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Accessible design for software

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Accessibility Design helps businesses ensure compliance with accessibility standards. With our integrated approach towards accessibility, you can support individuals with visual, auditory, mobility, cognitive, or neurological issues, or temporary challenges such as a broken arm, to partake of equal opportunities. Our services will not only help you enhance your customer base but also demonstrate social responsibility.

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Accessible design for software

  1. 1. 1 | Copyright © 2014 Tata Consultancy Services Limited The Business Case for Improved Access to Digital Channels Accessible Design for Software January 2015 Charudatta Jadhav
  2. 2. 2 Accessible Design for Software, 2015 Accessibility opens your digital channels to more users Accessible design can address the needs of wide a range of individuals and groups.
  3. 3. 3 Sara loves shopping online, but only with an e-tailer that is compatible with her screen reader. 1 billion people worldwide are estimated to have disabilities. A visually impaired customer benefits Accessible Design for Software, 2015
  4. 4. 4 10,000 people in the US alone reach the age of 65 everyday. Rob switched insurance companies simply because the new company website had information in resizable font. Accessible Design for Software, 2015 Senior citizens have changing needs Tweet this
  5. 5. 5 Accessible design is not just designing for the disabled Accessibility is the degree to which a product, device, service, or environment is available to as many people as possible. Accessible Design for Software, 2015 Tweet this
  6. 6. 6 Accessible design makes business sense With an estimated worldwide spending power of US$1 trillion, people with disabilities are a significant market segment. Accessible Design for Software, 2015 Tweet this
  7. 7. 7 Accessibility litigation is on the rise and everyday businesses are settling on court cases. A banking services company in the USA paid out $16 million in compensation in a landmark case in 2011. Accessible design makes for compliance Accessible Design for Software, 2015 Tweet this
  8. 8. 8 Accessible design promotes social inclusion Improved access to services is an aspect of social responsibility. It reduces isolation and increases inclusion. Accessible Design for Software, 2015 Tweet this
  9. 9. 9 Principles of accessible design Empathy towards people with temporary and permanent disabilities and challenges. User-centric approach to design to provide a range of options including resizable text, color contrast, and navigation improvements. Accessible Design for Software, 2015 Tweet this
  10. 10. 10 Regulatory compliance and risk mitigation. Reaching customers who would previously have been excluded. Enhanced brand reputation through positive social impact. Accessibility investment offers multiple returns Accessible Design for Software, 2015 Tweet this
  11. 11. IT Services Business Solutions Consulting The Business Case for Improved Access to Digital Channels Accessible Design for Software Contact a Consultant

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