Submit a Paper to the International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance (IJITBAG)

Published Semi-Annually. Est. 2010.

The International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance (IJITBAG) focuses on management and governance issues within the IT-related business domain. In this domain, the emphasis is on how organizations enable both businesses and IT people to execute their responsibilities in support of business/IT alignment and the creation of business value from IT-enabled investments. This journal distributes leading research that is both academically executed and relevant for practice in the professional IT and business community. The journal encourages practice-oriented research papers from academics, case studies, and reflective papers from practitioners. Both quantitative and qualitative research papers are welcome, and special attention is given to explorative research reports that leverage innovate research methodologies to explore new insights in the practitioners’ field and theory.

ISSN: 1947-9611|EISSN: 1947-962X|DOI: 10.4018/IJITBAG
The Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance (IJITBAG) would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal. The following describes the mission, the coverage, and the guidelines for submission to IJITBAG.

Mission

The mission of the International Journal of IT/Business Alignment and Governance (IJITBAG) is to advance theory building and practice regarding management and governance issues within the IT-related business domain. This journal emphasizes on how organizations enable both businesses and people to execute their responsibilities in support of business/IT alignment and the creation of business value from corporation investments. This journal distributes leading research that is both academically executed and relevant for practice in the professional IT and business community.


Coverage

The journal encourages practice-oriented research papers from academics, case studies, and reflective papers from practitioners. Both quantitative and qualitative research papers are welcome, and special attention is giving to explorative research reports that leverage innovate research methodologies to explore new insights in the practitioners’ field and theory. Topics to be discussed in this journal include (but are not limited to) the following:
  • Business cases for IT enabled business investments
  • Business process management and redesign
  • Business value creation through IT
  • Business/IT alignment through the balanced scorecard
  • CIO and IT leadership
  • COBIT, VALIT, ITIL, CMMI, and other quality models
  • E-metrics
  • Enterprise governance of IT related to enterprise governance
  • Governance structures, processes, and relational mechanisms
  • IT balanced scorecard
  • IT governance roles of the board and executive management
  • IT related governance and regulatory codes/acts, such as Basel II and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Maturity models for business governance of IT and IT processes
  • Other mechanisms for business governance of IT: IT steering committees, information economics, and service level agreements
  • Practices and cases on enterprise governance of IT
  • Strategic information systems planning
  • Theoretical models for enterprise governance of IT and business/IT alignment

    Submission

    Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at http://www.igi-global.com/journals/guidelines-for-submission.aspx PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.


    All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

    All inquiries regarding IJITBAG should be directed to the attention of:

    Wim Van Grembergen and Steven De Haes
    Editors-in-Chief
    E-mails: wim.vangrembergen@ua.ac.be and steven.dehaes@ua.ac.be