Over 8 years ago the US Access Board received a final report from an advisory committee focused on refreshing the accessibility requirements for Information and Communication Technology (ICT). This was commonly referred to as the “Section 508 Refresh”. Today we can finally call this important milestone complete and look forward to process and innovation in […]
As accessibility consultants we regularly encounter ways that technology prevents people with disabilities from participating successfully, in employment, education, and in everyday life. We are delivering a new workshop on what we call “People First Design,” exploring practical ways to improve digital product and services by focusing UX efforts on people with disabilities.
My colleague Adrian Roselli and I recently joined the W3C Web of Things (WoT) Interest Group, so I thought I should provide a summary of what we mean when we talk about the “web of things” and the implications, as well as opportunities, for accessibility. The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) has been the subject […]
The TPG partners Mike, Debs and Charlie have always placed an emphasis on developing and sharing knowledge on how to make the web more accessible for users. A major aspect of this is our continuing contributions to Web Standards at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Here is some of the work we have been […]
Many of us at TPG write and speak about things related to the web. This post collects together some of the articles, talks, books and meetups we’ve shared over the past 12 months.