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Roger Clarke's 'Trust in Mobile Business'

Trust Among Mobile Business Partners

Roger Clarke **

Version of 6 July 2005

Keynote Presentation to the 4th International Conference on Mobile Business, organised by IEEE and UTS, 11-13 July 2005, Sydney

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The transformation of enterprise organisation has been in train for many years. Change has been faster and deeper since the eCommerce era, and is being accelerated by m>Business innovation.

New technologies create new opportunities, but their exploitation depends on enthusiastic and effective adoption by all relevant parties. There have been many disappointments during the 20 years of eCommerce. m>Business is likely to make the same mistakes, so progress may well be far slower than people currently hope.

This presentation considers the nature and importance of trust among the individuals and organisations that make up m>transformed enterprises.

Author Affiliations

Roger Clarke is Principal of Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd, Canberra. He is also a Visiting Professor in the E-Commerce Programme at the University of Hong Kong, a Visiting Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Australian National University, and a Visiting Professor in the Baker & McKenzie Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre at the University of N.S.W.

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From the site's beginnings in August 1994 until February 2009, the infrastructure was provided by the Australian National University. During that time, the site accumulated close to 30 million hits. It passed 65 million in early 2021.

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