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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 will be converting from Hybrid Open Access to full Gold Open Access on January 1, 2023. All article manuscripts submitted September 1, 2022 onward will be processed through as open access submissions in preparation for the 2023 conversion.
Editor-in-Chief: Sang-Bing Tsai (Wuyi University, China; International Engineering and Technology Institute (IETI), Hong Kong)
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
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 17 - 21 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 8 - 12 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 17%
Description & Scope
Description:
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
Coverage:
  • 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
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Editor in Chief
Sang-Bing Tsai, Wuyi University, China; International Engineering and Technology Institute, Hong Kong, Taiwan ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6988-5829
Managing Editor
Wei Liu, Qingdao University, China
Associate Editors
Brahim Jabir, Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Morocco ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8762-9199
Claudio Lima, Petrobras, Brazil ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3833-321X
Justin Zhang, University of North Florida, United States
Lianyong Qi, Qufu Normal University, China
Ramgopal Kashyap, Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University Chhattisgarh, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5352-1286
Xuefeng Shao, Business School, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Yong Deng, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Editorial Review Board
Alireza Rouhi, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Iran, Islamic Republic Of ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1494-3467
Carlos Santos Jr, University of Brasilia, United States ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4481-0115
Efosa Idemudia, Arkansas Tech University, United States
Fahri Özsungur, Mersin University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Turkey ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6567-766X
Gabriela Lopez - Torres, Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes, Mexico
Gabriele Mencagli, University of Pisa, Italy
Gül Tokdemir, Cankaya University, Turkey
Hsin-Te Wu, National Ilan University, Taiwan ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6702-0538
Mu-Yen Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Sahil Verma, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Chandigarh University, Mohali, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3136-4029
Velliangiri S, CMR Institute of Technology, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9273-8181
Yu-Hsi Yuan, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4614-9671
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Manuel Mora, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Mexico ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1631-5931
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  • Standard (Non-OA) Publishing: If the author chooses to publish under the Standard (Non-OA) model, the article will be published under a Green OA model and the copyright of their article will transfer to IGI Global under our Author Warranty and Transfer of Copyright Agreement. However, through Green OA, IGI Global supports a Fair Use Policy, enabling authors to Post the final typeset PDF (which includes the title page, table of contents and other front materials, and the copyright statement) of their chapter or article (NOT THE ENTIRE BOOK OR JOURNAL ISSUE), on the author or editor's secure personal website and/or their university repository site. See the Fair Use Policy for sharing allowances conducive to Green Open Access.
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Contact
All inquiries regarding IJITSA should be directed to the attention of:

Dr. Sang-Bing Tsai
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Information Technologies and the Systems Approach (IJITSA)
E-mails: sangbing@hotmail.com
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Hershey, PA 17033, USA
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