Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Presents Key B2B E-commerce Findings in Landmark Industry Report.
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2000
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B2B - business to business Internet Report: Collaborative Commerce."
The report, co-authored by Mary Meeker Mary G. Meeker (born September ??, 1959 in rural Portland, Indiana, USA) is an influential Wall Street securities analyst and investment banker primarily associated with dot coms and the 1990s internet bubble. , Managing Director and Internet/New Media analyst, includes vertical industry expertise from multiple MSDW MSDW Morgan Stanley Dean Witter
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"Moving business commerce online can make significant progress toward solving the three problems facing most companies: geography fragmentation, inefficient labor and information interactions, and supply chains bloated with excess inventory," said Phillips. "Though we expect that market efficiency resulting from B2B e-commerce (Business to Business Electronic-COMMERCE) Refers to one business selling to another business via the Web. See e-commerce. will provide buyers and sellers with unprecedented levels of market transparency via online exchanges, we also want to address the many potential pitfalls in this highly competitive sector."
In the report, Phillips and Meeker outline several key themes regarding the B2B landscape, including:
-- the timing is now -- infrastructure is in place and company managements feel an urgency to act post-Y2K; -- many B2B business models look suspect and most probably will fail; -- equity sharing with customers (i.e., win-win partnerships) and M&A activity will play a critical role early in attracting transaction volume; and -- partnering and specialization will be defining elements of the new economy and e-hubs will facilitate the transformation.
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