BBC case study: proving Return on Investment (ROI) - Hassell Inclusion
Our founder, Jonathan Hassell, when he was BBC Head of Usability & Accessibility, was tasked with proving the value of digital accessibility to the BBC, and to sustain and grow the corporation’s commitment to inclusion over time. Find out how he did this by: maximising the audience for services, minimising reputational risk and customer complaints, and creating positive reputational value by ensuring people with disabilities knew about accessibility improvements, winning accessibility awards, and sharing best practice publicly…
Communicating Your Commitment to Accessibility: Tips for Employers - Peatworks
Communicating Your Commitment to Accessibility: Tips for Employers
One of PEAT's primary goals is to help employers understand how to ensure their information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure is accessible to all employees—and to help them understand the strong business case for doing so. For some employers, the most effective way of adopting an
Convincing Companies to Do UX and Accessibility (Video)
The relationship between accessibility and usability and the best ways to convince companies to take both seriously were some of the audience questions answered by Jakob Nielsen at the Virtual UX Conference.
Getting instant return from your accessibility testing - Karl Groves
This is a repost of an old article on the Tenon blog. Since that's being sunsetted, I'm reposting it below. The Accessibility Business Case is something I’m very interested in thinking and talking about. Historically, many in the web accessibility field have produced various facts and figures providing a business justification for accessibility. On my
Making A Strong Case For Accessibility — Smashing Magazine
Accessibility is often overlooked or bolted on to the end of a project. Let’s figure out how to implement and advocate for accessibility from the inception of a project to the release or handoff and beyond.
Understanding the cost of not being accessible - Karl Groves
I've been writing on this site for a long time. In that time, I've written over a dozen times on the accessibility business case. Time and again, the message I've hoped to convey is that issue prevention is the best way to save money. Once lawyers become involved, all roads lead to one destination -
Yes, Digital Product Owners: Accessibility is your accountability, too.
I saw a post a few weeks back where Jennison Asuncion pointed out that "#ProductManagement is the last frontier when it comes to building awareness/buy-in and establishing its role in the #a11y equation." I completely agree.