Pearson VUE transforms team collaboration for Cybozu Inc. through launch of OnVUE


TOKYO, JAPAN — 14 January 2021

Pearson VUE, the global leader in computer-based testing, has announced today an expanded, multi-year agreement with Japanese software company Cybozu Inc. which will now include OnVUE.

Cybozu is well-known in Japan for its software solutions that transform collaboration and the way in which teams manage data, projects and operations. Its kintone cloud-based platform enables organizations to better manage their data and workflow for more effective teamwork using a range of visual applications.

Cybozu’s kintone certification exams validate specialist skill sets in a range of areas, ensuring that cloud professionals have the basic knowledge, application design skills and customization skills necessary for business improvement.

With technology continuing to shape the way people work, problem-solve in the workplace and collaborate with others, Cybozu’s certifications which include ‘kintone Associate’ and ‘kintone Specialist’ (delivered by Pearson VUE) are supporting business transformation.

Pearson VUE has been our valued testing partner since 2017. By now providing OnVUE as an additional option for candidates, we will be able to attract new kintone users and certify many more professionals in the field of business transformation.

—Tamotsu Hayashida, Director of Business Marketing, Cybozu Inc.

The Toyko-based company’s new agreement with Pearson VUE will provide kintone candidates with greater flexibility around taking their exams. From today, all kintone exams will be made available with OnVUE, meaning that professionals can test from the comfort of their home and with a Japanese-speaking proctor.

Tamotsu Hayashida, Director of Business Marketing, Cybozu Inc. said: “Pearson VUE has been our valued testing partner since 2017. By now providing OnVUE as an additional option for candidates, we will be able to attract new kintone users and certify many more professionals in the field of business transformation."

Tetsu Ikeda, Vice President, Pearson VUE Japan, commented: “We are pleased that we have expanded our partnership with Cybozu and contributed to further enhancements to the kintone certification program including greater convenience and accessibility for candidates.”

Candidates can register for their kintone OnVUE exams from 14th January 2021 at the following link: https://www.pearsonvue.co.jp/Clients/kintone.aspx »

About Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE has been a pioneer in the computer-based testing industry for decades, delivering more than 16 million certification and licensure exams annually in every industry from academia and admissions to IT and healthcare. We are the global leader in developing and delivering high-stakes exams via the world's most comprehensive network of nearly 20,000 highly secure test centers as well as online testing in over 180 countries. Our leadership in the assessment industry is a result of our collaborative partnerships with a broad range of clients, from leading technology firms to government and regulatory agencies. For more information, please visit PearsonVUE.com.

About Cybozu Inc.

Cybozu Inc. was founded in 1997 and has been the leader in Japan’s collaborative software market for ten consecutive years with more than 7.5 million active users. Its software solutions enable more effective team collaboration and its services are widely used by large scale multinational enterprises as well as smaller scale teams such as volunteer groups, social groups or even families. Besides providing on-premise software solutions, Cybozu Inc. also provides cloud computing services comprising of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

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