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The Pistoia Alliance Tackles Poorly Designed Scientific Software with Launch of User Experience for Life Sciences Toolkit

The Pistoia Alliance Tackles Poorly Designed Scientific Software with Launch of User Experience for Life Sciences Toolkit

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D has today announced the launch of the User Experience (UX) for Life Sciences (LS) Toolkit, to help life science companies improve UX in line with other global industries. The UXLS toolkit marks the culmination of a collaborative projectinvolving more than 50 UX specialists from 20 different organisations across the world; including several top ten pharmaceutical companies, bioscience, and technology firms. The toolkit contains UX case studies, methods, and metrics – enabling life science companies to design better, more intuitive, more usable digital products, specifically for R&D in the life science and healthcare environment. These issues and the benefits of UXLS for improving productivity will be discussed further at The Pistoia Alliance’s User Experience for Life Science conference on the 14-15th May 2018 in Boston, USA, featuring keynote speakers from companies including Novartis.

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