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On March 11, Susan Farrell announced the publication of a report about User Experience Careers, based on a survey of people working in interaction design, user experience research, and information architecture.  According to Susan, they hope that the report "will be useful to students, academic advisors, or people interviewing for UX Positions".  The report answers the question "What is...
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Last year, UXPA created a digital edition of User Experience magazine, providing an easy way to find and read both current and archived articles. And, because the digital world doesn’t sit still, here’s what’s new for 2014.
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User Experience magazine is looking for authors to write articles for the September 2014 issue exploring health and healthcare.
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It goes without saying that we at UXPA want to engage with you.  Both UXPA International and our UXPA chapters have a lot to offer.  But don’t stop there.  If you’re already involved with UXPA, don’t limit yourself to UXPA events or to a single affiliation.
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Over the past few years UXPA staff and volunteers have been working to provide a web platform that is worthy of our membership.  We made a decision early on to produce not just a website, but a true end-to-end system for everything from content management, member management, and collaboration.  To that end, we selected the open-source Drupal CMS as the backbone of the system.  We...
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UXPA has meant a lot to me and has been a professional home to me for the past ten years, first at a local chapter level, and shortly after, at the international level as well.  I am very much looking forward to leading UXPA this year, helping to grow an organization that in turn has so much ability to help other user experience professionals along their career journey. This will be a year...
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Searching the roots to recognize the idea of human-computer interaction. In Memory of: Douglas Carl Engelbart (January 30, 1925 – July 2, 2013) Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011)
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Get motivated… to write for User Experience magazine Do you have an idea for an article that can inspire and inform practitioners working in user experience? We welcome articles that give a new perspective on a UX topic, describe a method, sum up a best practice, share how you solved a problem on a project, or reflect on our field. The May 2014 issue of User Experience magazine will...
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Collaboration is essential to almost all modern design tasks.  It can provide a fresh perspective on a problem, inspire creativity, and improve communication between team members.  The November issue of User Experience magazine has articles that discuss some of the tools and techniques that are available to help UX designers or anybody sharpen their collaboration skills.
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Hello again, UXPA Community!   This is the second President's Corner blog post, and it is a special one.  Just in time for World Usability Day today, and the User Friendly 2013 conference in Shanghai next week, we are very proud to announce our new membership model.  This is the results of nearly 3 years of true UX research: we talked to members, did competitive assessment,...
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