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ISF Editorial 2020

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Information Systems Frontiers, a Springer journal, began publication in July 1999 with a lead article by Nobel Laureate Kenneth Arrow on Team Theory and Distributed Processing (Arrow 1999). The journal has traditionally followed a format of four to five special issues or special sections per year and one or two general issues and has recently completed 20 years of publications (Beydoun et al. 2019).

Over the years, ISF has published special issues on wide-ranging cutting edge topics (Dwivedi et al. 2009). We provide a chronological list of all the special issues produced so far in the Appendix. Our guest editors come from all over the world, and include industry researchers as well as leading academics from institutions such as German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI),Stanford University, University of Calgary, University of California at Berkeley; Texas A&M University; SUNY at Buffalo; University of Maryland; NIST, Hewlett-Packard Labs, CalTech, IIT Delhi, Carnegie Mellon University, Philips Research, Delft University of Technology, Wuhan University of Technology, University of Arizona, Swansea University, City University of Hong Kong, IBM Research, University of Technology, Sydney, IIM Calcutta, etc., etc.

Information systems (IS) have emerged as critical resources to be leveraged for organizational productivities in most business, social and economic enterprises. The success of an enterprise is a function of how its information resources are designed, operated and managed. The major advances in Information Technology (IT) have elevated information systems to a position of strategic importance in the modern competitive enterprise. Consequently, research and innovation in IS/IT has acquired new levels of significance in academia, industry and the consumer community.

There is a growing demand to provide a thorough understanding of IS/IT frontiers along with its foundations to meet industry and academic needs. While the industry seeks to develop high performance IS/IT solutions to its business problems, academia looks to extend the reach of IS technology into new application domains. Information Systems Frontiers (ISF) has aimed to satisfy these needs by providing rigorous, timely research occurring at the forefront of the IS/IT field in both academia and the industry. This has been amply exemplified by the vast set of special issues produced over two decades of its publication that address cutting edge and emerging areas of IS/IT with a distinct multidisciplinary focus on IS/IT research and application. Unlike the traditional publication philosophy of exclusively concentrating on either academic research or industrial innovation, ISF has focused on the integration of multi-disciplinary interfaces with IS and IT. Thus, ISF has acquired a global recognition as an international scholarly journal designed to bridge the contributing academic disciplines and link academia with industry. The central aim of ISF is to publish original, well-written, self-contained contributions that elucidate novel research and innovation in IS/IT which advance the field fundamentally and significantly. Published bi-monthly, ISF has significant accomplished the following goals and continues to develop its mission into new and higher levels of its focal areas and publishing philosophy:

  • Provided a vibrant forum for both academicians and industry specialists to explore the multiple frontiers of the IS/IT field

  • Brought innovative research on all aspects of IS/IT from analytical, behavioral and technological perspectives

  • Fostered creativity at the emerging disciplinary interfaces leading to new frontiers in IS/IT research

  • Enabled rapid dissemination of latest research and innovation, supported with a rigorous review processes

This issue of ISF marks an indeed important occasion in its journey: the successful culmination of 20 years of its publication and the start of a new road ahead in its mission. As a celebration of its accomplishments and a trendsetter for the next era in its journey, we present in this issue several invited articles from our distinguished advisory board members, in addition to regular papers. These articles include essays on the IS/IT productivity challenges by John Leslie King and Andrew J. Ehrenberg (2020); impact and intersection between the evolutionary quantum computing and the entangled web by Bernardo A. Huberman and Bob Lund (2020); a visionary essay on the emerging frontiers in smart environment and healthcare by Satyen Mukherjee (2020); cryptocurrencies and how they are changing the world of commerce by Xiaofan Li and Andrew B. Winston(2020); block chains in context by Andrew J. Ehrenberg and John Leslie King (2020) and an essay on reconciliation of privacy with preventive cybersecurity using the bright internet approach by Jae Kyu Lee, Y. Chang, H. Y. Kwon and B. Kim (2020). We hope you find these articles intellectually stimulating and which could prophetically open new and important areas of research for years to come.

Finally, we wish to thank all the authors, referees, guest editors, executive and coordinating editors and particularly the Advisory Editorial Board (past and present) for all their support over the years. In closing we also thank the editorial staff of Springer who have worked diligently to get the papers published in time.

