Journal Contents: International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach (IJITSA)

Volume 11 (2018)
Issue 1
Preface
Editorial Preface
Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico)
Article 1
Strategies to Implement Edge Computing in a P2P Pervasive Grid (pages 1-15)
Luiz Angelo Steffenel (University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France), Manuele Kirsch Pinheiro (Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Paris, France), Lucas Vaz Peres (Federal University of Western Pará, Santarém, PA, Brazil), Damaris Kirsch Pinheiro (Federal University of Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil)
Article 2
A Hierarchical Hadoop Framework to Handle Big Data in Geo-Distributed Computing Environments (pages 16-47)
Orazio Tomarchio (Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Catania, Catania, Italy), Giuseppe Di Modica (Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Catania, Catania, Italy), Marco Cavallo (Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, University of Catania, Catania, Italy), Carmelo Polito (University of Catania, Catania, Italy)
Article 3
A Review of Literature About Models and Factors of Productivity in the Software Factory (pages 48-71)
Pedro S. Castañeda Vargas (National University of San Marcos, Lima, Peru), David Mauricio (National University of San Marcos, Lima, Peru)
Article 4
Food Security Policy Analysis Using System Dynamics: The Case of Uganda (pages 72-90)
Isdore Paterson Guma (Gulu University, Gulu, Uganda), Agnes Semwanga Rwashana (Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda), Benedict Oyo (Gulu University, Gulu, Uganda)
Volume 10 (2017)
Issue 1
Special Issue on Software and Systems Engineering Lifecycle Processes and the ISO/IEC 29110 Standards and Guides
Guest Editorial Preface
Rory V. O'Connor (School of Computing, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland), Claude Y. Laporte (École de technologie supérieure, Montreal, Canada), Ricardo Colomo-Palacios (Faculty of Computer Sciences, Østfold University College, Halden, Norway)
Article 1
The Evolution of the ISO/IEC 29110 Set of Standards and Guides (pages 1-21)
Rory V. O'Connor (School of Computing, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland), Claude Y. Laporte (École de Technologie Supérieure, Montréal, Canada)
Article 2
Factors Influencing the Adoption of ISO/IEC 29110 in Thai Government Projects: A Case Study (pages 22-44)
Veeraporn Siddoo (Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus, Phuket, Thailand), Noppachai Wongsai (Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus, Phuket, Thailand)
Article 3
Getting the Best out of People in Small Software Companies: ISO/IEC 29110 and ISO 10018 Standards (pages 45-60)
Mary-Luz Sanchez-Gordon (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain)
Article 4
Methodology for ISO/IEC 29110 Profile Implementation in EPF Composer (pages 61-74)
Alena Buchalcevova (Department of Information Technologies, Prague University of Economics, Czech Republic)
Article 5
An Objective Compliance Analysis of Project Management Process in Main Agile Methodologies with the ISO/IEC 29110 Entry Profile (pages 75-106)
Sergio Galvan-Cruz (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico), Manuel Mora (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico), Rory V. O'Connor (School of Computing, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland), Francisco Acosta (Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Tabasco, Mexico), Francisco Álvarez (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico)
Article 6
Defining an Iterative ISO/IEC 29110 Deployment Package for Game Developers (pages 107-125)
Jussi Kasurinen (School of Business and Management, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland), Kari Smolander (Department of Computer Science, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland)
Issue 2
Letter from the Editor
Editorial Preface
IJITSA Editorial Team (­International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach, USA)
Editorial Preface
Luiz Angelo Steffenel (University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France), Manuele Kirsch Pinheiro (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, France), Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Mexico)
Article 1
Automatic Pattern Proposition in Transformation Life Cycle (pages 1-16)
Mahsa Sadat Panahandeh (MDSE Research Group, Department of Software Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran), Bahman Zamani (MDSE Research Group, Department of Software Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran)
