Section 508 to roll out new tools, refresh website to assist acquisition officials
The GSA's Section 508 office said the new site will offer tools to help ensure disability-accessible requirements are included in new IT solicitations.
Why meeting new federal mandates for digital accessibility makes good business sense
New national mandates require software and technology makers to meet expanded digital accessibility standards. Deque Systems CEO Preety Kumar highlights why that’s good for business, and how agencies and technology providers can meet the new standards cost effectively.
New 508 requirements now live
The law requires that agencies ensure their digital services are accessible to people with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities.
Get ready for new 508 accessibility requirements in 2018
The specifications, which take effect in January, establish new guidelines to help seeing- and hearing-impaired residents access information on government websites, apps and from other digital media.
NIST: Cloud computing could hinder disabled workers
The government may be strongly pushing cloud dependency, but according to a new National Institute of Standards and Technology report released Friday, this could bring more difficulties for disabled federal employees dependent on certain accessibility programs.