White Paper: OpenText
The first step in developing a strategy for optimizing your operations in B2B E-commerce is to determine the total cost of ownership (TCO) . The B2B environment is complex and a “true” TCO comparison must be considered to avoid mistakes and take right steps to lower TCO.
So what cost, speed and agility factors must be considered to determine if your B2B E-commerce program should be developed in-house or outsourced?
How can your business sort through the complexity in order to develop a strategy for creating a mature B2B E-commerce program that will yield benefits such as reduced costs, improved capabilities and increased customer satisfaction?
What expenses must be carefully examined to provide the most accurate determination of TCO?
This TCO whitepaper encompasses more than just the hardware, software and infrastructure costs .It shows how to identify the key roles, tasks, and cost components that should be considered in a comprehensive cost analysis of managing a B2B E-commerce program.
This B2B E-commerce whitepaper covers:
• Identifying the B2B roles and responsibilities
• Calculating Total Cost of Ownership for Your B2B Operations
• Implementation Planning Cost Considerations
• IT Support and Infrastructure Planning for B2B Programs
• TCO Saving Through B2B Managed Services
• Maintaining and Growing a B2B Program
• 25 Steps to successful B2B Program Management Cycle
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