International Journal of Business Intelligence Research (IJBIR)

International Journal of Business Intelligence Research (IJBIR)

Editor-in-Chief: Shah J. Miah (Victoria University, Australia)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 9 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-3591|EISSN: 1947-3605|DOI: 10.4018/IJBIR


The International Journal of Business Intelligence Research (IJBIR) is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to exchanging the latest academic research and practical findings on all aspects of managing business intelligence in organizations. IJBIR serves to improve the role, scope, and impact of BI on decision making and to provide a mechanism for sharing research to a global audience. This journal publishes original research and case studies by academic, business, and government contributors on strategies, tools, techniques, and technologies for business intelligence. Providing a global forum for the investigation and reporting of diverse aspects and issues that affect business intelligence, IJBIR targets researchers, practitioners, academicians, knowledge management researchers, and other industry-related experts. The journal examines all aspects of the business intelligence discipline, including organizational issues, technological developments, educational issues, and analytical techniques that foster or inhibit evidence-based decision-making in organizations. This journal provides a global forum for the investigation and reporting of diverse aspects and issues that affect business intelligence. IJBIR promotes submissions from all regions of the world that address the theories and practices that impact the field of business intelligence.

Topics Covered

  • Analyses of business intelligence applications and analytics
  • Best practices in business intelligence
  • Business intelligence and CRM
  • Business intelligence and market basket analysis
  • Business intelligence education
  • Business intelligence in small and medium enterprises
  • Business intelligence technology utilization in organizations
  • Business intelligence training issues
  • Case studies in business intelligence
  • Critical assessments of business intelligence solutions
  • Critical success factors in business intelligence adoption and practice
  • Data warehousing and data mining strategies for business intelligence
  • Development of business intelligence architectures
  • Enablers and inhibitors for business intelligence
  • Examination of the use of analytics in support of business processes and decision-making
  • Global issues in business intelligence
  • Group practices in business intelligence
  • Issues pertaining to analyst/decision-maker interactions
  • Knowledge transfer and sharing behaviors in business intelligence
  • Methodologies and processes for managing business intelligence activities
  • Metrics and their effectiveness in business intelligence analyses
  • Organizational culture and its impact on business intelligence
  • Relationship between knowledge management and business intelligence
  • Retail business intelligence and analytics
  • Theories that enlighten business intelligence & decision-making
  • Trends in business intelligence research
  • Using business intelligence for security analysis and fraud detection

