About IT Professional

Technology Solutions for the Enterprise

IT Professional is a bimonthly publication of the IEEE Computer Society for the developers and managers of enterprise information systems. Coverage areas include emerging technologies, Web services, Internet security, data management, enterprise architectures and infrastructures, software development, systems integration, and wireless networks.

IT Professional, ISSN 1520-9202

Scope

IT has emerged as an exciting, robust field unto itself, drawing on applications, data engineering, algorithms, system software, computer systems organization, and other contemporary computer technologies as applied to business problems. IT Pro publishes articles that cross all these fields, defining the synergistic partnerships and interactions among them. All articles are readable by IT specialists employed in various industries worldwide; i.e., IT Pro articles should overcome the barriers usually created by industry-oriented vocabularies. Articles on topics across the IT spectrum are encouraged.

A sampling of topics follows: Building the corporate networking; Information resources for strategic infrastructure competitive advantage; Business intelligence applications; Internet/lntranet design and organization; Case studies applications and security; Collaborative technology; IT training issues; Conversion of legacy data; IT management and leadership; Cooperative information systems; IT strategic planning; Data distribution from multiple databases; IT tools; Data warehousing/storage issues; Intellectual property and other legal issues; Data mining; Interoperability of UNIX and NT; Decision Support Systems (DSS); Online analytical processing (OLAP); Design engineering and implementation; Online transaction processing (OLTP) of complex computer systems; Opinion pieces and analyses of trends; Developing and maintaining databases facilitated by IT; Distributed databases; Project management and prioritization of complex organizations; Systems administration; Document management systems; Systems integration; Electronic commerce applications and systems; Use and application of IT standards; Executive Information Systems (EIS); Worknow automation and systems; Y2K.