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From: Mark D. Urban, MCP <mark.urban@ncmail.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 09:33:55 -0500
To: "Judy Brewer" <jbrewer@w3.org>, "EOWG" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EMEIKPBNIHNAPMHNLLKMCELOCAAA.mark.urban@ncmail.net>

All - got one of those CALLS YOU CANT IGNORE.

apologies - I very much wanted to be part of this discussion.

I feel the questions that should be asked should be a single "wake up"
document for all business cases.

some questions that I am putting in my paper on implementation are:

An Assessment should, at least, involve answers to the following questions:
Do you, as a senior policy maker, understand what accessibility is, and what
it means?
Do you know what departments and personnel within your organization are
responsible for ADA and 508 compliance?  (ADA/TECh act organization)
Do your IT managers (Department heads/MIS directors/Webmasters) understand
Electronic & Information Technology issues?
Have you adopted an architecture and web design standard for accessibility
(W3c/WAI, Sec. 508, etc.)
1.	Did you include all organizational stakeholders in their development?
2.	Do you have training and technical support available for those who do not
understand the practical implementation of that standard?
3.	Is the standard applied throughout your organization?
4.	Do you have a phased, cost-effective approach to limit undue burden?
Do your ecommerce/egovernment sites have a consistant, accessible interface?
Do Your customers have alternatives to ecommerce/egovernment services?
How will you evaluate your progress towards accessibility? (checklists,
assessment tools, etc.)
Are your electronic documents and databases accessible? (public and

-Mark D. Urban, MCP
NC/IRM Accessibility Architect
Vice-chair, National Committee on Information Technology Standards
V2 (IT Accommodations)
mark.urban@ncmail.net  919-395-8513

-----Original Message-----
From: w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-eo-request@w3.org]On
Behalf Of Judy Brewer
Sent: Thursday, February 22, 2001 4:39 PM
Subject: EOWG: Agenda 23 February 2001


Reminder, meeting Friday 23 February 2001

	Time: US Eastern 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
	Phone: +1 617 252-7000

* Please note registration page is available for face-to-face at CSUN 2001


1. Outreach updates

2. More work on business case

- Judy
Judy Brewer    jbrewer@w3.org    +1.617.258.9741    http://www.w3.org/WAI
Director, Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) International Program Office
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
MIT/LCS Room NE43-355, 200 Technology Square, Cambridge, MA,  02139,  USA
Received on Friday, 23 February 2001 09:31:26 UTC

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