References

  1. Arrow, K. J. (1999). Team theory and distributed processing: Surprise attack. Information Systems Frontiers, 1(1), 11–14.

  2. Beydoun, G., Abedin, B., Merigó, J. M., & Vera, M. (2019). Twenty years of information systems Frontiers. Information Systems Frontiers, 21(2), 485–494.

  3. Dwivedi, Y. K., Lal, B., Mustafee, N., & Williams, M. D. (2009). Profiling a decade of information systems Frontiers' research. Information Systems Frontiers, 11(1), 87–102.

  4. Ehrenberg, A. J., & King, J. L. (2020). Blockchain in context. Information Systems Frontiers, 22(1). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10796-019-09946-6.

  5. Huberman, B. A., & Lund, B. (2020). A quantum router for the entangled web. Information Systems Frontiers, 22(1). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10796-019-09955-5.

  6. King, J. L., & Ehrenberg, A. J. (2020). The productivity vampires. Information Systems Frontiers, 22(1). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10796-019-09943-9.

  7. Lee, J.K., Chang, Y., Kwon, H. Y and Kim, B. (2020) Reconciliation of privacy with preventive Cybersecurity: The bright internet approach. Information Systems Frontiers, 22(1). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10796-020-09984-5.

  8. Li, X., & Whinston, A. B. (2020). Analyzing Cryptocurrencies. Information Systems Frontiers, 22(1). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10796-019-09966-2.

  9. Mukherjee, S. (2020). Emerging Frontiers in smart environment and healthcare – A vision. Information Systems Frontiers, 22(1). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10796-019-09965-3.

