As realities set in, the original online concept of totally disintermediating
the retail sector begins to appear highly infeasible--and the e-tailers have had to change their expectations accordingly.
I wrote a newsletter article some years ago lamenting some of the newly acquired "dis-" and "de-" words -- disambiguating, disintermediating
, and deduplication.
Multibillion-dollar behemoths will learn from cyberyuppies and start disintermediating
banks, Prosper's model allows consumers to directly benefit, both on the lending and borrowing sides.
Pooosh is a unique software service that offers a sustainable and profitable revenue model by disintermediating
the current mobile services supply chain.
In essence, the focus on online wealth management services has changed from disintermediating
the human advisors to arming those human advisors to play a central role in their clients' day-to-day money management.
Utilizing a secure, open and interoperable system, Spectrum is committed to building a robust network of both billers and consumers through strategic alliances without disintermediating
Our relationship with Paytrust demonstrates Spectrum's commitment to our participants to build a robust network of both billers and consumers through strategic alliances without disintermediating
Using ActiveMarket, 3M is able to create automated marketing campaigns to proactively drive customers to the site, enabling 3M to dynamically present personalized content to influence purchases without disintermediating
its channel partners.
While the disintermediating
effect of the web has resulted in a far greater velocity of online activity between customers and partners, the real story is the formation and evolution of B2B marketplaces," stated Thomas Koulopoulos, Delphi Group president, commenting on the results.
alone, and we are excited to bring a Web-native approach to disintermediating
The Internet has invaded every sector of commerce, overturning established relationships, reengineering markets, attacking long-established price points and disintermediating