There has been a proliferation of professional groups representing HCI in the past decade. While multiple, collaborative professional societies that focus on the different aspects of our discipline provide a professional forum for various specialized subgroups (and thereby provide benefits to individuals within the community), the benefits to business are not at all clear. In fact, fragmentation of our field may be preventing the voice of HCI from being heard in businesses that hire and use (or should be hiring and using) the services of HCI professionals. This is a potentially dangerous situation, both for us as professionals and…
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