Information For Authors

The term 'enterprise systems' encompasses all kinds of business information systems like ERP, CRM, MES and SCM. Enterprise systems allow enterprises to save, structure, process and evaluate their data and thereby gain advantages in competition. Companies invest extensive amounts of money aiming for more efficient planning strategies or shorter responding times to customer requirements. The importance of enterprise systems grows steadily and there is an increasing demand for research and the development of new applications.

In order for enterprise systems to continue to fulfill their essential role, systems must adapt to the new needs of organizations and markets and respond to the technological advancements in the market. 

Covered topics include but are not limited to

  • Enterprise system architecture 
    • New developments related to 
      • User interface layer (e.g. speech, individualization)
      • Process layer (e.g. business process modeling)
      • Application layer (e.g. new functions)
      • Data layer (e.g. modern data base concepts)
      • Infrastructure layer (e.g. cloud)
    • Integration with other enterprise systems and specialized systems
    • New technologies for enterprise systems, e.g. artificial intelligence, augmented reality, robotic process automation
    • Reference Models for enterprise systems
  • Enterprise system project and life cycle related topics
    • Selection, implementation, operation and migration 
    • Adaptation of enterprise systems
    • Agility
    • Change management
    • Education and teaching of enterprise systems
  • Enterprise system strategy
    • competitive advantage / disadvantage with enterprise systems
  • Enterprise system vendors
    • Enterprise systems for special industries
    • Enterprise systems for SME
    • Enterprise systems for startups
    • Industry-specific adoptions
    • Enterprise systems operation models (e.g. on premise, hybrid, Saas, Paas, Iaas)
    • Market analysis
  • Enterprise system ecosystems

Article classification

Original research, case studies and reviews are welcome for submission.

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