UX Cambridge

UX CAMBRIDGE 2011 SPONSORS

We would like to thank the following organisations for their support for UX Cambridge 2011

RED GATE SOFTWARE

Since 1999, Red Gate Software has produced ingeniously simple tools for over 500,000 Microsoft technology professionals worldwide. We currently specialize in MS SQL Server, .NET and email archiving tools.

We’ve been based in Cambridge since we were a small startup ten years ago. We’re renowned as a great place to work (proudly appearing in the Sunday Times Top 100 small companies list five years in a row). In fact, we’re the best small software development company to work for in the UK. But don’t take our word for it – see what our employees and customers say about us. We’re always looking for talented people to join us. Check out our current opportunities on our website, red-gate.com, follow @redgate or @RedGatecareers on Twitter or take a look at our flickr gallery to find out more about us.


TELERIK

Telerik’s mission is to make software development easier and more enjoyable. Our tools for agile project management, collaboration, development and testing allow companies of all sizes to create richer, more stable and aesthetic software faster than ever before. Trusted by over 100,000 customers worldwide for our devotion to quality and customer care, Telerik helps technical and business professionals maximize their productivity and "deliver more than expected” every day.

As true craftsmen, we don't believe in compromises and our goal is to only release tools that we can be proud of.

Telerik


LOOP 11

Loop11 is a remote usability testing tool that enables you to test the user-experience of any website and identify navigational and usability issues. Get the hard facts about your website quickly and cost-effectively.

Loop11


SONGKICK

Songkick, the home for live music on the web, is now the second-largest live music destination after LiveNation. Recognized by Music Week as the Best Consumer Digital Service in 2011, by Billboard Magazine as one of the Top 10 Digital Music Startups of 2010, and voted Best Innovation in BT’s 2010 Digital Music Awards, Songkick makes it easy for fans to track their favorite artists so they never miss them live. Songkick aggregates artist, concert, festival, venue, and ticket information from across 70 countries, so fans can receive personalized alerts for upcoming shows in their town and find the best ticket offers. Fans can use Songkick to share their concert plans on other social networks, and add photos, setlists, and reviews after the show. Songkick’s live music information is distributed across a network of partners including Bandcamp, foursquare, VEVO, Warner Music Group and YouTube through their API. Songkick is backed by Index Ventures and Y Combinator as well as angels from the technology and music industries. Experience Songkick at www.songkick.com and through the Songkick Concerts iPhone app.

songkick


BRISTOL FOCUS

Bristol Focus is a specialist recruiter of users for usability testing across the UK. We pride ourselves on partnering with our clients, delivering a seamless recruitment experience and recruiting the right respondents at the right price for one to one usability testing, product testing, online focus groups, surveys and focus groups. With over 20 years experience we understand what you need from your user and can recruit to specific and challenging briefs. A small but effective team, we like to use all the tools at our disposal to source the right respondents; we have a database which spans the UK, we also tap into forums, community notice boards, and we do a fair share of social networking. Exclusive respondents can be harder to reach … don’t worry, we enjoy the challenge - a creative approach, tailored to each brief ensures results.

Our focus is always on your users.

Bristol Focus


ROSENFELD MEDIA

Rosenfeld Media publishes short, practical, and useful books and webinars on user experience design. Our products explain the design and research methods that web professionals need to make informed design decisions.

Visit Rosenfeld Media for more information.

Rosenfeld Media


INFOQ.COM

We are very pleased to welcome InfoQ.com once more as a media partner for Agile Cambridge 2011.

InfoQ.com is an independent online community focused on change and innovation in enterprise software development, targeted primarily at the technical architect, technical team lead (senior developer), and project manager. InfoQ serves the Java, .NET, Ruby, SOA, and Agile communities with daily news written by domain experts, articles, video interviews, video conference presentations, and mini-books.

Visit InfoQ.com for more information.

InfoQ


SOFTWARE EAST

Software East is a social network for software practitioners in the East of England. It provides free software events in Cambridge and supports other events in the rest of the region.

Software East


SKILLS MATTER

We are pleased to welcome Skills Matter as a media partner for UX Cambridge 2011.

Skills Matter offers the UK’s largest selection of Open Source technology training and has gained a reputation as a first class provider of practical learning solutions that help their customers adopt lightweight Java frameworks, open-source technologies and agile development practices successfully on projects.

DISCOUNTS FOR SKILLS MATTER COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Skills Matter community members receive a discount of 10% on conference fees. Please contact us for more information.

Skills Matter


CAMBRIDGE USABILITY GROUP

The Cambridge Usability Group brings together professionals in Cambridge and the Eastern region who are passionate about user experience. The group arranges regular talks from a wide range of speakers. To join the mailing list email cambridgeusability@gmail.com or contact @camusability on Twitter.

DISCOUNTS FOR CAMBRIDGE USABILITY GROUP MEMBERS

Cambridge Usability Group members receive a discount of 10% on conference fees. Please contact us for more information.


CREATIVE FRONT

Creative Front Cambridgeshire supports and promotes creative practitioners and creative businesses.

Creative Front

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