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About the journal


Basic information

JISTEM Journal of Information Systems and Technology Management.

JISTEM is a peer-reviewed free online international journal. The journal is published every four months. JISTEM was created in 2004 by Prof. Edson Luiz Riccio and is published by TECSI - FEA/USP

JISTEM mission is to publish significant research relevant to the field of Information Systems and Technology Management and Information Sciences in the organizations and society in a multidisciplinary perspective.

JISTEM is assessed by the Brazilian System Qualis/CAPES.

Its abbreviated title is JISTEM., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.



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Intellectual Property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution type BY.



The publication is supported by: TECSI FEA USP and MCT/CNPq and MEC/CAPES

  • TECSI Laboratório de Tecnologia e Sistemas de Informação TECSI


  • Credenciamento e apoio financeiro do: Programa de apoio as publicações cientificas periódicas da USP Comissão de Credenciamento




Editorial Board




Editorial Comission


Editorial board

Editorial Policy Committee

  • Armando Malheiro da Silva, University of Minho, Minho, Portugal
  • Christophe Benavent, Université Paris Quest Nanterre La Defense, Nanterre, Paris, France
  • Henrique Mello Rodrigues de Freitas, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • JaeJon Kim, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Chonnam, Korea
  • Luc Marie Quoniam, University of Toulon Var, Toulon, Var, France
  • Michael D Myers, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Miklos Vasarhelyi, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Neward, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Rejane Maria da Costa, Catholic University of Brasilia, Brasília, DF, Brazil
  • Robert D. Galliers, Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Scientific Editorial Committee

  • Adam Mazurkiewicz, Instytut Technologii Eksploatacji, Radom, Poland
  • Adalberto A. Fischmann, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Antonio Carlos dos Santos, Federal University of Sao Carlos, São Carlos, SP, Brazil
  • Birger Hjorland, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Burak Arzova, Marmara University, Marmara, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Dennis F. Galletta, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pensilvânia, United States of America
  • Fabio Frezatti, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Fernando Colmenero Ferreira, University of Madeira, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
  • Geraldo Lino de Campos, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Gilson Schwartz, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Guilherme Ari Plonski, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Jan Capek, Univerzita Pardubice, Pardubice, Pardubice, Czech Republic
  • Jose Dutra de Oliveira Neto, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Jose Rodrigues Filho, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil
  • Marlei Pozzebon, HEC Montréal, Montréal, Canada
  • Miguel Juan Bacic, University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil
  • Napoleao Verardi Galegale, Centro Paula Souza and Galegale Associados, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Rosana Grillo Goncalves, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • Salvador Ruiz-de-Chavez, APCAM, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico


Editorial Production

  • Review
    Contact Languages
  • Composition and Artwork


Instructions to authors


Scope and Policy

JISTEM aims to publish high quality academic articles with solid methodology from the areas of Information Systems, Information Technology and Information Science concerning all aspects of Management in a multidisciplinary perspective.

The journal scope is to publish research papers containing empirical contribution to knowledge in the main fields including cross-cultural and cross-national studies.

All papers submitted for evaluation must be original and should not be under review in any other publication. Articles should be in accordance with the objectives proposed by the journal. All papers submitted for evaluation of JISTEM are evaluated by the Editor. If accepted, they are evaluated by the Scientific Board or ad hoc, in double blind review. A copy of the reviewers' comments is sent to the authors. If approved, the article goes through editorial advice, spelling and grammar review. The estimated timeframe for the evaluation process is two to four months.


Form and preparation of manuscripts

Submission of Manuscripts

Register at "Online Submissions" and submit your paper accordingly to JISTEM guidelines.

a) Manuscript style

Articles must be submitted in English, Spanish, Portuguese or French in MS-Word format. JISTEM primarily publishes articles in English.

First page must present: title of the article, author's full name, affiliation, full address, telephone, email, fax and a brief curriculum vitae. Limit of 3 co-authors per article.

Second page must present: title of the article, abstract in the original language of the article of about 100 words, title, area and 5 key words (if accepted an abstract in English and key-words will be required),

Articles must be limited to 30 pages in double-space, Arial or times new roman, 12 points;

Authors must include figures and graphics in high-resolution 300 dpi (jpg or gif). They must be numbered (Arabic) and with the complete title. References to each table or figure have to be made in the text.

Authors must submit the questionnaires and research results to the editor and review purposes.

Acknowledgments to institutions regarding financial support can be included only in the final accepted version.

b) Structure Style

Articles should clearly present the Abstract, Introduction, Objectives, Justification, Question, literature review, research method, results, conclusion, recommendation and limitation, plus references;

References are to follow the American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines. More detailed explanations and examples of these guidelines can be found at the following locations: or Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed., 2010) American Psychological Association (APA).A list of reference must be presented in alphabetical order.

A glossary can be included in the end of the article if needed.

2) Book Review

Book review should be sent by Prof. Edson Luiz Riccio at



Send of manuscripts

Articles submitted for publication in JISTEM must be sent via journal's website:, at "Online Submissions ".

Articles may be submitted in Portuguese, Spanish, English or French.

Please review the detailed information on article format and the journal's editorial policies in the items titled "Scope and Policy" and "Authors Guidelines "



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