Online Discussion Groups
- IxDA (Interaction Design Association)
- Information Architecture Institute
- New England Design Consultants Yahoo Group
- User Experience on Quora
- UX Book Club Online (Facebook)
- UTEST Usability Discussion Group
Local UX Organizations
BostonCHI is an organization of professionals from the New England area in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. Our members represent the diverse interests of that field: graphic arts, documentation, usability, psychology, user interface design, human factors, industrial design, ergonomics, computer science, training, education, and many others.
The IxDA is a member-supported organization committed to serving the needs of the international interaction design community. With the help of more than 1,500 members worldwide, we provide a forum for the discussion of interaction design issues.
The New Hampshire Chapter of the User Experience Professionals’ Association (UXPA) provides networking and professional development opportunities for usability professionals, information architects, interaction designers, and other user experience professionals and students in the Seacoast and Southern NH regions. Our mission is to foster the growth of the local usability community and to provide an environment for members to exchange information on tips, tools, methodologies, and technologies related to usability.
AIGA advances design as a professional craft, strategic advantage and vital cultural force. As the largest community of design advocates, we bring together practitioners, enthusiasts, and patrons to amplify the voice of design and create the vision for a collective future. We define global standards and ethical practices, guide design education, enhance professional development, and make powerful tools and resources accessible to all.
NECHFES is the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s New England chapter. They are a group formed by HFES and non-HFES members in the New England Area. The Chapter provides forums in which members can exchange information and ideas on human factors and ergonomics issues. They hold regular meetings, sponsor events and special activities, and provide annual reports and business meetings to their group members, as well as to the Society at-large.
Society for Technical Communication (STC) Boston STC Boston helps technical communicators, technical writers, editors, web designers, help developers, technical illustrators, instructional designers, information designers, documentation specialists, information architects, independent contractors, consultants, web content developers, web designers, knowledge managers, publication managers, marketing writers, webmasters, and other professionals in technical communication, technical writing, training, information architecture, information design, knowledge management, and other related disciplines.
Boston-IA is an organization of information architects, information designers, web designers, visual designers, usability specialists, educators, and other internet professionals concerned about the usability and accessibility of electronic media.