Tag Archives: accessibility

Why Are We Limiting The Full Potential Of Digital Business?

If you are a Web developer, brand owner, business content professional, citizen or human being – I hope you have a free day on June 12th.

Why? Because if you are any of those things – as so many of us are now – then I think you need to get yourself over to a very special London conference to discuss what is increasingly a key issue for all of us: how to keep the Web truly open. Continue reading Why Are We Limiting The Full Potential Of Digital Business?

Has a rush to hold UK European Parliament elections disadvantaged blind voters?

If the journalism is sound – and I can’t see anything not to think that at the moment – there’s a genuinely shocking story just out on Huffpost that anyone who cares about not just accessibility but democracy needs to be concerned about: Disabled people could be denied their right to vote independently and in secret in the now-confirmed UK end of May European elections, because there’s been no planning on how to help them. Continue reading Has a rush to hold UK European Parliament elections disadvantaged blind voters?

Accessibility – A reality for the many millions of users of London Transport Plus a guide for tech entrepreneurs to getting it right

Two really interesting news items crossed my UKAAF desk these past few weeks, starting with a really encouraging precis of accessibility progress that’s being made for Londoners, which I found out about in a nice piece entitled 5 Ways London’s Transport Is Being Made More Accessible on Londonist. Continue reading Accessibility – A reality for the many millions of users of London Transport Plus a guide for tech entrepreneurs to getting it right

Let’s All Make a Small Dent by Promoting Full Accessibility

Last month, high profile developer-focused independent analyst firm RedMonk held its 8th annual ‘Monkigras’ conference in the Plexal innovation centre in Stratford, London, with a theme this year of ‘Accessibility’. Team UKAAF was there too!. Here, the group’s Analyst & Co-Founder James Governor explains why Continue reading Let’s All Make a Small Dent by Promoting Full Accessibility