Submit a Paper to the International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN)

Published Semi-Annually. Est. 2005.

The International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN) examines the impact of data communications and networking technologies, policies, and management on business organizations, capturing their effect on IT-enabled management practices. This journal includes analytical and empirical research articles, business case studies, and surveys that provide solutions and insight into challenges facing telecommunication service providers, equipment manufacturers, enterprise users, and policy makers. IJBDCN covers the principles of both wired and wireless communications of voice, data, images, and video and the impact of their business values on the organizations in which they are used. This journal includes theoretical and practical works, relevant case studies, topical surveys, and research articles that address problems faced by telecommunication service providers, equipment manufacturers, enterprises, and policy makers in the areas of data communications and networking.

ISSN: 1548-0631|EISSN: 1548-064X|DOI: 10.4018/IJBDCN
The Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN) 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 IJBDCN.

Mission

The mission of the International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IJBDCN) is to disseminate practical and theoretical information, which will enable readers to understand, manage, use, and maintain business data communication networks more effectively. IJDBCN addresses key technology, management, and policy issues for utilizing data communications and networking in business and the current best practices for aligning this important technology with the strategic goals of the organization.


Coverage

IJBDCN covers the principles of both wired and wireless communications of voice, data, images, and video and the impact of their business values on the organizations in which they are used. This journal includes theoretical and practical works, relevant case studies, topical surveys, and research articles that address problems faced by telecommunication service providers, equipment manufacturers, enterprises, and policy makers in the areas of data communications and networking.

Topics should be drawn from, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Adoption and diffusion of networking technologies
  • Business applications of telecommunications
  • Business implications of public WWANs and WLANs deployment
  • Business re-engineering issues associated with networking
  • Cross-border network-based information systems
  • Designing, deploying, and using networked systems in specialized sectors (i.e. health, education, and manufacturing)
  • Effects of legislation and regulation on telecommunications
  • Emerging networking trends
  • Frameworks for wireless security
  • Impact of the open source movement on business data communications
  • Management of business data communications projects
  • Management of telecommunications in organizations
  • Mobility and m-commerce issues
  • Network management contingency issues
  • Organizational impact of e-commerce connectivity
  • Outsourcing of networking and data communication services
  • Policy-based network management systems
  • Policy-based security systems
  • Quality of service issues associated with networked systems
  • Security of interconnected systems (procedures, implementation, mechanisms, protocols, and compatibility)
  • Standards and network interoperability issues
  • Strategic use of networking technologies
  • Success factors of networked systems
  • Telecommuting, remote access, and virtual private networks
  • Usability of business data communication networks
  • Use of distributed services (Web services/DCOM/CORBA) over wireless networks


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 IJBDCN should be directed to the attention of:

Varadharhajan Sridhar and Debashis Saha
Editors-in-Chief
E-mails:ijbdcn@igi-global.comm

All manuscript submissions to IJBDCN should be sent through the online submission system:

http://www.igi-global.com/authorseditors/titlesubmission/newproject.aspx