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E-Commerce 4.0 – The E-Commerce Industry in the Industry 4.0

Understand how Industry 4.0 would transform and disrupt the E-Commerce Industry
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 7h 17m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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The world economy and humanity is at the verge of one of the most transformational periods in history of mankind.
The first industrial revolution was powered by mechanization, water power and steam power.
The second industrial revolution was powered by the mass production of products such as the famous Henry Ford’s Model-T car, assembly lines and electricity.
The third industrial revolution was powered by computerization and automation.
Now, the fourth industrial revolution, known as ‘Industry 4.0’ will be powered by Cyber Physical Systems, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain and Robotics!
This is a course with a comprehensive beginner’s guide to the E-Commerce in Industry 4.0!
In this course for beginner’s, there are TEN sections which cover over 70 lectures worth over five hours of content;
•Section 1 – Introduction to the E-Commerce Industry – Discover what the E-Commerce Industry is and the vital role it plays in shaping is. Learn about the E-Commerce Industry, Advantages and Disadvantages of the E-Commerce Industry, Types of E-Commerce Businesses based on what they sell, E-Commerce Business Models and Key Statistics of the E-Commerce Industry.

•Section 2 – Key Insights of the E-Commerce Industry – Explore Key Insights and Market Trends about the E-Commerce Industry such as the Rise of Social Commerce and Voice Commerce; A New Approach to Influencer Marketing, Online Stores in Physical Places, Increasing Technologically Powered Experiences, Building Brands on E-Commerce Platforms, The Rise of Ethical and Value-Based Brands, Chat Bots and Virtual Agents and E-Commerce in a Post Covid-19 World.

•Section 3 – Introduction to Challenges of the E-Commerce Industry – Explore the challenges faced by the E-Commerce Industry such as Identity Verification and Cyber Security Challenges; Delivering a consistent omni-channel Customer Experience (CX), Competition and D2C selling, Capitalization of Data, Order Fulfillment, Shopping Cart Abandonment, Increasing the Conversion Rates, Maintaining Customer Loyalty, Return and Refund Policy, Supply Chain and Logistical Challenges.

•Section 4 – Opportunities for Innovation in the E-Commerce Industry – Discover the opportunities for innovation in the E-Commerce Industry including delivering a delightful Customer Experience (CX), Turning Data into meaningful insights, a smarter Supply Chain, a safer E-Commerce World and Building Loyalty through Trust and Authenticity.

•Section 5 – Introduction to Industry 4.0 – Discover what Industry 4.0 is, what the Industry 4.0 Environment is and the different kinds of Internets such as the Internet-of-Things (IoT), Industrial-Internet-of-Things (IIoT), Internet-of-Services (IoS) and the Internet-of-Everything (IoE).

•Section 6 – Introduction to Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) – Discover what Cyber Physical Systems are, what their characteristics are, what their benefits are and what their drawbacks are.

•Section 7 – The Impact of Industry 4.0 on the E-Commerce Industry – Discover how Industry 4.0 is impacting and transforming the E-Commerce Industry including Applications of Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Technology and Big Data Analytics.
•Section 8 – Real World Outlook – Discover Innovative Startups and Business in the E-Commerce Industry who are adopting Industry 4.0 Technologies, Tools, Methods and Techniques.
•Section 9 – The Barriers to Implementing Industry 4.0 – Discover about the barriers of implementing Industry 4.0 including the high cost of implementation, lack of skilled staff, privacy issues and concerns.

•Section 10 – The Drivers of Implementing Industry 4.0 – Discover about the Barriers of Implementing Industry 4.0 including Faster Time to Market, Challenges in matching the Supply and Demand, Better Customer Experience (CX),  Increasing efficiency and productivity in business processes and Demand for Better Quality.
Jump right in to learn about all of the amazing and transformative content and be updated with latest trends in the world of tech and business! Learn more about how the E-Commerce Industry is being empowered to push past its limitations in Industry 4.0!
About the Author: Hi, I’m Deshan and I’m a Digital Transformation Consultant. I have a M. Sc. in Technology Management (Distinction) from the Staffordshire University, UK as well as First Class Honors in B. Sc. (Applied Information Technology) from the Staffordshire University, UK. I also have around 8 years of experience in coding websites and software; creating multimedia, illustrations and graphics as well as computer simulation and 3D modelling! Feel free to ask any question regarding Digital Transformation, Industry 4.0 and Digital Disruption in the forum!

You will learn

✓ Understand what the E-Commerce Industry is and its role in society
✓ Discover key insights of the E-Commerce Industry to understand its importance
✓ Learn the Challenges of the E-Commerce Industry
✓ Discover the opportunities for Innovation in the E-Commerce Industry
✓ Discover what Industry 4.0 and the Industry 4.0 Environment is
✓ Explore what Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) are, their characteristics, benefits and their drawbacks
✓ Understand the Impact of Industry 4.0 on the E-Commerce Industry
✓ Explore Innovative Businesses and Startups in the E-Commerce Industry
✓ Explore the Barriers of Implementing Industry 4.0
✓ Discover the Drivers of Implementing Industry 4.0


• Basic understanding about technology and the e-commerce industry
• Curiosity to learn about future trends in technology and business

This course is for

• Any professional involved in the E-Commerce Industry
• Anyone who is passionate to learn about the future trends of the E-Commerce Industry
Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0 Consulting
Hello there,
I’m Deshan Kuruvita – Aratchy, the Founder and CEO from CipherDev Labs. CipherDev Labs™ is a startup which focuses on providing Digital Transformation and Industry 4.0 Consulting services.

My Educational Qualifications
* M. Sc. (Technology Management) – 2020 – Distinction – Staffordshire University, UK
* B. Sc. (Applied Information Technology) – 2017 – First Class Honours – Staffordshire University, UK

Passionate about anything and everything that has got to do with Engineering and Technology from a young age; I got into Tech as a Business Analyst before becoming an entrepreneur.
My master’s degree thesis project on a blockchain technology framework to improve the performance of Fresh Produce Supply Chains  was considered as the “Best Innovative Technology Framework” at the SLASSCOM (Sri Lanka Association for Services and Software Companies) Innovation Awards in 2019.
Feel free to connect!
Platform: Udemy
Video: 7h 17m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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