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Functional requirements of mobile application fisherman

Ayobami, Akanmu Semiu (2013) Functional requirements of mobile application fisherman. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Generally, un-usable information technology products and its unacceptability have been traced to the inability of the tech products to meet the needs and desire of the users, for whom the products are provided. And specifically, the Malaysia government has been recording same users neglect on information technological infrastructure provided despite huge amount of money invested on the ICT project, most especially for the rural dwellers. The major reason of this users’ unacceptability have been traced to lack of proactive users’ requirements gathering as expected to be part of the product development process. To address this in the intending development of mobile application for fishermen; who are also members of the target group to be provided mobile technologies by the Malaysian government; this study aims to validate the functional requirements of mobile applications for fishermen using a Qualitative-biased users’ participatory design methodology which included a prototype development process. The result of the study shows that ability to get weather updates, real time market price and general fishing tips are validated functional requirements of a mobile application centered to be used by fishermen.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: user-centered, mobile application, functional requirements, fishermen
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T58.5-58.64 Information technology
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5415.33 Consumer Behavior.
Divisions: Awang Had Salleh Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2016 15:22
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2016 15:22
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/5681

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