When designing a website or digital product, it’s important to get direct feedback from potential users, rather than making assumptions about what they’re looking for and how they might behave. There are many methods for gathering feedback, from user surveys to behavior tracking, and focus groups. In this session, we’ll discuss best practices for one
Digital accessibility doesn’t just mean writing captions for images, it means making sure everyone can access information in whatever form they need. In this webinar, we review and discuss the whys and hows of making websites and digital interactions accessible. Sina Bahram, Founder of Prime Access Consulting and Pattie Reaves, Principal Developer at Alley introduce the importance of accessibility and demonstrate what it’s like to navigate the web without a screen.
Sina BahramFounderPrime Access ConsultingSina Bahram, Founder of Prime Access Consulting, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of human computer interaction (HCI) and user experience (UX), with a concentration on those interfaces as used by persons with disabilities. Sina is an accessibility consultant, researcher, speaker, and entrepreneur. In 2012, Sina was recognized as a White House Champion of Change by President Barack Obama for his work enabling users with disabilities to succeed in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. In 2015, the international accessibility community recognized Sina as an Emerging Leader in Digital Accessibility at the annual Knowbility Community Heroes of Accessibility Awards.
Pattie ReavesPrincipal User Experience DeveloperAlleyPattie Reaves is a Principal User Experience Developer at Alley who specializes in React, WordPress and accessible web design. She has more than 10 years of experience building websites for publishers using WordPress and Drupal.