Section 508 Experts to Discuss Federal Contracts at National Press Club Event

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Deque Systems is presenting a panel of government and industry experts to discuss the challenges of building a successful Section 508 program as well as some innovative approaches to executing that program. On June 4th, 2014 at 8:30am at the National Press Club, panelists will discuss the tools and expertise required to assure your federal clients that you can deliver digital content and applications accessibly,… Continue Reading Section 508 Experts to Discuss Federal Contracts at National Press Club Event

Memo from the Executive Office of the President: Strategic Plan for Improving Management of Section 508

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On January 24th the office of the President released a memorandum stating that: "The Administration is committed to increasing transparency and improving access to government information and data for all people. This increased transparency requires that information be made available to the public in formats that provide equal access to persons with disabilities. Essential to meeting this objective is ensuring that all electronic and information… Continue Reading Memo from the Executive Office of the President: Strategic Plan for Improving Management of Section 508

Section 508: Setting the Scene…

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Section 508 is an amendment to the 1973 Rehabilitation Act made in 1998 requiring Federal agencies to make their electronic and information technology accessible to people with disabilities.  It covers software applications and operating systems, web-based intranet and internet information and applications, telecommunications products, videos or multimedia products, self contained and/or closed products, and desktop and portable computers. Recently, a Department of Justice survey revealed that although… Continue Reading Section 508: Setting the Scene…

Successful 508 Compliance for Federal Agencies: New trends, case studies, and best practices

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Deque is giving a seminar on Wednesday, October 24th, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. As more and more federal agencies utilize web-based tools to deliver information and services to constituents, 508 compliance becomes more critical to ensure that users who are disabled have equal access. Join a panel of experts who have implemented, supported, and benefited from successful 508 compliance programs at… Continue Reading Successful 508 Compliance for Federal Agencies: New trends, case studies, and best practices