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Usability and Accessibility Buyer's Guide 2008

By Econsultancy,

There is a newer version of this report available: User Experience Buyer's Guide 2013



Authors: Linus Gregoriadis and Richard Maven (Econsultancy) Structure:

  • 247 pages
  • 9 sections
  • 24 supplier profiles
  • Market value and trends
  • SWOT analysis
  • Return on investment benefits
  • Tips and pitfalls for buyers
  • At-a-glance matrix showing supplier services
  • Table showing agencies' areas of focus
  • Section on related technologies and services

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About this Guide

Econsultancy's Usability and Accessibility Buyer’s Guide 2008 is aimed at companies who are interested in researching the usability and accessibility markets and the leading providers of services. The report contains information about market trends and advice about how to find the right supplier. There is also guidance about pricing models and costs, and a SWOT analysis to build your understanding of this sector.


The buyer's guide contains 24 detailed profiles of suppliers with accompanying market positioning charts for each company. The agencies / consultancies profiled are: AbilityNet, Amberlight, Bunnyfoot, CADinteractive, Clearleft, cxpartners, Elemental Creative, Experience Solutions, fhios, Flow Interactive, Foolproof, Foviance, Human Factors Europe, Nomensa, RedEye Optimum.web, Serco Usability Services, Simple Usability, System Concepts, The Usability Lab, UsabilityWorks, Userfocus, User Vision, Webcredible, Web Usability Partnership (WUP) Trends within this market include:

  • Increased competition in online marketing drives investment in usability.
  • Awareness of the importance of usability moves beyond the web.
  • More organisations embrace user-centred design.
  • Accessibility becomes 'hygiene factor' rather than separate discipline.

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Who this Guide is For

Anyone who is interested in the usability and accessibility markets, especially buyers.

Level of Expertise

No expertise in usability or accessibility is required for understanding this report.


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