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UX at Bose: two presentations

Join UXPA Boston for our monthly meeting at Bose. The Fuzzy Front End: User Inspired Innovation by Debra Reich A practical guide for anyone who is looking for an approach to new product development.  This short talk outlines one...

July 2015 Monthly Meeting: Bentley University

Register on eventbrite for the next Monthly Meeting. Download a PARKING PERMIT and DRIVING DIRECTIONS prior to the event. As UX practitioners, we use many techniques to test the information architecture and navigation of websites at different stages in development. As use...

The Role of UX in International Education

Register here! The Role of UX in International Education EF’s Global UX Team shares what it’s like to design for a global company whose products include international education tours, language learning and cultural immersion for people around the world....

UX Fair

Welcome to the first annual UX Fair, an afternoon jam-packed with UX goodness. Please visit Eventbrite for full session description. This event is targeted at students, career changers, job seekers, recruiters,potential employers, and anyone who works or wants to work with UX professionals, including project...

Challenges with the Curated User Experience

Tom Marks and Jake Woodward Presenting: Challenges with the Curated User Expierence Synacor enables its customers to deliver personalized, curated, and relevant experiences to their consumers on all digital devices. “Curated” means we bring together the consumer’s media regardless...

Data and Design BFFs or Frenemies?

Steve Mulder Presenting: Data and Design: BFFs or Frenemies? For some UX/design teams, anything that comes out of analytics, research, and testing is suspect – like a mugger that could rob us of creativity and innovation. There are traps to...

Five Myths of Agile UX

Diana DeMarco Brown and Jen McGinn Presenting: Five Myths of Agile UX Are you working with an Agile development team? Or have you wondered how Agile + UX works at all? In this talk, we discuss 5 Agile UX...

The Role of the Reader in Web Typography

Words and characters once impressed in clay, written on papyrus, and printed with ink are now manifest in pixels of light.   —Laura Franz, Typographic Web Design, 2011   Typography has long been an invaluable tool for communicating ideas and information—...

Monthly Meeting at athenahealth

Event Details Because of the high demand for this event, attendees must sign up via eventbrite and provide proof of registration at the night of the event. Join us for the first ever UXPA monthly meeting at athenahealth for...

Don’t Leave Sketching Behind

Join us for our September monthly meeting, hosted by The Big Studio! Michael Tuccinard, Robert Gauvin, and Michael Malone presenting: Don’t Leave Sketching Behind: Getting to Great Solutions Before Jumping into that Program The team at Big Studio will...

Lights! Camera! Interaction!

Join us for our July monthly meeting, hosted by MadPow! Adam Connor presenting: Lights! Camera! Interaction! Films succeed in evoking responses and engaging audiences only with a combination of well-written narrative and effective storytelling technique. It’s the filmmaker’s job...

Visualization for the Masses

Visualization for the Masses Dr. Georges Grinstein Presenting ___________________________________________________________________________________ The June Monthly Meeting was a great success! Kronos and Dr. Georges Grinstein welcomed a great turnout in Chelmsford on June 27th. Below is a link to the Dr. Grinstein’s...

Changing the UX Mindset

Transforming your UX team through Collaboration Jennifer Fabrizi and Sarah Bloomer at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge, MA RSVP at http://uxpabos_collab.eventbrite.com Are you new to managing a team of user experience professionals? Are you trying to improve the acceptance and...

User Research on the Cheap

RSVP at http://bostonuxpadec12.eventbrite.com. User Research on the Cheap: conduct high-quality user research without breaking the bank! What do you do when you need user feedback, input, or evaluation, butcan’t afford a recruiter, a test lab, or special software? In thistalk,...

Smorgasbord

As per usual, please RSVP at http://uxsmorgasbord.eventbrite.com UXPA Boston is pleased to invite you to our monthly meeting at Autodesk in Waltham for a Smörgåsbord of exciting short talks. Speakers Seven speakers have agreed to reprise their Ignite talks from...

MITRE Double Header

RSVP here: http://upamitre2012.eventbrite.com UPA Boston Invites you to an evening sponsored by MITRE. We will have 2 presentations. Special Note: Please RSVP, and bring an ID to the meeting due to the security requirements at MITRE. Non-citizens must provide country of citizenship...