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Appendix

Summary of Issues

Vol. 1 No. 1 & Vol. 1 No. 3, 1999 Inaugural issue
Vol. 1 No. 2, 1999 From E-Business to Electronic Commerce: Integration of web technologies with business models
Guest Edito r: M. Shaw, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Vol. 1 No. 4, 1999
Vol. 2, No. 1, 2000
From E-Business to Electronic Commerce: Integration of web technologies with business models
Guest Editor: M. Shaw, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Vol. 2 No. 3, 2000 Vol. 2 No. 4, 2000 Knowledge Management and Organizational Memory
Guest Editors: A. Abecker, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany; Stefan Decker, Stanford University; F. Maurer, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Vol. 3 No. 1, 2001 Vol. 3
No. 2, 2001
Philosophical Reasoning in Information Systems Research
Guest Editors: C. West Churchman, University of California at Berkeley; J. Courtney, Texas A&M University; G. L. Sanders, SUNY at Buffalo
Vol. 3 No. 3, 2001 Workflow Automation and Business Process Integration
Guest Editors: Edward A. Stohr, New York University; J. Leon Zhao, University of Arizona
Vol. 3 No. 4, 2001 Supply Chain Systems: Research and Practice
Guest Editors: Saul Gass, University of Maryland; Al Jones, NIST
Vol. 4 No. 1, 2002 Next Generation Enterprises: Advances in Virtual organizations and
Mobile/Pervasive computing
Guest Editors: R. Ramesh & H. Raghav Rao, SUNY Buffalo; Gabby Silberman, IBM Watson Center
Vol. 4 No. 2, 2002 Regular Issue
Vol. 4 No. 3, 2002 Co-Design of Business and IT Systems
Guest Editors: K. Liu & Lily Sun, University of Reading, UK; K. Bennett, Durham University, UK
Vol. 4 No. 4, 2002 Vol. 5 No. 1, 2003 Advances in Software Engineering; Theory and Practice
Guest Editors: M. Bauer, University of Western Ontario; G. Hoffnagle & G. Silberman, IBM; H. Johnson, NRC
Vol. 5 No. 2, 2003 Information Dynamics in the Networked World
Guest Editors: Bernardo Huberman Hewlett-Packard Labs; J. Ledyard, CalTech Advisory Editor:
Kenneth Arrow
Vol. 5 No. 3, 2003 IT Investment Payoff in E -Business Environments
Guest Editors: Rajiv Kohli, Trinity Health and University of Notre Dame; Susan Sherer, Lehigh University; A Baron, Cisco Systems
Vol. 5 No. 4, 2003 Business Applications of Uncertain Reasoning (Part I) and Informatics
Support for Medical Research (Part II)
Guest Editors: Prakash P. Shenoy and Rajendra P. Srivastava, University of
Kansas; Harold P. Lehmann, Johns Hopkins University, Advisory Editor: Edward
Shortliffe, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
Vol. 6 No. 1, 2004 Object -Oriented Client/Server Internet Environments
Guest Editor: Amjad Umar, Telcordia & Fordham Graduate School of Business, NY
Vol. 6 No. 2, 2004 Cyberlaw: A Review of U.S. Criminal Civil and Evidence Law as It Applies to Computer Technology
Guest Editors: Susan W. Brenner, University of Dayton; Joseph J. Schwerha IV,
Carnegie Mellon University / Assistant District Attorney, Washington County Courthouse
Vol. 6 No. 3, 2004 Network Convergence: Issu es, Trends, and Future
Guest Editors: S. Chatterjee, Claremont University; Amitava Dutta, George Mason University; VB. Chandhok, Nortel Networks
Vol. 6 No. 4, 2004 Industrial Information Systems Frontiers: Advances and Progress in the Pacific Rim
Guest Editors: Choon Seong Leem, Yonsei University, Korea; Matthew K.O. Lee, City University of Hong Kong; Sungwan Hong, LG-CNS, Korea
Vol. 7 No. 1, 2005 Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Requiring Immersive Presence (CSCLIP)
Guest Editors: Ramesh Sharda, Nicholas C. Romano, Jr. & Joyce Lucca, Oklahoma State University; Lisa Neal, EDS
Vol. 7 No. 2, 2005 Mobile Computing and Communications: Systems, Models and Applications
Guest Editors: Giri K. Tayi, S. S. Ravi & Sanjay Goel, State University of New York at Albany; Ram Ramanathan, BBN Technologies
Vol. 7 No. 3, 2005 Regular Issue
Vol. 7 No. 4 &
No. 5, 2005
Advances in e -Technology and e-Services
Guest Editors: Soe-Tsyr Yuan, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Jiming Liu, Baptist University, Hong Kong
Vol. 8 No. 1, 2006 Knowledge Discovery in High -Throughput Biological Domains
Guest Editors: Igor Jurisica, the Ontario Cancer Institute, UHN, Janice Glasgow, Queen’s University, Ontario
Vol. 8 No. 2, 2006 Enterprise Architecture
Guest Editors: Hugo ter Doest, Marc Lankhorst, Henk Jonkers, Telematica Instituut,
Hans Bosma, Ordina Public Consulting, Roel Wieringa, University of Twente,
Farhad Arbab, Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Netherlands
Vol. 8 No. 3, 2006 Regular Issue
Vol. 8 No. 4, 2006 Web and Distributed Information Systems
