[Purposes] This paper aims to feed the data generated during the process of collecting and editing of scientific journals into the decision-making process, make the journal publication and management become a closed-loop, which will help to promote the improvement of journal quality and influence. [Methods] Through in-depth analysis of the manuscript data and review data, we found some help and guidance to the journals. [Findings] The data analysis can give some instructions to optimize the distribution of scientific subjects, arrange the frequency of the publication and special issues, improve the efficiency of the peer review, and find the core authors and mining core institutions. [Conclusions] The method of data analysis of editorial system provides the quantitative data support for the decision-making, and the in-depth analysis and excavation of the relevant data helps to clarify the direction of journal running, and has a certain guiding significance to the journal operation.
Decision-making of journal operation