Online Car Rental System using Web-Based and SMS Technology

Authors

  • Mohd Nizam Osman Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus
  • Nurzaid Md. Zain Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus
  • Zulfikri Paidi Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus
  • Khairul Anwar Sedek Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus
  • Mohamad Najmuddin Yusoff Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Arau Campus
  • Mushahadah Maghribi Politeknik Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin

Keywords:

Web-based system, SMS technology, car rental system, SDLC, user acceptance test

Abstract

The motivation behind this research is the growing popularity of web-based systems and the
need to explore the Short Message Service (SMS) technology that industries could tap into to
enhance their services to the customers. This paper described a notification-based content alert
and web-based system using SMS technology. It was specifically developed for the alert
notification to the customers about the car rental information, and the availability of the car
reserved. The main purpose of developing SMS-based content alert for car rental system is to
reduce the cost and time consumed, which is beneficial to the car rental agencies and
customers. Therefore, the system was designed automatically to send an alert SMS to the
customers about the availability of the car reserved. This system was developed based on
System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using the waterfall model as a methodology. A user
acceptance testing was conducted with thirty (30) respondents to determine the effectiveness
of the system by evaluating the questionnaire which was categorized into three (3) parts
includes user interface design, usefulness, ease of use and usability and alert system function.
Results of the system evaluation showed that overall were satisfied with all categories
respectively. Hence, the system using web-based and SMS technology is accepted by customers,
convenient, economic and reliable method of notification for the car rental agencies

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Published

2017-09-30

How to Cite

Osman, M. N., Md. Zain, N., Paidi, Z., Sedek, K. A., Yusoff, M. N., & Maghribi, M. (2017). Online Car Rental System using Web-Based and SMS Technology. Journal of Computing Research and Innovation, 2(3), 33–38. Retrieved from //crinn.conferencehunter.com/index.php/jcrinn/article/view/51

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Section

General Computing

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