On theory development in design science research: anatomy of a research project

@article{Kuechler2008OnTD,
  title={On theory development in design science research: anatomy of a research project},
  author={William L. Kuechler and Vijay K. Vaishnavi},
  journal={European Journal of Information Systems},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={489-504}
}
The common understanding of design science research in information systems (DSRIS) continues to evolve. Only in the broadest terms has there been consensus: that DSRIS involves, in some way, learning through the act of building. However, what is to be built – the definition of the DSRIS artifact – and how it is to be built – the methodology of DSRIS – has drawn increasing discussion in recent years. The relationship of DSRIS to theory continues to make up a significant part of the discussion… Expand
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