In the last few years, design science research has received wide attention within the IS community. It is increasingly recognized as an equal companion to IS behavioral science research and being applied to address IS topics. With the aim of providing an overview of its current state, this paper presents a systematic literature review on design science research in IS field. The results of this paper reveal the focuses of previous theoretical and empirical design science research and provide some directions for future IS design science research.
Deng, Qi; Wang, Yun; and Ji, Shaobo, "Design Science Research in Information Systems: A Systematic Literature Review 2001-2015" (2017). CONF-IRM 2017 Proceedings. 8.