Guest Editors: Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK, Kuo-Ming
Chao, Coventry University, UK, Ying Huang, IBM Watson Research Center, USA
Vol. 8 No. 5, 2006 Economic Aspects of Information Security
Guest Editors: Lawrence A. Gordon, University of Maryland, USA, Martin Loeb, University of Maryland,USA
Vol. 9 No. 1, 2007 Web Services to Services Computing: Technologies and Applications
Guest Editors: J. Leon Zhao & Mohan Tanniru, University of Arizona, Liang-Jie Zhang, IBM Research
Vol. 9 No. 2 & No. 3, 2007 Enterprise Services Computing: Evolution and Challenges
Guest Editors: Donald W. Sparrow, MITRE, USA, Qing Li, City University of
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Patrick C. K. Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Vol. 9 No. 4, 2007 Enterprise Distributed Computing: Model and Implementation
Guest Editors: Donald W. Sparrow, MITRE, USA, Qing Li, City University of
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Patrick C. K. Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Vol. 9 No. 5, 2007 Secure Knowledge Management
Guest Editors: Nasir Memon, Polytechnic University, Six MetroTech Center, USA,
  Thomas Daniels, Iowa State University, USA
Vol. 10 No. 1, 2008 Regular Issue
Vol. 10 No. 2, 2008 Information Systems (IS) Sourcin g
Guest Editors: Rudy Hirschheim, Louisiana State University, USA, Jens Dibbern,
University of Mannheim, Schloss, Germany, Armin Heinzl, University of Mannheim, Schloss, Germany
Vol. 10 No. 3, 2008 Decision Models for Information Systems Management
Guest Editors: Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Virginia Commonwealth
University, USA, Ojelanki Ngwenyama, Ryerson University, Canada
Vol. 10 No. 4, 2008 Adoption and Use of Information & Communication
Technologies (ICT) in the Residential/Household Context
Guest Editors: Yogesh K. Dwivedi, School of Business and Economics, UK, Michael D. Williams, School of Business and Economics, UK, Viswanath Venkatesh, University of Arkansas, USA
Vol. 10 No. 5, 2008 Enterprise Information Systems (EIS)
Guest Editors: Ling Li, Old Dominion University, USA, Ricardo Valerdi,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, John N. Warfield, George Mason University, USA
Vol. 11 No. 1, 2009 Ambient Intelligence
Guest Editors: Satyen Mukherjee, Philips Research-North America, USA, Emile
Aarts, Philips Research, The Netherlands, Terry Doyle, Philips Research, The Netherlands
Vol. 11, No. 2, 2009 Information and Communications Technology for Development
Guest Editors: Balaji Parthasarathy, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, India, Krithi Ramamritham, Department of Computer
Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India
Vol. 11, No. 3, 2009 Collaborative Business Process
Guest Editors: Chengfei Liu, Information and Communication Technologies, Swinburne
University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, Qing Li, Department of Computer
Science, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China Xiaohui Zhao, Information and Communication Technologies, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
Vol. 11, No. 4, 2009 Knowledge Discovery and Management in Biomedical Information Systems
Guest Editors: Ying Liu, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China, Lawrence Wing-Chi Chan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China, Chi-Ren Shyu, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, USA, Ying Liu, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, USA
Vol. 11, No. 5, 2009 Intelligent Systems and Smar t Homes
Guest Editors: Ching-Hsien Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan, Hamid R.Arabnia,
The University of Georgia, USA, Jong Hyuk Park, Hanwha S&C Co., Ltd., Korea
Vol. 12, No. 1, 2010 Advances in Multi -Agency Disaster Management
Guest Editors: Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The
Netherlands, JinKyu Lee, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, OK, USA, Nitesh
Bharosa, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands,Anthony
Cresswell, Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany-SUNY, Albany, NY, USA
Vol. 12, No. 2, 2010 Regular Issue
Vol. 12, No 3, 2010 Technology Acceptance, Usage, and Competitive Advantage
Guest Editors: Devaki Rau, Northern Illinois University, USA, Thorvald Haerem,
Norwegian School of Management, Norway and University of California, USA,
  Gautam Ray, University of Minnesota, USA, Wei Zheng, Northern Illinois University, USA
Vol. 12, No 4, 2010 Ethics and Information Systems
Guest Editors: Maria Carla Calzarossa, University of Pavia, Italy, Ivo De Lotto,
