In today’s world where technology is changing rapidly, smart businesses have emerged as a new trend in business. These businesses provide new opportunities for growth and development by using new technologies. Technology and the boom of the Internet have caused new businesses to emerge, and many traditional businesses to change their shape and turn to use the Internet. Transformative tools and technologies have added different features to businesses. Through these tools, businesses have found facilities that they did not have in the past. Tools like the Internet of Things and Artificial intelligence of things have helped collect and refine big data. This big data with high production speed, high volume, and great variety along with analytical tools such as artificial intelligence and transparent data storage systems such as blockchain and emphasizing learning methods have helped businesses to perform analysis. All these tools have a high impact on energy saving by optimizing processes. In this special issue, the goal is to show the presence of these technologies and their valuable roles in the development of businesses in innovative ways. Qualitative and quantitative analyses of important business sectors, such as supply chain processes, production, sales, marketing, and digital business reviews with an emphasis on transformative technologies will form essential parts of this special issue.
Digital sustainable business; Smart business; Big data; Internet of things; Artificial intelligence; Blockchain technology; Smart supply chain; Smart factories; Artificial intelligence.
Duration of paper submission: 1 February 2024 to 30 May2024
Submission deadline: May 30, 2024
Author initial notification: June 15, 2024
Revised paper submission: July 15, 2024
Author final notification: July 25, 2024
Acceptance notification after final review: 30 July 2024
Publication: 01 August 2024
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.IJE.ir, select paper type special issue SCBP-2024. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except extended conference papers). A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on IJE web the Instructions for Authors page. Special issue articles subjected to standard flat charges, no page limitation and no extra page charges.
Prof. Reza Tavakkoli-Moghaddam, School of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Hamed Nozari, Department of Management, Islamic Azad University, Emirates Branch, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Email: email@example.com