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The Impact of Smart Technology on Users and Society

icesSpecial issue call for papers from Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society

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Guest Editors

Tomayess Issa, Pedro Isaias and Piet Kommers


About the Special Issue

In the 21st Century, Smart Technologies introduce to various stakeholders in Society, namely users, businesses and education to improve performance, productivity, and to increase satisfaction.

Smart Technology has changed stakeholders understanding and perspective toward performing business, collaboration cooperation, communication and connection. Stakeholders are using smart technology to retrieve information, education, entertainment, marketing, political, online shopping, and health information.

Adopting these smart technologies in such sectors poses a huge challenge in training and implementation. Nonetheless, using such technologies will improve several areas performance and productivity; reduce costs, improve sustainability, increase users’ satisfaction, retention, and loyalty in the long run.

However, new threats will be introduces (i.e. Security, privacy, legal conflicts and risky reputation if it is used inappropriately). This special issue aims to investigate and assess smart technologies effects and influences on users and society in general.


About the Journal

The Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society aims to promote thoughtful dialogue regarding the wider social and ethical issues related to the planning, development, implementation and use of new media and information and communication technologies.

Find out more by visiting the journal homepage here


Submit your article

The deadline for submitting new and extended papers is: May 2 2016

The special issue will be Vol 14 Issue 4, published in 2016

Papers will be between 5500 and 7000 words

Author guidelines can be found here

Please submit your article through ScholarOne Manuscripts, the online submission and peer review system.


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