Trends in Data Analytics
Submission deadline: 15 December 2014
Publication: July/August 2015
This special issue of IT Professional will review trends, approaches, applications, and methodologies that businesses must understand and leverage to capitalize on new developments in analytics. Analytics is a broad conceptual space, and the marketplace is crowded with vendor claims and marketing hype. Business and technology leaders know they need to build new capabilities to stay relevant, but which technologies are worth the investment and which are just fads or are overblown with unrealistic expectations?
Data and text analytics holds great promise to revolutionize mature and emerging industries. The proliferation of online and customer experience applications, along with the connected world and Internet of Things, vastly increases the number and types of data sources. Data is streaming from all manner of systems, processes, and tools, and the data exhaust of these applications becomes the fuel for new classes of system. Add to this the privacy and security issues brought about by new mechanisms for interpreting and connecting data, and the corporate Chief Data Officer, Chief Information Officer, and Chief Marketing Officers have their work cut out for them in making sense of the shifting landscape of tools and ocean of data sources. We seek high-quality contributions from industry, government, business, and academia that address these trends, issues, and challenges. Topics of interest include
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Feature articles should be no longer than 4,200 words (with tables and figures each counting as 300 words) and have no more than 20 references. Illustrations are welcome. For author guidelines, including sample articles see www.computer.org/web/peerreviewmagazines/acitpro.
Submit your article at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/itpro-cs.
For further information, please contact the Guest Editors:
- Seth Earley, Earley & Associates, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jinan Fiaidhi, Lakehead University, email@example.com
- Vladimir Dimitrov, University of Sofia, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Maria R. Lee, Shih Chien University, email@example.com