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Information Systems and e-Business Management

Information Systems and e-Business Management

Editors-in-Chief: J. Becker; M.J. Shaw

ISSN: 1617-9846 (print version)
ISSN: 1617-9854 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10257

Editors-in-Chief

Jörg Becker
European Research Center for Information Systems
University of Muenster
Leonardo Campus 3
48149 Muenster, Germany
E-mail: becker@wi.uni-muenster.de

Michael J. Shaw
Department of Business Administration
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
350 Wohlers Hall, MC-706
1206 South Sixth St.
Champaign, IL 61820, USA
E-mail: mjshaw@cba.uiuc.edu

Senior Editors

S. Ba, University of Connecticut, USA
P. Bernus, Griffith University, Southport, Australia
C. Carlsson, Åbo Akademi University, Finland
H.K. Cheng, University of Florida at Gainesville, USA
M. Fan, University of Washington, USA
C. Holsapple, University of Kentucky, USA
F. Lin, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
P.P. Maglio, IBM Research and University of California at Merced, USA
M. Nelson, Illinois State University, USA
D. O'Leary, University of Southern California, USA
E. Pesch, University of Siegen, Germany
S. Piramuthu, University of Florida, USA
J.M. Rees, Purdue University, USA
M. Rosemann, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
G. Schmidt, Saarland University, Germany
R. Sikora, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
J. Stallaert, University of Connecticut, USA
T. Strader, Drake University, USA
C. Subramaniam, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
R. Subramanyam, University of Illinois, USA
C. Weinhardt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
D.D. Zeng, University of Arizona, USA
H. Zhang, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA


Advisory Board

I. Benbasat, University of British Columbia, Canada
N. Bjoern-Andersen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
R.D. Galliers, Bentley College, Waltham, USA
J. King, University of Michigan, USA
H. Krallmann, Technical University Berlin, Germany
J. Mylopoulos, University of Toronto, Canada
H. Österle, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
T. Reponen, Turku School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland
H. Sol, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
R. Weber, Monash University, Australia
A. Whinston, University of Texas, Austin, USA


Editorial Board

R. Agarwal, University of Maryland, USA
K. Altinkemer, Purdue University, USA
S. Ang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 
R. Blanning, Vanderbuilt University, Tennessee, USA
J. Blazewicz, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
R. Boland, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA
J. vom Brocke, University of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein
R. Burton, Duke University, North Carolina, USA
A. Carignani, University of Milan, Italy
P. Y. K. Chau, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
T. Chou, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
M. De Marco, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
G. Doukidis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
A. Dutta, George Mason University, Virginia, USA
R. Easley, University of Notre Dame, Indiana USA
O. El Sawy, University of Southern California, USA
U. Frank, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
G. Gable, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
D. Galletta, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J.  Gebauer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
A. Hevner, University of South Florida, USA
L. Hitt, University of Pennsylvania, USA
R. Holten, University of Frankfurt, Germany
J. Iivari, University of Oulu, Finland
S. Jarvenpaa, University of Texas at Austin, USA
R.B. Johnston, University of Melbourne, Australia
R. Kauffman, University of Minnesota, USA
S. Kimbrough, University of Pennsylvania, USA
S. Kirn, University Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
S. Klein, University of Muenster, Germany
G. Knolmayer, University of Bern, Switzerland
G. Koehler, University of Florida, USA
W. König, University of Frankfurt, Germany
B. Konsynski, Emory University, Georgia, USA
H. Krcmar, Technical University Munich, Germany
R. Krishnan, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, USA
J.K. Lee, KAIST, Seoul, Korea
T.-P. Liang, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
S. March, Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, USA
K. Matta, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
A. McAfee, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA
N. Melão, Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, Portugal
P. Mertens, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
S. Moore, University of Michigan, USA
G. Neumann, University of Vienna, Austria
A.G. Nilsson, Karlstad University, Sweden
A. Oberweis, University of Karlsruhe, Germany 
R. O'Keefe, University of Surrey, UK
S.C. Park, KAIST, Daejon, Korea
F. Pennarola, Universìtà Bocconi, Milan, Italy
J. Porra, University of Houston, USA
F. Rajola, University of Milan, Italy
A.-W. Scheer, Saarland University, Germany
C. Schlueter-Langdon, University of Southern California, USA
D. Schoder, University of Koeln, Germany
O. Sheng, University of Arizona, USA
A. Sølvberg, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim, Norway
M. Sorrentino, University of Milan, Italy
K.Y. Tam, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
B. Theodoulidis, UMIST, Manchester, UK
A.M. Tjoa, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
F. Virili, University of Cassino, Italy
T. Wedel, IBM Corporation, Stuttgart, Germany
K.K. Wei, National University of Singapore
H. Werthner, Technical Univesity of Innsbruck, Austria
R.T. Wigand, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
R. Winter, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
S. Wrycza, University of Gdansk, Poland
T. Yamaguchi, Shizuoka University, Japan
M. Xia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
W. Zangwill, University of Chicago, USA

