Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

This ITMSOC-ITM invites original empirical (qualitative or quantitative) research, literature reviews, theoretical or methodological contributions, integrative reviews, meta-analyses, comparative or historical studies on the following topics:

  •  Managing the rapid changes in information technology
  • Enterprise architecture
  • IT and data architecture
  • IT project management
  • Big data and data science project management
  • IT applications and policy in various domain
  • Emerging advances in IT and new applications
  • Implications of digital convergence and growth of IT
  • Managing national information infrastructure
  • Managing networks, including corporate networks
  • Intelligent organizations
  • IT and network organizations
  • Jurisdiction in cyberspace
  • Enterprise resource models, knowledge management/repositories
  • Customer relationship management and IT
  • Intellectual property rights in IT
  • Intelligent agents and distributed software development
  • Management/geographic information, geographic information systems 

The ITMSOC-ITM also invites contributions from all the associated disciplines. It particularly welcomes articles concerning health communication issues in developing countries. Manuscripts examining a wide range of related topics are welcomed.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Prior to their publication in the ITMSOC-ITM the scientific articles are reviewed by peer with regard to their form and contents. No article will be published without this peer review which ensures that the scientific standards are met.

The articles are reviewed twice and blindly: At first, the printable electronic version is checked by the editorial staff, represented by its chairman with regard to its form, especially the correct classification, as well as its completeness and machine readability.

The classification is proposed by the author and checked by the editorial staff in agreement with the editor. The two peers are chosen from the specific subject group in cyclical, alphabetical order. If the publication can be allocated to two categories it may be reviewed by one peer from each subject group. Furthermore, reviewing peers should not work at the same institute or company or in the same location. Publications will be reviewed anonymously so that the peers do not know the author and vice versa. The peers have a choice of the following recommendation categories:



revision required

will not be published in ITMSOC-ITM


Based on these recommendations the editorial board, represented by its chairman, decides on the publication of an article. The author will be informed about its decision and motivations. When an article is accepted for publication with reservation the revised version will be reviewed by at least one other peer prior to publication. A publication in the ITMSOC-ITM is free of charge as far as no translations or technical revisions are required and ordered separately by the author from the editorial staff of the ITMSOC-ITM. The author shall supply a significant abstract of his article in English only.


Publication Frequency

ITMSOC-ITM is annually published on December. The deadline of the paper submission is on July.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


About Journal

ITMSOC Transactions on Information Technology Management (ITMSOC-ITM) is a transaction of the ITMSOC journal. It is refereed and highly professional journal covering information technology management, its evolution and future prospects. It addresses technological, managerial, political, economic and organisational aspects of the application of IT management. ITMSOC-ITM covers developments in the theory and applications of Information Technology, Management, and their inter disciplinary contribution in various levels and aspects.