About This Journal
Overview of Journal
The Journal is an AIS journal that focuses on enhancing the knowledge in information
technology management with an emphasis on the research and development in the Asia Pacific
Region. It is a quarterly journal that will publish high-quality organizational and technical research
papers in information systems. The Journal invites submissions of various types of materials,
including original, unpublished research papers, short research notes and commentaries,
conceptual papers (e.g. milestone position papers, reviews of key research areas, and major new
frameworks in information systems), case studies in the Asia pacific region, and reviews of new
books in information systems and related areas.
Topics of Interests
Topics suitable for publication in the Journal include but are not limited to the followings.
(1) IS Development in Asia Pacific:
for example, information systems in the Asia Pacific
region and other developing countries, government information policies, cultural issues in
information systems development, and privacy and other societal issues.
(2) Information System Theory and Research Methods:
issues include theoretical
foundation of information systems, research methods, and philosophical aspects of
(3) Information Systems Development:
contents may be related to design and
implementation of information systems, techniques for system analysis and design,
object-oriented design and web services, rapid application development, and systems
implementation and project management.
(4) Management of Information Systems:
this topic includes issues such as strategic
planning of information systems, management of information systems, computer center
management, adoption and diffusion of information systems, information systems
outsourcing, and planning and evaluation of information systems projects.
(5) Technical Development in information systems:
issues include telecommunication
infrastructure, artificial intelligence and data mining, tools and techniques for systems
development, computer security, and modeling information systems processes
(6) E-business and other applications:
issues such as E-business and e-commerce,
decision support systems, knowledge-based systems, mobile and location-based
commerce, ERP and supply chain management, and Internet marketing and customized
services are included.
(7) Group and Organizational applications:
this topic contains issues of group support
systems, power and organizational aspects of information systems, organizational impact
and organizational changes, business process re-engineering, and so on.
Authors are invited to submit original and unpublished papers. All manuscripts intended for
publication must be written in English (American style). Submitted papers will be blind and peer
reviewed on the basis of technical quality, relevance to information systems, originality,
significance, and clarity. The paper format should follow the Journal of the Association for
Information Systems (JAIS) style. The style guide is available on the journal website. Papers
should be submitted through the online submission system at