Call for Papers: Special Issue on Information Systems Quality for Digital Transformation

Motivation

Digital transformation has gained certain relevance during last years, and specially in pandemic time, many organizations have been pushed to accelerate the change. Digital transformation integrates ICT into all the business areas changing operations and how additional value is delivered to customers. In this context, enterprise information systems are key to support digital transformation. Poor quality levels in enterprise information systems could prevent the success of digital transformation. Therefore, quality aspects in data, software, processes for developing these systems, among other concerns, deserve special attention.

We invite to this special issue high-quality contributions with innovative and significant findings and experiences in the field of software quality, methods and techniques employed by researchers and practitioners for managing, controlling, and assuring quality in enterprise information systems, with the last goal of facilitating and ensuring digital transformation. We accept as submissions original and previously unpublished papers as well as extended versions of papers presented at the 14th International Conference on the Quality of Information and Communications Technology (QUATIC 2021).

Objective and Topics

This special issue encourages researchers and practitioners to exchange ideas and approaches on how to adopt, from a practical point of view, information systems quality management practices, methods, techniques. The topics of interest for the special issue are quality aspects in the following areas:

  • Software quality for digital transformation
  • Enterprise architecture and business processes management
  • DevOps development
  • Quality aspects in cloud-based platforms and services
  • Process improvement and assessment
  • Quality aspects for software evolution
  • Requirements engineering
  • Model-Driven engineering
  • Verification and validation
  • Evidence-Based software engineering
  • Quality aspects in Quantum Software Engineering
  • Quality aspects in data science and artificial intelligence

Paper submission

Deadline: October 30, 2021

Guest Editors

  • Ricardo Perez-Castillo, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
  • Ana C. R. Paiva, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
  • Ana Rosa Cavalli, Institut Polytechnique Paris / Telecom SudParis, France