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Table 1 Design Science Research activities and tasks to perform

From: How can information systems provide support to nurses’ hand hygiene performance? Using gamification and indoor location to improve hand hygiene awareness and reduce hospital infections

DSRM Activity Method/Tasks
1. Diagnose of current situation and identification of problem relevance Survey and observational time-and-motion study
2. Defining the objectives for a solution HH moments and nurses ward behaviour analysis
3. Design and development Design of the artifact
4. Demonstration Preliminary experiments, simulations, field studies, focus groups
5. Evaluation Analysis of activity 4’s results and focus groups
6. Communication Done throughout the duration of the project, through journal or conference papers such as this.