University of Pavia, Italy, Simon Rogerson, De Montfort University, UK
Vol. 12, No 5, 2010 Advances in RFID technology
Guest Editors: Quan Z. Sheng, The University of Adelaide, Australia, Sherali Zeadally,
University of the District of Columbia, USA, Zongwei Luo, The University of Hong
Kong,China, Jen-Yao Chung, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA, Zakaria Maamar, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Vol. 13, No 1, 2011 Terrorism Informatics
Guest Editors: Hsinchun Chen, University of Arizona, USA, Yilu Zhou, George
Washington University, USA, Edna F. Reid, Catherine A. Larson, University of
Arizona, USA
Vol. 13, No 2, 2011 Emerging Social and Legal Aspects of information systems with Web 2.0
Guest Editors: Dickson K. W. Chiu, Dickson Computer Systems, Hong Kong, Eleanna Kafeza, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece, Patrick C. K. Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Vol. 13, No 3, 2011 Global IT and IT -enabled services
Guest Editors: Michael Chau, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, George L. Ball, Raytheon Missile Systems, USA, Jinghua Huang, Tsinghua University, China, Jian Chen, Tsinghua University, China, J. Leon Zhao, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Vol. 13, No 4, 2011 Regular Issue
Vol. 13, No 5, 2011 Knowledge work and communication challenges in networked enterprises
Guest Editors: Joseph Barjis, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, Ashish
Gupta, Minnesota State University Moorhead, USA, Ramesh Sharda, Oklahoma State University, USA
Vol. 14, No 1, 2012 eHealth System Interoperability
Guest Editors: Jens Weber-Jahnke, University of Victoria, BC, Canada, Liam Peyton,
University of Ottawa, ON, Canada, Thodoros Topaloglou, Rouge Valley Health Systems, ON, Canada
Vol. 14, No 2, 2012 Governance, risk and compliance: Applications in information systems Guest
Editors: Dr. Shazia Sadiq, University of Queensland, Australia Dr. Michael zur
Muehlen, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA Dr. Marta Indulska, University of Queensland, Australia Ubiquitous Multimedia
Vol. 14, No 3, 2012 Services
Guest Editors: Dr. Shiguo Lian, France Telecom R&D
(Orange Labs), China Dr. Jean-Henry Morin, University of
Geneva, Switzerland, Dr. Stefanos Gritzalis, University of the
Aegean, Greece Dr. Gregory L. Heileman, University of New Mexico, USA
Vol. 14, No 4, 2012 Intelligent Grid and Cloud Computing
Guest Editors: Dr. Jason J. Jung, Yeungnam University, South Korea
Dr. Yue -Shan Chang, National Taipei University, Taiwan
Dr. Ying Liu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Dr. Chao-Chin Wu, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
Vol. 14, No 5, 2012 Regular Issue
Vol. 15, No 1, 2013 Security Management and Technologies for Protecting Against Internal Data Leakages
Guest Editors: Dr. Carly L. Huth, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Dr. David W. Chadwick, University of Kent, UK
Dr. William R. Claycomb, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  Dr. Ilsun You, Korean Bible University, Republic of Korea
Vol. 15, No 2, 2013 Semantic Information Managemen t
Guest Editors: Dr. Gabriele Kotsis, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Dr. Ismail Khalil, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Vol. 15, No 3, 2013 Business Intelligence and the Web
Guest Editors: Dr. Jose -Norberto Mazo?n, University of Alicante, Spain
Dr. Irene Garrigo?s, University of Alicante, Spain
Dr. Florian Daniel, University of Trento, Italy
Dr. Malu Castellanos, HP Laboratories, USA
Vol. 15, No 4, 2013 Information and Knowledge Management in Online Rich Presence Services
Guest Editors: Casey K. Fung, Boeing Research and Technology, USA Patrick C. K. Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Vol. 15, No 5, 2013 Green information systems & technologies – this generation and beyond
Guest Editors: Joseph Sarkis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
Chulmo Koo, Kyung Hee University, South Korea
Richard T. Watson, University of Georgia, USA
Vol. 16, No 1, 2014 Dynamic intelligence towards merging cloud and communication services
Guest Editors: Ching -Hsien Hsu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan
Jianhua Ma, Hosei University, Japan
Mohammad S. Obaidat, Monmouth University, USA
Vol. 16, No 2, 2014 Advances in infrastructures and tools for multiagent systems
Guest Editors: Juan M. Alberola, Universitat Politecnica de
Valencia, Spain Vicent Botti, Universitat Politecnica de
Valencia, Spain Jose M. Such, Lancaster University, UK
Vol. 16, No 3, 2014 A special section in memory of Paul Gray (1930–2012). The application of “futures research” to MIS
