Understanding WCAG 2.1: What to Expect

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Here we are on a quest to answer the question "What is WCAG 2.1?" My intention is to address this in a few posts. You might find some added context in my first post about the history of WCAG.  As a contributor to W3C's Accessibility Guidelines Working Group, helping to craft the next version of WCAG 2.1. let's talk more here about what to expect… Continue Reading Understanding WCAG 2.1: What to Expect

WorldSpace® Comply accessibility testing software expands commitment to Federal Employees and Contractors with CAC card integration

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Deque's WorldSpace Comply, used throughout the Federal Government for web accessibility testing and Section 508 compliance reporting, has extended user authentication and single sign-on (SSO) to smart cards. Software products used by Federal Government Agencies like the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)  must require users to log in using their Common Access Cards (CAC). Federal Government employees and contractors can now use their CAC smart card… Continue Reading WorldSpace® Comply accessibility testing software expands commitment to Federal Employees and Contractors with CAC card integration

Looking Ahead: Deque Systems at USBLN 2017

USBLN 2017 is quickly approaching, and Deque is thrilled to be a part of a conference that is paving the way for disability inclusion. Not only will our CEO, Preety Kumar, be participating in three presentations, but our accessibility experts will be at our booth to share information regarding our ground-breaking products and services. Come see why accessibility and disability inclusion is no longer a niche market, it is a key component for companies' success. Continue Reading Looking Ahead: Deque Systems at USBLN 2017

Digital A11y Compliance: A Guide to Getting Started

Cover of the Digital Accessibility Guide to Getting Started

If your organization is facing an important web or mobile accessibility compliance deadline and your team has little no experience with web accessibility, then this this guide is for you. Read on to learn what we cover in our helpful eGuide for digital accessibility compliance newbies - and you'll have a better understanding of how to tackle that first accessibility project. Continue Reading Digital A11y Compliance: A Guide to Getting Started

Highlights and Takeaways from our 2nd Annual aXe Hackathon

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The aXe Hackathon is one of our most highly-anticipated events at CSUN. In this post, accessibility evangelist and senior front-end engineer Marcy Sutton recaps the highlights of the Hackathon, including the projects undertaken and key takeaways from the event. We can't wait for the 2018 aXe Hackathon! Continue Reading Highlights and Takeaways from our 2nd Annual aXe Hackathon

Why User Documentation Is Important

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Deque's technical writer Scott Cooley explains why high quality user documentation for organizations is a critical part of understanding how to implement web accessibility, and also illustrates a company's maturity. Scott uses the product resource guides available in Deque University to illustrate how user documentation can greatly benefit both user experience and product training. Continue Reading Why User Documentation Is Important

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