Category: Web standards

FYI: the UK’s GDS want to make accessibility easy

Government Digital Services is leading the digital transformation of the UK government. The Head of Accessibility at the UK’s GDS has published some guidance about accessibility that we think you’ll want to read. Continue reading FYI: the UK’s GDS want to make accessibility easy

FYI: Ontario’s Digital Service Standard is now on GitHub

The Ontario, Canada government has recently published an alpha (or draft version) of their Digital Service Standard (DSS), which is a comprehensive online document on the official government website. Continue reading FYI: Ontario’s Digital Service Standard is now on GitHub

Wrap-up of LabPlus: GaaP tranche 1 (April – June 2017)

Watch this video presentation by Pia Waugh about the work that Lab+ has done over the last few months. Continue reading Wrap-up of LabPlus: GaaP tranche 1 (April – June 2017)

Accessibility workshops in Auckland

On 5 September, the Department of Internal Affairs will be holding 2 free workshops on web accessibility for content authors and developers in Auckland. These workshops are open to all, including central and local government employees, private sector vendors, and the general public. Continue reading Accessibility workshops in Auckland

GWC session: Building the 2017 Govt Web Standards self-assessments

Join the Web Standards team from DIA and discuss the best approach to the 2017 Government Web Standards self-assessments. We want to make it easier for agencies to use so really want to hear your thoughts. Continue reading GWC session: Building the 2017 Govt Web Standards self-assessments