Article 2
Privacy Aware Access Control: A Literature Survey and Novel Framework (pages 17-30)
Rekha Bhatia (Punjabi University Regional Centre, Computer Science and Engineering, Punjab, India), Manpreet Singh Gujral (Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology, Chandigarh, India)
Article 3
Fault-Recovery and Coherence in Internet of Things Choreographies (pages 31-49)
Sylvain Cherrier (University of Marne-la-Vallée, Computer Science, Champs-sur-Marne, France), Yacine M. Ghamri-Doudane (University of La Rochelle, Laboratory of Informatics, Image, and Interaction, La Rochelle, France)
Article 4
Fog Caching and a Trace-Based Analysis of its Offload Effect (pages 50-68)
Marat Zhanikeev (Tokyo University of Science, School of Management, Tokyo, Japan)
Volume 9 (2016)
Issue 1
Special Issue on Systems Analysis and Systemic Thinking: Research and Teaching Issues
Guest Editorial Preface
Doncho Petkov (Department of Business Administration, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT, USA), George Schell (University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC, USA), Theophilus Andrew (Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa)
Article 1
A Work System Front End for Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (pages 1-18)
Steven Alter (School of Management, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA), Narasimha Bolloju (LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India)
Article 2
Navigating Complex Systems Design with the PEArL Framework (pages 19-31)
Donna Champion (School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK)
Article 3
Addressing Team Dynamics in Virtual Teams: The Role of Soft Systems (pages 32-53)
Frank Stowell (University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK), Shavindrie Cooray (Curry College, Milton, MA, USA)
Article 4
Analyzing the IS 2010 Model Curriculum for Evidence of the Systems Approach (pages 54-66)
George Schell (Cameron School of Business, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, USA), Richard Mathieu (McColl School of Business, Queens University, Charlotte, NC, USA)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Systems Analysis and Systemic Thinking: Research and Teaching Issues (Part 2)
Guest Editorial Preface
Doncho Petkov (Department of Business Administration, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT, USA), George Schell (University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC, USA), Theophilus Andrew (Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa), Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico)
Article 1
Better Use Case Diagrams by Using Work System Snapshots (pages 1-22)
Narasimha Bolloju (LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur, India), Steven Alter (School of Management, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA)
Article 2
Linking Research and Teaching: An Applied Soft Systems Methodology Case Study (pages 23-38)
Lynda Holland (University of Wolverhampton, Stafford, UK), Joy Garfield (University of Worcester, Worcester, UK)
Article 3
IS Design Considerations for an Innovative Service BPO: Insights from a Banking Case Study (pages 39-56)
Myriam Raymond (Université d'Angers, Angers, France), Frantz Rowe (Université de Nantes, Nantes, France & SKEMA Business School, Sophia-Antiplolis, France)
Article 4
An Initial Examination into the Associative Nature of Systems Concepts (pages 57-67)
Charles E. Thomas (Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA), Kent A. Walstrom (Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA)
Article 5
Assessing the Potential Improvement an Open Systems Development Perspective Could Offer to the Software Evolution Paradigm (pages 68-87)
James Austin Cowling (Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK), Wendy K. Ivins (Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK)
Article 6
A Case of Academic Social Networking Sites Usage in Malaysia: Drivers, Benefits, and Barriers (pages 88-99)
Maryam Salahshour (Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia), Halina Mohamed Dahlan (Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia), Noorminshah A. Iahad (Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia)
Volume 8 (2015)
Issue 1
EDITORIAL PREFACE
Manuel Mora (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico)
Article 1
Rural Intelligent Public Transportation System Design: Applying the Design for Re-Engineering of Transportation eCommerce System in Iran (pages 1-27)
Leila Esmaeili (Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran), Seyyed AliReza Hashemi G. (Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran)
