Information Technology (IT) Strategy Applications: Leveraging Information Technology for Transforming Organizations

A special issue of Information (ISSN 2078-2489). This special issue belongs to the section "Information Systems".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2025 | Viewed by 52

Special Issue Editors


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Global Institute of IT Management, New York, NY, USA
Interests: management strategies; information systems strategies

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Information Systems and Business Analytics, College of Professional Programs, Eastern Washington University, Spokane, WA, USA
Interests: information technology; cloud computing; management; knowledge management; information system management; IT project management; information technology management

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Center of Applied Social Science, Program of Postgraduate in Controllership and Corporate Finance, Mackenzie Presbyterian University (UPM), Rua da Consolação, 930, Consolação, São Paulo 01302-907, SP, Brazil
Interests: performance management; strategic management; information systems strategies

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The landscape of information technology (IT) is ever evolving, with emerging technologies continuously reshaping how organizations operate, compete, and thrive. As businesses strive to adapt and innovate in the digital age, the strategic application of IT has become pivotal in driving organizational transformation. To explore these dynamic shifts and their profound impacts, we invite submissions for our upcoming Special Issue on IT Strategy Applications: Leveraging Information Technology for Transforming Organizations. An IT strategy is a plan that helps organizations to achieve business objectives and goals using information technology.

This Special Issue aims to bring together cutting-edge research, case studies, and theoretical frameworks that highlight the critical role of IT in organizational transformation, seeking contributions that delve into various aspects of IT strategy including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Strategic Alignment Maturity (Luftman model);
  • IT governance and risk management;
  • Digital transformation strategies;
  • IT-enabled innovation and competitive advantage;
  • Data analytics and business intelligence for strategy making;
  • IT talent management and workforce development strategies;
  • Cloud computing and IT infrastructure strategies;
  • E-business strategies;
  • Digital entrepreneurship strategies;
  • IT project management strategies;
  • Current and emerging technologies (AI, IoT, blockchain, quantum computing, Metaverse, etc.);
  • Change management in IT;
  • Cyber security strategies;
  • Performance measurement and IT metrics;
  • IT’s role in strategic partnerships and alliances;
  • Sustainable IT practices;
  • Regulatory compliance and IT

Submissions are encouraged from academic researchers, industry practitioners, and policymakers, providing valuable insights and practical recommendations that can guide organizations in effectively leveraging IT for transformative outcomes.

This Special Issue offers authors the opportunity to showcase their work to a global audience and contribute to the broader understanding and advancement of IT strategies in contemporary organizations, exploring the transformative power of information technology and its strategic applications in today's dynamic business environment.

Dr. Jerry Luftman
Dr. Rajeev Dwivedi
Dr. Adilson Carlos Yoshikuni
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • strategic alignment maturity (Luftman model)
  • IT governance and risk management
  • digital transformation strategies
  • IT-enabled innovation and competitive advantage
  • data analytics and business intelligence for strategy making
  • IT talent management and workforce development strategies
  • cloud computing and IT infrastructure strategies
  • e-business strategies
  • digital entrepreneurship strategies
  • IT project management strategies
  • current and emerging technologies (AI, IoT, blockchain, quantum computing, metaverse, etc.)
  • change management in IT
  • cyber security strategies
  • performance measurement and IT metrics
  • IT’s role in strategic partnerships and alliances
  • sustainable IT practices
  • regulatory compliance and IT

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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