IJEBR 2014 : International Journal of E-Business Research
Call For Papers
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SUBMISSION DUE DATE (Extended): October 30, 2013
SPECIAL ISSUE ON Electronic Business Interoperability: Moving Towards Common Understanding of the E-Business Environment
International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR)
Guest Editor: Ejub Kajan
Since the advent of EDI, practitioners and researchers have longed for an e-business environment where business transactions can be conducted in a fair and open manner regardless of the origin and size of enterprises. Despite many failures and disappointments, an overarching idea has stayed alive: define, develop, and implement a fully interoperable e-business framework that is able to overcome all existing heterogeneities and allow for easy participation in e-business. However, the openness of such environments are limited to the particular framework deployed, and additionally may be decreased due to so called additional features that vendors like to offer to get a larger slice of the market. In recent years, many technological enablers, known as advanced Web technologies, and Web x.0 as well as their mixture, have been developed and deployed in e-commerce frameworks. Currently, a vision, concrete results that lead to common understanding of the e-business environment where technologies are deployed with full potential, and their intelligent combination are necessary to meet full interoperability requirements.
OBJECTIVE OF THE SPECIAL ISSUE:
This special issue seeks to foster a scientific understanding of e-business interoperability, forecast future trends in the area, and provide a timely publication of current research efforts,. This special issue is concerned not only with particular advanced technologies or their mixture, but also with the conceptual frameworks, new business models and business process modeling, and security issues.
Topics to be discussed in this special issue include (but are not limited to) the following:
• Conceptual frameworks for global e-business in terms of advanced technologies
• Interoperability frameworks between end users (customers, citizens, employees), enterprises and governments
• Influence of Web.2.0
• Achievements of Web service networks
• Web 3.0, issues, results, and challenges
• Towards Web intelligence for advanced E-Business
• Internet of Things and E-Business: concepts, opportunities, and challenges
• Towards common understanding in E-Business (A2A, B2B, G2B, …)
• Business process modeling in (and for) new environments
• New business models influenced by recent technological achievements
• The impact of agent technologies on the common understanding of E-Business
• Connecting together the power of several technologies
• Security and privacy in advanced E-Business environments
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit papers for this special theme issue on or before 30 September 2013. All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another publication. INTERESTED AUTHORS SHOULD CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at
All submitted papers will be reviewed on a double-blind, peer review basis. Papers must follow APA style for reference citations.
Submissions due: October 30, 2013
Reviews to authors: December 31, 2013
Revised manuscripts due: March 1, 2014
Publication: July 1, 2014, IJEBR 10(3)
ABOUT International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR):
The primary objective of the International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR) is to provide an international forum for researchers and practitioners to advance the knowledge and practice of all facets of electronic business. Emerging e-business theories, architectures, and technologies are emphasized to stimulate and disseminate cutting-edge information into research and business communities in a timely fashion. The secondary objective of this journal is to develop a comprehensive framework of e-business by taking a multidisciplinary approach to understanding e-business and its implications on businesses and economies. This journal will serve as an integrated e-business knowledge base for those who are interested in contributing to the advancement of e-business theory and practice through a variety of research methods including theoretical, experimental, case, and survey research methods.
This journal is an official publication of the Information Resources Management Association
Editor-in-Chief: Professor In Lee
Published: Quarterly (both in Print and Electronic form)
The International Journal of E-Business Research is published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference”, “Business Science Reference”, and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com.
All submissions should be should be directed to the attention of:
Dr. Ejub Kajan
International Journal of E-Business Research
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