Design Science in Information Systems Research

@article{Hevner2004DesignSI,
  title={Design Science in Information Systems Research},
  author={Alan R. Hevner and Salvatore T. March and Jinsoo Park and Sudha Ram},
  journal={MIS Q.},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={75-105}
}
Two paradigms characterize much of the research in the Information Systems discipline: behavioral science and design science. The behavioral-science paradigm seeks to develop and verify theories that explain or predict human or organizational behavior. The design-science paradigm seeks to extend the boundaries of human and organizational capabilities by creating new and innovative artifacts. Both paradigms are foundational to the IS discipline, positioned as it is at the confluence of people… 

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