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Qualification: | BTEC National Level 3 | Certificate | Subject: | Information Technology | Unit number + Title | 8. E-Commerce | Assignment number + Title: | 1. Why E-Commerce? | Assessment Criteria: | P1 P2 P3 M1 M2 D1 |

Purpose / Aims (learning outcomes) | LO1 Understand the web architecture & componentsP1 Describe the technologies required for e-commerceP2 Explain the impact of introducing an e-commerce system to an organisationP3 Explain the potential risks to an organisation of committing to an e-commerce systemM1 Recommend methods to promote an e-commerce systemM2 Discuss how security issues in e-commerce can be overcomeD1 Evaluate the use of e-commerce in a
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Hardware & Software Select two of these types of hardware & software technologies (from either Web Servers, Browsers, Web Authoring Tools or Database System) * Web servers: * What hardware is required to run a web server? * What software is required to run a web server? * What is the purpose of web server software? What does it hold and manage? * What web server software is available for hosting websites? * How does a web server process requests made by clients (users accessing the website from their web browsers) * Browsers: * What is browser software? * What does browser software do? What is its purpose? * What different web browsers are available to access the internet? * In your opinion which is the most popular web browser? Why is it the most popular? What are its main features? * Web authoring tools * What are the most popular web authoring tools? * What is the purpose of web authoring tools? * What are popular features of web authoring tools? * What is the purpose of text editors and how can they be used to create and edit websites? * Database system * Why is a database important to an e-commerce website? What does it

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