Journal of Systems Integration, Vol 8, No 4 (2017)

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A Location-Based Service for Handyman Order Placement

Bernard Shibwabo Kasamani, Denis Gikundi


There has been a growing need of handyman services in most countries around the world which is attributed to several contributing factors which include, local demand, market influence, having second homes, commercial property maintenance and people’s lives becoming busier and more hectic with more people now looking for help with odd-jobs around their home, like changing light fittings, or putting up shelves. The existing handyman services solutions striving to solve this problem are defragmented offering contacts scattered in the web and there is no structured method of determining the Location and quality of service provided by these handymen. The proposed model is a mobile application for locating handyman services within a locality to help in streamlining this process and provide a structured approach for determining location and quality of service to be provided by the handymen. The application was developed in android operating system because of its popularity among many mobile users.

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ISSN: 1804-2724

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