Design Science Research in Information Systems

  • Alan HevnerEmail author
  • Samir Chatterjee
Part of the Integrated Series in Information Systems book series (ISIS, volume 22)


Design activities are central to most applied disciplines. Research in design has a long history in many fields including architecture, engineering, education, psychology, and the fine arts (Cross 2001). The computing and information technology (CIT) field since its advent in the late 1940s has appropriated many of the ideas, concepts, and methods of design science that have originated in these other disciplines. However, information systems (IS) as composed of inherently mutable and adaptable hardware, software, and human interfaces provide many unique and challenging design problems that call for new and creative ideas.


Information System Design Cycle Design Science Research Cycle Group Decision Support System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of BusinessUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Systems and TechnologyClaremont Graduate UniversityClaremontUSA

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