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  • Front Cover 
  • Front Cover

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): c1
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  • Masthead 
  • Masthead

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of Contents 
  • Table of Contents

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • From the Editors 
  • Do Web 4.0 and Industry 4.0 Imply Education X.0?

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):4 - 7
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  • IT Trends 
  • Big Data and Big Money: The Role of Data in the Financial Sector

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):8 - 10
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    The author discusses the relevance of big data approaches to the financial sector, outlining challenges to adoption as well as future opportunities for technology development. Corporate banking, including financial markets, corporate credit, and trading, entails massive volumes of both transactions and money, making it a promising focus for new IT technologies. View full abstract»

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  • IT in Emerging Markets 
  • The Russian Reversal: From Developed to Emerging IT

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):11 - 13
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    The socialist revolution in Russia, together with isolation induced by the Iron Curtain, shaped the particularities of the Soviet IT industry. Here, the author describes IT in Russia, from its strengths during the Soviet era, to its westernization during the dotcom boom, to its reputation today for all-powerful "Russian hackers," which suggests a solid basis for high-tech operations. View full abstract»

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  • Guest Editors' Introduction 
  • Mobile Data Analytics

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):14 - 16
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  • Mobile Data Analytics 
  • Changing Mobile Data Analysis through Deep Learning

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):17 - 23
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    Situational and context awareness are becoming more and more important on the road toward intelligent machines and devices that can offer a comprehensive toolset for improving quality of life. The increased computational capacity of personal and smart devices, and their constantly increasing capabilities for sensing, allow a large amount of collected data to be stored, processed, and transmitted o... View full abstract»

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  • Execution Models for Mobile Data Analytics

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):24 - 30
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    Execution models enable mobile data analytics applications to run on multiple platforms, but these applications need to handle massive heterogeneity. This article discusses various options for designing execution models and presents related challenges. View full abstract»

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  • Recognizing Activities of Daily Living to Improve Well-Being

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):31 - 37
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    The Internet of Things offers a seamlessly integrated world in which mobile devices such as smartphones play an important role. This article presents a novel, single-point service deployment system for collecting and analyzing mobile data pertaining to human users' activities of daily living (ADL), aimed at improving their well-being. View full abstract»

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  • A Two-Layer Clustering Model for Mobile Customer Analysis

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):38 - 44
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    Customer segmentation provides an effective and efficient way to obtain insights into customer characteristics and behavioral preferences. To enhance customer relationship management and focus on a dynamically changing marketplace, the authors built a two-layer clustering model for mobile telecom customer analysis. The first layer identifies the cluster by domain in accordance with the contributio... View full abstract»

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  • Privacy 
  • Scrutinizing Privacy and Accountability in Online Psychosocial Care

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):45 - 51
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    The authors' scrutiny-management technique supports managers and IT developers to systematically address privacy and accountability issues when designing software for the online delivery of health services--specifically, psychosocial care. Their technique is based on scrutinizing two core information flows in the organization: privacy expectations and accountability compliance. The technique suppo... View full abstract»

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  • Smart Systems 
  • Information Modeling for Virtual and Augmented Reality

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):52 - 60
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    Smart building is a rising interdisciplinary research field that aims to improve the monitoring, management, and maintenance of buildings. The authors present an innovative solution for combining building information modeling (BIM) data with ambient information collected by heterogeneous devices deployed in the building. To collect environmental information, they exploit a distributed software arc... View full abstract»

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  • Securing IT 
  • Bystanders' Privacy

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):61 - 65
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    The growing adoption of Internet-connected devices has given rise to significant privacy issues not only for users but also for bystanders. The authors explore privacy concerns related to bystanders' privacy and present a taxonomy of the solutions found in the literature to handle this issue. They also explore open issues that must be addressed in the future. View full abstract»

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  • Data Analytics 
  • The Role of the Chief Data Officer: Managing Expectations

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):66 - 69
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    In this department's continuing series on the evolving role of the chief data officer (CDO), the author breaks down his interview with Ursula Cottone, CDO of Citizens Bank. They discuss a process that began with people rather than data, and examine how projects had to be justified not by direct ROI, but through understanding the process, transparency along the journey, and ongoing expectations man... View full abstract»

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  • IT and Future Employment 
  • IT, Unemployment, and Ideology

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):70 - 72
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    The author reviews Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, by historian Yuval Harari. He examines Harari's speculation about long-term consequences of automation that go beyond unemployment to ideology. In particular, Harari suggest that one potential ideology of the future is dataism, in which we trust technology with more and more of our decisions. View full abstract»

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  • Back Covers 
  • Call for Papers Cyberthreats and Security

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): c3
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  • Prepare to Connect House Advertisement

    Publication Year: 2017, Page(s): c4
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Aims & Scope

IT has emerged as an exciting, robust field unto itself, drawing on applications, data engineering, algorithms, system software, computer systems organization, and other contemporary computer technologies as applied to business problems.

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