Title

Mobile Commerce: Promises, Challenges and Research Agenda

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

7-2001

Abstract

Advances in wireless technology increase the number of mobile device users and give pace to the rapid development of e-commerce using these devices. The new type of e-commerce, conducting transactions via mobile terminals, is called mobile commerce. Due to its inherent characteristics such as ubiquity, personalization, flexibility, and dissemination, mobile commerce promises businesses unprecedented market potential, great productivity, and high profitability. This paper presents an overview of mobile commerce development by examining the enabling technologies, the impact of mobile commerce on the business world, and the implications to mobile commerce providers. The paper also provides an agenda for future research in the area.

Discipline

Databases and Information Systems | E-Commerce

Research Areas

Data Management and Analytics

Publication

Journal of Database Management

Volume

12

Issue

3

First Page

4

Last Page

13

ISSN

1063-8016

Identifier

10.4018/jdm.2001070101

Publisher

IGI Global

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/jdm.2001070101