Immediacy. Web-based applications have an immediacy [NOR99] that is not found in any other type
of software. That is, the time
to market for a complete Web-site can be a matter of a few days or weeks.
Security. In order to protect sensitive content and
provide secure modes
of data transmission, strong security measures must be implemented throughout the infrastructure that supports a WebApp and
within the application
Aesthetics. An undeniable part of the appeal of a
WebApp is its look and
feel. When an application has been designed to market or sell products or ideas, aesthetics
may have as much to do
with success as technical design.