards a more profitable and better quality business. Electronic business, in all forms of business, is no longer an option or an additional opportunity, but rather a fundamental business strategy. Mobile business (M-business) is the application of mobile technologies for business purposes, for providing services, trading and making payments for the purpose of more efficient business. M-business is an application infrastructure that supports business relationships, sales of services and information with the help of a mobile device. M-Business is a new e-commerce channel that, given its time and location sensitivity, is a new opportunity to create new business processes and improve old ones With the great advances in infrastructure and in software, with the huge amount of capital invested in their development, and with the increasing demands of clients for real-time mobility and business, mobile networks are growing. According to relevant research, the number of mobile subscribers globally has almost reached the total population of Earth. There are predictions that in the developed world, with a large number of Internet subscribers, the number of subscribers accessing the Internet via mobile devices will very quickly exceed the number of subscribers accessing it through personal computers. This is why, in the longer term, introducing a mobile business and creating a mobile strategy for leading companies seeking to remain competitive globally is crucial.
The book outlines some of the indicators and benefits of why mobile network primacy is on the rise. This has been manifested globally over the last fifteen years and has a tendency to continue trending, leading to the general conclusion that it has long since become a global world direction of development. The basic goals of this book are tasks and contents that enable students to get acquainted with current issues and problems of the working environment in business in general and also, especially in maritime, as well as the places and roles of electronic business in it. Training of students to apply acquired professional and practical knowledge in management and application of various segments of electronic business in the real business environment of maritime organizations. Developing teamwork skills and experience, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate. The mobile approach sets the stage for creating a new, mobile digital economy. This enabled the integration of the internet and e-commerce. The book contains a number of benefits that the application of mobile business can provide to both businesses and their users. All this is due to trends such as the increase in the number of mobile broadband subscribers, the increase in the number of smartphone and tablet users both in developed countries and in developing countries, which are even more pronounced since they have been extremely underdeveloped. fixed telecommunication infrastructure and are oriented towards the strategy of mobile network development. As a statement of the subject matter, it could be concluded that the further development of the mobile business is a general necessity.