International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA)

International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA)

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Editors-in-Chief: Caroline Howard (HC Consulting, USA), Karen Schenk (KD and Associates, USA) and Kathleen M. Hargiss (Colorado Technical University, USA)
Published Quarterly. Est. 2010.
ISSN: 1947-3095|EISSN: 1947-3109|DOI: 10.4018/IJSITA
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The International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA) provides state-of-the-art research on the optimization of performance in corporations, groups, associations, communities of practice, community organizations, governments, non-profits, nations, and societies that implement information systems. This journal covers analysis and avoidance of risk, detection and prevention of problems, acquisition and management of knowledge, preparation and response to emergencies, enhancement of decision making, facilitation of collaborative efforts, and incremental organizational wisdom.

Topics Covered

  • Alignment between information systems and organizational strategies
  • Alliances and networks as a source of sustainable competitive advantages
  • Alliances, networks, and EDI as sources of sustainable competitive advantages
  • Applications of e-strategies using the Web, internet, or emerging technologies
  • B2B, B2C, and other forms of e-commerce
  • Business Web strategy: design, alignment, and application
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Competitive advantage and information technology
  • Critical success factors of information systems strategy
  • CRM systems
  • Data mining and marketing
  • Data mining and value creation
  • Distance Education
  • E-business models for e-strategies in context (including but not limited to B2B, B2C, G2C, C2C, P2P…)
  • E-Government
  • E-learning and training
  • E-Marketing
  • Emerging technologies
  • Enterprise systems
  • Global e-commerce
  • Global logistics
  • Industry-based information systems strategies
  • Information strategy analysis
  • Information systems and outsourcing strategies
  • Information systems strategy
  • Innovative technologies application
  • Intranet, internet, and extranet applications
  • Knowledge management strategies
  • Measurement of competitive information systems strategy
  • Optimizing strategic information technology portfolio
  • Second life and innovative technologies
  • Security strategies
  • Strategic alliances and networks in e-business
  • Strategic enterprise architecture
  • Strategic financial and accounting information systems
  • Strategic information technology alignment for value creation
  • Strategic IT resources and sourcing strategy
  • Strategic value and supply chain applications and management
  • Strategic, technological, social, behavioral, and cultural issues
  • Structuring information technology organization to support strategic information technology planning
  • Supply chain applications
  • Web strategy


The mission of the International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA) is to advance the field of information systems through publication of high quality research and practitioner articles on the development and use of strategic information technology. Targeting academicians, scholars, researchers, practitioners, and other industry professionals, this journal provides an increased understanding of strategy and use of strategic information system in organizations and entities.

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Caroline Howard (PhD) is an author, editor, consultant, and educator. She is an independent academic. Prior to becoming online faculty, she was on the faculty of Emory University's Goizueta Business School and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Caroline holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in management information systems from the University of California - Irvine where she received honors for her teaching and research. She has published a number of articles on technology and learning. Her books include the first and 2nd editions of the Encyclopedia of Distance Learning (2005 and 2009), Winning the Net Game: Becoming Profitable Now that the Web Rules have Changed (Entrepreneur Press, 2002), The Design and Management of Effective Distance Learning Programs (2002), and Distance Learning and University Effectiveness: Changing Educational Paradigms for Online Learning (2005).

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
William Amos, Microsoft Corporation, USA
Debra Beazley, Beazley and Associates Consulting, USA
Dave Blackman, First American Financial, USA
Richard Discenza, University of Colorado, USA
David Graves, IBM Corporation, USA
Gordon Hunter, University of Lethbridge, Canada
Robert B. Johnston, University College Dublin, Ireland
Lorraine Justice, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Phillip Laplante, Penn State University, USA
David Leasure, Colorado Technical University, USA
Ben Martz, Northern Kentucky University, USA
Derek Peterson, Oracle Corporation, USA
A.A.M. Spil, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Jeff Stevens, Texas A & M University, USA
Chia-Wen Tsai, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan
Murray Turoff, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Paul Watkins, TUIU University, USA

International Editorial Review Board
Imad Al Saeed, Inter Swiss Ltd., USA
Diane Bandow, Troy University, USA
Neeta Baporikar, University of Pune, India
Tsun Chow, Capella University, USA
Jane Colahar, Emdeon Business Services, USA
Jefferson Devine, BAE Systems, USA
Sharon Dill, PADI, USA
Scott Dorsey, Mountain State University, USA
Rajeev Dwivedi, Institute of Management Technology (CDL) Ghaziabad, India
Petter Gottschalk, Norwegian School of Management, Norway
Quintero Guillermo, The Boeing Company, USA
Indira Guzman, TUI University, USA
Will Henry, MITRE Corporation, USA
Robert Hobbs, Matlen Silver Group, USA
Michael Irizarry, US Cellular, USA
Robert Jakubek, US Cellular, USA
Lisa Jenkins, Ajilon IT Consulting, USA
Maurice Kirkmanbey, United States Army, USA
Tony Kutscher, Brown College, USA
Ming Luong, Dell Services, USA
Monty McNair, Lockheed Martin, USA
Shawn Murray, Colorado Technical University, USA
Ashley Pierre, Dallas Cowboys Merchandising Ltd., USA
Phillip Powell, University of Bath, UK
V. V. Rama Prasad, Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, India
Timothy Reeves, Booz Allen Hamilton, USA
Johnny Sandaire, Alcatel-Lucent, USA
Judy Scott, University of Colorado, USA
Johnson Shodeko, Accenture, USA
Willy Takang, Compucom, USA
Stephen Vickers, Lockheed-Martin, USA