2. New Markets - New OpportunitiesMake it easy for your customers to do business with you. Reduce costs by integrating your suppliers into your value-added chain.
· Market Realities vs. Technology Hype
· Compromises you can live with
· Evaluating Web browsers
3. The Killer App: CollaborationGroupWare technologies are reinventing business processes and workflow. Collaboration is a value-creation process allowing two or more individuals to create intellectual properties which neither would have been able to create on their own. Intranets amplify the value of your internal data by increasing accessibility and ease of use.
Collaboration over the internal network is only half the story. Maximum profit and growth results from collaborating with customers and suppliers through your Extranet.
4. Getting Senior Executive CommitmentThe deployment of a successful Net demands commitment from the highest levels. To improve the business the business must change.
· "Selling" the senior executives
· What policy decisions are required?
· How to keep away from "turf" issues
· How can you control the uncontrollable?
· How much will you be able to cut Telecom Charges
· Benefits of Networked Intelligent Forms
5. Creating HTML Forms and PagesHTML is the lifeblood of the Net. Responsiveness, imagery and low bandwidth are the keys to capturing your users attention. Learn how to create web pages that are efficient and effective.
· Webmaster HTML fundamentals
· Learn HTML and how to create Web Content
· HTML Tables
· HTML Images
· Image maps
· Specialized HTML editors
· Creating and processing HTML documents
6. HTML EnhancementsStill using last years technology on your Web site? Boring! See all thats new and exciting for 1998. Dont get left behind.
· Streaming Video
· ShockWave & Flash
· Dynamic HTML and XML
· Surround Video
7. Electronic CommerceSuccessful electronic commerce focuses on streamlining the customers entire experience: from researching options, to customization, to ordering; from checking order status to order fulfillment and delivery; through payment, billing, and after sale customer service, as well as input into new product development. A demonstration is worth a thousand words. Watch and learn.
· Making it easy for customers to do business with you
· Electronic Commerce Fundamentals
· Electronic Transaction Models
· Secure Electronic Transaction (SET) protocol
· New developments in transaction security
· IETF security initiatives
8. Integrating Legacy Database SystemsMost of your existing vital data resides in databases that were not, and should not, be modified to work on the Web.
Existing applications must remain largely intact and the data integrity and availability must be maintained by automatic Web-based tools.9. Building Applications No techno-babble; just a simple focus on how to build applications on the Net.
· Seeing is believing
· Adding scripting to your server
· Creating dynamic Web pages with Dynamic HTML
· Evaluating the applications development tools
· Building sample applications
10. Selecting the ServerChoosing the right server is critical. It can mean the difference between satisfaction and frustration for your users. Learn how to select the right server and maintain it efficiently so your customers make you their destination of choice.
Choosing a server can be as political as it is technical. Get all the ammunition you need to support your technical choice politically.
11. Securing the ServerThe greatest fear of an Intranet/Extranet is how easy it is for the wrong people to gain access to your information, and the havoc they can cause. Learn how to make your network safe.
Hacker activity always leaves footprints - in some cases very subtle, but they are there if you know where to look. How do you detect hackers and what must you do to stop them.
Extranets allow multiple organizations to share information as never before but what else are you sharing? Heres what you can do about these and other security challenges.
12. If You Build It Will They Come?The most frustrating aspect of building a Net occurs when your users "dont come - back". What you must do to get them hooked.
13. Your Business Presence: Giving it StyleYour server will become the front door to your business. Having the tools and knowing the language is only part of the equation, the other 80% is STYLE.
· Site design and development methods
· The 5 Cs of Web marketing
· Balancing form and function
· Proven navigational tricks and tips
· Techniques to build customer loyalty and bonding
· Guidelines for good layouts
· Common mistakes to avoid
· Promoting your Web site
13. Intranet/Extranet Management and MaintenanceIf your network goes down, user confidence will not be the only thing you lose.
· Management and support issues
· Identifying bottlenecks
· Achieving high availability
· Acceptance monitoring
· Audit and security policy review
· Trend analysis and forecasting
· Web Server performance analysis and tuning
14. Future Trends and Directions