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Author: Karl Groves

Chasing the Web Accessibility Business Case – Part 1

During my 8+ years working in web usability and accessibility, I’ve frequently been party to or witnessed numerous conversations relating to the “business case” or “cost justification” of usability and accessibility efforts. In my opinion, the conversations usually don’t go well – particularly on the side of the usability/ accessibility advocate. Here’s how they usually …

In Defense of “Checklist” Accessibility

Frequently on mailinglists, blog posts, and Twitter, I read about accessibility advocates decrying the sins of what they call “Checklist” accessibility. What the arguments attempt to assert is, essentially, that “Checklist” accessibility is not good enough, either because the checklists themselves are flawed or that the checklist takes the disabled user out of the equation …

Managing Web Accessibility Compliance in the Enterprise

In the 2nd week of March, 2011 I spoke at The 26th Annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference, more affectionately known as “CSUN”. The topic of my presentation was Managing Web Accessibility Compliance in the Enterprise. My presentation discussed the following topics: Defining the problem Solving the Problem Gauging Organizational Maturity Managing Compliance …