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When speaking with government clients, I’m often asked about web design trends.  The fact is, design trends for government sites have very little to do with colors, fonts, or any sort of fleeting fashion. Nor are government sites the place where the boundaries of technologies such as augmented… Read More
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Human-centered design is a concept that gained traction in the 1990s as an approach  to developing innovative solutions based on a laser-sharp focus on human needs and human perspectives during every phase of a design or problem-solving process. Building upon the principles of human-centered design… Read More
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Human centered web design in action
Heuristics is one of those words that sounds extremely academic, but whose meaning is refreshingly simple. Essentially, heuristics refer to rules of thumb, mental shortcuts -- or the kinds of decision-making frameworks that we engage in every day. Sometimes we do so consciously, other times, we act… Read More
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Web Usability Heuristics
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.         - Margaret Mead   Global Accessibility Awareness Day was inspired by a blog post written in November 2011 blog post written in November 2011 by Joe Devon, a… Read More
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Even among teams who are accustomed to working remotely, staying positive and connected can be a challenge when stay-at-home mandates turn lives upside down in a myriad of different ways. Promet Source recognizes the challenges associated with keeping teams engaged and maintaining a positive… Read More
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ADA web accessibility compliance ultimately requires that developers get into the weeds of the 78 guidelines that make up WCAG 2.1. Visual checks and quick scans provide a solid starting point, however, and serve as key indicators of underlying accessibility violations.  Here’s an overview of the… Read More
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The process of auditing a website for ADA accessibility compliance, as described by the W3C(R) Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) 1.0  falls into two essential categories: automated and manual. The automated part of the process is relatively straightforward. It’s… Read More
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