A Web-Based Information System to Evaluate Different Versions of IT Artefacts in Online Experiments
Keywords:IT Artefact, Online Experiments, Evaluation Platform, Versioning
Design science research is a common research method in the field of information systems (IS), as it bridges the gap between IS research and practice. The outcome of design science research are artifacts, which – besides others –can be prototypical applications, so-called IT artifacts. When such IT artifacts are evaluated as part of a design science research cycle, questionnaires and inter- views are a commonly used method. We have integrated the demonstration and evaluation phase of a web-based IT artifact, by developing a web-based infor- mation system which integrates both a web-based prototype with a questionnaire system. Our information system supports multiple studies, different versions of the IT artifact and several question-specific and participant-specific configura- tion options.
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