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The UXPA supports people who research, design, and evaluate the user experience of products and services. More about UXPA…
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THANK YOU to nearly 600 UX practitioners at the UXPA2013 Annual Conference!
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UXPA2014 will be held in London, UK. STAY TUNED for details.
User Experience Magazine
The magazine of the User Experience Professionals Association is now available online!
Read User Experience Magazine 13.3 for fresh perspectives on UX from mindful design through yoga, opportunities for UX around the world, to introducing children to technology as a creative medium. Online now for UXPA members. Over 180 archive articles are open access.
UXPA International & Chapter News
Registration Open for Delaware Valley UxPA's 2013 Mentor Program - http://lnkd.in/HWKGQ3
2011 Salary Survey now available for UXPA International members!
Better Ballots: New York Times endorses usability testing in elections
In a lead editorial, the New York Times says "[Congress] should also mandate pre-election usability testing and make funds available for it." The editorial responds to a study by the Brennan Center for Justice that reports on the impact on elections of poor usability and confusing instructions.
Read the report and other press coverage or visit the UXPA Usability in Civic Life project for more information.
US News' top careers of 2008
Usability/user experience specialist made the list of top careers!
the value of usability?
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