 

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    Nowadays, in the age of information technology and the internet, the creation and maintenance of business models has to consider the latest developments in information technology to ensure competitiveness and long-term success of the enterprise. The aim of Information Systems Management (ISM) is to integrate information technology into business models and business processes to explore its potential to meet the business goals.

    Many international journals in the field of information systems (IS) or information management (IM) focus primarily on the quantitative analysis of information systems phenomena, especially through the use of empirical studies. However, research on qualitative analysis, development, and deployment of information systems is not covered sufficiently by the existing international IS journals.

    Therefore, the journal Information Systems and e-Business Management (ISeB) focuses on the core tasks of Information Systems Management, the conceptual analysis, design, and deployment of information systems, as well as on all e-business related topics.

    1. Editorial objective
    The central aim of the journal ISeB is to publish original, well-written, self-contained contributions that elucidate novel research and innovation in information systems management and e-business which advance the field fundamentally and significantly. Published quarterly, the journal will:
    - Provide a vibrant forum for both academicians and industry specialists to explore the information systems and e-business management field
    - Bring innovative research on all aspects of information systems management from analytical, behavioral and technological perspectives
    - Enable rapid dissemination of latest research and innovation, supported with a double-blind peer review process.

    2. Nature of topics
    The function of information systems management is the use of information technology (IT) to meet the information requirements of a company. Core tasks of ISM are the generation of project ideas (e.g. identification of business opportunities enabled by new information technologies), conceptual analysis, design, and integration of information systems.
    Submissions to ISeB should have a clear business focus and use appropriate information systems methodologies. They should either be founded on theory or should have proven their value based on prototypes and their beneficial application in the field. The general applicability of the concepts presented is strictly required. Case studies are welcome, if the insights presented allow general applicability. Moreover, empirical studies are welcome if clear research questions with relevance to the field of information systems and e-business management are given and the studies are carried out correctly.
    ISeB topics focus on (but are not restricted to) the following areas:

    - Information Modeling:
    The central task of information systems modeling is the conceptual specification of information systems from the business point of view. Information modeling includes the development or the application of high-level modeling techniques used for conceptual modeling, e.g. event-driven process chain (EPC) for process modeling, entity-relationship model (ERM) for data modeling, and object-oriented methods like the unified modeling language (UML).
    - Domain-Specific Information Systems:
    Different industry domains (e.g. manufacturing, retailing, or finance) are characterized by different requirements to information systems that are reflected in different IS architectures for specific domains. The development and maintenance of information systems in an industry domain can be supported by these architectures. Either the development of generalizable domain-specific architectures or the employment of such architectures in practice can be discussed.
    - E-Business Management (intra-organizational and inter-organizational information systems):
    Possible sub-topics include the development and deployment of IS for electronic commerce and supply chain management, market places, new business scenarios enabled through new technologies. Based on a business strategy, submissions have to clearly state how the strategy can be operationalized using IS. - Information Systems Development:
    The development and deployment of large-scale IS (e.g. enterprise resource planning software) requires the use of appropriate software engineering methodologies, procedure models, and project management. Possible research areas are the development of software engineering methodologies, procedure models, and the design of project management methods. Empirical studies on IS development may focus on the application of well-founded methods in practice.
    - Information Technology Management:
    The function of information technology management is the provision and operation of the technical infrastructure and the planning of the technical orientation of information systems in an enterprise. An important aspect is the impact of changing information systems on organizational structures and processes – and vice versa. In this context, the use of information technology to realize a business strategy efficiently can be analyzed.
    - Latest Information Technology Developments:
    Latest developments in information technology have to be evaluated to explore potentials to generate new business strategies. Current topics and trends to be evaluated for business use are e.g. business intelligence systems, agent technology, and workflow management systems.

    Officially cited as: Inf Syst E-Bus Manage

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