Article 2
Autonomic Execution of Web Service Composition Using AI Planning Method (pages 28-45)
Chao-Qun Yuan (Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia), Fang-Fang Chua (Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia)
Article 3
Productivity Measurement in Software Engineering: A Study of the Inputs and the Outputs (pages 46-68)
Adrián Hernández-López (Department of Computer Science, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain), Ricardo Colomo-Palacios (Østfold University College, Østfold, Norway), Pedro Soto-Acosta (Department of Management & Finance, Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain), Cristina Casado Lumberas (Department of Education, Universidad Internacional de la Rioja, Madrid, Spain)
Article 4
An Extensive Review of IT Service Design in Seven International ITSM Processes Frameworks: Part II (pages 69-90)
Manuel Mora (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico), Jorge Marx Gomez (Department of Informatics, Oldenburg University, Oldenburg, Germany), Rory V. O'Connor (School of Computing, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland), Mahesh Raisinghani (School of Management, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX, USA), Ovsei Gelman (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico)
Issue 2
Special Issue on Human Computer Interaction: A Systems Approach
Guest Editorial Preface
Carina S. Gonzalez (Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Spain), Cesar A. Collazos (Universidad del Cauca, Cauca, Colombia), Habib M. Fardoum (King Abdulaziz University, Mecca, Saudi Arabia)
Article 1
Usability and User Experience: What Should We Care About? (pages 1-12)
Cristian Rusu (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile), Virginica Rusu (Universidad de Playa Ancha, Valparaíso, Chile), Silvana Roncagliolo (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile), Carina González (Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, España)
Article 2
An Interactive Ecosystem of Digital Literacy Services: Oriented to Reduce the Digital Divide (pages 13-31)
José Eder Guzmán-Mendoza (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico), Jaime Muñoz-Arteaga (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico), Ángel Eduardo Muñoz-Zavala (Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico), René Santaolaya-Salgado (Centro Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Cuernavaca, Mexico)
Article 3
Method to Reduce Complexity and Response Time in a Web Search (pages 32-46)
María R. Romagnano (IdeI, FCEFN, Universidad Nacional de San Juan, San Juan, Argentina), Silvana V. Aciar (IdeI, FCEFN, Universidad Nacional de San Juan, San Juan, Argentina), Martín G. Marchetta (FI, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina)
Article 4
An Empirical Evaluation of a Vocal User Interface for Programming by Voice (pages 47-63)
Amber Wagner (Department of Computer Science, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA), Jeff Gray (Department of Computer Science, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA)
Article 5
Agile Software Development Process Applied to the Serious Games Development for Children from 7 to 10 Years Old (pages 64-79)
Sandra P. Cano (Universidad del Cauca, Cauca, Colombia), Carina S. González (Universidad de la Laguna de Tenerife, La Laguna, España), César A. Collazos (Universidad del Cauca, Cauca, Colombia), Jaime Muñoz Arteaga (Universidad de Autonoma de Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, México), Sergio Zapata (Universidad Nacional San Juan, San Juan, Argentina)
Article 6
Component Based Model Driven Development: An Approach for Creating Mobile Web Applications from Design Models (pages 80-100)
Pablo Martin Vera (Department of Engineering and Technological Research, National University of La Matanza, San Justo, Argentina)
Volume 7 (2014)
Issue 1
Editorial Preface
Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes (UAA), Aguascalientes, Mexico)
Article 1
An Innovative Approach to the Development of an International Software Process Lifecycle Standard for Very Small Entities (pages 1-22)
Rory V. O'Connor (Lero - The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland), Claude Y. Laporte (École de Technologie Supérieure, Montréal, Canada)
Article 2
Implications of Pressure for Shortening the Time to Market (TTM) in Defense Projects (pages 23-40)
Moti Frank (HIT-Holon Institute of Technology, Holon, Israel), Boaz Carmi (IMI-Israel Military Industries, Ramar Hasharon, Israel)
Article 3
Towards a Conceptual Framework for Open Systems Developments (pages 41-54)
