FROM DIGITAL ARCHIVES TO E-BUSINESS - A Case Study on Turning “Art” into “Business”

Rungtai Lin, Chih-Long Lin


Along with Information Technology progress, E-business is becoming a key concept in the Internet and electronic commerce world. However, in today’s intensely competitive business climate, innovative products become central to E-business development. Furthermore, changes in consumer perceptions regarding innovation are also important in E-business. Recently, creative industries are continually emerging in electronic commerce and have the potential to become a key trend in E-business. Understanding the E-business models for creative industries and helping designers to design “culture” into products are important research issues, and issues not yet well covered. Therefore, this paper proposes an ABCDE approach to illustrate how to transform “Archive” into “E-business”. In order to turn “Archive” into “Business”, we first need “Creativity” and “Design”; only then can we transform innovative products into “E-business.” Results presented herein create an interface for looking at the way E-business crosses over cultures, and illustrate the interwoven experience of E-business and cultural creativity in the innovation design process and electronic commerce world.


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Lin R. and Lin C. (2010). FROM DIGITAL ARCHIVES TO E-BUSINESS - A Case Study on Turning “Art” into “Business” . In Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-17-1, pages 47-54. DOI: 10.5220/0002928200470054

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author={Rungtai Lin and Chih-Long Lin},
title={FROM DIGITAL ARCHIVES TO E-BUSINESS - A Case Study on Turning “Art” into “Business”},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2010)},

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JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2010)
TI - FROM DIGITAL ARCHIVES TO E-BUSINESS - A Case Study on Turning “Art” into “Business”
SN - 978-989-8425-17-1
AU - Lin R.
AU - Lin C.
PY - 2010
SP - 47
EP - 54
DO - 10.5220/0002928200470054