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A Three Cycle View of Design Science Research

  title={A Three Cycle View of Design Science Research},
  author={Alan R. Hevner},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems},
  • A. Hevner
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems
As a commentary to Juhani Iivari's insightful essay, I briefly analyze design science research as an embodiment of three closely related cycles of activities. The Relevance Cycle inputs requirements from the contextual envi- ronment into the research and introduces the research artifacts into environ- mental field testing. The Rigor Cycle provides grounding theories and methods along with domain experience and expertise from the foundations knowledge base into the research and adds the new… 

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