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13 May, 2022 Ramya Venkitesh

Inspire others to implement accessibility – #SpotlightAccessibility

Marking the 11th anniversary of the Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) 2022, BarrierBreak is launching the #SpotlightAccessibility campaign with the aim of highlighting accessibility features that can inspire people and organizations to adopt & implement accessibility. Come join us from May 16th to May 22nd and help spread positivity around accessibility. What? As we move into the digital…

21 April, 2022 Ramya Venkitesh

BarrierBreak completes the SOC 2 Type 1 Assessment

One of the most important aspects of our company is our commitment to our clients’ security. We are happy to announce that we have completed our SOC 2 Type 1 assessment. This means that our systems and processes meet the rigorous security and compliance standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)….

18 April, 2022 Shilpi Kapoor

Wondering what is the in-house accessibility team strength in organizations? – Accessibility Insights

After 20+ years in Accessibility, I knew the answer to this but wanted to see what my LinkedIn network told me about the size of In-house Accessibility Teams in organizations. Accessibility Drivers We all know that Accessibility is a relatively nascent area of focus. There is this great article by WebAIM – The crisis is…

18 April, 2022 Ramya Venkitesh

Accessibility Events & Conferences – 2022

For all the accessibility enthusiasts out there, here is a list of accessibility events to look out for the year 2022: John Stalin AccessU URL: https://knowbility.org/programs/accessu-2022 Date: May 9 – May 13, 2022 Venue: Virtual & In-Person (Austin) Accessible & Inclusive Tourism Conference in the Asia-Pacific (AITCAP 2022) URL: https://www.getaboutable.com/aitcap/ Date: May 17, 19, 24…

13 April, 2022 Moiz Yamani

Shining the spotlight on 5 companies focusing on accessibility in SAAS

The 21st Century has witnessed a number of developments, especially in the technology sector. One such development is the growing use of SAAS (Software as a service) products and services.  SAAS is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted. It is also known as “on-demand software.” Essentially, SAAS is a way of…

11 April, 2022 Ramya Venkitesh

BarrierBreak onboarded as one on the Valuable 500

BarrierBreak, the leaders in offshore digital accessibility is proud to be onboarded as one on the Valuable 500 – the world’s biggest CEO collective. It is estimated that 15% of the global population are people with disabilities and this number significantly increases to 53% when families of those living with disabled people with disability are…

3 March, 2022 Ramya Venkitesh

Selecting a Digital Accessibility Vendor

Accessibility is not an option but the right thing to do. However, the problem is that most businesses have no idea where to start. A lot of them don’t even know what accessibility is! Many of them are taking the easy route and asking their web designers for accessibility advice. Unfortunately, the truth is this:…

15 February, 2022 Ramya Venkitesh

Digital Accessibility Solutions – Meet BarrierBreak at CSUN 2022

Covid-19 is surely changing how we look at Inclusion! We have seen the adoption of online technologies accelerated across the globe. On one side, this will make the transition for people with disabilities easier but on the other hand, is our technology and content accessible so that we can truly make an impact and be inclusive?…