A11y Moneyball - 3 Common Mistakes of Website Accessibility

by Bill Tyler | at MinneBar 10 | 10:15 – 11:05 in Gandhi | View Schedule

Website accessibility is often treated like an mysterious "dark art", something coders add at the end of the application design cycle.

It shouldn't be.

Deep analysis of the WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards reveals 3 common mistakes that directly impact the ability to deliver an accessible website.

Using this analysis Optum Technologies (part of UnitedHealth Group) developed a new approach: AA11y "A-Squared 11 Y"

Its benefits are improved accessibility in less time with reduced reliance on specialists (like the presenter).

Whether it's to open your web app to a broader audience or deal with increasing legal requirements these insights should help improve your project's accessibility.


Bill Tyler

Accessibility Specialist, Interactive Design Strategy, Optum Technology

UX/UI/A11y Designer/Developer with 30+ yrs, mostly in healthcare (medical devices, health plans) including 18+ yrs. on web.