JIETA is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of industrial information technology. The Journal publishes original research papers on both scientific and technical progress, and future trends. Contributions in the form of research articles, short communications, notes and reviews are considered for publication. The editors welcome original contributions that have not been and are not to be published elsewhere. The topics of the Journal include information & communication systems, biomedical information science & technology, computer application systems, management information systems, and industrial electronic systems.