Learn why organizations are hiring DeveloperTown to complete accessibility audits on existing products enhancing user experience.
Businesses that prioritize accessibility and inclusion are more likely to reach a greater number of people with positive brand messaging that meets rising legal requirements.
High-performing businesses, as indicated by a Fortune 100 study, include disability inclusion as a common practice in their diversity strategies.
Digital accessibility removes barriers that can get in the way of innovation. Examples of technologies created for people with disabilities, but are now used widely are:
15% of the world’s population – at least 1 billion people - have a recognized disability.
Additional accessibility considerations include:
Committing to accessibility can demonstrate your business has a genuine sense of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Benefits of CSR may include:
Some benefits and considerations for creating corporate accessibility policies and programs are:
Our team at DeveloperTown is very passionate about building great experiences for all users to enjoy. We believe that planning for accessibility in the early discovery stages of a project increases project outcomes and reduces the cost to retrofit accessibility later in the process. We embrace WCAG guidelines and work with your product teams to determine the correct compliance rating early in the project. As we move into the research and UI phases of the project, we will follow industry best practices to ensure users have the best experience.
Our team uses custom software to quickly identify common code issues. By using this software, we are able to automatically crawl your site, saving time and budget.
Our software identifies:
A senior member of the team will review each page of your site using an assistive technology to identify accessibility issues that software can't yet identify such as:
This is a comprehensive report of all accessibility issues identified by our team. It is helpful for product owners as much as designers and developers on your project. This is a great document to train your product team on what to look for as they develop new features in the future.
Included in the Summary Report:
Once the accessibility audit has been completed, you may be wondering how your team will have the bandwidth to fix all of these issues. Our development team can provide you with an estimate and timeline for our team to address and resolve all accessibility issues. This saves your team time, allowing your current product team to stay laser-focused on their current tasks.
As an extension of your team, we provide end-to-end strategy from design to development services for startups and enterprise brands.