The accessibility blog contains short pieces of news and thoughts on accessibility and usability. Accessibility covers making all of ICT easier to use by people with disabilities and challenges and how to make peoples lives easier by the use of ICT. Deeper examination of product and supplier matters appear in Peter  Abrahams publications and articles for Bloor Research.

Trends in Master Data Management

MDM and data quality have always been closely aligned but three recent announcements have emphasised that point even more. Each of them involves a larger vendor leveraging the efforts of a smaller,...

Oracle and Sun: winners and losers

Sun is a hardware company that has, historically, been rubbish at marketing and selling software. Oracle, on the other hand, is very good at selling software but has no experience as a hardware...

Accessibility has its rewards

Working in accessibility sometimes feels like an uphill struggle with little external recognition. We keep chipping away at the issues because we know it is the right thing to do and because we do...

Data warehouse snapshot

This is going to be very concise. By which I mean that so many things have been happening that there isn't enough space to talk about all these announcements in any detail. I'll start off on...

Wheelchairs and accessible ICT

A wheelchair symbol is often used to identify information about accessibility of computer systems. At first sight this might seem reasonable as it is a well-known symbol for disabilities in...

WCAG 2.0 Rap and Easy YouTube

If you are going to present on accessibility and would like a coffee break intro then you might like to use this WCAG 2.0 rap on Easy YouTube. The video is fun and well made and helps to make...