HYPERTECH has been assigned a 4-year framework contract lasting through December 2023 to consult the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) on user experience (UX) and web application design issues. The contract also includes the provision of specialized recommendations and know-how regarding best practices and technologies used in web design.

The main tasks to be performed by HYPERTECH during the contract include among others:

  • evaluation of web systems in terms of UX design, compatibility, usability or accessibility
  • business analysis and needs identification for end users, stakeholders or visitors
  • review of web designs for different web interfaces 
  • preparation of visual designs for selected websites or web applications 
  • suggestions for information architecture and structure of web systems

On top of its technical consultancy role, HYPERTECH will also act as a know-how agent within CTBTO by offering guidance for the use of interactive elements in websites, providing recommendations for software tools or technologies, and suggesting best practices for the entire design and development process.

Additionally, HYPERTECH will transfer knowledge on static or interactive visualization schemes and offer assistance to CTBTO’s staff on UX issues (communication strategy, storytelling, design, content creation and evaluation). Specialized recommendations will also be provided on data protection and security issues, as well as on interoperability and web compatibility.

CTBTO is the international organization setting up the global verification system foreseen under the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, which is the international treaty banning any nuclear weapon test explosion or any other nuclear explosion. The headquarters of CTBTO are in Vienna, Austria.