Your guide to “all things” accessible
Needed: a seasoned guide
IBM requires products developed by the software and hardware groups to be accessible. Other companies stipulate similar requirements.
But, what does accessibility mean? What resources are available to teach about accessibility? How do you document and verify the accessibility of your product?
What you need is a seasoned guide, a teacher, a mentor who can show you the quickest, most efficient way to find out about “all things” accessible.
The IBM® AbilityLab™ Accessibility Mentor can be your best friend as you navigate the process of learning about and then documenting and verifying accessibility compliance.
The user-friendly guide begins by asking which key task you need to perform:
- Find out about the Accessibility Mentor.
- View education tasks and learn about accessibility.
- Work with compliance records.
The IBM AbilityLab Accessibility Mentor helps teams understand accessibility by listing current, available accessibility education and enabling the team to set up personalized learning plans.
To track conformity to accessibility requirements, the accessibility mentor allows project managers to set up a database of milestones for the project and to specify which checklists are applicable at each development stage. The accessibility mentor helps in choosing the checklists and enables the project manager to record and monitor the team’s progress.
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Server = WebSphere® Application Server 6.1, DB2 9.5+
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