Guest Editors: Anat Hovav, Korea University, South Korea
Erran Carmel, American University, USA
Vol. 16, No 4, 2014 Regular Issue
Vol. 16, No 5, 2014 Information Reuse, Integration, and Reusable Systems
Guest Editors: Chengcui Zhang, The University of Alabama at
Birmingham, USA Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA
Bhavani Thuraisingham, The University of Texas at
Dallas, USA James Joshi, University of Pittsburgh,
USA
Vol. 17, No 1, 2015 IS/IT Success and Failure
Guest Editors: Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Swansea University, UK
David Wastell, Nottingham University, UK
Helle Zinner Henriksen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Rahul De’, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
Vol. 17, No 2, 2015 Internet of Things (IoT) and Applications
Guest Editors: Pan Wang, Wuhan University of Technology, China
Ricardo Valerdi, University of Arizona, USA
Shangming Zhou, Swansea University, UK
Ling Li, Old Dominion University, USA
Vol. 17, No 3, 2015 The role of information technology in service delivery
Guest Editors: Jaeki Song, Texas Tech University, USA
Jeff Baker, American University of Sharjah, UAE
Fred D. Davis, University of Arkansas, USA
Vol. 17, No 4, 2015 Agreement Technologies
Guest Editors: Carlos Iván Chesñevar,, Universidad Nacional del
Sur, Argentina Eva Onaindia, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia,
Spain Sascha Ossowski, University Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
George Vouros, University of Piraeus, Greece
Vol. 17, No 5, 2015 Advances in secure knowledge management in the big data era
  Guest Editors: Chittaranjan Hota, , BITS-Pilani,Hyderabad campus, India
Shambhu Upadhyaya, University at Buffalo, USA
Jamal Nazzal Al -Karaki, Abu Dhabi Polytechnic, UAE
Guest Advisory Editors: Nasir Memon,, New York University, USA
Vol. 17, No 6, 2015 Business Process Analytics
Guest Editors: Karl R. Lang, City University of New York, USA Vojislav B. Misic,
Ryerson University, Canada J. Leon Zhao, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Vol. 18, No 1, 2016 Collaboration technology in teams and organizations
Guest Editors: Gert -Jan de Vreede,, University of South Florida, USA
Pedro Antunes, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Julita Vassileva, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Marco Aurélio Gerosa, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Kewen Wu, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Vol. 18, No 2, 2016 Big data and analytics in healthcare
Guest Editors: Atreyi Kankanhalli,, National University of Singapore,
Singapore Jungpil Hahn, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Sharon Tan, National University of Singapore,
Singapore Gordon Gao, University of
Maryland, USA
Vol. 18, No 3, 2016 Emerging service orientations and transformations (SOT)
Guest Editors: Haluk Demirkan, University of Washington-Tacoma, USA James C.
Spohrer, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
Vol. 18, No 4, 2016 Web of th ings
Guest Editors: Quan Z, Sheng, School of Computer Science, The University of Adelaide
Xue Li, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of
Queensland Anne H. H. Ngu, Department of Computer Science, Texas State University
Yongrui Qin, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield Dong Xie, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Hunan University of Humanities, Science and Technology.
Vol. 18, No 5, 2016 Foundations of Reuse
Guest Editors: Thouraya Bouabana-Tebibel, LCSI Laboratory Ecole nNationale
Supérieure d’Informatique Algiers, Algeria
Stuart H. Rubin, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, USA
Vol. 18, No 6, 2016 Knowledge and Competence Management: Developing Enterprise Solutions
Guest Editors: José Braga de Vasconcelos, Universidade Atlântica, Barcarena,
Portugal Chris Kimble, KEDGE Business School and Université Montpellier,
Talence, France Álvaro Rocha, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Vol. 19,No. 1, 2017 Regular Issue
Vol. 19, No 2, 2017 Driving Public Innovation using Big and Open Linked Data
Guest Editors: Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, The
Netherlands
David Konopnicki, IBM Haifa Research Lab, Israel
Teresa Harrison, University at Albany, USA
Jane L. Snowdon, IBM Corporation, USA
Adegboyega Ojo, National University of Ireland, Ireland
Vol. 19 No 4, 2017 Smart, Connected Hospitality and Tourism
Guest Editors: Fevzi Okumus, The University of Central Florida
Cihan Cobanoglu, The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
Francesco Ricci, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Chulmo Koo, Kyung Hee University
