The purpose of the paper is to demonstrate how a design science perspective can be used to describe and understand a set of related design-based research processes. We describe and analyze a case study in a manner that is inspired by design science. The case study involves the design of modeling tools and the redesign of an information service in a library. We use a set of guidelines from a design science perspective to organize the description and analysis of the case study. By doing this we demonstrate the usefulness of design science as an analytical tool for understanding related design-based research processes. And we argue that a design science perspective may be useful for both researchers and practitioners.
Amcis 2012 Proceedings, 2012
Design science; Service design; Tool design; DesComplex design-based research process
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AMCIS 2012 - American Conference on Information SystemsAmerican conference on information systems