General Submissions

IT Professional, an IEEE Computer Society magazine designed for developers and managers of enterprise information systems, seeks original submissions for publication. Coverage areas include (but are by no means limited to) emerging technologies, cloud computing, Web 2.0 and services, cybersecurity, mobile computing, green information technology, health information technology, social software, data management and mining, enterprise architectures and infrastructures, software development, systems integration, communication networks, datacenter operations, office automation, IT asset management, and radio frequency identification. Summaries of works in progress, what worked for you, and what didn’t are most welcome, as are tutorials and articles accompanied by web-based demos.

Only submissions that describe previously unpublished, original, state-of-the-art research and that are not currently under review by a conference or journal will be considered. Extended versions of conference papers must be at least 30 percent different from the original conference works.

Feature articles should be no longer than 4,200 words and have no more than 20 references (with tables and figures counting as 300 words each). For author guidelines, including sample articles, see

All manuscripts must be submitted to ScholarOne Manuscripts ( by the deadline in order to be considered for publication. Submissions are subject to peer review on both technical merit and relevance to IT Pro’s readership.

Articles should be understandable by a broad audience of computer science and engineering professionals, avoiding a focus on theory, mathematics, jargon, and abstract concepts.

For author guidelines and information on how to submit a manuscript, visit For full paper submission, please visit