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  • A look back: 2023 W3C’s Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meetings

    Posted in Conferences, Digital Accessibility on October 3, 2023

    Every year around September, the W3C’s Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meetings (TPAC) take place somewhere around the globe. I’ve been lucky enough in my role as Advisory Committee representative…

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  • What is a Tagged PDF?

    Posted in Document Accessibility on September 28, 2023

    A tagged PDF, also known as a “PDF with tags” or “accessible PDF,” is a type of Portable Document Format (PDF) file that includes structural tags and metadata to enhance…

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  • Digital Accessibility: The Universal Language Bridging Worlds

    Posted in Digital Accessibility on September 6, 2023

    In an era dominated by the rapid digitization of almost every facet of our lives, the term ‘global language’ has taken on a new meaning. Beyond the confines of spoken…

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  • Debunking the Misconceptions of Digital Accessibility Within Organizations

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Document Accessibility on September 1, 2023

    In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, digital accessibility is a term that resonates across boardrooms. However, many organizations still grapple with numerous misconceptions surrounding the topic. These misunderstandings often hinder the…

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  • AI and Accessible Documents: Don’t Believe the Hype

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Document Accessibility on August 31, 2023

    The Personal and Societal Value of Inclusive Digital Documents In the digital era, the promise of AI appears to be limitless. From self-driving cars to predictive analytics, the technological advances…

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  • The Personal and Societal Value of Inclusive Digital Documents

    Posted in Document Accessibility on August 30, 2023

    In the age of digitisation, where information is predominantly consumed online, the way we design and present our digital documents speaks volumes about our commitment to inclusivity. Inclusive digital documents,…

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  • Building a Business Case for Digital Accessibility: Not Just Compliance, but Competitive Advantage

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Document Accessibility on August 25, 2023

    In a digitally connected world, accessibility is no longer a luxury or an afterthought. It’s a necessity. For businesses, ignoring digital accessibility can lead to legal complications and isolate a…

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  • Incorporating Accessibility into Communication: A Guide for Modern Communicators

    Posted in Digital Accessibility on August 16, 2023

    In a world where digital communication has become the linchpin of business, education, governance, and social interaction, the importance of accessibility has emerged as a critical consideration. Accessibility is no…

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  • Making Documents Accessible: A Simple Guide

    Posted in Document Accessibility on August 15, 2023

    Accessibility is a crucial consideration in our increasingly connected world. Whether it’s an eBook, a company report, or a web page, ensuring that as many people as possible can read…

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  • Can ChatGPT Help Write Accessible Content? Opportunities and Caveats

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Document Accessibility, Web Accessibility on August 10, 2023

    Accessibility is at the forefront of creating an inclusive and equitable digital environment. In a world that is increasingly reliant on digital communication, ensuring that content is accessible to all,…

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  • Assistive Technology: Examples and Insights

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, News on August 9, 2023

    Assistive technology is revolutionizing the way individuals with disabilities interact with the world. From allowing the visually impaired to ‘see’ through innovative gadgets to enabling the mobility-challenged to navigate environments…

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  • How to spell check on a PDF

    Posted in Digital Accessibility, Document Accessibility, News on August 9, 2023

    In the digital era, where documents are often shared across continents within seconds, the Portable Document Format (PDF) has emerged as a universal standard. Its ability to preserve formatting and…

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