GOTO 2020 • Building an Accessibility Culture • Ayesha Mazumdar

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This presentation was recorded at GOTO Chicago 2020. #GOTOcon #GOTOchgo

Ayesha Mazumdar - Senior UX Engineer at Optimizely

From Zero to A11Y: Building an Accessibility Culture at Optimizely

It can be a daunting task to begin building a culture of accessibility, but there’s no time like the present to get started. The question is— what to do first?
In this session, we’ll cover the incremental changes we’re making at Optimizely to ensure accessibility and inclusive design are an integral part of our processes, from product planning to QA and everything in between.
How can a group of Accessibility Champions help disseminate knowledge throughout your engineering org?
How do you revamp an existing application to become accessible?
Attendees will leave with a framework and concrete examples to bring back to their organizations in order to shape their own accessibility [...]

00:00 Intro
01:54 Agenda
02:05 What we've done
02:55 Present all the things
04:28 Disperse the knowledge
06:19 Trust the tools
08:55 Foolproof the future
09:40 Recognize the effort
11:18 TL;DR
12:38 Result No. 1
13:40 Result No. 2
14:14 Result No. 3
14:56 Result No. 4
16:09 What we've created
17:23 Timeline
19:25 Outro

Download slides and read the full abstract here:
#UX #InclusiveDesign #AccessibilityCulture #Accessibility #Inclusivity #HumanFactor

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