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

This journal converted to Gold Open Access on January 1, 2023
Editors-in-Chief: Sang-Bing Tsai (Wuyi University, China; International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI), Hong Kong), Wei Liu (Qingdao University, China)
Indexed In: Compendex (Elsevier Engineering Index), INSPEC, SCOPUS, Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and 17 more indices
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2008
ISSN: 1935-570X|EISSN: 1935-5718|DOI: 10.4018/IJITSA
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Published: Oct 25, 2023
DOI: 10.4018/IJITSA.332411
Volume 17
Tianlong Wang, Chaoyang Wang, Zhiqiang Liu, Shuai Ma, Huibo Yan
During the deep peak shaving period, the boiler needs to operate at a lower load, so higher requirements were set for the boiler's stable combustion. In order to better evaluate and compare the... Show More
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Wang, Tianlong, et al. "Experiment Study and Industrial Application of Slotted Bluff-Body Burner Applied to Deep Peak Regulation." vol.17, no.1 2024: pp.1-15.


Wang, T., Wang, C., Liu, Z., Ma, S., & Yan, H. (2024). Experiment Study and Industrial Application of Slotted Bluff-Body Burner Applied to Deep Peak Regulation. , 17(1), 1-15.


Wang, Tianlong, et al. "Experiment Study and Industrial Application of Slotted Bluff-Body Burner Applied to Deep Peak Regulation," 17, no.1: 1-15.

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Published: Oct 25, 2023
DOI: 10.4018/IJITSA.332798
Volume 17
Xudong Cao, Chenchen Chen, Lejia Zhang, Li Pan
To improve transportation efficiency, this paper analyzes the factors of transportation structure from the two levels of transportation—input and system output. An epsilon-based measure model of... Show More
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Cao, Xudong, et al. "Estimation and Convergence Analysis of Traffic Structure Efficiency Based on an Undesirable Epsilon-Based Measure Model." vol.17, no.1 2024: pp.1-25.


Cao, X., Chen, C., Zhang, L., & Pan, L. (2024). Estimation and Convergence Analysis of Traffic Structure Efficiency Based on an Undesirable Epsilon-Based Measure Model. , 17(1), 1-25.


Cao, Xudong, et al. "Estimation and Convergence Analysis of Traffic Structure Efficiency Based on an Undesirable Epsilon-Based Measure Model," 17, no.1: 1-25.

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Published: Oct 9, 2023
DOI: 10.4018/IJITSA.331400
Volume 16
Minyan Jin
With the promotion of the new round of industrial revolution, the development environment of enterprises has undergone tremendous changes. Collaboration among enterprises has become crucial for... Show More
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Jin, Minyan. "Enterprise Collaboration Optimization in China Based on Supply Chain Resilience Enhancement: A PLS-ANN Method." vol.16, no.1 2023: pp.1-18.


Jin, M. (2023). Enterprise Collaboration Optimization in China Based on Supply Chain Resilience Enhancement: A PLS-ANN Method. , 16(1), 1-18.


Jin, Minyan. "Enterprise Collaboration Optimization in China Based on Supply Chain Resilience Enhancement: A PLS-ANN Method," 16, no.1: 1-18.

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Description, Mission, Scope & Coverage
The International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach (IJITSA) is a refereed global journal where a systemic interdisciplinary and/or a multi-methodology perspective of information systems, software engineering, and systems engineering are encouraged. The articles accepted in... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The International Journal of Information Technologies and the Systems Approach (IJITSA) publishes research articles that are globally relevant for IT stakeholders and where a systemic interdisciplinary and/or a multi-methodology research perspective are considered. IJITSA improves scientific and technological knowledge regarding the engineering and management of IT systems by fostering the... Show More
  • Agent-Based Simulation
  • Axiology of systems
  • Complex systems foundations
  • Complex systems frameworks, models and processes
  • Critical heuristics systems
  • Critical Systems
  • Epistemology of systems
  • Information security systems
  • Mathematical analysis of systems
  • Multi-scale analysis
  • Ontology of systems
  • Philosophy of systems sciences
  • Socio-Technical Systems
  • Soft Systems Methodology
  • System Dynamics
  • System of systems concepts
  • Systemic action research
  • Systemic analysis of ISO, IEEE, ANSI, TIA standards
  • Systemic business process-oriented frameworks
  • Systemic case study
  • Systemic conceptual study
  • Systemic decision-making models
  • Systemic design of IT systems
  • Systemic design of service systems
  • Systemic design of SoS (System of Systems)
  • Systemic design of systems
  • Systemic evaluation of IT systems
  • Systemic evaluation of software development tools
  • Systemic experiments
  • Systemic green IT frameworks
  • Systemic implementation of IT systems
  • Systemic IT service management frameworks
  • Systemic IT service management standards (ITIL, ISO 20000, CobIT, CMMI-SVC, etc)
  • Systemic review of ISO, CMMI and IEEE systems engineering standards
  • Systemic review of software development agile methods
  • Systemic review of software development business process-oriented methods
  • Systemic review of software development service-oriented methods
  • Systemic risk management
  • Systemic service-oriented frameworks
  • Systemic software process frameworks (CMMI, ISO 12207, ISO 29110, IEEE 1471, etc)
  • Systemic surveys
  • Systemic TOEP feasibility studies
  • Systems analysis
  • Systems design
  • Systems engineering frameworks
  • Systems evaluation
  • Systems simulation
  • Total systems intervention
  • Viable system models
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Reviews & Statements

"This journal provides an outlet for research that truly takes a systems-oriented perspective. The perspective supported by this journal is one that recognizes the complexity of today's information systems; systems which require multiple perspectives of issues to be accommodated and resolved."

– David Paradice, Florida State University, USA

…the journal's positioning is a very important one for the future development of systems thinking…

– Yasmin Merali, The University of Warwick, UK

This journal will fill a widely felt need to develop theory and practice in a critical aspect of organizational management.

– Russell L. Ackoff, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Information centricity and complexity are keys to innovative and economic products for our global economy. Systems engineering has become the engineering of the 21st century to meet these needs. Outlets such as the IJITSA are desperately needed to advance Systems Engineering and related professions and disseminate best practices.

– John Farr, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

This new journal should provide a very much needed and welcome source of multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary thought having to do with the systems approach and associated lateral thinking related to contemporary information systems and information technology issues.

– Andrew P. Sage, George Mason University, USA

IJITSA addresses an important gap in IS research and practice. The IS discipline has done far too little to exploit the system nature of systems in organizations. Although called systems, information systems in organizations are often viewed as tools that users" use. IS success is often gauged as though it were about acceptance and usage of a tool. "System development" is often conceived as building computerized tools that satisfy information requirements of idealized business processes. IJITSA will make a significant contribution to the IS field by focusing more attention on systems and the systems approach."

– Steven Alter, University of San Francisco, USA
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