سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۶
محل انتشار: چهارمین همایش ملی تجارت الکترونیک
تعداد صفحات: ۱۲
Yoones Asgharzadeh Sekhavat – Iran University of Science & Technology
Mohammad Fathian – Iran University of Science & Technology
Saeedeh Sadighjamali – Azad university of Tabr iz
The goal of all current e-commerce developments is to automate the process of trading by means of Information Technology. A company should be able to establish trading relationships with any other company. These relationships are established by using e-contracts. Thus either all companies must be using one common trading system or standards must be established that will allow different systems to interoperate. It is not still clear yet whether one e-contract system will prevail and will become dominant, though many attempts are made nowadays. However, if no one of them becomes dominant, without a common standard the interoperability between the separate systems seems to be hardly obtainable. In this paper the standardization processes and activities in the e-contracts area are described. First, some general observations on the e-contracts standardization processes and their specificity are made. Then some of the current, popular e-contract standardization activities have listed.