[LINK] Another B2B model starts to flake?
Fri, 6 Sep 2002 10:44:09 +1000
According to current trends, it will soon be a zero-trillion-dollar
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> From: James Morris [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, 6 September 2002 09:43
> To: Chirgwin, Richard
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> Subject: Re: [LINK] Another B2B model starts to flake?
> On Fri, 6 Sep 2002, Chirgwin, Richard wrote:
> > As I recall, it's only a couple of years since everyone was
> hyping B2B
> > portals for the construction business.
> Well, how solid is this type of prediction looking now?
> "By the year 2004, Forrester Research and Gartner Group predict B2B
> e-commerce transactions will top $7 trillion dollars, of
> which 37% will
> be done via B2B marketplaces. More than 80 % of the Global 1000
> companies will participate in B2B e-marketplaces by 2002 -
> and 100.000
> of these marketplaces will be operational by 2001."
> (from http://www.itworks.be/marketplaces/)
> I think these figures were later downgraded to $6T by 2004
> and $1.9T by
> about now.
> - James
> James Morris
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