Published: 06 March 2000
Analyst(s): William J. Radtke, Susan Cournoyer
Manufacturers are embracing e-commerce as a means to compete in a new landscape unencumbered by size or geography. As e-commerce evolves within the manufacturing community, differing models are being developed in various sectors to harness business benefits and in some cases to minimize risk. This Perspective identifies the models and provides examples of the IT vendor relationship within each.
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