E-BUSINESS ANALYSIS AND IMPLEMENTATION SOLUTIONS FOR AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD RELATED COMPANIES
AbstractNowadays, there is no doubt that information technology (IT) is an essential driving force for the company’s development, unquestionably aiding the same in improving its competitiveness. However, small and medium-sized enterprises have difficulties in deciding on the best strategy to implement the aforementioned technologies. The present article proposes a strategic model based on the gradual implementation of technologies within the companies. The model was put into practice successfully within agro-food companies.
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