A Framework for Light Reusability Evaluation of Design Principles in Design Science Research

Juhani Iivari, Magnus Rotvit Perlt Hansen, Amir Haj-Bolouri

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Abstract

Many design science research (DSR) papers in IS suggest sets of "design principles" (DPs) as their major contributions. However, the reusability of these DPs in the real practice has been largely neglected. This paper proposes a framework of five criteria reusability evaluation: (1) accessibility, (2) importance , (3) novelty and insightfulness, (4) actability and guidance, and (5) effectiveness. We believe that the framework instantiated as a lightweight tool can be used to improve proposals of DPs by design science researchers and thereby increase the reusability of the proposed DPs. This is important for DSR to maintain its practical relevance.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2018
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event13th International Conference on Design Science Research and Information Systems and Technology: Designing for a Digital and Globalized World - Chennari, India
Duration: 3 Jun 20186 Jun 2018
Conference number: 13
https://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319917993

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Conference13th International Conference on Design Science Research and Information Systems and Technology
Number13
CountryIndia
CityChennari
Period03/06/201806/06/2018
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Iivari, J., Hansen, M. R. P., & Haj-Bolouri, A. (2018). A Framework for Light Reusability Evaluation of Design Principles in Design Science Research. Paper presented at 13th International Conference on Design Science Research and Information Systems and Technology, Chennari, India.
Iivari, Juhani ; Hansen, Magnus Rotvit Perlt ; Haj-Bolouri, Amir. / A Framework for Light Reusability Evaluation of Design Principles in Design Science Research. Paper presented at 13th International Conference on Design Science Research and Information Systems and Technology, Chennari, India.15 p.
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A Framework for Light Reusability Evaluation of Design Principles in Design Science Research. / Iivari, Juhani; Hansen, Magnus Rotvit Perlt; Haj-Bolouri, Amir.

2018. Paper presented at 13th International Conference on Design Science Research and Information Systems and Technology, Chennari, India.

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