Responsive Design and Prototyping

Responsive Design and Prototyping – an Agency Model Digitas is pleased to host the April 2012 UPA Boston meeting. We’ll be looking at some of the latest trends we’ve seen in Experience Design. We will discuss how we at...

Education Idea Markets (Cancelled)

UPA Boston is excited to invite you to an interactive session about the Education Initiative and its efforts to develop materials to help educate non-practitioners about usability. We hope to see you there! Eventbrite RSVP When: Thursday, April 5 6...

Mobile Mantras

UPA Boston’s last monthly meeting took place on February 1st at One-to-one Interactive in Charlestown, MA. Slides from the presentation are now available on Slideshare. A multidisciplinary panel from next generation digital marketing agency One to One discusses current...

Student Presentations and Mentoring Opportunity

Monday, December 12, 2011 Usability Testing Student Presentations UPA Boston December Meeting will feature short, interactive presentations from the “Usability and User Experience Research” class, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College. Students in class have worked...

Decision Architecture and UX

UPA Boston is pleased to invite you to a talk about Decision Architecture, hosted by Bank of America. Decision Architecture and UX Todd is browsing your website, contemplating the products and services you offer. Do you know how your...

Lightning Talks

UPA Boston is pleased to invite you to an evening of Ten-Minute Talks at Raytheon Billerica. Join the excitement as speakers try to beat the clock to present all of their material! We hope to see you there! The Talks –...

Accessibility Night

UPA Boston invites you to join us for a night of accessibility at the MIT Stata Center in Cambridge. The night will feature three talks from experts in accessibility: Usability and Accessibility, do they make sense together? Members of...

Idea Markets at Onward Search

UPA Boston invites you to its “February” monthly meeting on Thursday, March 3rd. Join us at Onward Search in Boston for a night of UX discussion, mingling, and fun.  We’ll be staging a mini ‘Idea Market’ like those offered at UPA International conferences. Four ‘idea...

Emergency Management/Command-and-Control

UPA Boston invites you to its January monthly meeting. Join us Tuesday, January 25th at The MITRE Center in Bedford, MA where Jill Drury and Todd Reily will present: New Technology Applications for Emergency Management Applying Gestural Interfaces to Command-and-Control **RSVP...

Ten Minute Talks

UPA Boston is pleased to invite you to its October meeting. Join us at The Boston Globe, Thursday, October 28th for an evening of Ten-Minute Talks. Six speakers will try to beat the clock to present all of their material....

Adventurous Usability Techniques

UPA Boston invites you to its September monthly meeting. Join us Tuesday, September 28th for Christine Perfetti’s talk: “Adventurous Usability Techniques: Novel Approaches for Gaining User Insights”. The event will take place at The Creative Group’s offices in downtown Boston. Details...

10 Minute Talks

Greetings, UPA Boston and Boston-IA are pleased to invite you to a joint July meeting. Join us at Staples, Wednesday July 21st, for an evening of Ten-Minute Talks. Six speakers will try to beat the clock to present all of their material....

An Evening of Short Talks at Mathworks

UPA Boston is pleased to invite you to its April monthly meeting. Join us at MathWorks, where their Usability team will present on a range of topics including (details below): 1. Migrating a Corporate Intranet to Microsoft SharePoint 2....

Agile UX, Yes We Can!

  Join us, Tuesday, March 30th , for an interactive discussion entitled: “Agile UX, Yes We Can!”. Alla Zollers will share her experiences with integrating UX into the agile process for the 1st hour. Then, we’ll open it up for larger group discussion and Q&A. Come...

Beyond Usability: Designing for Persuasion

UPA Boston invites you to our January monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 27th at Fidelity‘s offices in downtown Boston. Colleen Roller, Fidelity Senior Usability Specialist, will present: “Beyond Usability: Designing for Persuasion” **RSVP by reserving your spot below:** We hope you will join us!...

Designing Dashboards

UPA Boston invites you to its September monthly meeting on Wed, September 30th at EnerNOC’s Headquarters in downtown Boston. Michael Ledoux, EnerNOC User Interface Lead, will present“Designing Dashboards”. He will also give tours of EnerNOC’s command center where dashboards play a critical role in reducing...