James A. Cowling (School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA), Christopher V. Morgan (PA Consulting Group, London, UK), Robert Cloutier (School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA)
Article 4
An Agile Project System Dynamics Simulation Model (pages 55-79)
A. S. White (School of Science and Technology, Middlesex University, London, UK)
Issue 2
Special Issue on the Theme of Engineering and Management of IT-Based Service Systems: A Systems Approach
Guest Editorial Preface
Ovsei Gelman (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, México), Mahesh S. Raisinghani (Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX, USA), Miroljub Kljajić (University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia), Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico)
Article 1
On the Transition of Service Systems from the Good-Dominant Logic to Service-Dominant Logic: A System Dynamics Perspective (pages 1-19)
Carlos Legna Verna (La Laguna University, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain), Miroljub Kljajić (Organizational Sciences, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia)
Article 2
A Systemic, Participative Design of Decision Support Services for Clinical Research (pages 20-40)
Alexandra Pomares Quimbaya (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Rafael A. González (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia), Wilson Ricardo Bohórquez (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia and Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogotá, Colombia), Oscar Muñoz (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia and Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogotá, Colombia), Olga Milena García (Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogotá, Colombia), Dario Londoño (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia and Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Bogotá, Colombia)
Article 3
Supporting the Module Sequencing Decision in ITIL Solution Implementation: An Application of the Fuzzy TOPSIS Approach (pages 41-60)
Ahad Zare Ravasan (Department of Industrial Management, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Narmak, Tehran, Iran), Taha Mansouri (Department of Industrial Management, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran), Mohammad Mehrabioun Mohammadi (Department of Industrial Management, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran), Saeed Rouhani (Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran)
Article 4
NLS: A Reflection Support System for Increased Inter-Regional Security (pages 61-82)
V. Asproth (Informatics, Mid Sweden University, Östersund, Sweden), K. Ekker (Nord Trondelag University College, Steinkjer, Norway), S. C. Holmberg (Informatics, Mid Sweden University, Östersund, Sweden), A. Håkansson (Informatics, Mid Sweden University, Östersund, Sweden)
Article 5
An Extensive Review of IT Service Design in Seven International ITSM Processes Frameworks: Part I (pages 83-107)
Manuel Mora (Information Systems Department, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico), Mahesh Raisinghani (School of Management, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX, USA), Rory V. O'Connor (School of Computing, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland), Jorge Marx Gomez (Department of Computing Science, Oldenburg University, Oldenburg, Germany), Ovsei Gelman (CCADET, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico)
Volume 6 (2013)
Issue 1
Article 1
A Systematic Framework for Sustainable ICTs in Developing Countries (pages 1-19)
Mathupayas Thongmak (Department of Management Information Systems, Thammasat Business School, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand)
Article 2
Light-Weight Composite Environmental Performance Indicators (LWC-EPI): A New Approach for Environmental Management Information Systems (EMIS) (pages 20-38)
Naoum Jamous (Department of Technical & Business Information System, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany)
Article 3
Maturity for Sustainability in IT: Introducing the MITS (pages 39-56)
Martijn Smeitink (Department of Information and Computing Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands), Marco Spruit (Department of Information and Computing Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands)
Article 4
An Empirical Analysis of Antecedents to the Assimilation of Sensor Information Systems in Data Centers (pages 57-77)
