COLOGNE, Germany, July 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalpark (http://www.globalpark.com), a leading provider of panel community and survey software, has acquired award-winning rich Internet application and business portal designers, WP-Experts. The acquisition adds manpower and expertise to the software development team, and WP-Experts' two principals will join the Globalpark executive board.
Through the acquisition, Globalpark strengthens its position as a leading technology platform for enterprise feedback management. The benefit to Globalpark clients will be a modular product suite that is easier to implement into enterprise architectures, and has better usability through rich Internet applications. Globalpark CEO, Dr. Lorenz Graf, said, A key objective in this acquisition has been to increase our agility in adapting our products to anticipate market needs, to help our clients engage customers and employees and gain insights that drive better business performance. Adding international experience to our executive board will also enable us to grow in international markets.
Globalpark provides panel community and survey software that enables organizations to manage what matters across the enterprise. By capturing feedback and tracking behaviour of customers, employees and partners, they gain insights that drive better business decisions. By identifying and empowering influential advocates, they build reputation and extend reach.
Founded in 1999, Globalpark software is German-engineered and globally-tested by leading brands and top market research institutes, including: Continental, Daimler, General Mills, GfK, IDG, Nintendo, Sony, TNS and Warner Music. Globalpark is staffed by renowned research pioneers, with offices across the US, UK, Germany and Austria.
For further information, please visit http://www.globalpark.com
WP-Experts design and implement custom enterprise portals for international clients like Bayer, UBS, Generali and PricewaterhouseCoopers. With a strong focus on Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and Rapid Application Development (RAD), WP-Experts won a Best Portal award from IBM, and were finalists for the coveted international Freddy and Webby awards. Started in 2003, WP-Experts has provided over 40 organizations with custom portals and/or re-architected product development processes, and have co-authored 4 books on enterprise portal architecture and portal software development.
For further information, please visit http://www.wpexperts.de
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