Welcome to WITS 2016

Theme: Addressing Societal Challenges through Analytics

We are living in a world in which technology and data are rapidly transforming organizations, industries and societies. Information systems and data analytics are providing unprecedented opportunities to not only transform business processes and increase productivity but also tackle various social and economic problems. In this conference we particularly encourage submissions that address the world’s most urgent and challenging problems through analytics and other IT-based solutions. A few examples include technology-driven solutions to design smart markets in energy, using big data to design better urban transportation systems, social media analytics for health, technology driven agility and responsiveness for businesses, technology platforms for smart cities, and open-data initiatives as mechanisms to address important problems in policy.

In addition to papers directly related to the theme, we also welcome research papers from a broad range of topics including the following:

Agent-based Systems

Agile System Development

Cloud Computing

Computational Ontology

Collaboration & Negotiation Support Systems

Conceptual Modeling

Data, Text and Web Mining

Data Warehousing & OLAP

E-Business and E-Commerce

Enterprise Systems and Resource Planning

Green IT

Grid Computing

Healthcare IT

Human-Computer Interface

Information Personalization Technology

Information Quality, Privacy, and Security

Intelligent Systems and Technologies

Knowledge Management Technologies

Machine Learning

Mobile Commerce and Wireless Technologies

Peer-to-peer Economy

Peer-to-peer Technologies

Process Management and Mining

Recommender Systems

Resource and Organizational Modeling

Search Engines

Security Techniques for Information Systems

Service-Oriented Architecture

Smart Markets

Social Networks

Supply Chains and IT

Systems Analysis and Design

Deadline for paper submission

August 15, 2016

Notification of paper acceptance

October 1, 2016

Conference dates

December 15-16

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