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From: Laux <laux@mho.net>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 18:51:30 -0600
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jacobs, Steve I" <sj131264@exchange.DAYTONOH.NCR.com>
To: <sec508@trace.wisc.edu>; "Webwatch" <webwatch@egroups.com>; "WebAIM
accessibility forum" <webaim@mailservice.cpd.usu.edu>; "Disacc@Yahoogroups.
Com" <disacc@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2001 2:00 PM
Subject: RE: Building a business case for web accessibility


> Hi Glenda!
>
> In response to the attached...
>
> Please see the following 17 minute video.  I think you will see that
> designing accessible websites carry with it many business justifications
> other than those that are disability-related.
>
> To view the captioned video you will need free RealPlayer Basic. You may
> download and install this player from:
> http://www.real.com. Look for the RealPlayer Basic 8 link. It is sometimes
> hard to find.
>
> You can now link to, and view, the video:
> http://www.easi.cc/media/ideal.ram.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Steve
>
> ------
> Steve Jacobs, President
> IDEAL at NCR
> NCR Corporation
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> Dayton, Ohio 45479
>
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>
> IDEAL at NCR is an all volunteer, not-for-profit, employee-led
organization
> whose mission is to support NCR employees and customers with disabilities
> and the development of information products and services that are
accessible
> by persons with disabilities.
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenda Watson Hyatt [mailto:Glenda@eaglecom.bc.ca]
> Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2001 2:43 PM
> To: Webwatch; WebAIM accessibility forum; Sec508@Trace. Wisc. Edu;
> Disacc@Yahoogroups. Com
> Subject: Building a business case for web accessibility
>
>
> Hi all,
>
> Please pardon this cross-posting.  I'm seeking some information and need
to
> cast my net as widely as possible.
>
> I am attempting to build a business case for web accessibility and am look
> for actual dollar costs [or percentage of total cost] of making sites
> accessible, both new and existing sites.  We all know the legal
> ramifications, but has any research been done into the actual cost to
> business?  I'd appreciate any and all leads to information.  And, as
usual,
> time is a factor here.  Thanks.
>
> Looking forward to hearing from you.
>
> Cheers,
> Glenda
>
> *********
> Glenda Watson Hyatt
> Soaring Eagle Communications
> "Creating freedom and power through accessible communications"
> E Mail: mailto:Glenda@eaglecom.bc.ca
> Website: http://www.eaglecom.bc.ca
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