A mobile application for assessing the product success on crowdfunding campaign: the development and usability testing

  • Yanti Pasmawati Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Titis Wijayanto Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Alva Edy Tontowi Universitas Gadjah Mada
  • Budi Hartono Universitas Gadjah Mada
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Keywords: POSCA application, Product success, Crowdfunding, User experience, USE questionnaire

Abstract

Crowdfunding is one of the alternative sources of finance for product-based startups. Products are funded if the campaign is considered to be successful in reaching the target. The assessment of the success rate of product campaigns develops into three successive levels, namely overfunding, successful and unsuccessful. Due to the complication of setting up a product campaign on an online crowdfunding platform, a mobile application to aid campaigners needs to be developed. Moreover, it is essential to evaluate its ease to use. This study aims to (1) develop an android-based application, (2) evaluate the usability of the application based on user perceptions. The application ('POSCA') was developed by emphasizing user experience (UX), while the Use Questionnaire evaluated its usability. Ten participants were invited to evaluate the system usability and interface. The results suggest that 'POSCA' has good scores of usability: ‘efficiency’ = 49.11% in the fifth trial, ‘very-easy-to-learn’ (95%), ‘useful’ (85%), ‘easy-to-use’ (87%), and ‘satisfy-the-users’ (88%).

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Published
2021-12-31
How to Cite
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Y. Pasmawati, T. Wijayanto, A. E. Tontowi, and B. Hartono, “A mobile application for assessing the product success on crowdfunding campaign: the development and usability testing”, j. sist. manaj. ind., vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 125-134, Dec. 2021.
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