Chicago, IL, December 16, 2008 -- The UXalliance (www.UXalliance.com) set the standard for global usability research, testing and design through expanding partnerships and providing premium services in key markets worldwide. Having tested in more than 40 countries; the UXa ensures effective cross-cultural testing, efficient results and unparalleled service.
At its most recent meeting in Beijing in October 2008, the UXalliance welcomed two new partner companies from Japan and Russia - Mitsue Links (www.mitsue.co.jp) and UI Design Group (http://eng.uidesign.ru) respectively. Both partners have established working relationships with existing partners and meet the UXalliance's high quality standards. The UXalliance now consists of nine partners and five associate partners covering Europe, Asia, America, and Australia, and provides clients with access to over 220 user experience professionals and 40 test labs worldwide.
Tim Bosenick, Founder and Managing Director of SirValUse Consulting in Germany (www.sirvaluse.de), a UXalliance partner, commented on the growth of the alliance, “The UXalliance recognizes the importance of these vibrant markets to clients developing products for the global market and is delighted to have these high-quality suppliers join the UXa. As the world's largest user experience partnership, we will continue expansion into key global markets, to provide our clients with unrivalled research coverage.”
Since its foundation in 2005, the UXalliance has established itself as the key player in the global user research, usability and design. The UXa serves as a dependable and cost-effective supplier to many global companies. UXa partners function as a single point of contact to facilitate research requests that go beyond borders. The UXalliance will continue to move from strength to strength as partners reduce the risks inherent in global product releases and consider how products will perform on both the local and global level.
Founded in 2005, the UXalliance is the international network for user experience. The UXalliance covers Europe, North America, South America, Asia, and Australia ; they are ideally placed to lead international user experience research. The UXalliance has over 220 professionals worldwide, manages over 40 testing facilities and has experience across a broad range of technologies and sectors. www.UXalliance.com.
The UXalliance consists of nine partner companies, Axance (France) www.axance.com, Serco Usability Services (United Kingdom ) www.serco.com/usability, SirValUse (Germany) www.sirvaluse.de, UserCentric (United States) www.usercentric.com, User Experience (China) www.userexperience.cn, User Intelligence (Netherlands) www.userintelligence.com, Xperience Consulting (Spain) www.xperienceconsulting.com, UIDesign Group (Moscow) http://eng.uidesign.ru and Mitsue Links (Japan) www.mitsue.co.jp and five associate partners, The Hiser Group (Australia) www.hiser.com.au, Mercedes Sanchez Usabilidade (Brazil) www.mercedessanchez.com.br, Optimal Usability (New Zealand) www.optimalusability.com, Snitker & Co (Denmark) www.snitker.com and ThinkUser (South Korea ) www.thinkuser.com.