Over the past two decades I’ve had the opportunity to work with numerous private equity and VC firms and have been through the due diligence process many times. This diligence has included all the usual suspects…. audited financials, ownership of intellectual property, customer contracts and the list goes on. Well, there is a new item … Continue reading Investors….Don’t Forget “Accessibility” in Due Diligence!
We are very excited to hear that the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has announced Aaron Cannon as a “2017 Titan of Technology” honoree. Aaron is our Chief Accessibility Officer and plays a crucial role in helping our customers embrace accessibility as part of their digital content creation process. Aaron is also an accomplished software developer, … Continue reading MSP Business Journal Announces Aaron Cannon as a “Titan of Tech”
I’ve been an ad/marketing guy for most of my life and always believed that our mission as an agency was to make our clients’ successful. Period. Bring them great ideas, keep them informed of trends, know their competition better than they do and simply be there to help them navigate the complex world in which … Continue reading Be a Hero. Help Your Clients Become Accessible.
As we begin the new year with high hopes and new resolutions to become better people than we were in the year gone by, lets also focus on how we can be better businesspeople. And, one big and meaningful way to be a better businessperson in 2017 is to make sure your company’s website is … Continue reading An Honorable Resolution: Accessible to ALL.
Smart companies are always looking for ways to leverage automation to keep their businesses efficient and competitive. However, while we should always be looking to push the boundaries of what is possible, there are some things which simply should not or cannot be entirely automated. At present, one of these things is website accessibility. Just … Continue reading Why Automatic Accessibility Scanning Tools Aren’t Enough
Here at A360 our staff is a diverse combination of sighted and blind users; remote and local users; and technical and biz users. Accessibility for our internal toolset is obviously very important for us to be productive across a wide variety of situations. I thought we should highlight some of tools that we use internally … Continue reading Internal Accessible Tools We Use
For the vast majority of e-commerce websites, there is usually a single template powering over 90% of all pages on the site- the product detail page. So, when starting remediation on a typical shopping site, we’ll often recommend tackling the product pages first. Certainly, if the remediation is going in coding sprints, or the client … Continue reading E-Commerce Accessibility: Our Top 7 Issues for Product Detail Pages
The Line – November 8, 2016 Since 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has ensured equal opportunity for Americans who suffer from physical and mental conditions that limit their means. While wheelchair ramps, closed captioning and wider doorways have become commonplace, the digital realm still lags behind. Continue Reading on TheLine…
StarTribune.com — October 13, 2016 Mark Lacek, founder of marketing agencies The Lacek Group and Denali, has started Accessible360, a several-employee firm that works so far with 10 client companies to make sure their websites are accessible to Americans with impaired vision, hearing or cognitive disabilities. Continue Reading on StarTribune.com…
Press Release — October 6, 2016 Nearly 20 percent of Americans live with a disability. And thanks to the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) — a law which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public — … Continue reading IN THE NEWS: Accessible360 Leads Revolution In Modifying Websites For Compliance With Americans With Disabilities Act