Mapping the structure and evolution of JISIB: A bibliometric analysis of articles published in the Journal of Intelligence Studies in Business between 2011 and 2017

José Ricardo López-Robles, Jose Ramón Otegi-Olaso, Rubén Arcos, Nadia Karina Gamboa- Rosales, Hamurabi Gamboa-Rosales

Abstract


Today, organizations are facing technological, economic and social challenges that
require the intelligent use of data, information and knowledge. To this end, organizations are
developing capabilities around intelligence. From the organizational point of view, intelligence
in business is a relatively new field study, so it is convenient to know and understand what the
main themes are and their evolution in order to facilitate their integration. Taking this into
account, the current research conducts a conceptual and structural analysis of the Journal of
Intelligence Studies in Business (JISIB). JISIB is one of the few academic journals devoted
purely to publishing articles about business intelligence, collective intelligence, competitive
intelligence, economic intelligence, market intelligence, marketing intelligence, scientific and
technical intelligence, strategic intelligence, and their equivalent terms in other languages. This
analysis is carried out by quantifying the main bibliometric performance indicators, identifying
the main authors and evaluating the development of the main themes within it using SciMAT
as a bibliometric analysis software. To this purpose, the documents published in JISIB from
2011 to 2017 were retrieved from two different sources: the JISIB official web page and the Web
of Science. In this way, the bibliometric performance analysis evaluates the impact of the
scientific output based on publications and their citations, while science mapping illustrates the
intellectual structure of the journal and the evolution of the main research themes. Bearing in
mind that JISIB provides an open platform for the publication of original research articles,
opinion articles, book reviews and conference proceedings about the intelligence field, this
research allows to understand its structure and evolution and all the themes associated with it.
It provides a framework to support intelligence researchers and professionals in the
development and direction of future research by identifying emerging, transversal, core and
declining themes. Finally, this study includes a performance analysis of JISIB.


Keywords


Business intelligence, competitive intelligence, conceptual evolution map, coword analysis, science mapping analysis

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