Call for papers

Call for Papers (CfP)

We inviting complete, original, unpublished contributions in the following, or related topic areas:

  • ITSM and IT Governance frameworks & standards
    • Applied research and studies around ITIL, COBIT, FitSM, eTOM, ISO/IEC 20000, ISO/IEC 38500 and related frameworks
    • Comparative analyses between frameworks
    • Alignment, interfaces and integration between frameworks
    • Alignment and integration of ITSM and IT Governance frameworks with related disciplines and frameworks, e.g. information security management (ISO/IEC 27000), risk management (COSO ERM, MoR), project management (PRINCE2, PMBOK, SCRUM), maturity models (CMMI), etc.
  • Experiences & challenges in ITSM adoption
    • ITSM and IT Governance across organizational boundaries (e.g. in federated environments)
    • ITSM and IT Governance in non-commercial environments (e.g. e-Infrastructures)
    • Reference processes and models for ITSM adoption
    • ITSM adoption as organizational and cultural change
  • IT service portfolio and service level management
    • Concepts, best practices and tools for service portfolios, service catalogues and SLAs
    • Integrating cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) into service portfolios
    • Service portfolio and enterprise application architecture management
  • Tools for IT Service Management
    • Tool support of ITSM and IT Governance
    • Integration of ITSM tools with asset, system and network management tools
    • Support tools for decision making and knowledge management in IT management

Workshop Paper Submission Deadline: January 12, 2015 (extended final deadline)
Notification of Acceptance: February 5, 2015
Submission of Camera-ready Copies: February 15, 2015

If if you are interested in submitting, please register at
(Please register early – registration is non-binding.)

All papers will be peer reviewed by the BDIM program committee

In an effort to stimulate and foster original and innovative contributions
from both researchers and practitioners, the BDIM Workshop will accept
submissions in either of the following formats:

  • Full paper in traditional IEEE double-column format, not exceeding 6 pages (excluding references
  • Short paper in traditional IEEE double-column format, not exceeding 4 pages (including references
  • Annotated slides format, not exceeding 15 pages (including title and
    references). This is a new paper format, that was successfully adopted in
    the Experience Session of recent editions of IM/NOMS. Papers in
    the annotated
    slides format should have a visual in the upper half of a page and the
    explanatory text in the lower half. (See this paper: for an

Only original contributions that have not been published or submitted for
publication elsewhere can be submitted. Accepted and presented papers will be
published in the Workshop proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore.

For more details, contact us by email or visit our LinkedIn Group.