Calls for Papers (special): Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT)


Submission Due Date

Guest Editors
Dr. Varun Gupta, Amity University, India
Thomas Hanne, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland

Software Engineering had been witnessing numerous changes in terms of processes, tools, environments and challenges. The research units of companies are constantly involved in devising innovativeness and efficiency in the ways of developing of the software. The new and claimed efficient ways must cope up with the ever increasing complexity of systems and dynamic expectations of the stakeholders. The new techniques are employed by various firms and experience different results. The success or failures in implementing the new techniques or strategies must be shared with research community to enable better understanding of the situation and collaborative effective solution formulations to handle identified issues.

This special issue invites the Unpublished, novel, innovative and high quality empirical research papers that addresses the empirical study of software engineering aspects in software industry that either supports the positives of employing technique/process/technology or failure reports. The review papers well supported with industrial findings are also welcome.

Recommended Topics
Papers are invited covering, but not limited, the following topics:
  • Automation support and improvement
  • Software Evolution.
  • Parallelisation of software development activities.
  • Agile/iterative/incremental software testing
  • Software testing with open source tools and third party software
  • Testing concurrent software
  • Domain-specific testing (security testing/web-service testing/database testing/embedded software testing)
  • Globally-distributed development challenges & solutions.
  • Formal methods for testing

Submission Procedure
Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All papers must be submitted online to the SPECIAL ISSUE ON EMPIRICAL SOFTWARE ENGINEERING on or before November 30th, 2018. Interested authors must consult the journal’s guidelines for manuscript submissions at

Submission deadline: January 30, 2019
Review notification: March 20, 2019
Submission of revised papers: March 30, 2019
Notification of final review results: April 30, 2019*

*Acceptance/Rejection will be normally after 3 months of Editorial screening.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:
Dr. Varun Gupta, Amity University, India

Thomas Hanne, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland

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