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Published by: INSEAD
Originally published in: 1996
Version: 06.1996

Abstract

This case focuses on the emergence of electronic commerce and its business and organisational impact on trading partners. It presents CitiusNet, the first European business-to-business electronic platform offering multi-sectorial, on-line access to products and services. The case describes the technological components and functional capabilities of CitiusNet, emphasising how the platform supports both the commercial aspects and financial flows of a business transaction. The competitive dimension of this new locus of value creation is also highlighted.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 1995-1996.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
France

Featured company

CitiusNet
Industry:
Information services

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Abstract

This case focuses on the emergence of electronic commerce and its business and organisational impact on trading partners. It presents CitiusNet, the first European business-to-business electronic platform offering multi-sectorial, on-line access to products and services. The case describes the technological components and functional capabilities of CitiusNet, emphasising how the platform supports both the commercial aspects and financial flows of a business transaction. The competitive dimension of this new locus of value creation is also highlighted.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 1995-1996.

Geographical setting

Region:
Europe
Country:
France

Featured company

CitiusNet
Industry:
Information services

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