VirtualMV/Research in IT/Methodologies/Design Science
By the end of this section you will be able to:
Design science concerns the systematic development of an artifact to meet a specified purpose and there is a wide body of literature on this. See Hevner and colleagues (Hevner, March, Park, & Ram, 2004) for a starting point.
- Create an artifact and use it in an educational setting.
- The combination of usage logs, survey data, and interview results can be used to evaluate a design model and related software implementation.
- March, S.T., & Smith G. F. (1995). Design & Natural Science Research on Information Technology. Decision Support Systems, 15, 251-266.
- Hevner, A.R., March S.T., & Park J. (2004). Design Science in Information Systems Research. MIS Quarterly vol. 28