Special Issue "Digital Technologies in Business, Education and Social Transformation"

Submission Deadline: 30 December 2020 (closed)
Guest Editors
Dr, Muhammad Imran Qureshi, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia
Prof. T Ramayah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr. Shaghayegh Maleki Far, RMIT University, Australia


Digital Technologies has largely reshaped modern societies. The effect of these technologies can be felt in all aspect of human life. However, during the recent pandemic, all sectors of the economy optimized the benefits of these technologies. The societies have altered, and education systems have been reformed at large. The current special issue aims to document the effectiveness of these digital technologies in social transformation and digitalization of the education. The focus areas for the proposed special issue are new digital technologies, application of digital technologies in society, business and specifically education.

• Digital Technologies
• Mobile Apps
• Internet of Things
• Smart Education
• Digital Societies
• Smart Cities
• Digital Education
• Communication
• Teaching Applications
• Digital Psychology

Published Papers
  • Cloud-Based Knowledge Management Framework for Decision Making in Higher Education Institutions
  • Abstract The education sector is now necessitated to align itself with the latest innovative technological trends in the industry to be competitive while transforming database management practices. The Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are currently using cloud-based applications at varied implementation levels while others are following the shifting trends. On-demand availability of consolidated information is a critical success factor to perform decision-making activities; as a result, quite a bit of research work has been performed in this realm. The study is aimed to propose an efficient framework that is capable of extracting the desired information from an educational setup intended to be… More
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  • Attitude Towards Adopting Cloud Computing in the Saudi Banking Sector
  • Abstract Cloud computing plays a significant role in business organisations by offering many benefits and opportunities. However, the adoption of cloud computing involves some trepidation. The adoption of cloud computing in developing countries is still in the early phase. The bank sector in Saudi Arabia aims to benefit from opportunities offered by the cloud computing technology; however, some banks continue to hesitate in the implementation of this technology. Therefore, this study aims to investigate factors that influence the attitude of the Saudi Arabian bank sector towards adopting cloud computing. A model that incorporates factors derived from the literature is developed in… More
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