Adel Alaraifi (School of Business Information Technology and Logistics, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia), Alemayehu Molla (School of Business Information Technology and Logistics, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia), Hepu Deng (School of Business Information Technology and Logistics, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia)
Article 5
Generalize Key Requirements for Designing IT-Based System for Green with Considering Stakeholder Needs (pages 78-97)
Yu-Tso Chen (Department of Information Management, National United University, Miaoli, Taiwan)
Article 6
Requirements Prioritization and Design Considerations for the Next Generation of Corporate Environmental Management Information Systems: A Foundation for Innovation (pages 98-116)
Matthias Gräuler (Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany), Frank Teuteberg (Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany), Tariq Mahmoud (Department of Business Information Systems/Very Large Business Applications, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany), Jorge Marx Gómez (Department of Business Information Systems/Very Large Business Applications, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany)
Article 7
Corporate Environmental Management Information Systems: Advancements and Trends (pages 117-119)
José-Rodrigo Córdoba-Pachón (School of Management, Technology and Information Management, Centre for Research into Sustainability, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK)
Issue 2
Article 1
Change Management: The Need for a Systems Approach (pages 1-12)
Harry Kogetsidis (School of Business, University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus)
Article 2
Human Supervision of Automated Systems and the Implications of Double Loop Learning (pages 13-21)
A.S. White (School of Engineering and Information Sciences, Middlesex University, The Burroughs, Hendon, London, UK)
Article 3
On the Suitability of Soft Systems Methodology and the Work System Method in Some Software Project Contexts (pages 22-34)
Doncho Petkov (Department of Business Administration, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT, USA), Steven Alter (School of Management, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA), Olga Petkova (Department of Management Information Systems, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, USA), Theo Andrew (Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa)
Article 4
A Semiosis Model of the Natures and Relationships among Categories of Information in IS (pages 35-52)
Tuan M. Nguyen (Department of Management Information Systems, School of Industrial Management, HCMC University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), Huy V. Vo (Department of Management Information Systems, School of Industrial Management, HCMC University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
Article 5
Peter Checkland Interview (pages 53-60)
Frank Stowell (School of Computing, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, England, UK)
Volume 5 (2012)
Issue 1
Article 1
The Information System for Bridge Networks Condition Monitoring and Prediction (pages 1-18)
Khalid Aboura (University of Technology Sydney, Australia), Bijan Samali (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
Article 2
Improving Health Care Management Through the Use of Dynamic Simulation Modeling and Health Information Systems (pages 19-36)
Daniel Goldsmith (MIT Sloan School of Management, USA), Michael Siegel (MIT Sloan School of Management, USA)
Article 3
The Key Role of Interfaces in IT Outsourcing Relationships (pages 37-56)
Francois Duhamel (Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico), Isis Gutiérrez-Martínez (Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico), Sergio Picazo-Vela (Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico), Luis Felipe Luna-Reyes (Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico)
Article 4
Towards a Minimal Realisable System Dynamics Project Model (pages 57-73)
A. S. White (Middlesex University, UK)
Article 5
Issue 2
Article 1
Understanding the Context of Large-Scale IT Project Failures (pages 1-24)
Eliot Rich (University at Albany, USA), Mark R. Nelson (NACS Media Solutions, USA)
Article 2
Prominent Causal Paths in a Simple Self-Organizing System (pages 25-40)
Nicholas C. Georgantzas (Fordham University, USA), Evangelos Katsamakas (Fordham University, USA)
Volume 4 (2011)
Issue 1
Article 1
Article 2
Model-Driven Engineering of Composite Service Oriented Applications (pages 23-37)
Bill Karakostas (City University London, UK), Yannis Zorgios (CLMS Ltd., UK)
Article 3
An Open and Service-Oriented Architecture to Support the Automation of Learning Scenarios (pages 38-52)
