Setting up a sustainable web Accessibility program in your organization and making it part of your software development life cycle is crucial to managing accessibility in the short and long term. This presentation will give you the basics you need to know to set your company up for success, including:
• The foundational concepts for an Accessibility program
• Phase 1: Accessibility as a Project During Initial Remediation
• Phase 2: Accessibility as a Requirement
We'll also review the time and resources spent between creating an accessible site versus creating and then remediating a non-accessible site.
Jeff has worked at UsableNet for more than nine years where he has helped hundreds of clients. He previously held the role of Client Services Director, working with top-tier clients. Jeff advises companies on best practices in website accessibility while also optimizing for their specific needs. His experience in client support spans broad projects, such as performing processes analysis for clients, training on our tools, and recommending products and services to fill client needs.
As VP of Delivery and Accessibility Operations, Michele oversees the presale engineering team and the post-sales engagements focusing on ensuring UsableNet’s client success in their digital accessibility program.
Michele’s journey at UsableNet started in 2001 as webmaster for the UsableNet website. His role changed in the course of 20 years, evolving to outsourcing manager first, through Project Manager Director and Head of Delivery Operations.
Michele is a Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) by the International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP).
Thanks to experience gathered in over two decades, Michele and his teams educate companies into identifying the most appropriate way to approach web accessibility considering the specific needs and environment.