IT Professional Organizations and User Groups

Joining IT Professional Organizations and User Groups can be an excellent way to gain new knowledge and skills, network and meet other professionals in the field, and add to your resume. The following are some of the most well-known IT Professional Organizations and User Groups.

Professional Organizations

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
http://www.acm.org/

Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
http://www.aitp.org/

Association of Software Professionals (ASP)
http://www.asp-software.org/

Association for Women in Computing (AWC)
http://www.awc-hq.org/home.html

User Groups

Detroit Java Users Group
http://www.meetup.com/Detroit-Java-User-Group/

Detroit Joomla Users Group
https://www.facebook.com/joomladetroit/

Mac-Group Detroit
http://macgroup.org/
https://www.facebook.com/macgroup

Metro Detroit Linux Users Group
http://www.mdlug.org/
http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Metro-Detroit-Linux-Users-Group-153264

Greater Detroit Cloud Computing Group
https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/the-greater-detroit-cloud-computing-user-group