Ângels Rius (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain), Francesc Santanach (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain), Jordi Conesa (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain), Magí Almirall (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain), Elena García-Barriocanal (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain)
Article 4
Analysis of Click Stream Patterns using Soft Biclustering Approaches (pages 53-66)
P. K. Nizar Banu (Narasu’s Sarathy Institute of Technology, India), H. Inbarani (Periyar University, India)
Article 5
Business Innovation and Service Oriented Architecture: An Empirical Investigation (pages 67-78)
Bendik Bygstad (Norwegian School of Information Technology, Norway), Tor-Morten Grønli (Norwegian School of Information Technology, Norway), Helge Bergh (Norwegian ASA, Norway), Gheorghita Ghinea (Brunel University, UK)
Article 6
A Service Oriented Architecture for Coordination in Collaborative Environments (pages 79-92)
Beatriz Jiménez Valverde (University of Granada, Spain), Miguel Sánchez Román (University of Granada, Spain), Francisco L. Gutiérrez Vela (University of Granada, Spain), Patricia Paderewski Rodríguez (University of Granada, Spain)
Issue 2
Article 1
Preventative Actions for Enhancing Online Protection and Privacy (pages 1-11)
Steven Furnell (University of Plymouth, UK), Rossouw von Solms (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa), Andy Phippen (University of Plymouth, UK)
Article 2
Minimising Collateral Damage: Privacy-Preserving Investigative Data Acquisition Platform (pages 12-31)
Zbigniew Kwecka (Edinburgh Napier University, UK), William J. Buchanan (Edinburgh Napier University, UK)
Article 3
A Cross Layer Spoofing Detection Mechanism for Multimedia Communication Services (pages 32-47)
Nikos Vrakas (University of Piraeus, Greece), Costas Lambrinoudakis (University of Piraeus, Greece)
Article 4
Cryptographic Approaches for Privacy Preservation in Location-Based Services: A Survey (pages 48-69)
Emmanouil Magkos (Ionian University, Greece)
Article 5
Deploying Privacy Improved RBAC in Web Information Systems (pages 70-87)
Ioannis Mavridis (University of Macedonia, Greece)
Volume 3 (2010)
Issue 1
Article 1
Mobile Enterprise Architecture Framework (pages 1-20)
Zongjun Li (Government of Ontario, Canada), Annette Lerine Steenkamp (Lawrence Technological University, USA)
Article 2
Towards Knowledge Evolution in Software Engineering: An Epistemological Approach (pages 21-40)
Yves Wautelet (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium), Christophe Schinckus (Facultés Universitaires St-Louis, Belgium), Manuel Kolp (Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
Article 3
Testable Theory Development for Small-N Studies: Critical Realism and Middle-Range Theory (pages 41-56)
Matthew L. Smith (International Development Research Centre, Canada)
Article 4
Multi-Level Service Infrastructure for Geovisual Analytics in the Context of Territorial Management (pages 57-71)
Giuseppe Conti (Fondazione Graphitech, Italy), Raffaele De Amicis (Fondazione Graphitech, Italy), Stefano Piffer (Fondazione Graphitech, Italy), Bruno Simões (Fondazione Graphitech, Italy)
Issue 2
Article 1
Tracking Values in Web based Student Teacher Exchanges (pages 1-16)
Thomas Hansson (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Article 2
A Holistic Approach for Understanding Project Management (pages 17-31)
Theresa A. Kraft (University of Michigan, USA), Annette L. Steenkamp (Lawrence Technological University, USA)
Article 3
Article 4
An Integrated Systems Approach for Early Warning and Risk Management Systems (pages 46-56)
Walter Hürster (Private Researcher and Independent Consultant, Germany), Thomas Wilbois (T-Systems, Germany), Fernando Chaves (Fraunhofer IITB, Germany)
Article 5
Interview: The Systems View from Barry G. Silverman: A Systems Scientist (pages 57-63)
Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Mexico), Miroljub Kljajic (University of Maribor, Slovenia)
Volume 2 (2009)
Issue 1
Article 2
On Inter-Method and Intra-Method Object-Oriented Class Cohesion (pages 15-32)
Frank Tsui (Southern Polytechnic State University, USA), Orlando Karam (Southern Polytechnic State University, USA), Sheryl Duggins (Southern Polytechnic State University, USA), Challa Bonja (Southern Polytechnic State University, USA)
Article 3
Diagnosing and Redesigning a Health(y) Organisation: An Action Research Study (pages 33-47)
Christoph Rosenkranz (Goethe University, Germany), Marcus Laumann (Arvato Distribution GmbH, Germany), Roland Holten (Goethe University, Germany)
Article 4
Collaborative Design: An SSM-enabled Organizational Learning Approach (pages 48-69)
