Stories by Bill Bennett

Telstra e-comm spree still boiling

A leading local e-commerce analyst described Telstra's recent $150 million Internet shopping spree as "only the entree, the main course is yet to be served".

Banks fail Australia's e-tailers

Australia's banks are dragging their feet when it comes to providing e-tailers with merchant accounts. It's a move that is stifling the growth of a local internet economy.

Telstra plays cricket

A leading local e-commerce analyst described Telstra's recent $150 million Internet shopping spree as "only the entrée, the main course is yet to be served".

'I accept' may be unacceptable

Sites and software licensing agreements using an "I accept" button may be problematic when the Electronic Transactions Bill becomes law early next year.

Feature: Training the online way

Companies in all industries are tuning into Web-based training in ever increasing numbers. Web-based training allows their staff to develop new skills quickly, efficiently and relatively cheaply. While there are some question marks over the quality of training gained through the Web, most employers and employees are registering high levels of satisfaction

E-commerce in Oz

As more Australians embark on e-commerce ventures, a number of critical elements for success are often the ‘make or break' for most sites. This month, we reveal why some sites succeed, why some fail and how some companies championed the online way of doing business.

Masters of the Internet

Suddenly, it seems every educational establishment in Australia is offering Internet related qualifications. Courses range from basic training to product-specific certification to masters' degrees and beyond. The question is, however, are they really worth it?