The growth in today’s online retail market in China remains staggering, driven by rapid increases in the total number of online buyers and online spending per buyer. Web-only retailers dominate this market, but the dynamic is starting to shift as an increasing number of traditional retailers embrace eCommerce, including local companies and multinational corporations. eCommerce companies are at the forefront of technology adoption to better support business. However, I&O professionals face several challenges:
■ Storage capacity, data sharing, and server efficiency cannot keep up with business growth.
■ Online traffic peaks overload infrastructure, leading to poor client experiences.
■ Social media information overloads traditional analytics.
I&O pros wonder whether they’re keeping pace with their peers in terms of IT infrastructure and future planning for eCommerce. My most recent report, “Case Study: Yihaodian Leverages IT Assets To Deliver Results In China’s eCommerce Market”, will help answer these questions and provide tips on optimizing IT infrastructure for eCommerce. Yihaodian has been doing very well in the Chinese market, and my report analyzes the key practices that it implemented to support its quickly growing business, including:Read more