Vol. 19 No 5, 2017 Computational Intelligence and Applications
Guest Editors: Vijayan Sugumaran, Oakland University, USA Geetha, T. V., Anna
University, India
Manjula, D, Anna University, India
  Hema Gopal, Tata Consultancy Services, India
Vol. 19, No 6, 2017 Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence in Industry
Guest Editors: Shih-Chia Huang, Department of Electronic Engineering, National
Taipei University of Technology, Taipei City, Taiwan
Suzanne McIntosh, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Center for Data
Science, New York University, New YorCenter for Urban Science and Progress, New York University, New York, USA
Patrick C. K. Hung, Faculty of Business and Information Technology, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada
Vol. 20, No. 1, 2018 Special Section on Advances in Databases and Information Systems
Guest Editors: Ladjel Bellatreche, LIAS/ISAE-ENSMA – Poitiers University Poitiers
France Patrick Valduriez, INRIA and LIRMM Montpellier France
Tadeusz Morzy, Institute of Computing Science Poznan University of Technology Poznan Poland
Vol. 20, No. 2, 2018 Special Issue on Big Data & Analytics for Societal Impact: Recent Research and Trends
Guest Editors: Ashish Gupta, Auburn University Auburn USA
Amit Deokar, University of Massachusetts Lowell Lowell USA
Lakshmi Iyer, Appalachian State University Boone USA
Ramesh Sharda, Oklahoma State University Stillwater USA
Dave Schrader, Teradata University Network Dayton USA
Vol. 20, No. 3, 2018 Special Issue on Social Media: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Guest Editors: Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Emerging Markets Research Centre (EMaRC),
School of Management Swansea University Swansea UK
Gerald Kelly, Sony UK Technology Centre Bridgend UK
Marijn Janssen, Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management Delft University of Technology Delft The Netherlands
Nripendra P Rana,
Emma L. Slade, School of Economics, Finance and Management University of Bristol Bristol UK
Marc Clement School of Management Swansea University, Bay Campus Swansea UK
Vol. 20, No. 4, 2018 Special Issue on Disaster Management And Information Systems: Insights To Emerging Challenges
Guest Editors: Ghassan Beydoun, School of System, Management and Leadership
University of Technology Sydney Ultimo Australia, Sergiu Dascalu, Department of Computer Science and Engineering University of Nevada Reno USA, Dale Dominey-Howes, School of Geosciences The University of Sydney Camperdown Australia, Andrew Sheehan, Flood Partnership | Waterways and Land Melbourne Water Melbourne Australia
Vol. 20, No. 5, 2018 Special Issue on Exploitation of Social Media for Emergency Relief and Preparedness: Recent Research and Trends
Guest Editors: Saptarshi Ghosh, IIT Kharagpur Kharagpur India
Kripabandhu Ghosh, IIT Kanpur Kanpur India
Debasis Ganguly, IBM Research Dublin Ireland
Tanmoy Chakraborty, IIIT Delhi Delhi India
Gareth J. F. Jones, Adapt Centre Dublin City University Dublin Ireland
Marie-Francine Moens, KU Leuven Leuven Belgium
Muhammad Imran, Qatar Computing Research Institute Al Rayyan Qatar
Vol. 21, No. 1, 2019 Special Issue on Recent Trends in Reuse and Integration
Guest Editors:
Thouraya Bouabana-Tebibel, Lydia Bouzar-Benlabiod, Laboratoire de la Communication dans les Systèmes Informatiques, Ecole nationale Supérieure d’Informatique, Algérie
Stuart H. Rubin, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, CA, USA
Vol. 21, No. 2, 2019 Regular Issue
Vol. 21, No. 3, 2019 Special Issue on Digital Nations - Smart Cities, Innovation & Sustainability
Guest Editors:
Arpan Kumar Kar, Vigneswara Ilavarasan, M. P. Gupta, Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
Ravi Kothari, Ashoka University, Sonipat, Indi
Vol. 21, No. 4, 2019 Special Section on Data Analytics in Behavioral Research
Guest Editors:
Luvai Motiwalla & Amit V. Deokar, Department of Operations & Information Systems, Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, USA Surendra Sarnikar, Department of Management, College of Business and Economics, California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA, USA
Angelika Dimoka, Department of Management Information Systems, Fox School of Business, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Vol. 21, No. 5, 2019 Regular Issue
Vol. 21, No. 6, 2019 Special Issue on Cyber Security, Privacy and Ethics of Information Systems
Guest Editors:
Alessandro Acquisti, Carnegie Mellon University USA
Tamara Dinev, Florida Atlantic University USA
Mark Keil, Georgia State University USA

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