International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA)

International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA)

Editors-in-Chief: Caroline Howard (HC Consulting, USA) and Kathleen M. Hargiss (Colorado Technical University, USA)
Indexed In: INSPEC and 9 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-3095|EISSN: 1947-3109|DOI: 10.4018/IJSITA


The International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA) provides state-of-the-art research on the optimization of performance in corporations, groups, associations, communities of practice, community organizations, governments, non-profits, nations, and societies that implement information systems. This journal covers analysis and avoidance of risk, detection and prevention of problems, acquisition and management of knowledge, preparation and response to emergencies, enhancement of decision making, facilitation of collaborative efforts, and incremental organizational wisdom.

Topics Covered

  • Alignment between information systems and organizational strategies
  • Alliances and networks as a source of sustainable competitive advantages
  • Alliances, networks, and EDI as sources of sustainable competitive advantages
  • Applications of e-strategies using the web, internet, or emerging technologies
  • B2B, B2C, and other forms of e-commerce
  • Business web strategy: design, alignment, and application
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Competitive advantage and information technology
  • Critical success factors of information systems strategy
  • CRM systems
  • Data mining and marketing
  • Data mining and value creation
  • Distance Education
  • E-business models for e-strategies in context (including but not limited to B2B, B2C, G2C, C2C, P2P…)
  • E-Government
  • E-learning and training
  • E-marketing
  • Emerging technologies
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Global e-commerce
  • Global logistics
  • Industry-based information systems strategies
  • Information strategy analysis
  • Information systems and outsourcing strategies
  • Information systems strategy
  • Innovative technologies application
  • Intranet, internet, and extranet applications
  • Knowledge management strategies
  • Measurement of competitive information systems strategy
  • Optimizing strategic information technology portfolio
  • Second life and innovative technologies
  • Security strategies
  • Strategic alliances and networks in e-business
  • Strategic enterprise architecture
  • Strategic financial and accounting information systems
  • Strategic information technology alignment for value creation
  • Strategic IT resources and sourcing strategy
  • Strategic value and supply chain applications and management
  • Strategic, technological, social, behavioral, and cultural issues
  • Structuring information technology organization to support strategic information technology planning
  • Supply chain applications
  • Web strategy

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA) is to advance the field of information systems through publication of high quality research and practitioner articles on the development and use of strategic information technology. Targeting academicians, scholars, researchers, practitioners, and other industry professionals, this journal provides an increased understanding of strategy and use of strategic information system in organizations and entities.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 8: 4 Issues (2017)
Volume 7: 4 Issues (2016)
Volume 6: 4 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

Caroline Howard (PhD) is an author, editor, consultant, and educator. She is an independent academic. Prior to becoming online faculty, she was on the faculty of Emory University's Goizueta Business School and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Caroline holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in management information systems from the University of California - Irvine where she received honors for her teaching and research. She has published a number of articles on technology and learning. Her books include the first and 2nd editions of the Encyclopedia of Distance Learning (2005 and 2009), Winning the Net Game: Becoming Profitable Now that the Web Rules have Changed (Entrepreneur Press, 2002), The Design and Management of Effective Distance Learning Programs (2002), and Distance Learning and University Effectiveness: Changing Educational Paradigms for Online Learning (2005).

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Karen Schenk, KD and Associates, United States
Associate Editors
William Amos, Microsoft Corporation, United States
Debra Beazley, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, United States
David H. Blackman, Capella University, United States
Richard Discenza, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, United States
David Graves, IBM Corporation, United States
M. Gordon Hunter, The University of Lethbridge, Canada
Robert Johnston, University College Dublin, Ireland
Lorraine Justice, 43J Block 2, Hong Kong
Phillip Laplante, Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies, United States
David E. Leasure, Colorado Technical University, United States
Ben Martz, Northern Kentucky University, United States
Derek Peterson, Boingo Wireless, United States
Ton A.M. Spil, University of Twente, Netherlands
Jeff Stevens, Texas A & M University, United States
Chia-Wen Tsai, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan
Paul Watkins, Trident University International, United States
Editorial Review Board
Imad Al Saeed, Inter Swiss Ltd., United States
Diane Bandow, Troy University, United States
Neeta Baporikar, Namibia University of Science and Technology & University of Pune, India ORCID
Tsun Chow, Capella University, United States
Jane Colahar, Emdeon Business Services, United States
Jefferson Devine, BAE Systems, United States
Sharon Dill, Colorado Technical University, United States
Scott Dorsey, Mountain State University, United States
Rajeev Dwivedi, Institute of Management Technology Centre for Distance Learning, India
Petter Gottschalk, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway
Quintero Guillermo, The Boeing Company, United States
Indira Guzman, Trident University International, United States
Will Henry, MITRE Corporation, United States
Robert Hobbs, CSX, United States
Michael Irizarry, US Cellular, United States
Robert Jakubek, US Cellular, United States
Lisa Jenkins, Ajilon IT Consulting, United States
Maurice Kirkmanbey, United States Army, United States
Tony Kutscher, Brown College, United States
Ming Luong, Dell Services, United States
Monty McNair, Lockheed Martin, United States
Hal Moore, US North Command, United States
Shawn Murray, Colorado Technical University, United States
Ashley Pierre, Dallas Cowboys Merchandising Ltd., United States
Philip Powell, University of London, United Kingdom
Timothy Reeves, Booz Allen Hamilton, United States
Johnny Sandaire, Alcatel-Lucent, United States
Judy Scott, University of Colorado at Denver, United States
Johnson Shodeko, Accenture, United States
Willy Takang, Compucom, United States
Rama Vaddella, Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College
Stephen Vickers, Lockheed-Martin, United States


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 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.

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International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications