DIT 502  E COMMERCE.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2015/2016
EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DIT 502 E COMMERCE
DATE: AUGUST 2016 TIME: 1½HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Any THREE Questions.

QUESTION ONE
a) Define the terms below
i. E-commerce
ii. E-business
iii. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
iv. E-commerce website [4 Marks]
b) Outline four features of a functional e-commerce website [4 Marks]
c) Give and explain four web tools that can be used to make a functional e-commerce website
[4 Marks]
d) Give two advantages of online payments [2 Marks]
e) Discuss the following e-commerce infrastructure [6 Marks]
i. messaging infrastructure
ii. networks
QUESTION TWO
a) Give four advantages of EDI [4 Marks]
b) Discuss the following EDI components [6 Marks]
i. Networks
ii. Standards
c) Briefly describe SET (Secure Electronic Transaction) protocol [4 Marks]
d) Explain the following e-commerce support categories [6 Marks]
i. public policy
ii. marketing and advertising
QUESTION THREE
a) Define the term security as used in e-commerce [1 Mark]
b) Give the difference between supply chain and value chain [2 Marks]
c) Briefly describe how vertical integration reconfigures the value chain [4 Marks]
d) Give two advantages of vertical integration [2 Marks]
e) Define the term SWOT analysis [2 Marks]
f) Discuss e-commerce Strengths, Weaknesses and Opportunities [9 Marks]
QUESTION FOUR
a) List three advantages of online e-commerce over traditional (EDI) e-commerce [3 Marks]
b) Briefly describe the following types of online e-commerce
i. B2C
ii. C2C
iii. C2B [9 Marks]
c) Briefly describe the buyer view of e-commerce [2 Marks]
d) Discuss the impact of e-commerce on [6 Marks]
i. work routine
ii. information technology
QUESTION FIVE
a) Give four justifications for online advertisement [4 Marks]
b) Briefly outline the following e-commerce security issues [6 Marks]
i. non-repudiation
ii. confidentiality
iii. authentication
c) Describe the banner advertisement [2 Marks]
d) Outline three ways in which e-commerce affects the supply chain [3 Marks]
e) E-payments should have the following properties. Define each [3 Marks]
i. atomicity
ii. acceptability
f) Give two advantages of e-commerce [2 Marks]

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