it - Information Technology is a strictly peer-reviewed scientific journal. It is the oldest German journal in the field of information technology. Today, the major aim of it - Information Technology is highlighting issues on ongoing newsworthy areas in information technology and informatics and their application. It aims at presenting the topics with a holistic view. It addresses scientists, graduate students, and experts in industrial research and development.
it - Information Technology is the organ of the faculties Technical Informatics and Computer Science in the Life Sciences of the German Informatics Society (GI - Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.) and faculty Technical Informatics of the Information Technology Society (ITG) within the VDE (Verband der Elektrotechnik, Elektronik und Informationstechnik e.V.).
Comprehensible introduction of problems related to information technology
Basic and applicative methods
Interdisciplinary approach to IT
High quality peer-review
Rapid online publication of acccepted contributions as “ahead-of-print” versions
it - Information Technology was founded as Elektronische Rechenanlagen in 1959. To live up to the changes in the scientific and technological world it changed its name and shape several times. In 1986 it became it - Informationstechnik and it+ti - Informationstechnik und Technische Informatik in 1993. In 2002, the journal got the current name it - Information Technology.
Abstracting & Indexing
it - Information Technology is covered by the following services:
ACM Digital Library
CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
EBSCO (relevant databases)
EBSCO Discovery Service
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
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Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Stefan Conrad, University of Düsseldorf, Germany
Editorial Board Dr. Heinrich Arnold, Deutsche Telekom AG, Berlin, Germany Prof. Dr. Andreas Butz, University of Munich, Germany Dr. Ulrich Flegel, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, Germany Prof. Dr. Görschwin Fey, TU Hamburg, Germany Prof. Dr. Andreas Herkersdorf, Technical University of Munich, Germany Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anne Koziolek, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany Prof. Dr. Paul Molitor, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany Prof. Dr. Richard Lenz, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany Prof. Dr. Paul Müller, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany Prof. Dr. Ronald Maier, University of Innsbruck, Austria Prof. Dr. Mareike Schoop, University of Hohenheim, Germany Prof. Dr. Falk Schreiber, University of Konstanz, Germany
Editor of Honour Prof. Dr. Heinz Zemanek †, Technical University of Vienna, Austria