A Value Co-creation Perspective on Information Systems Analysis and Design

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Haki, K., Blaschke, M., Aier, S., & Winter, R. (2019). A Value Co-creation Perspective on Information Systems Analysis and Design. Business & Information Systems Engineering, 61(4), 487-502. (ABDC_2019: A; ABS_2021: 2; VHB_3: B)

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Article in Scientific Journal


Information systems analysis and design (ISAD) ensures the design of information systems (IS) in line with the requirements of a business environment. Since ISAD approaches follow the current dominant logic of business, the rise of a new and thriving business logic may require revisiting and advancing extant ISAD approaches and techniques. One of the prevailing debates in marketing research is the paradigmatic shift from a goods-dominant (G-D) to a service-dominant (S-D) logic of business. The cornerstone of this reorientation is the concept of value co-creation emphasizing joint value creation among a variety of actors within a business network. With the aim of introducing value co-creation as a new discourse to ISAD research, this research note argues that (i) the lens of S-D logic with its core concept of value co-creation provides a novel perspective to ISAD. We also assert that (ii) value-co-creation-informed IS design realizes the paradigmatic shift from G-D to S-D logic. Building on this mutual relationship between value co-creation and ISAD, we propose a research agenda and discuss the ISAD artefacts that prospective research may target.


Organizational Units

  • Institute of Information Systems