Design science research and the core of information systems

Alturki, Ahmad, Bandara, Wasana, & Gable, Guy G. (2012) Design science research and the core of information systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7286/2012, pp. 309-327.

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Design Science Research (DSR) has emerged as an important approach in Information Systems (IS) research, evidenced by the plethora of recent related articles in recognized IS outlets. Nonetheless, discussion continues on the value of DSR for IS and how to conduct strong DSR, with further discussion necessary to better position DSR as a mature and stable research paradigm appropriate for IS. This paper contributes to address this need, by providing a comprehensive conceptual and argumentative positioning of DSR relative to the core of IS. This paper seeks to argue the relevance of DSR as a paradigm that addresses the core of IS discipline well. Here we use the framework defined by Wand and Weber, to position what the core of IS is.

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ID Code: 50375
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Design Science Research, Design Research, Core of Information Systems, Routine Design
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-29863-9_23
ISSN: 0302-9743
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
Deposited On: 16 May 2012 01:40
Last Modified: 17 May 2017 20:22

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