Anita Mirijamdotter (Linnaeus University, Sweden), Mary M. Somerville (University of Colorado, Denver, USA)
Article 5
The View of Systems Thinking of Dr. James Courtney, Jr. (pages 70-75)
David Paradice (Florida State University, USA)
Issue 2
Article 1
From Synergy to Symbiosis: New Directions in Security and Privacy? (pages 1-14)
Vasilios Katos (Democritus University of Thrace, Greece), Frank Stowell (University of Portsmouth, UK), Peter Bednar (University of Portsmouth, UK and Lund University, Sweden)
Article 2
Integrated Digital Health Systems Design: A Service-Oriented Soft Systems Methodology (pages 15-33)
Wullianallur Raghupathi (Fordham University, USA), Amjad Umar (Fordham University, USA)
Article 3
Self-Efficacy in Software Developers: A Framework for the Study of the Dynamics of Human Cognitive Empowerment (pages 34-49)
Ruben Mancha (The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA), Cory Hallam (The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA), Glenn Dietrich (The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)
Article 4
OSTRA: A Process Framework for the Transition to Service-Oriented Architecture (pages 50-65)
Fabiano Tiba (The University of Western Ontario, Canada), Shuying Wang (The University of Western Ontario, Canada), Sunitha Ramanujam (The University of Western Ontario, Canada), Miriam A.M. Capretz (The University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Volume 1 (2008)
Issue 1
Article 1
Toward an Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management of Complex IT-Intensive Organizational Systems: A Systems View (pages 1-24)
Manuel Mora (Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico), Ovsei Gelman (CCADET, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico), Moti Frank (Holon Institute of Technology, Israel), David B. Paradice (Florida State University, USA), Francisco Cervantes (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico), Guisseppi A. Forgionne (University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA)
Article 2
Do We Mean Information Systems or Systems of Information? (pages 25-36)
Frank Stowell (University of Portsmouth, UK)
Article 3
On the Study of Complexity in Information Systems (pages 37-48)
James Courtney (University of Central Florida, USA), Yasmin Merali (Warwick Business School, UK), David Paradice (Florida State University, USA), Eleanor Wynn (Intel Corporation Information Technology, USA)
Article 4
The Role of Systems Engineering in the Development of Information Systems (pages 49-61)
Miroljub Kljajic (University of Maribor, Slovenia), John V. Farr (Stevens Institute of Technology, USA)
Article 5
Information Systems, Software Engineering, and Systems Thinking: Challenges and Opportunities (pages 62-78)
Doncho Petkov (Eastern Connecticut State University, USA), Denis Edgar-Nevill (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK), Raymond Madachy (University of Southern California, USA), Rory O’Connor (Dublin City University, Ireland)
Article 6
Issue 2
Article 1
Information-As-System in Information Systems: A Systems Thinking Perspective (pages 1-19)
Tuan M. Nguyen (HCMC University of Technology, Vietnam), Huy V. Vo (HCMC University of Technology, Vietnam)
Article 2
Article 3
A Complex Adaptive Systems-Based Enterprise Knowledge Sharing Model (pages 38-56)
Cynthia T. Small (The MITRE Corporation, USA), Andrew P. Sage (George Mason University, USA)
Article 4
A Conceptual Descriptive-Comparative Study of Models and Standards of Processes in SE, SwE, and IT Disciplines Using the Theory of Systems (pages 57-85)
Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, México), Ovsei Gelman (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico), Rory O’Conner (Dublin City University, Ireland), Francisco Alvarez (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, México), Jorge Macías-Lúevano (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, México)
Article 5
The Systems Approach View from Professor Andrew P. Sage: An Interview (pages 86-90)
Miroljub Kljajic (University of Maribor, Slovenia), Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, México)
Article 6
The Systems View of Information Systems from Professor Steven Alter (pages 91-98)
David Paradice (Editor-in-Chief, IJITSA, USA)
Article 7
Software Engineering and the Systems Approach: A Conversation with Barry Boehm (pages 99-103)
Jo Ann Lane (University of Southern California Center for Systems and Software Engineering, USA), Doncho Petkov (Eastern Connecticut State University, USA), Manuel Mora (Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Mexico)