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Tag: Digital Accessibility

24 August, 2021 Shilpi Kapoor

Accessible Digital Ready Technology — Future of Work

The workspace of the future isn’t the office anymore. It is now independent of the physical place. Technology is now where the work lives. It is about the shared digital environment comprising of: Collaboration and communication tools Platforms that employees use that may be specific to their work — For example, if you are in sales and are using…

10 August, 2021 Moiz Yamani

Building Accessibility Compliance into your Business Processes

Making your business processes accessible to people with disabilities is not only about serving your customers, but also about the law. The priority should be to make your business process compliant to accessibility standards and create equal access to people with disabilities irrespective of being in education, health, legal, employment, entertainment or transportation sector. Accessibility…

4 August, 2021 Moiz Yamani

Cognitive Disability & Digital Accessibility

The idea of accessibility for people with disabilities is not limited to digital or ICT accessibility. Digital accessibility addresses the ability of people with visual, auditory, motor or cognitive disabilities to access electronic resources such as the Internet, software, mobile devices and e-readers. It also covers people with age-related or temporary disabilities due to accident or…

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…

2 June, 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…

15 September, 2020 Shilpi Kapoor

Accessibility is Global — Accessibility Champions beyond the US

My first CSUN was in 2004 and I think I was the only Indian there. If you don’t know CSUN, it is probably “the conference” you wanted to attend if you were working in Accessibility. Though I had been working with disability & accessibility since 1995, the feeling of being outside the “community” was something that intimidated…

9 March, 2020 Ramya Venkitesh

Shilpi Kapoor, CEO BarrierBreak – A Digital Accessibility Firm recognized as one of the Top 15 Women Transforming India by Niti Aayog

It is a proud moment for all of us at BarrierBreak – a digital accessibility consulting firm, as our CEO, Ms. Shilpi Kapoor was announced as one of the Top 15 women entrepreneurs of the Women Transforming India Award by Niti Aayog, Government of India on the International Women’s Day. A social entrepreneur with a…