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Business Intelligence Research (IJBIR) is to advance research in the field of business intelligence and analytics. IJBIR is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the exchange of the latest ideas and research on all aspects of practicing and managing business intelligence in organizations. This journal publishes original research, case studies, and critical analyses by academic, business, and government contributors on strategies, practices, techniques, and technologies that advance the understanding and practice of business intelligence. The focus of this journal is to identify innovative business intelligence strategies and to assess the application of theoretical concepts to real-world situations. IJBIR takes a multidisciplinary approach to the examination of business intelligence.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 11: 2 Issues (2020)
Volume 10: 2 Issues (2019)
Volume 9: 2 Issues (2018)
Volume 8: 2 Issues (2017)
Volume 7: 2 Issues (2016)
Volume 6: 2 Issues (2015)
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2014)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2013)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2012)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2011)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2010)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Shah Miah is an Associate Professor of Information Systems in the Victoria University Business School, Melbourne, Australia and also holds positions of Adjunct Professor of Information Technology in the School of Information and Communication Technologies, University of Fiji, Fiji Islands and in the Faculty of Engineering, Varendra University, Bangladesh; Research Expert at the University of Technology MARA, Malaysia. He is a former academic of the University of Sunshine Coast, Griffith University and James Cook University, Queensland, Australia. Since receiving his PhD from Griffith University in the area of Business Decision Support Systems, Dr Shah has expanded his research interests in the directions of the Business Information Systems (BIS) such as Business Intelligence, Data analytics and Big-Data Analytics. Dr Miah produced over 120 publications including research books, journal articles, book chapters and refereed conference articles. His outstanding and leading-edged research have appeared in top-tier international outlets of the field, such as: Journal of the Association for Information Systems; Information and Management; Knowledge-Based Systems; Telematics and Informatics; Information Technology & People; and Information Systems. Prof Miah has strong track record of research and for that he is well-known for his global collaborations and as a leading-thinker to many industries in which he is effectively assisting practitioners in real-world problem-solving. Before he starts serving for the editorial boards of the International Journal of Business Intelligence Research, he has worked for the Journal of Education and Information Technologies, and Australasian Journal of Information Systems and has led and edited special issues for these journals. He also serves as organising Committee Member, Track Chair, Panel Chair and invited Keynote Presenter at the International academic conferences that are relevant to his field of research. Most of his current research are situated in the areas of business intelligence and information systems field and classified as applied, transformational and industry-leading digital technology design and innovation-oriented research that have been accelerated to reshape his knowledge in continuously improving new market-driven teaching offerings that attract students, having leading-edge syllabus and undergraduate & postgraduate curriculum ideas that drive through the industry-intensive learning and teaching approaches. Dr Miah’s research has attracted many PhD students nationally and internationally and has successfully guided 7 PhD supervision completions in last five years (till 2018) and is currently supervising 12 PhD students. His teaching promotes and addresses both the contemporary and complex socio-technical issues in the areas of business intelligence and information technologies, business analytics design, systems analysis and design, implementation, project management, and business process engineering.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
William Yeoh, Deakin University, Australia
International Advisory Board
Michael Gendron, Central Conneticut State University, United States
Associate Editors
Lois Archibald, Saint Joseph’s University, United States
Thomas H. Davenport, Babson College, United States
John Edwards, Aston University, United Kingdom
Donald Farmer, Microsoft, United States
Bo Han, Texas A&M University Commerce, United States
Omar Hussain, Australian Defence Force Academy, Australia
Kihyun Kim, Jacksonville State University, United States ORCID
Herbet Kirk, SAS Institute, United States
Shah Miah, Victoria University, Australia
Dorothy Miller, Industry Consultant in Business Intelligence, United States
Virginia Miori, Saint Joseph's University, United States
Hamid Nemati, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States ORCID
Kok-Leong Ong, La Trobe University, Australia
Aleš Popovič, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Patricia Rafferty, Saint Joseph's University, United States
Bharatendra Rai, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, United States
Michael Rappa, North Carolina State University, United States
Gregory Richards, University of Ottawa, Canada
Benjamin Shao, Arizona State University, United States
Robert St. Louis, Arizona State University, United States
Zhaohao Sun, Papua New Guinea University of Technology, Papua New Guinea ORCID
shan wang, univ of saskatchewan
Barbara Wixom, University of Virginia, United States
Siew Fan Wong, Sunway University, Malaysia
Leyla Zhuhadar, Western Kentucky University, United States
Editorial Review Board
Rehan Akbar, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Maged Ali, Brunel University, United Kingdom
Paul Alpar, Philipps University at Marburg, Germany
Chandra Amaravadi, Western Illinois University, United States
Ezendu Ariwa, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Ana Azevedo, CEOS.PP / ISCAP / P.PORTO, Portugal ORCID
Kolawole Bamiduro, Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, India
Yee Ling Boo, RMIT University, Australia
Jongbok Byun, Point Loma Nazarene University, United States
Tristan Chong, Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University, China
Wou Onn Choo, UCSI University, Malaysia
Tingting Chung, Chatham University, United States
Ma Concepcion, De La Salle University, Philippines
Sergio Davalos, University of Washington Tacoma, United States
Catherine Dwyer, Pace University, United States
Mong Shan Ee, Deakin University, Australia
Ahmed Elragal, German University in Cairo, Egypt
Mohamed Fayad, San Jose State University, United States
Jamel FEKI, Faculty of Computing and IT, University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ORCID
Shijia Gao, Monash University, Australia
Elena Gortcheva, University of Maryland University College, United States
Rugayah Hashim, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Sudhanshu Joshi, Doon University, India ORCID
Ali Koyuncugil, Capital Markets Board of Turkey, Turkey
Anil Kumar, BML Munjal University, India
Navin Kumar, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States ORCID
Michael Lane, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Olivera Marjanovic, University of Sydney, Australia
Donna McCloskey, Widener University, United States
Ido Millet, Penn State Behrend, United States
Joseph Morabito, Stevens Insitute of Technology, United States
Boon Ooi, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
Nermin Ozgulbas, Baskent University, Turkey
Paolo Pasini, Bocconi University - SDA Bocconi School of Management, Italy
Prantosh Kumar Paul, Raiganj University, India
Shana Ponelis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee / University of Pretoria, United States
Manjeet Rege, University of St. Thomas, United States
Jie Ren, Fordham University, United States
Parag Sanghani, Skyline University College, India
Surendra Sarnikar, Dakota State University, United States
Maha Shakir, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Binod Singh, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, India ORCID
Marco Spruit, Utrecht University, Netherlands ORCID
Frantisek Sudzina, Aalborg University, Denmark
Arun Sundararaman, Accenture, India
Faisal Talib, Aligarh Muslim University, India ORCID
M. Tomblin, Marshall University, United States
Olgerta Tona, Lund University, Sweden
Hong Wang, North Carolina A&T State University, United States
Doris Wong, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
John Yi, Saint Joseph’s University, United States
Ahad ZareRavasan, Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk Univeristy, Brno, Czech Republic, Iran, Islamic Republic Of ORCID
Yinle Zhou, IBM, United States


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