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International Journal of Information Technology and Management
International Journal of Information Technology and Management


Special Issue on: "Information Technology Risks: Benefits or Threats?"

Guest Editor: Desheng Dash Wu, University of Toronto, Canada

Modern business has undoubtedly benefited from the rapid development of Information Technology (IT) tools. On the other hand, IT risk has become one of the most significant threats posed to companies, with a common sense from senior risk managers that this represents a very high threat to business in today’s economy. Business exists to cope with risks, including IT risks. As time spans, management of existing IT systems that are being used by business requires constant and continuous check and review. Companies continuously seek methods and techniques to improve performance to achieve optimised efficiency and effectiveness of utilizing IT tools.

This special issue is intended to present the state-of-the-art work that demonstrates tools to manage IT risks and thus improve IT management in the e-society. Both theoretical and applied work is welcome.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following aspects:
  • Enterprise risk management related to IT
  • IT security
  • Emerging advances in IT and its new applications
  • Management of IT systems in financial risks
  • IT and e-governance
  • IT risk assessment
  • Productivity uncertainty of adopting different IT tools
  • IT and uncertainty and risks in the supply chain
  • IT outsourcing assessment
  • Other issues related to IT risks

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: August 10, 2010 (extended)