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Category: Web Accessibility Testing

20 July, 2021 Moiz Yamani

Digital Accessibility in Banking & Finance

The need for digital accessibility in the sector of Banking and Finance has grown exponentially over the past few years. Banking and Finance Institutions are turning toward more accessible means to serve their customers.  Our team at BarrierBreak, specializing in digital accessibility testing, ensures that your website and mobile applications are accessible by everyone and…

13 July, 2021 Ramya Venkitesh

Why should you stay away from Accessibility Overlays?

Accessibility Overlays do not ensure an accessible website. Accessibility Overlays have come under fire after more than 400 accessibility advocates and developers signed an open letter urging the industry to unite against the use of accessibility overlay products. Recently, we were contacted by a company that was looking to create accessibility overlays for their website….

1 July, 2021 Moiz Yamani

EdTech Digital Accessibility

EdTech Accessibility goes beyond legal requirements and providing an augmenting experience- it focuses on providing a holistic experience to students with disabilities. EdTech Industry should prioritize Digital Accessibility from the outset to improve the overall learning as well teaching experience. The Covid-19 Twist A total of 1.725 billion students globally had been affected by the…

24 June, 2021 Moiz Yamani

Why Online Retail should focus on Digital Accessibility?

Online retail accessibility or e-commerce accessibility is important not only from legal perspective but from an enhanced user-experience and business perspective too. Time to focus on online retail accessibility – an accessible online store ensures a better digital presence and expands your reach to new markets.  Food for thought USD 8 trillion disposable income in…

22 June, 2021 Ramya Venkitesh

Covid-19 Accessibility Bug Bounty to promote Digital Accessibility – GAAD 2021

#CovidAccessibilityBugBounty community connect initiative by BarrierBreak was launched on GAAD 2021 which had Accessibility Professionals across the globe participate actively to shift the needle on information access. What is Covid Accessibility Bug Bounty? Thursday, May 20, 2021, marked the tenth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) with the purpose to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access/inclusion and…

18 June, 2021 Moiz Yamani

ADA Compliance for Websites

ADA compliance refers to the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design, which states that all electronic and information technology (like websites) must be accessible to people with disabilities. As per UsableNet’s Business Case for web accessibility in 2020 ADA Compliance lawsuits can cost companies between $15,000 and $100,000. What is ADA? As litigation…

19 May, 2021 Ramya Venkitesh

Welcome to the next big thing – #CovidAccessibilityBugBounty

Marking Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), BarrierBreak is launching #CovidAccessibilityBugBounty with the aim to have the community identify bugs on Covid related websites and apps in their region and share it online. What? Globally, most Covid-19 & Vaccine Information websites & mobile apps are inaccessible! Why? People with disabilities are being excluded in a time where access to…

30 March, 2021 Zameer Ghanshani

Why should your HRM Platform be Accessible?

    Diversity, Inclusive, Equal Opportunity – All words that today are a part of organization policies. I honestly don’t think there is any organization out there today that doesn’t stand for these values. The question is whether the technologies that they use, are those inclusive. Today, Human Resource Management (HRM) platforms are the norm. Every…