Rohit Aggarwal

January 13, 2009

IS 6470 Spring 2009

Filed under: E-Business (IS 6470),Teaching — Rohit Aggarwal @ 10:16 pm

You can find the Course Syllabus here. Please do not miss your readings because that will hurt you in a quiz badly. 
I have invested a substantial amount of time and energy in inviting good guest-speakers in each session of the class. I hope this would make the class all the more interesting. Following is the schedule of the speakers for this class:




·         Guest Presentation on “SMS Gateways and SMS Payments”: Mr. Vahid Sedghi, VP Technical Services at

·         Course Introduction, Requirements, and Policies

·         Overview of Electronic Commerce

·         Group- discussion (Fixed price product selling platforms: Amazon, BetterWorldBooks, Buy, Newegg, Bestbuy, Circuitcity)


·         Guest Presentation on “VoIP based Telephony Platform”: Mr. Mark Spencer, Creator of Asterisk, Chairman & CTO at

·         Quiz 1 (Ch. 1-3)

·         Group-Presentations: Ribbit, WhosOn, Kasamba


·         Guest Presentation on “Patents as a way of IP Protection”: Mr. Randall B. Bateman, Founder of Bateman IP Law Group

·         Quiz 2 (Ch. 4-6)

·         Group-Presentations: Swoopo, eLance, Keen


·         Guest Presentation on “Software as a Service, with focus on SAAS based CRM”: Mr. Raju Vegesan, CEO at

·         Quiz 3 (Ch. 7-9)

·         Group-Presentations: Salesforce, Payoneer, eFresh


·         Guest Presentation on “Web Analytics”: Mr. Chris Parkin, Senior director Genesis Solutions for Omniture

·         Quiz 4 (Ch. 10-12)

·         Group-Presentations: Amazon Mechanical Turk, Causecast, Pubmatic

·         Individual business case analysis submission

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